Author talk + Signing with Ted Baxter, author of Relentless

Event date: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 7:00pm

In 2005, Ted W. Baxter was at the top of his game. He was a successful, globe-trotting businessman with a resume that would impress the best of the best. In peak physical condition, Ted worked out nearly every day of the week. And then, on April 21, 2005, all that came to an end. Join us as he shares his story.

 

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Relentless: How a Massive Stroke Changed My Life for the Better Cover Image
$20.95
ISBN: 9781626345201
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenleaf Book Group Press - July 24th, 2018

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Summer Reading Club Kick-Off Party

Event date: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 11:00am

Join us for a fun afternoon as we kick-off our summer reading program! This year’s theme will be “Explore the World Around You”. Come pick-up your summer reading packet and explore the education and activity stations!  No registration necessary.

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Book Launch for Lisa A. Nichols, author of Vessel

Event date: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 7:00pm

Join local author Lisa A. Nichols to celebrate the release of her debut sci-fi thriller novel, Vessel.

About the Book

“A surprising page-turner...Compelling. Highly recommended.”—Library Journal (starred review), Debut of the Month

 

Vessel: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501168772
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books/Alloy Entertainment - May 21st, 2019

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Author talk + Signing with Ana Johns, author of The Woman in the White Kimono: A Novel

Event date: 
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 7:00pm

Detroit native, Ana Johns, joins us to share her debut novel The Woman in the White Kimono.

 

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Seating at the event will be first-come first-served. This event will be a standing-room crowd, so if you require a seat for medical reasons, please contact us in advance to make arrangements.

 

About the Book

The Woman in the White Kimono Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780778308140
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Park Row - May 28th, 2019

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Talk + Signing with Tracy Richardson, author of The Field

Event date: 
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 3:00pm

Join author Tracy Richardson as she discusses her debut title The Field, a young adult sci-fi novel. She will sign copies following the event.

 

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The Field Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781612543017
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Brown Books Publishing - May 30th, 2019

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Sports Columnist, Dan Wetzel Launches Epic Athletes

Event date: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 7:00pm

Calling all athletes! Join us for an evening with Dan Wetzel, as he kicks off his new series of sports biographies for young readers, journalist Dan Wetzel tells the inspiring true life story of US Women's Soccer star, Alex Morgan and the electrifying story of NBA superstar, Stephen Curry.

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About the Book

Epic Athletes: Alex Morgan Cover Image
By Dan Wetzel, Cory Thomas (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250295774
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 14th, 2019

Epic Athletes: Stephen Curry Cover Image
By Dan Wetzel, Zeke Peña (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250295767
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 14th, 2019

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Joni on Joni - A Talk + Signing with Susan Whitall

Event date: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 7:00pm

Susan Whitall was a writer/editor at Creem magazine in Detroit and a music and feature writer at the Detroit News. Join us as she shares from her new work Joni on Joni: Interviews and Encounters with Joni Mitchell.

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Seating at the event will be first-come first-served. This event will be a standing-room crowd, so if you require a seat for medical reasons, please contact us in advance to make arrangements.

About the Book

Joni on Joni: Interviews and Encounters with Joni Mitchell (Musicians in Their Own Words) Cover Image
By Susan Whitall (Editor)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780914090359
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chicago Review Press - November 6th, 2018

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

An Evening with David Maraniss

Event date: 
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 7:00pm

Join us for an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning author, David Maraniss. In his new book David captures the pervasive fear and paranoia that gripped America during the Red Scare of the 1950s through the chilling yet affirming story of his family’s ordeal, from blacklisting to vindication. With A Good American Family, he turns the lens on his own family to examine the politics of the 1950s McCarthy era.

 

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A Good American Family: The Red Scare and My Father Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501178375
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - May 14th, 2019

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Night Time Story Time with Special Guest Chris Van Dusen

Event date: 
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join us for Night Time Story Time at Nicola’s Book! Bring your family out for a meet + greet with illustrator Chris Van Dusen as he shares A Piglet Named Mercy. Cookies and milk will be served to all – and don’t forget to wear your pajamas!!

About the Book

A Piglet Named Mercy Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780763677534
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - April 2nd, 2019

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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