Being a great fan of YA reads and a native bay area gal is an particularly amazing combination. Why? Because I am blessed with a plethora of Indie bay books stores in the San Francisco, bay area that are hosting book events with authors that I truly adore and admire.

Since there are quite a few Indie books stores that have upcoming book events I decided to make a feature when the occasion arises. That will "spotlight" each book store and their YA genre events.

This week I have selected A GREAT GOOD PLACE FOR BOOKS. This charming and quaint book store is located in the Montclair neighborhood of Oakland. I always enjoy visiting this bookstore because it has such a great vibe and Kathleen has the best book recommendations. Thank you!!




A GREAT GOOD PLACE FOR BOOKS: EVENTS



(make sure to mark you calendars and if you cannot attend and want a signed book just call them and ask to have it taken care of for you)




September 9, 7:00 p.m. LAURA GOODE author of SISTER MISCHIEF
September 22, 7:00 p.m. MEG WOLITZER author of THE FINGERTIPS OF DUNCAN DORFMAN
October 4, 7:00 p.m. STEPHANIE PERKINS author of LOLA AND THE BOY NEXTDOOR and MAUREEN JOHNSON author of THE NAME OF THE STAR and 13 LITTLE BLUE ENVELOPES
October 6, 7:00 p.m. LAUREN OLIVER author of LIESLE AND PO and BEFORE I FALL




A Great Good Place for Books
6120 La Salle Avenue
Oakland(510) 339-8210
books@ggpbooks.com
www.greatgoodplace.indiebound.com

4 comments on "Bay Area Book Events: A Great Good Place for Books"

4 comments:

  1. Wow! I'll definitely be at Stephanie and Lauren's events! It'll be worth the drive. I love when Indie stores bring in big authors! It gives the stores such a boost! Thank you so much for sharing these events!

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4 comments:

  1. Wow! I'll definitely be at Stephanie and Lauren's events! It'll be worth the drive. I love when Indie stores bring in big authors! It gives the stores such a boost! Thank you so much for sharing these events!

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We would love to see what you have to say :)

Lisa wrote:
August 16, 2011 at 9:45 AM

Wow! I'll definitely be at Stephanie and Lauren's events! It'll be worth the drive. I love when Indie stores bring in big authors! It gives the stores such a boost! Thank you so much for sharing these events!


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  1. Wow! I'll definitely be at Stephanie and Lauren's events! It'll be worth the drive. I love when Indie stores bring in big authors! It gives the stores such a boost! Thank you so much for sharing these events!

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Upcoming YA Bay Area Book Events

We have compiled all the SF, bay area YA events in this section. If you know of any events that we have failed to post, please let us know. Also, please keep in mind that some events may change and it is always best to verify any event prior to attendance.

AUGUST

WILL RITTER
Books Inc. at Laurel Village
Monday, August 29 @ 7pm

WILL RITTER
Copperfield's in Petaluma
Tuesday, August 30 @ 4pm

Book Launch: SABAA TAHIR
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Tuesday, August 30 @ 7pm

SEPTEMBER

RANSOM RIGGS AND TAHEREH MAFI

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, September 1 @ 7pm

RANSOM RIGGS-LOOP DAY

Rakestraw Books in Danville
Saturday, September 3 @ 9am TICKETED EVENT

RANSOM RIGGS-LOOP DAY

A Great Good Place for Books in Montclair
Saturday, September 3 @ 11am TICKETED EVENT

RANSOM RIGGS-LOOP DAY
NYMBC Books Inc. Opera Plaza
Saturday, September 3 @ 2pm TICKETED EVENT

RANSOM RIGGS-LOOP DAY

Book Passage in Corte Madera
Saturday, September 3 @ 4:30pm

RANSOM RIGGS-LOOP DAY
Copperfield's in Petaluma
Saturday, September 3 @ 7pm

KIM ZARINS
The Avid Read in Davis
Sunday, September 11 @ 2pm

ELIZABETH EULBERG
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Monday, September 12 @ 7pm

ELIZABETH EULBERG

Copperfield's in Petaluma
Tuesday, September 13 @ 4pm

CALLA DEVLIN
Books Inc. In San Francisco
Wednesday, September 14 @ 7pm

GAYLE FORMAN

Books Inc. in San Francisco
Thursday, September 15 @ 7pm

TRACI CHEE
Book Launch for The Reader
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Friday, September 16 @ 7pm

GAYLE FORMAN

Copperfield's in Santa Rosa
Friday, September 16 @ 7pm

JACQUELINE WOODSON
St. John's Presbyterian Church
in Berkeley
Tuesday, September 20 @ 7:30pm

KASIE WEST
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Friday, September 23 @ 7pm

SCOTT WESTERFELD
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Monday, September 26 @ 7pm

SCOTT WESTERFELD
Copperfield's in Santa Rosa
Tuesday, September 27 @7pm

LISA McMANN
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, September 28 @ 7pm

DAVID ARNOLD in conversation with JANDY NELSON

Books Inc. in Palo Alto
Wednesday, September 28 @ 7pm

OCTOBER

LEIGH BARDUGO

Linden Tree Books in Lost Altos
Sunday, October 2 @ 4pm
(there are very specific rules for this event so please visit the link and check it out beforehand)

ANNE BISHOP
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Sunday, October 2 @ 4pm

MELISSA DE LA CRUZ

Kepler's hosted event at Redwood Shores Library
Wednesday, October 5 @ 7pm

RICHARD PECK
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Wednesday, October 5 @ 3pm

MICHAEL DI MARTINO in conversation with GENE LUEN YANG
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Monday, October 10 @ 7pm

MARGARET STOHL
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Friday, October 14 time TBA

KRISTEN CAST and P.C. CAST
Borderlands Books in San Francisco
Sunday, October 16 @ 3pm

MARIE LU
Mrs. Dalloway's North Branch of the Berkeley Public Library
Tuesday, October 18 @ 6:30

MATTHEW KIRBY
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Tuesday, October 18 @ 7pm

MARIE LU

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, October 19 @ 7pm

JENNIFER NIVEN, BRENNA YAVANOFF, TERESA TOTEN and KATHLEEN GLASGOW
A Great Good Place For Books
Friday, October 21 @ 7pm

NYMBC Presents: KIERSTEN WHITE, ARWEN ELYS DAYTON & JESSICA CLUESS
Books Inc. Laurel Village in San Francisco
Tuesday, October 25 @ 7pm

NOVEMBER

SJ KINCAID Book Launch for THE DIABOLIC

Hicklebee's in San Jose
Tuesday, November 1 @ 7pm

TARA SIM book launch for TIMEKEEPER

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Saturday, November 5 @ 5pm

GORDON JACK

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, November 9 @ 7pm

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