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January 2019

Author Event: Chigozie Obioma – “Orchestra of Minorities”

January 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Louis Community College Forest Park Student Center, 5600 Oakland Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States

We are INCREDIBLY proud to be partnering with the STLCC’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion to bring this award-winning and internationally bestselling author to St. Louis! Obioma’s debut, THE FISHERMEN, was a finalist for the Booker, won the 2016 LA Times Book Prize and NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, in addition to a plethora of rave reviews and Best Book of the Year nods in dozens of outlets. His new novel is a retelling of the Odyssey paired…

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Author Event @ SLCL: Dr. Jeremy Brown – “Influenza”

January 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

On the 100th anniversary of the devastating pandemic of 1918, Dr. Jeremy Brown, currently Director of Emergency Care Research at the National Institutes of Health, explores the troubling, terrifying, and complex history of the flu virus. While influenza is now often thought of as a common and mild disease, it still kills over 30,000 people in the US each year. Dr. Brown expounds on the flu’s deadly past to solve the mysteries that could protect us from the next outbreak.…

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Author Event @ SLCL: Brad Meltzer – “The First Conspiracy”

January 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington’s bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York, William Tryon, and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against the most important member of the military: George Washington himself. In this historical page-turner, bestselling author…

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Author Event @ SLCL: Lynda Cohen Loigman – “Wartime Sisters”

January 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Author of “The Two-Family House,” Lynda Cohen Loigman presents her latest powerful historical novel about the strength of women on the World War II home front. Two estranged sisters, raised in Brooklyn and each burdened with her own shocking secret, are reunited at the Springfield Armory in the early days of WWII. While one sister lives in relative ease on the bucolic Armory campus as an officer’s wife, the other arrives as a war widow and takes a position in…

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February 2019

Children’s Author Deborah Underwood – “Bearnard’s Book”

February 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Beloved children’s author Deborah Underwood (Interstellar Cinderella, Here Comes The…Cat series, The Quiet Book) will be visiting our store to share her newest book, “Bearnard’s Book.” A charming picture book about a bear who discovers that to shine in his own story, he just needs to be himself. With sweet humor, charming characters, and a gentle message of self-confidence, this is an ideal story for book (and bear) lovers. Books will be available for purchase at the event or through pre-order.…

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An Event of Romance (Books!): Bubbles, Bodice-Rippers, & Book Talks

February 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

In partnership with the Missouri Romance Writers of America, we are throwing a party in celebration of the romance novel and those that love them! Your ticket includes: champagne desserts from several local vendors presentation about Great St. Louis Love Stories from Amanda Ball-Clark of Renegade STL hang out and meet over a dozen regionally-based romance novelists! Signed copies of books available for purchase. Event begins at 7pm with 30-minute history presentation at 7:30pm. Powered by Eventbrite

$15
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An Evening With Delia Owens – Author of “Where The Crawdads Sing”

February 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

We are INCREDIBLY honored and excited to host a special evening with Where The Crawdads Sing author Delia Owens! One of our very favorite and bestselling books of 2018, the book will be released in paperback in time for this event! Tickets are required and include: Author discussion Book signing Sampling of food dishes inspired by the book 20% off your total Novel Neighbor purchase the night of event (excludes consignment items) Powered by Eventbrite

$20
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Hiking & First Aid Class for Families w/ author Kathy Schrenk

February 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Join us in welcoming seasoned outdoor enthusiast Kathy Schrenk, author of Best Hikes with Kids St. Louis and Beyond. You’ll learn practical tips about hiking with kids, discover the best trails in the region, and take home your own DIY first aid kit with supplies provided by Schrenk. Space will be limited and registration is required. Books will be available for purchase at the event. Powered by Eventbrite

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March 2019

Author Nickolas Butler – “Little Faith”

March 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

We are incredibly excited to host author Nicholas Butler (Hearts of Men) with his newest book, “Little Faith.” Author presentation followed by signing. Books will be available for purchase at the event or through pre-order. You may place your pre-order ONLINE or you may call or drop by our store. Proof of purchase from The Novel Neighbor will be required to enter signing line. If you are unable to attend but would like to pre-order a personalized copy, please follow the instructions…

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