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October 2019

Local Author Showcase: Luke Curtis “Elder Nutrition”

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Each month we are happy to host local and self-published authors to discuss their newest books. Please join us in supporting them!   For October’s Showcase, we will be featuring Luke Curtis, MD, MS, CIH and his book on Elder Nutrition, the only book of its kind that focuses on nutritional needs of those over 70 years of age.   Books will be available for purchase at event and signing will follow author presentation.

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Eva Chen Juno Valentine Book

Author Event – Eva Chen & Derek Desierto – St. Louis County Library

October 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Instagram superstar and author Eva Chen and illustrator Derek Desierto present a picture book that’s equal parts fashion fairy tale and guide to girl power. It’s school picture day and Juno Valentine is having a fashion emergency! In an epic chase through time, June gets some help from female icons like Simone Biles, Audrey Hepburn, Annie Oakley, and Michelle Obama. Along the way, she discovers the self-confidence she needs to express herself in her own magical way. Eva Chen is…

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November 2019

National Geographic Live at the Touhill with Terry Virts

National Geographic Live! with Astronaut Terry Virts: A View from Above – Touhill

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Touhill Performing Arts Center, One University Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63121 United States

Join us as we welcome Terry Virts, former NASA astronaut and pilot of the space shuttle Endeavor, to explore space and the planets in a whole new perspective through the stories and images that he collected during his time spent in the International Space Station (ISS). Virts began his career in the United States Air Force and earned his pilot’s wings in 1989 at Williams Air Force Base in Arizona. After completing basic fighter pilot training and formal training in…

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Momentous Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

Dusti Bowling – “Momentous Events in the Life of a Cactus”

November 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dusti Bowling is currently nominated for a Mark Twain award for her first novel, Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus, and we are thrilled to welcome her to the Novel Neighbor to celebrate the sequel! Momentous Events in the Life of a Cactus continues Aven’s story as she faces her biggest challenge yet: high school without arms. Come celebrate this wonderful series with Dusti and your fellow fans! About the book “High School. Two words that struck fear…

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Melanie Mitchell - Artificial Intelligence book

Melanie Mitchell – “Artificial Intelligence” – St. Louis County Library

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

No recent scientific enterprise has proved as alluring, terrifying, and filled with extravagant promise and frustrating setbacks as artificial intelligence. Award-winning author and leading computer scientist, Melanie Mitchell now reveals its turbulent history and the recent surge of apparent successes, grand hopes, and emerging fears that surround AI. Interweaving stories about the science and the people behind it, “Artificial Intelligence” brims with clear-sighted, captivating, accounts of the most provocative modern work in AI. This frank, lively book will prove an…

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Ridley Pearson and Meg Cabot author event

YA Authors Ridley Pearson and Meg Cabot – St. Louis Public Library

November 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Superstars of young readers’ literature Ridley Pearson and Meg Cabot discuss their newest graphic novels published by DC Comics. Ridley Pearson is the internationally bestselling author of the Kingdom Keepers and Peter and the Starcatchers series. His new graphic novel series “Super Sons” follows the crime-fighting adventures of Jon Kent and Damian Wayne–sons of the World’s Greatest Heroes! From the #1 bestselling author of “The Princess Diaries” comes “Black Canary: Ignite,” Meg Cabot’s first graphic novel! Following the story of…

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Wrecking Ball Show

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Touhill Performing Arts Center, One University Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63121 United States

The Novel Neighbor is incredibly excited to bring #1 bestselling author of the wildly popular Wimpy Kid series to St. Louis! The Wrecking Ball Show is crashing into St. Louis! Come prepared with smashing enthusiasm and join Jeff Kinney this November for the most epically disastrous event to celebrate the publication of Diary of a Wimpy Kid #14. The Wrecking Ball Show is jam-packed with opportunities to build your own cartoons, destroy the trivia competition, manufacture some dance moves and…

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Sand and Steel by Peter Caddick-Adams

Peter Caddick-Adams – “Sand and Steel” – St. Louis Public Library

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Published to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, British military historian Peter Caddick-Adams’ “Sand and Steel” is a comprehensive, monumental account of the greatest and most consequential military operation of modern times, drawing on first-hand battlefield research and personal testimony and interviews. In addition to covering the build-up to the invasion, Caddick-Adams gives a detailed account of the German preparations and reveals precisely what lay in wait for the Allies. But the heart of the book is Caddick-Adams’ narratives of…

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Shannon Messenger

Shannon Messenger – “Keeper of the Lost Cities” – Foundry Art Centre

November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Foundry Art Centre, 520 North Main Center
St. Charles, MO 63301 United States

Please join us in welcoming New York Times-bestselling author Shannon Messenger back to St. Louis to celebrate the release of LEGACY! Illusions shatter as Sophie and her friends face impossible choices in this astonishing eighth book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling “Keeper of the Lost Cities” series. Sophie Foster wants answers. But after a lifetime of lies, sometimes the truth is the most dangerous discovery. And Sophie’s not the only one with blank spots in her…

$25
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An Evening with Brian Kilmeade – “Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers”

November 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Spencer Road Branch | St. Charles City-County Library, 427 Spencer Road
St. Peters, MO 63376 United States

Brian Kilmeade, New York Times bestselling author and Fox & Friends co-host, is hitting the road to celebrate the release of his new book Sam Houston & The Alamo Avengers! Tickets are required and include a copy of the book. Additional copies of Mr. Kilmeade’s titles will be available for purchase at event. Book signing will follow presentation. Ticket Options: Individual ($30) : Includes admission for one (1) person and one (1) hardcover copy of “Sam Houston and the Alamo…

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