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October 2019

Author Luncheon @ The London Tea Room: Deborah Crombie

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The London Tea Room, 3128 Morganford Rd
St. Louis, MO 63116 United States

The Novel Neighbor is incredibly excited to host New York Times bestsellling author Deborah Crombie for a luncheon and book discussion at The London Tea Room! Luncheon price includes a yummy lunch entree and tea service. Copies of the author’s new book as well as older titles will be available for purchase and signing at the event. About the author: Deborah Crombie is a native Texan who has lived in both England and Scotland. She lives in McKinney, Texas, sharing…

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Hena Khan - More to the Story book

Author Event – Hena Khan – More to the Story

October 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

The author of Amina’s Voice comes to The Novel Neighbor with her new middle grade book More to the Story, inspired by Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic, Little Women, featuring four sisters from a modern American Muslim family living in Georgia. Hena Khan is the author of several books including Amina’s Voice; Power Forward; On Point; Bounce Back; Under My Hijab; It’s Ramadan, Curious George; Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns; and The Night of the Moon. Hena lives in her hometown of Rockville, Maryland, with her husband and two sons. You can learn more about Hena by visiting her website…

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Meet the Author: Deborah Crombie – “A Bitter Feast” – St. Charles Library

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Spencer Road Branch | St. Charles City-County Library, 427 Spencer Road
St. Peters, MO 63376 United States

Come here from Deborah Crombie in Conversation with Ashley Hasty from the Hasty Book List. New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie returns with another suspenseful entry into her Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James detective series. When the Scotland Yard inspectors go away for a relaxing weekend in the Cotswolds, a series of mysterious deaths interrupt their vacation and plunge them into a dangerous web of secrets and lies. Meet the author and enjoy an evening of tea, treats, and…

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Matt McCarthy - Superbugs book

Author Event – Matt McCarthy – “Superbugs” – St Louis County Library

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Physician, researcher, and ethics professor Matt McCarthy is on the front lines of a groundbreaking clinical trial testing a new antibiotic to fight lethal superbugs, bacteria that have built up resistance to the life-saving drugs in our rapidly dwindling arsenal. This trial serves as the backdrop for the compulsively readable “Superbugs.” Dr. McCarthy explores the history of bacteria and antibiotics bringing to light how we arrived at this juncture of both incredible breakthrough and extreme vulnerability. Presented by the Medical…

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Aarti Shahani book cover

Author Event – Aarti Shahani – St Louis Public Radio

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Louis Public Radio, 3651 Olive Street Rd
St. Louis, MO 63108

Join St. Louis on the Air host Sarah Fenske and NPR Silicon Valley correspondent Aarti Shahani for a conversation about Aarti’s new book “Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares.” A reception and book signing will follow. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required and space is limited. It is co-hosted by St. Louis Public Radio and The Novel Neighbor. Doors open at 6:00 pm Book purchase from The Novel Neighbor is required to…

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Rachel Ray - 50 book event

SOLD OUT – Rachael Ray – 50 – St Louis County Library

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

In celebration of her 50th birthday, America’s favorite self-taught cook shares a candid memoir-inspired cookbook featuring 125 all-new recipes. Captured here are the moments and dishes Rachel finds most special, the ones she makes in her own home. The result is a collection that offers the perfect blend of kitchen and life wisdom, including thoughts on how we can better serve the world and one another. The event will be an onstage interview with Allyson Mace, publisher and founder of…

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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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