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    February 2021

    Ariel Lawhon Virtual Author Event | Code Name Hélène

    February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Interview moderated by Ashley Hasty, creator of the book review website HastyBookList.com Bestselling author of “I Was Anastasia,” Ariel Lawhon’s new novel is a thrilling feat of historical fiction based on the real-life story of socialite and spy Nancy Wake, one of the most decorated women of WWII. Known for her ferocious wit and signature red lipstick, Nancy, an intrepid Australian reporter living in Paris, became one of the most powerful leaders of the French Resistance. Told in interweaving timelines…

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    Authors Cambria Gordon and Sharon Cameron

    Cambria Gordon & Sharon Cameron In Conversation | Virtual Author Event

    February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Cambria Gordon and Sharon Cameron will sit down to talk about their stunning YA novels that highlight fascinating and highly relevant periods in Jewish history. Sharon Cameron is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of THE LIGHT IN HIDDEN PLACES – which was selected as Reese’s (Witherspoon) YA Book Club pick for December 2020. The book, which went on sale March 3, 2020, is the extraordinary story of Stefania Podgórska, a Polish teenager who chose bravery and humanity by…

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    John Hendrix – Socially Distant Book Signing – “Go and Do Likewise”

    February 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Join us for a socially distant book signing with award winning author and illustrator John Hendirx. His latest book “Go and Do Likewise: The Parables and Wisdom of Jesus”, will be released on Feb 2nd. Receive 15% off all pre-orders! ORDER BOOK HERE ABOUT THE BOOK: The parables and teachings of Jesus are brought to life in this stunning picture book from award-winning author and illustrator John Hendrix But Jesus was going somewhere. His journey to find those most in…

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    Ty Seidule Virtual Author Event | Robert E. Lee and Me

    February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    From his southern childhood to his service in the U.S. Army, every part of Ty Seidule’s life reinforced the Lost Cause myth: that Robert E. Lee was a great man, and that the Confederates were underdogs who lost the Civil War with honor. Now, as a retired brigadier general and Professor Emeritus of History at West Point, his view has radically changed. Part history lecture, part meditation on the Civil War and its fallout, and part memoir, “Robert E. Lee…

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    February Romance Book Club – The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune

    February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    The Novel Neighbor Romance book club meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month.  All are welcome! The next meeting will take place via Zoom at 7pm on February 11th. For information on how to join a Zoom call, click here. Click here to join the meeting February’s Book Club selection is “The House in the Cerulean Sea” by TJ Klune Purchase Links Print (Shipping or Curbside Pickup) | Audiobook | E-Book ABOUT THE BOOK: Lambda Literary Award-winning author TJ Klune’s bestselling, breakout contemporary…

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    Blind Date with a Book

    February 12 @ 10:00 am - February 14 @ 5:00 pm
    The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
    Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

    THIS WEEKEND! Visit the store for a Blind Date with a Book!* Your book will be wrapped & have hints about its content. Take yourself out, unwrap the book, and read away! We will be accepting donations to the Noble Neighbor, our nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free books, and connecting children of all socioeconomic backgrounds to the authors they love. For more info and ways to support the Noble Neighbor website. *no purchase necessary & while supplies last

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    February Tween Book Club – Pay Attention Carter Jones by Gary D. Schmidt

    February 12 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    We invite your tween readers to join us for a book club tailored just for them! Join us at 4:30pm every second Friday of the month. Join us for the Tween Book Club meeting on Friday February 12th. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom at 4:30pm.  For information on how to join a Zoom call, click here. Join the meeting Passcode: 625359 Current Selection February’s book club selection is “Pay Attention Carter Jones” by Gary D. Schmidt. Purchase…

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    Story Time with Matthew Cordell | Bear Island

    February 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

    We are thrilled to have award winning author and illustrator Matthew Cordell present a special story time! He will be reading his new book Bear Island live on our Facebook page…You won’t want to miss it! Bear Island is available for purchase from our website using the button below.   About Matthew Cordell Matthew Cordell is the author and illustrator of Caldecott award winner Wolf in the Snow, Trouble Gum, Another Brother, hello! hello!, and Wish. He has illustrated the…

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    Tom Bober: Building News Literacy | Virtual Seminar

    February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    What experiences can help upper-elementary and middle school students build a strong news literacy foundation that will help them through high school and beyond? In this virtual seminar, Tom Bober, author of the book Building News Literacy: Lessons for Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in Elementary and Middle Schools, shares pillars from his book that can be brought into classrooms and family discussions. Topics include students identifying what is news and what looks like news, understanding how students can analyze and…

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    Masuma Ahuja Author Event | Girlhood: Teens Around the World in Their Own Voices

    February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    What does a teenage girl dream about in Nigeria or New York? How does she spend her days in Mongolia, the Midwest, and the Middle East? All around the world, girls are going to school, working, dreaming up big futures—they are soccer players and surfers, ballerinas and chess champions. Yet we know so little about their daily lives. We often hear about challenges and catastrophes in the news, and about exceptional girls who make headlines. But even though the health,…

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