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    April 2021

    Ellen Hagan and Aija Mayrock

    Ellen Hagan & Aija Mayrock in Conversation with Andrea Scarpino

    April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join renowned poets and authors Ellen Hagan and Aija Mayrock in conversation with Andrea Scarpino, Poet Laureate of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula 2015-2017. Tickets This free event will be streamed live on the Novel Neighbor’s Facebook and YouTube pages. Registration is optional, but recommended. You may buy copies of Ellen and Aija’s books as an add-on with your free event registration.      ABOUT BLOOMING FIASCOES Blooming Fiascoes is a collective of verse that deconstructs identity. We are beautiful and monstrous. We…

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    Jeff Kinney Virtual Author Event | Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories

    April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Meet #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney for a spooky stories-themed event hosted by your Awesome Friendly indie bookstore, the Novel Neighbor!      

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    Judy Batalion – “The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos”

    April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Video premiere: April 19, 7:00 p.m. on www.facebook.com/STLCoLibrary Judy Batalion, “The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos” Interview moderated by Lory Cooper, Manager-Volunteers and Tours for the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum Presented in partnership with the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival One of the most important stories of World War II, Judy Batalion, the granddaughter of Polish Holocaust survivors, shares the extraordinary accomplishments of brave Jewish women who became resistance fighters. Witnesses…

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    Lisa Napoli with Susan Stamberg, Nina Totenberg & Linda Wertheimer | Lisa, Nina, Susan & Cokie

    April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    In the years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, women in the workplace still found themselves relegated to secretarial positions or locked out of jobs entirely. This was especially true in the news business, a backwater of male chauvinism where a woman might be lucky to get a foothold on the “women’s pages.” But when National Public Radio came along in the 1970s, and the door to serious journalism opened a crack, four remarkable women came along and blew…

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    Paula McLain – “When the Stars Go Dark”

    April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Video premiere: April 22, 7:00 p.m. on www.facebook.com/STLCoLibrary Paula McLain, “When the Stars Go Dark” Interview moderated by novelist Lily King, author of “Writers & Lovers” Bestselling author of “The Paris Wife,” Paula McLain presents a novel of heart-wrenching suspense that weaves together actual cases of missing persons. Anna Hart is a seasoned detective in San Francisco with far too much knowledge of the darkest side of human nature. When tragedy strikes her personal life, Anna flees to a rural village…

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    Independent Bookstore Day 2021

    April 24
    The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
    Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

    Join us for the biggest day of the year! Independent Bookstore Day is a nationwide celebration of books, readers, and indie bookselling. It’s an opportunity to reinvest in our communities by supporting local businesses, where our money has the most impact. And it’s a time for us to come together and have some bookish fun! This year’s event will feature: Local artist pop-up shops from Busywork Craft Supply, Beth Connolly, Universe Girl Designs and Linen and Lather. Exclusive merchandise (see the…

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    Benjamin Hochman Virtual Author Event | 11 in ’11

    April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join author Benjamin Hochman, Cardinals sports columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, as we celebrate the launch of his latest book: 11 in ’11. Hochman offers on-the-ground and behind-the-scenes perspective as he brings to life a cast of characters including Albert Pujols in his final year as a Card, team ace Chris Carpenter, Yadier Molina showing his might both behind and at the plate, and of course the unlikely hero David Freese. Signed Bookplates Signed bookplates are available with your…

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    The Outdoor School Virtual Author Event

    April 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Get ready to re-wild your life with the OUTDOOR SCHOOL series: interactive, definitive skill-building books for exploring the world! Authors Jennifer Davis, Haley Blevins, Mary Kay Carson, and Jennifer Swanson will discuss this new series and answer your questions about mastering outdoor skills! The OUTDOOR SCHOOL series includes: Outdoor School: Rock, Fossil, and Shell Hunting: The Definitive Interactive Nature Guide by Jennifer Swanson and John D. Dawson Outdoor School: Hiking and Camping: The Definitive Interactive Nature Guide by Jennifer Pharr…

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    May 2021

    A Conversation with Christina Hunger & Alexis Devine | How Stella Learned to Talk

    May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Join speech-language pathologist Christina Hunger, owner of beloved internet sensation Stella and the first person to teach a dog to “talk,” and Alexis Devine, who used the Hunger method to teach her dog and TikTok star Bunny how to “speak,” for a wide-ranging conversation to mark the release of Hunger’s wildly anticipated debut How Stella Learned to Talk. Hunger and Devine will discuss the incredible, revolutionary true story of how Hunger taught her dog Stella to talk, with tips &…

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    Zibby Owens Virtual Event | Moms Don’t Have Time To: A Quarantine Anthology

    May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    We are so excited to host Zibby Owens, acclaimed podcaster for the launch of her new book! Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books: A Quarantine Anthology, is a collection of essays (edited by Zibby) that takes readers on a journey filled with food, exercise, sex, books and more. Zibby will be joined by author Courtney Maum (Before and After the Book Deal, Costalegre). Just in time for Mother’s Day, this event is perfect for who want to relax, recharge…

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