Readings

Scott Thomas: VIOLET

Kansas native Scott Thomas returns to The Raven to share his latest novel, VIOLET. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Violet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781947848368
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Published: Inkshares - September 24th, 2019

"A master class in immersion. Don't let anybody tell you this book is a slow burn--Violet travels at the speed of horror." --Josh Malerman, New York Times bestselling author of Bird Box and A House at the Bottom of a Lake


Megan Phelps-Roper

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Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374275839
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 8th, 2019

The activist and TED speaker Megan Phelps-Roper reveals her life growing up in the most hated family in America


YAx3: Parker, Gratton, Cordova

Steel Tide (Seafire #2) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780451478832
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Published: Razorbill - September 17th, 2019

The second book in a heart-stopping trilogy that follows the captain of an all-female ship intent on taking down a vicious warlord's powerful fleet.


Kevin Rabas

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By Kevin Rabas, Curtis Becker (Editor)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780578527604
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Published: Kellogg Press - August 17th, 2019

Poet Laureate of Kansas (2017-2019) Kevin Rabas teaches at Emporia State University, where he leads the poetry and playwriting tracks and chairs the Department of English, Modern Languages, and Journalism. He has eleven other books, including Lisa's Flying Electric Piano, a Kansas Notable Book and Nelson Poetry Book Award winner.


Brittney Cooper: Eloquent Rage

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250112576
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 20th, 2018

An Emma Watson "Our Shared Shelf" Selection for November/December 2018 NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2018/ MENTIONED BY: The New York Public Library Mashable • The Atlantic Bustle The Root • Politico Magazine ("What the 2020 Candidates Are Reading This Summer") NPR


After Moby-Dick: An Anthology of New Poetry Book Launch

Join the Lawrence Arts Center and the Raven Book Store for a book launch and poetry reading with editor and esteemed Melville scholar Elizabeth Schultz.

After Moby~Dick is an anthology that includes sixty-one poems inspired by Melville’s seafaring epic novel. Poets include Dan Beachy-Quick, Susan Howe, Jeffrey Yang, Rachel Richardson, and Jessica Cuello.

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Mic Supremacy 18

It's Jameelah's last Mic Supremacy, let's have a party.

Mic Supremacy is an open mic for and by POC artists.

An Evening with Karin Slaughter

Meet bestselling author Karin Slaughter as she introduces her new thriller in the Will Trent series, The Last Widow. Expect twists, secrets and surprises. Q&A and book signing to follow the presentation. Book sales courtesy of the Raven Bookstore.

The Last Widow: A Novel (Will Trent #9) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062858085
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Published: William Morrow - August 20th, 2019

Instant New York Times Bestseller!

New York Times bestselling author Karin Slaughter brings back Will Trent and Sara Linton in this superb and timely thriller full of devious twists, disturbing secrets, and shocking surprises you won’t see coming

A mysterious kidnapping


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