Readings

Author Talk: Rhys Bowen

Mystery lovers! Come hear about the latest installment of Bowen’s The Royal Spynessseries, Love and Death Among the Cheetahs. Georgie and Darcy have just tied the knot, and Georgie is excited when Darcy announces out of the blue that they are flying to Kenya for their extended honeymoon. They stay at Happy Valley—the center of upper-class English life. Georgie is shocked at the completely decadent lifestyle that involves wild parties and rampant infidelity. One of the leading lights in the community, Lord Cheriton, makes a play for Georgie. She rebuffs him.

Love and Death Among the Cheetahs (A Royal Spyness Mystery #13) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780451492845
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Published: Berkley - August 6th, 2019

Georgie and Darcy are finally on their honeymoon in Kenya's Happy Valley, but murder crashes the party in this all-new installment in the New York Times bestselling series.


Doug Bornemann Book Launch

We are delighted to host the launch of local author Doug Bornemann’s latest book, A House of Cards. The second book in the Heiromancer Trilogy, this period fantasy uses an ensemble cast to explore how perceptions of inequity drive and define us.

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$14.95
ISBN: 9780990628156
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Published: Sorcelerity - June 23rd, 2019

As tensions escalate between Church and Crown, Dona finds herself trapped within the Church-occupied College. It's only a matter of time before Inquisitors come knocking, and after several high-profile magical attacks against them, they'll be out for blood. Despite her innocence, recent events could suggest her complicity, not the least of which is association with her new heretic boyfriend.


Bryn Greenwood Book Release Party

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$26.00
ISBN: 9780525541844
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 20th, 2019

A new provocative love story from the New York Times bestselling author of All the Ugly and Wonderful Things.
 
“The story of Zee and Gentry is the reason we read.” —Brunonia Barry
 
Their journey will break them—or save them.
 


Sarah Henning Book Release Party!

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780062931474
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - August 6th, 2019

“The Little Mermaid” takes a twisted turn in this thrilling sequel to villainess origin story Sea Witch, as the forces of land and sea clash in an epic battle for freedom, redemption, and true love. 


Author Talk: Jericho Brown

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$17.00
ISBN: 9781556594861
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 2nd, 2019

WINNER OF THE 2020 PULITZER PRIZE FOR POETRY

Finalist for the 2019 National Book Award

"100 Notable Books of the Year," The New York Times Book Review

One Book, One Philadelphia Citywide Reading Program Selection, 2021


L. Ann Wheeler: Abandoners

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$24.00
ISBN: 9781946031266
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Published: Operating System - December 21st, 2018

Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. Art. Hybrid Genre. Women's Studies. ABANDONERS is part non-fiction, part poetry, and part graphic novel and exists at the intersection of women's lives in transition, and the relentless fantasy of Coney Island.


Joy Roulier Sawyer & Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

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ISBN: 9781942280620
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Published: Bower House - December 15th, 2018

As its title promises, Lifeguards introduces poems whose characters gently tug us through threatening waters to safety. The stories told here--of an alcoholic mother, a nerdy gardener, a heroic boyfriend--are enjoined by a cunning jester-prophet who pops up occasionally in the simple guise of Poet.


Sujata Massey

Acclaimed mystery writer Sujata Massey brings her new book The Satapur Moonstone to the Raven Book Store! This event is free and open to the public.

ABOUT THE BOOK: Award-winning author Sujata Massey returns readers to the 1920s India of Perveen Mistry, Bombay’s first female lawyer, and this time Perveen must travel north while reluctantly in the employment of the British Raj to assist in a complex dispute over a late maharaja’s estate. Instead of a straight-forward legal matter she finds a treacherous web of palace intrigue and a history of suspicious deaths.

The Satapur Moonstone (A Perveen Mistry Novel #2) Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616959098
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Published: Soho Crime - May 14th, 2019

The highly anticipated follow-up to the critically acclaimed novel The Widows of Malabar Hill.


Perry Shepard

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By Perry Shepard, Shepard Max (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781941237168
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Published: Anamcara Press LLC - February 4th, 2019

Fascinating, hilarious, terrifying, wondrous, and enlightening-sometimes all at once. I couldn't put it down, and when I got to the end I only wished there were more.

John Bodle, fmr. USAF (JAG)



Author Talk: Andrew Shaffer

Hope Rides Again: An Obama Biden Mystery (Obama Biden Mysteries #2) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781683691228
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Published: Quirk Books - July 9th, 2019

In the sequel to the New York Times best-selling novel Hope Never Dies, Obama and Biden reprise their roles as BFFs-turned-detectives as they chase Obama's stolen cell phone through the streets of Chicago--and right into a vast conspiracy.


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