Readings

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) By Karin Slaughter Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062858085
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: William Morrow - August 20th, 2019

A WILL TRENT NOVEL

Karin Slaughter, the New York Times bestselling author of PIeces of Her, 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


Ben Lerner and "The Topeka School"

Ben Lerner will talk about his latest book, The Topeka School. The Raven Book Store will have copies of his work for sale, and a signing will follow his talk.

The Topeka School: A Novel By Ben Lerner Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374277789
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 1st, 2019

FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE

WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE

ONE OF THE
NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR

A TIME, GQ, Vulture, and WASHINGTON POST TOP 10 BOOK of the YEAR
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR


Annalee Newitz and "The Future of Another Timeline"

Annalee Newitz will talk about their latest book, The Future of Another Timeline. The Raven will have copies of their book for sale, and a book signing will follow their talk.

Because this event is on Rosh Hashanah, we will have an audio recording for those who are observing the holiday.

More about THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE:

The Future of Another Timeline By Annalee Newitz Cover Image
$26.99
This book is hard-to-find or out of print and we may not be able to get it. Email for more details.
ISBN: 9780765392107
Published: Tor Books - September 24th, 2019

A revolution is happening in speculative fiction, and Annalee Newitz is leading the vanguard."--Wil Wheaton

From Annalee Newitz, founding editor of io9, comes a story of time travel, murder, and the lengths we'll go to protect the ones we love.


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) By Rhys Bowen Cover Image
$26.00
This book is hard-to-find or out of print and we may not be able to get it. Email for more details.
ISBN: 9780451492845
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.

A House of Cards By Douglas J. Bornemann Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780990628156
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
This book cannot be returned. Make sure what you're ordering is exactly what you want.
Published: Sorcelerity - June 23rd, 2019

For A House of Cards: 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.


Bryn Greenwood Book Release Party

The Reckless Oath We Made By Bryn Greenwood Cover Image
$26.00
This book is hard-to-find or out of print and we may not be able to get it. Email for more details.
ISBN: 9780525541844
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!

Sea Witch Rising By Sarah Henning Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062931474
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
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

The Tradition By Jericho Brown Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556594861
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
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


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