Independent Bookstore Day at the Raven

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day at the Raven!

**Exclusive new shirts in a design that'll never be printed again!

**20% off all poetry books!

**Free NEW EDITION of the Midwest Indie Bookstore Roadmap with EVERY PURCHASE!

**Exclusive IBD books and merch!

**A small black cat who may sit on your lap!

**Snacks, etc!

Sci-Fi Superstar Kij Johnson

Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Award-winning author Kij Johnson will share stories from her journey and read from her work. Q&A to follow. Book sales courtesy of Raven Bookstore.

Reading: Leonard Krishtalka

Leonard will be reading from his new book The Bone Field. Here's what Kirkus Reviews has to say about it:

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ISBN: 9781642370171
Availability: Special Order
Published: Gatekeeper Press - May 16th, 2018

World-renowned museum paleontologist, Peter Marchand, goes missing while leading a dinosaur dig in the sweltering, desert badlands of Wyoming. He has made enemies from his serial womanizing, ruthless dealings, religious blasphemy, and unorthodox theories. Hired to find him, Pittsburgh private detective Harry Przewalski uncovers a tangle of sexual deceit, betrayal, and scientific fraud.

Reading: Jenny Milchman

Jenny Milchman presents her new suspense novel Wicked River. A reading will be followed by book signing; books will be available for sale. 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jenny Milchman is an award-winning, critically acclaimed novelist from New York State, who lived for fifteen months on the road with her family on what Shelf Awareness called "the world's longest book tour."

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ISBN: 9781492664413
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days. Please note that sometimes a book is available on our website but not currently on the store shelves.
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - May 1st, 2018

"Wicked River is partly a who-is-my-husband-really story, partly a horror-in-the-wilderness story, and partly a Manhattan-family drama, all rolled up in elegantly propulsive prose, and shot through with sinister suspense."--LEE CHILD, New York Times bestselling author

Reading: Drew Lanham

Dr. J. Drew Lanham is a native of Edgefield, South Carolina. A conservation ornithologist, naturalist and hunter-conservationist, Drew is also an Alumni Distinguished Professor and Alumni Master Teacher at Clemson University. He is intrigued with how culture and ethnic prisms can bend perceptions of nature and its care, and is a speaker who eloquently connects birds, race and conservation ethics.

The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man's Love Affair with Nature Cover Image
ISBN: 9781571313508
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days. Please note that sometimes a book is available on our website but not currently on the store shelves.
Published: Milkweed Editions - June 13th, 2017

From the fertile soils of love, land, identity, family, and race emerges The Home Place, a big-hearted, unforgettable memoir by ornithologist J. Drew Lanham.

Independent Bookstore Day at the Raven

-15% off all mysteries, all day
-10% of sales go to Everytown For Gun Safety
-Raffle prizes: *signed advance copy of Chuck Palahniuk's new novel* *signed It Takes A Village Hillary Clinton print* *6 month paperback book of the month subscription* and more!
-Live music TBD
-PLUS, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg MIRIAM'S WELL book launch event at Lawrence Jewish Community Congregation at 7:30