[library-media] FW: [King's English] April Showers Bring MANY May Events!

Cindy Mitchell cindy.mitchell at jordan.k12.ut.us
Tue May 3 14:30:14 MDT 2011

SO MANY great author events at Kings English - I had to share them with you

Cindy Mitchell

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> From: Anne Holman <books at kingsenglish.com>
> Date: May 2, 2011 10:14:23 PM MDT
> To: cindy.kissthebook at gmail.com
> Subject: [King's English] April Showers Bring MANY May Events!
> Reply-To: books at kingsenglish.com
> All events are at The King's English unless otherwise noted.
> Tuesday, May 3 Meet at 5 p.m. at the bookshop for a run with Christopher
> McDougall, author, journalist and athlete, as part of The Naked Tour. At 7
> p.m. McDougall will read from and sign his phenomenal book, Born to Run.
>  Wednesday, May 4, 6-8 p.m. Join in the celebration for Children's Book Week
> (May 2-8). Meet local authors: Kristyn Crow, Will Terry, Aaron Hawkins,
> Michael O. Tunnell, Sara Zarr and James Dashner.
>  Thursday, May 5, 7 p.m. Manuel Muñoz will read from and sign his debut novel,
> What You See in the Dark, an evocative story of love, intrigue and regret set
> against the backdrop of Alfred Hitchcock's immortal film, Psycho.
>  Saturday, May 7, 11 a.m. R.E.A.D. Dog Storytime Join us for a special
> storytime with Juniper the Dog. Juniper comes from Intermountain Therapy
> Animals and will be accompanied by her handler, Polly Parkinson.
>  Saturday, May 7, 2 p.m. Aprilynne Pike will read from and sign Illusions,
> sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling Wings and Spells. Born in Salt
> Lake City, Pike now lives with her husband and children in Arizona.
>  Thursday, May 12, 7 p.m. Clete Smith will read from and sign his debut middle
> reader novel, Aliens on Vacation, the first book in The Intergalactic Bed &
> Breakfast series. Scrub, who is sent to visit his hippie grandmother for the
> summer, soon discovers that her B&B is a portal for aliens!
>  Friday, May 13, 4 p.m. Friday Fun for Kids at the King's! Children, ages 3-8,
> will enjoy a special storytime featuring our friend, Llama Llama, Red Pajama.
> Fun activity and snack included. $5 fee and registration required; space is
> limited. Call 801-484-9100 to register.
>  Friday, May 13, 7 p.m. Sarah Dessen will read from and sign her new young
> adult novel, What Happened to Goodbye. Award-winning author of Someone Like
> You, Dreamland and The New York Times bestselling Along for the Ride, Dessen
> has done it again, another book you don't want to miss. Signing-line tickets
> will be distributed at the door. Arrive early to secure a good spot.
>  Saturday, May 14, 2 p.m. Newbery Honor-winning author Gail Carson Levine
> returns to read from and sign her new book for middle readers, A Tale of Two
> Castles. Levine is the author of the Newbery Honor Book Ella Enchanted; New
> York Times bestsellers Ever and Fairest; and  the six Princess Tales books.
>  Tuesday, May 17, 7 p.m. Patti Digh will read from and sign her newest book,
> What I Wish For You: Simple Wisdom for a Happy Life, a vibrant, intriguing and
> life-affirming book ideal for the young graduate and beyond.
>  Tuesday, May 17, 7 p.m. The King's English and the Jewish Community Center
> Early Childhood Center will present an evening of children's book reviews to
> help you  get your kids excited for reading this summer. Join us for an
> evening of cheese, wine, and children's literature. Free babysitting
> available; contact Julie at 801-581-0097. *At the I.J. and Jeanne Wagner
> Jewish Community Center, 2 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City.
> Thursday, May 19, 7 p.m. Kate Levinson, author, psychotherapist, and
> independent bookstore co-owner, will present and sign her new book, Emotional
> Currency: A Woman's Guide to Building a Healthy Relationship with Money. Using
> real-life examples, Levinson offers fresh ideas to help women make smarter
> financial decisions.
>  Saturday, May 21, 2 p.m. Celebrated Utah author and poet Emma Lou Thayne will
> read from and sign The Place of Knowing: A Spiritual Autobiography. Thayne was
> born in Salt Lake City and has written 13 books of poetry, fiction, essays,
> and travel stories.
>  Saturday, May 21, 4 p.m. Lindsey Leavitt, author of the Princess For Hire
> series, will read from and sign her two new novels for young adults,Sean
> Griswold's Head and The Royal Treatment. Desi Bascomb's job as a princess
> substitute has just gotten a whole lot more glamorous...
> Saturday, May 21, 7 p.m. Miriam Smith and her daughter, Afton Fraser will
> present and sign their new book, Point to Happy: A Book for Kids on the Autism
> Spectrum. The book is the first of its kind,  written and designed for
> children on the autism spectrum who benefit from visual support.
>  Tuesday, May 24, 7 p.m. Lawyer and investigative journalist Jeff Benedict
> will read from and sign his latest book, Poisoned: The True Story of the
> Deadly E. coli Outbreak That Changed the Way Americans Eat. In 2007 Benedict
> published The Mormon Way of Doing Business: How Eight Western Boys Reached the
> Top of Corporate America.
>  For more information about these events, contact Anne Holman at 801-484-9100
> or books at kingsenglish.com .
> The King's English Bookshop | 1511 South 1500 East | Salt Lake City | UT |
> 84105 
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