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October 2018

When We Were Ghouls Free Library Adventure With Author, Amy Wallen

October 21 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Carlsbad City Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008 United States
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Adventures by the Book™ is pleased to partner with the Carlsbad City Library for a Free Library Adventure with author, Amy Wallen Join us as we learn about Wallen's life, about how when she was seven her southern, blue-collar, peripatetic family was transferred from Ely, Nevada to Lago, Nigeria. We will hear about how her family wandered the world, living in a state of constant upheaval and her recollections of her family, who, like ghosts, came and went and slipped through her fingers, rendering her…

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Picnic at Giverny Adventure With Creator and President of Monet’s Palate Aileen Bordman

October 21 @ 4:00 pm PDT
$105.00

About the Event Adventures by the Book™ and the American Institute of Wine and Food (AIWF) are pleased to invite you on a special journey to Claude Monet’s world in this Picnic at Giverny Adventure, with the author, creator, and president of Monet’s Palate, Aileen Bordman, to celebrate her new book Everyday Monet. Delight your senses in this special outdoor garden event at a private home in La Jolla that will transport you to Giverny, France. As you indulge in a French themed picnic, apple dessert, and…

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November 2018

The Latin Table Free Library Adventure With Author, Chef Isabel Cruz

November 3 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Carlsbad City Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008 United States
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Adventures by the Book™ is pleased to partner with the Carlsbad City Library for a Free Library Adventure with author, Chef Isabel Cruz Join us as we discuss Cruz's influences and snack on some of her special dishes, all in time for Thanksgiving! Her cookbook features amazing and delectable recipes alongside family stories around the dinner table. This free Adventure includes a book discussion, Q&A, book signing, and the opportunity to meet the author up close and personal.

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December 2018

A Muslim Cultural Adventure Featuring Acclaimed Journalist and Debut Author Huda Al-Marashi

December 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm PST
Sufi Mediterranean Restaurant, 5915 Balboa Ave.
San Diego, CA 92111 United States
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$40.00

Adventures by the Book invites  you to join us for a special Muslim Cultural Adventure, an intriguing dinner event with critically acclaimed journalist and debut author Huda Al-Marashi, to celebrate her debut memoir, First Comes Marriage. While enjoying a delicious, authentic Middle Eastern dinner at one of San Diego’s premiere Mediterranean restaurants, Sufi Mediterranean Cuisine, Huda will share the unique story behind her traditional Muslim marriage, which will include a fascinating slide show of wedding photos, and an exclusive display…

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January 2019

ENLIGHTENMENT NOW ADVENTURE WITH WORLD RENOWNED PSYCHOLOGIST STEVEN PINKER

January 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm PST
The San Diego Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common, 330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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$25.00

In partnership with The Library Shop Adventures by the Book®  is pleased to partner with the Library Shop for a fascinating evening with  Steven Pinker, the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of The Blank Slate and The Sense of Style. Pinker has been named the Humanist of the Year, Honorary President of the Canadian Psychological Association, Time magazine's Hundred Most Influential People in the World Today, Foreign Policy's 100 Global Thinkers, and the recipient of eight honorary doctorates. Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? In this elegant assessment…

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April 2019

Spring 2019 Literary Tea Adventure With Critically Acclaimed Author Whitney Scharer

April 13, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
Westgate Hotel, 1055 2nd Ave
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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About the Event Adventures by the Book™ is thrilled to announce their Spring 2019 Literary Tea Adventure featuring Whitney Scharer, critically acclaimed debut author of The Age of Light.  Join us as we celebrate her new novel, a sweeping debut set in Paris in the 1930's about the love story between Vogue model turned photographer Lee Miller and artist Man Ray. You won't want to miss this decadent event at the historic Westgate Hotel. Over books, bubbly, and delectable tea treats like crab cakes, scones, & seasonal berries, we…

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