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June 2018

Family Stories Dinner Adventure with NYT bestselling author and famed TV comedienne Annabelle Gurwitch (San Diego, CA)

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
Milton’s Deli, 2660 Via de la Valle
Del Mar, CA 92014 United States
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Join us for a fun Saturday night Family Stories Dinner Adventure, with hilarious New York Timesbestselling author, Annabelle Gurwitch. Over a delicious Milton's dinner of traditional Jewish favorites, Annabelle will entertain us with tales of her crazy family from her memoir, Wherever You Go, There They Are.  Surrounded by self-described dysfunctional relatives, Annabelle secretly prayed as a child that her bootlegging, gambling, philandering family was just a terrible mistake. With a wry wit and a healthy does of irresistible self-deprecation the actress (Seinfeld, Boston Legal, Dexter),…

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Book Club Bingo Adventure Featuring New York Times and International Bestselling Author Jenna Blum, and at Least 18 Other Fabulous Authors

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Adventures by the Book®, together with the Library Shop, a non-profit gift shop supporting the San Diego Public Library,  are pleased to invite you to San Diego's biggest and most exciting book club extravaganza of 2018, our inaugural Book Club Bingo Adventure, featuring New York Times and international bestselling author Jenna Blum, together with at least 18 other amazing and talented popular book club authors, like  Juliet Blackwell, Patricia Bracewell, Janelle Brown, Matt Coyle, Laura Dave, Kathi Diamant, Loretta Ellsworth, Liz Fenton, Susan Meissner, Kitty Morse,…

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Yappy Hour Adventure With Author Belinda Jones

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
Dogtopia of Miramar, 5260 Eastgate Mall
San Diego, CA 92121 United States
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$35.00

  Adventures by the Book® is excited to announce a very special and exciting Adventure for you! Belinda Jones, critically acclaimed journalist and author, will be joining us for an unforgettable Yappy Hour Adventure where we will celebrate dogs, enjoy tasty drinks and treats, and have the pleasure of getting to know her book, Bodie on the Road! This heartwarming and touching memoir follows the journey of two lost souls who were more than ready to find a new life. Together, they embarked on a 2,000 mile road trip…

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Summer 2018 Literary Tea Adventure With New York Times Bestselling Author Michelle Gable

June 30 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
Westgate Hotel, 1055 2nd Ave
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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$45

  Adventures by the Book® is thrilled to announce our Summer 2018 Literary Tea Adventure featuring Michelle Gable, New York Times bestselling author of A Paris Apartment, I'll See You in Paris, and The Book of Summer.  Join us as we celebrate her new novel, The Summer I Met Jack, in which she imagines the affair between John F. Kennedy and Alicia Corning Clark. 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, Michelle will…

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July 2018

Light In The Queen’s Garden Free Library Adventure With Author, Dr. Sandra Bonura

July 15 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Carlsbad City Library, 1775 Dove Ln.
Carlsbad, CA 92011 United States
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FREE

Adventures by the Book™ is pleased to partner with the Carlsbad City Library for a Free Library Adventure with author, Dr. Sandra Bonura. Join us we delve into Dr. Bonura's latest book, Light in the Queen's Garden, the historical account of a woman from the heartland of America who landed in the Kingdom of Hawai`i at the end of the 19th century and became closely involved in the greatest political turmoil the Hawaiians had ever experienced. Newly discovered primary sources are used to flesh out and…

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August 2018

Summer Reads Free Library Adventure With Authors Michelle Gable, Liz Clark Fenton, Jill Hall, and Janna King

August 5 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Carlsbad City Library, 1775 Dove Ln.
Carlsbad, CA 92011 United States
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FREE

Adventures by the Book™ is pleased to partner with the Carlsbad City Library for a Free Library Adventure with authors Michelle Gable, Liz Fenton, Janna King, and Jill Hall. Join us as we delve into 1950s romances and scandals, a time-ticking mystery and secrets, romances entwined decades apart, and darkness hidden by summer pleasures. This free Adventure includes a book discussion, Q&A, book signing, and the opportunity to meet the authors up close and personal.

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October 2018

Fall 2018 Literary Tea Adventure With New York Times Bestselling Author Kristina McMorris

October 20 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Westgate Hotel, 1055 2nd Ave
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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$45

We are thrilled to announce our Fall 2018 Literary Tea Adventure featuring Kristina McMorris, New York Times bestselling author of The Edge of Lost, The Pieces We Keep, Bridge of Scarlet Leaves, and Letters from Home.  Join us as we celebrate her new novel Sold on a Monday in which, during the Great Depression, an ambitious reporter snaps a photograph of two children being sold on a farmhouse porch, leading to his big break—and the consequences more devastating than he ever imagined. You won't want to miss this decadent event at the…

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

October 21 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Carlsbad City Library, 1775 Dove Ln.
Carlsbad, CA 92011 United States
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FREE

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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November 2018

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

November 3 @ 2:00 pm PDT
Carlsbad City Library, 1775 Dove Ln.
Carlsbad, CA 92011 United States
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FREE

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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