Wolves, young authors, magic, and living your passion at Third Place Books next week

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Nick Jans
A Wolf Called Romeo (Houghton Mifflin)
Tuesday, July 22 at 7pm
No stranger to wildlife, Nick Jans had lived in Alaska for nearly thirty years. But when one evening at twilight a lone black wolf ambled into view not far from his doorstep, Nick would finally come to know this mystical species--up close as never before. This is the remarkable true story of a six-year friendship between a wild, oddly gentle black wolf and the people and dogs of Juneau, Alaska.

Young Adult NW Summer Book Tour
More than Just Stories: YA Authors on Writing, Publishing and Making a Positive Impact
Wednesday, July 23 at 7pm
Meet an exciting group of local young adult authors as they talk about writing, publishing, and how they use their books to address important issues like, Online Security, Emotional & Physical Abuse in Dating, Bullying and Peer Pressure. Whether you’re looking for ways to get your teen to read or are a teen yourself, whether you are an avid reader or an aspiring writer,  this panel discussion promises to be lively, entertaining, and informative. Bring your questions and get ready to find some great new books!

Erika Johansen
The Queen of the Tearling (Harper)
Thursday, July 24 at 7pm
Magic, adventure, mystery, and romance combine in this epic debut in which a young princess must reclaim her dead mother's throne, learn to be a ruler, and defeat the Red Queen, a powerful and malevolent sorceress determined to destroy her.

Stacie Zinn Roberts
How to Live Your Passion and Fulfill Your Dreams
Saturday, July 26 at 7pm
How to Live Your Passion and Fulfill Your Dreams explores the What's Your Avocado? Personal Empowerment Concept, a methodology by which you can get back in touch with the person you once were, rediscover the dreams and aspirations left behind, and set out on a new path of healing, happiness, and hope.

LFP Reads
Daniel James Brown
The Boys in the Boat (Penguin)
Monday, July 28 at 7pm
Shoreline and Richmond Beach have joined with Lake Forest Park READS again this year, marking the tenth year of this community literary event, choosing The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown for summer 2014. In The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Olympics, Brown brings to life the remarkable story of the University of Washington crew team, as seen through the life of Joe Rantz.


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