Soccer and ballet dreams, high-tech warfare, and teen fantasy at Third Place

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Quite a variety at Third Place this week. A nonfiction thriller about drone warfare - teen fantasy - a soccer player's odyssey - disappointed ballet dreams.

Third Place Books, upper level Town Center, intersection at Bothell and Ballinger Way, Lake Forest Park.

Meet the authors, hear them speak, have them sign your books.

Brian Castner
All the Ways We Kill and Die: An Elegy fir a Fallen Comrade, and the Hunt for His Killer (Arcade) (Timber Press)
Monday, April 4  7pm
In this nonfiction thriller Castner takes us inside the manhunt for an elusive figure, meeting maimed survivors, interviewing the forensics teams who gather post-blast evidence, the people who collect intelligence, and the drone pilots and contractors tasked to kill. His investigation reveals how warfare has changed since Iraq, becoming individualized even as it has become hi-tech.

Frank Beddor
Hatter Madigan: Ghost in the Hatbox (Automatic Publishing)
Tuesday, April 5  7pm

An exciting new adventure featuring a teenaged Hatter Madigan, one of the most popular characters from the New York Times bestselling The Looking Glass Wars trilogy by Frank Beddor.

Michael Tetteh
Giftocracy: Awakening the Seeds of Greatness (Made for Grace Publishing)
Wednesday, April 6  7pm
Giftocracy takes you on an inspiring journey of self-discovery with former Seattle Sounders FC player Michael Tetteh. Powerful lessons from real-life experiences, along with thoughts from trusted influential and transformational leaders (including Myles Munroe, John C. Maxwell and Zig Ziglar), will lead you to a new awareness.

Jennifer Longo
Up to This Pointe (Random House)
Thursday, April 7  7pm
Darkly funny and deeply moving. An original, memorable voice. Up to This Pointe tells the story of a young girl  whose dreams of becoming a professional ballerina fall through.


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