Two bestselling authors at Third Place Books this week - Fredrik Backman and Laurie R. King

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Not one, but two bestselling authors will read from their books at Third Place this week. Fredrik Backman will appear in conversation with Nicole Brodeur of The Seattle Times in a ticketed event on Monday. Buy a book and get two tickets.

Then, a late addition, Laurie R. King will read from her new book Lockdown. All authors will autograph their books as part of their appearance.

Third Place Books, upper level Town Center, intersection of Bothell and Ballinger Way.

Fredrik Backman
Beartown (Atria)
Monday, June 12 at 7pm
The author of #1 New York Times bestselling A Man Called Ove returns with a profound novel about a small town with a big dream. Join Fredrik Backman in conversation with Seattle Times columnist Nicole Brodeur on the Third Place Stage. This is a ticket required event. Purchase your copy of Beartown from Third Place Books and receive two tickets. 

Dave Boling
The Lost History of Stars (Algonquin)
Tuesday, June 13 at 7pm
From the author of Guernica comes a beautiful testament to love, family, and sheer force of will. The Lost History of Stars was inspired by Dave Boling's grandfather's own experience as a soldier during the Boer War.

Carolyn Parkhurst 
Harmony (Viking/Penguin)
Wednesday, June 14 at 7pm
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dogs of Babel, a taut, emotionally wrenching story of how a seemingly “normal” family could become desperate enough to leave everything behind and move to a “family camp” in New Hampshire — a life-changing experience that alters them forever.

Leslie Budewitz
Treble at the Jam Fest (Llewellyn)
Thursday, June 15 at 7pm
Discord erupts at an annual jazz festival in Montana when guitarist Gerry Martin plummets to his death from the rocks above the Jewel River. Was his death an accident―or did someone even the score? Find out in the fourth installment in Budenitz’s series of culinary cozies.

Laurie R. King
Lockdown (Bantam)
Friday, June 16 at 6:30pm
A year ago, Principal Linda McDonald arrived at Guadalupe Middle School determined to overturn the school’s reputation for truancy, gang violence, and neglect. One of her initiatives is Career Day—bringing together children, teachers, and community presenters in a celebration of the future. But there are some in attendance who reject McDonald’s bright vision. And no one at the gathering anticipates the shocking turn of events that will transform a day of possibilities into an explosive confrontation.

Seanen McGuire 
Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Tor)
Saturday, June 17 at 6:30pm
Seanan McGuire (who also writes as Mira Grant) returns to her popular Wayward Children series with Down Among the Sticks and Bones ― a standalone story for readers of urban fantasy, and the follow-up to the Alex Award-winning, Hugo and Nebula finalist, Tiptree Honor List Every Heart a Doorway


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