Independent Bookstore Day 2020

Independent Bookstore Day is going online for 2020. Check out the amazing schedule of livestream events, below!

Also, browse this excellent selection of exclusive books and art pieces for Bookstore Day 2020

 

 

GOLDFISH GHOST drawing class with LISA BROWN

Join us for a fun and interactive drawing demonstration with illustrator and author Lisa Brown. Her books include GOLDFISH GHOST, THE AIRPORT BOOK, THE PHANTOM TWIN, MUMMY CAT, LONG STORY SHORT and others.

Join here at 10am on Saturday 8/29: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83926414626?pwd=UjFrenFzREVRS0ZlOVZMcURMald0Zz09

 

Middle Grade Fun with RENEE WATSON and illustrator NINA MATA with moderator ISAAC FITZGERALD

Join RENEE WATSON (WAYS TO MAKE SUNSHINE), illustrator NINA MATA (I PROMISE), and moderator ISAAC FITZGERALD (HOW TO BE A PIRATE).

Join here at 11am on 8/29: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88670459576?pwd=R1A5cEQwZU81UUNGMndQNXBLWCtKdz09

 

World-Building in YA Feminist Fantasy Fiction

Join bestselling YA fantasy authors KAT CHO (WICKED FOX and VICIOUS SPIRITS), RENA BARRON (KINGDOM OF SOULS and REAPER OF SOULS), and REBECCA KIM WELLS (SHATTER THE SKY). Moderator: Abby Rauscher, Books Are Magic!

Join here at noon on 8/29: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82442810502?pwd=Wm9TdHp2UDJTODA3cXQ2N296Rnl6dz09

 

You Have Arrived at Your Destination with AMOR TOWLES

Explore the very near future with Amor Towles as he reads from the exclusive, SIGNED Bookstore Day edition of his story YOU HAVE ARRIVED AT YOUR DESTINATION (available on August 29).

Join here at 1pm on 8/29: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84893159388?pwd=NUNodXhnZEJ6VlV5eTZ2MENFQWdKZz09

 

Writing the West with REYNA GRANDE, RISHI REDDI, and LAUREN FRANCIS-SHARMA

Join authors REYNA GRANDE (THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US), RISHI REDDI (PASSAGE WEST: A NOVEL) and LAUREN FRANCIS-SHARMA (BOOK OF THE LITTLE AXE) as they discuss reexamining the history, culture, and myths of the West through their fiction.

Join here at 2pm on 8/29: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83073729062?pwd=dEVUVkFGVXU4VDdXcG1pVEtkL0pudz09

 

ALONE TOGETHER: Stories of Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of COVID-19 (a fundraiser for BINC)

Join co-hosts Jennifer Haupt, editor of ALONE TOGETHER: Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of COVID-19, and Garth Stein, Author Leadership Circle Campaign Chair for BINC, for readings and conversations with ALONE TOGETHER contributing authors Faith Adiele, Gayle Brandeis, W. Ralph Eubanks, Jamie Ford, Major Jackson, Sonora Jha, Scott James, Jessica Keener, Jean Kwok, Roberto Lovato, Ada Limón, Claudia Castro Luna, Kevin Sampsell, and Luis Alberto Urrea.

Join here at 3pm on 8/29: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81709367536?pwd=b1RwOG9Sb1A0V2Y2OVQ4aVQxMEFydz09

 

Bookstore Day Ambassador Showcase with TAYARI JONES, LAUREN GROFF, and EMMA STRAUB

Join three of BOOKSTORE DAY'S past Author Ambassadors for a lively discussion of books, bookstores, and the writing life.
TAYARI JONES (AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE and SILVER SPARROW)
LAUREN GROFF (FATES & FURIES and FLORIDA)
EMMA STRAUB (ALL ADULTS HERE, MODERN LOVERS, THE VACATIONEERS and owner of Books Are Magic in Brooklyn!)

Join here at 5pm on 8/29: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84000066775?pwd=UDRRMENkeU9lS1dYVmVybUdmZUQrQT09

 

Plus, here's a preview of some of the exclusive items that will be available beginning Saturday, August 29!

A short story from Amor Towles, author of A Gentleman in Moscow.

Poetry from Joy Harjo, Louise Gluck, and others.

An "I Want My Book Back" onesie featuring artwork adapted from Jon Klassen's I Want My Hat Back.

"Open a Book, Open Your Mind" socks.

Event date: 
Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 10:00am
Goldfish Ghost Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626725072
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 2nd, 2017

Ways to Make Sunshine (A Ryan Hart Novel #1) Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781547600564
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 28th, 2020

I Promise Cover Image
By LeBron James, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062971067
Availability: Special Order - Usually 1-5 Days
Published: HarperCollins - August 11th, 2020

Wicked Fox Cover Image
By Kat Cho
$10.99
ISBN: 9781984812360
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - July 21st, 2020

Vicious Spirits Cover Image
By Kat Cho
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984812377
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020

Kingdom of Souls Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062870964
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperTeen - August 11th, 2020

Shatter the Sky (The Shatter the Sky Duology) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781534437913
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020

The Distance Between Us: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451661781
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Washington Square Press - March 12th, 2013

Passage West: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780060898793
Availability: Special Order - Usually 1-5 Days
Published: Ecco - April 21st, 2020

Book of the Little Axe Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802129369
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - May 12th, 2020

Alone Together: Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of COVID-19 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781771682282
Availability: Special Order - Usually 1-5 Days
Published: Central Avenue Publishing - September 1st, 2020

An American Marriage (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781616208684
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - February 5th, 2019

Silver Sparrow Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616201425
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - May 8th, 2012

Fates and Furies: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594634482
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - September 13th, 2016

Florida Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594634529
Availability: Special Order - Usually 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - May 21st, 2019

All Adults Here: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594634697
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - May 4th, 2020

Modern Lovers Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594634680
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - May 30th, 2017

The Vacationers: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594633881
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2015