Events

Sunday January 25, 2015
Start: 01/25/2015 2:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of readings and discussion with local authors Ari Carol, author of If I Only Had a Thumb, Mary Kathleen Rose, author of The Children’s Tarot: The Road is a River, and Darren Roebuck, author of Amelia Lives Happily Ever After, on Sunday, January 25th at *2:00pm*.

About the Books:
Ari Carol, author of If I Only Had a Thumb
Casey is a happy, carefree puppy who loves his boy Danny. But when Danny brings Casey to school one day for Show and Tell, Casey discovers all the things humans can do that he can't. Then he realizes that the real difference between humans and dogs is a thumb! With the help of his Fairy Dog Mother, Casey discovers the power packed into two little thumbs—but with his new power comes great responsibility.

Mary Kathleen Rose, author of The Children’s Tarot: The Road is a River
Children's Tarot: The Road is a River uses words, music, and imagery to take children of any age on a delightful journey of self-discovery down the road of life. Included are a CD; a songbook/ coloring book with games and activities; and a deck of cards with a velveteen bag.

Darren Roebuck, author of Amelia Lives Happily Ever After
In Amelia Lives Happily Ever After, join Amelia as she grows up, discovers her talents, learns that she is smart enough and strong enough to do whatever she sets her mind to, and finds out what it REALLY means to live happily ever after.

This is a FREE event, open to all!

Tuesday January 27, 2015
Start: 01/27/2015 5:30 pm

Join us for a special Storytime Event with Bad Kitty on Tuesday, January 27th at *5:30pm*!

Hack up those fur balls and sharpen those claws because Bad Kitty's Very Very Bad Boxed Set (#2) features three lovable stories of Bad Kitty, including Bad Kitty Meets the Baby, Bad Kitty for President and Bad Kitty School Daze. Bad Kitty will join us for this fun storytime event!

This is a FREE storytime event, open to all!

Start: 01/27/2015 7:00 pm

From Our Shelves, the BBS in-store fiction bookclub, will be reading and discussing Dirty Love by Andre Dubus III for January.

From Our Shelves Fiction Bookclub is open to the public and meets at 7pm in the Upper North Room of Boulder Book Store on the fourth Tuesday of the month. Unless otherwise noted, the author will not be present at the discussion. Please join us!

Thursday January 29, 2015
Start: 01/29/2015 7:30 pm

Deborah Frazier will speak about and sign her new book, Colorado's Hot Springs, on Thursday, January 29th at 7:30pm.

About the Book:
Colorado's Hot Springs is a comprehensive guide to the state's soaking sites and their histories. This all new, up-to-date guide profiles forty-four hot springs, providing descriptions, contact information, directions, maps, photographs, and historical notes. The photographs capture each spring's unique character and beauty. Each chapter blends descriptions of the springs with stories about the unique characters, events, and ancient use by Native Americans.
 

Vouchers to attend are $5 and are good for $5 off the author’s featured book or a purchase the day of the event. Vouchers can be purchased in advance, over the phone, or at the door. Readers Guild Members can reserve seats for any in-store event.

Saturday January 31, 2015
Start: 01/31/2015 2:00 pm
End: 01/31/2015 4:00 pm

Award-winning writer Jayme Moye teaches how to turn any trip into a captivating narrative using the basic elements of story, whether you're writing personally or professionally. She also outlines how to break into travel writing for websites, magazines, and newspapers the way she did, without any journalism education or experience, and to begin earning money by writing and traveling.

A freelance success story, Jayme has written for more than 50 publications including National Geographic AdventureNew YorkOutsideMen’s JournalWomen’s HealthSunset, and 5280. Her travels have taken her from Afghanistan to Iceland in pursuit of the greatest stories ever told. In 2014, the North American Travel Journalists Association named her Travel Writer of the Year.

Tickets are $40 and space is limited! Purchase tickets at the store or over the phone.

Start: 01/31/2015 5:00 pm

Nathaniel Vinton will speak about and sign his new book, The Fall Line, on Saturday, January 31st as *5:00pm*.

About the Book:
Five years ago, the US Olympic Team took a vibrant squad of adventurous downhill racers to the Winter Games. Out in front were two radically different skiers who over the previous decade had led a renaissance in American skiing: Lindsey Vonn and Bode Miller. What followed was a display of courage, skill, and authenticity unmatched in the annals of ski racing’s long history. Based on hundreds of interviews and on-the-ground reporting from dozens of race courses, The Fall Line is a thrilling journey deep into a spectacular sport.

Vouchers to attend are $5 and are good for $5 off the author’s featured book or a purchase the day of the event. Vouchers can be purchased in advance, over the phone, or at the door. Readers Guild Members can reserve seats for any in-store event.

Wednesday February 04, 2015
Start: 02/04/2015 6:30 pm

Heather Sappenfield will speak about and sign her new book, The View from Who I Was, on Wednesday, February 4th at *6:30pm*.

About the Book:
On a cold Colorado night, Oona Antunes walks deep into the woods and lies down in the snow to die. She awakens in the hospital, suffering the effects of frostbite and hypothermia. While recovering from her suicide attempt, Oona discovers that the roots of her problems go beyond herself. The View from Who I Was is a story of the damage that can be passed down through the generations, and the healing that can arise from tragedy.

This is a FREE teen event, open to all!

Saturday February 07, 2015
Start: 02/07/2015 5:00 pm

Alexandra Fuller will speak about and sign her new book, Leaving Before the Rains Come, on Saturday, February 7th at *5:00pm*.

About the Book:
A child of the Rhodesian wars, Alexandra Fuller is no stranger to pain. But the disintegration of Fuller’s own marriage leaves her shattered. Looking to pick up the pieces of her life, she finally confronts the tough questions about her past, and about the family she left behind in Africa. Leaving Before the Rains Come is a story of sorrow grounded in the tragic grandeur and rueful joy only to be found in Fuller’s Africa.

Vouchers to attend are $5 and are good for $5 off the author’s featured book or a purchase the day of the event. Vouchers can be purchased in advance, over the phone, or at the door. Readers Guild Members can reserve seats for any in-store event.

Tuesday February 10, 2015
Start: 02/10/2015 7:00 pm

Living Poets Society, the BBS in-store poetry bookclub, will be reading and discussing Blowout by Denise Duhamel for February.

The Living Poets Society Bookclub is open to the public and meets at 7pm on the second Tuesday of every month in the Upper North Room of Boulder Book Store. Unless otherwise noted, the author will not be present at the discussion.

Start: 02/10/2015 7:30 pm

William Ury will speak about and sign his new book, Getting to Yes with Yourself, on Tuesday, February 10th at 7:30pm.

About the Book:
William Ury, coauthor of Getting to Yes, has discovered that the greatest obstacle to successful agreements and satisfying relationships is not the other side—as difficult as they can be—but actually ourselves. In Getting to Yes with Yourself, Ury teaches us that this  obstacle can also become our biggest opportunity. If we learn to understand and influence ourselves first, we lay the groundwork for understanding and influencing others.

Vouchers to attend are $5 and are good for $5 off the author’s featured book or a purchase the day of the event. Vouchers can be purchased in advance, over the phone, or at the door. Readers Guild Members can reserve seats for any in-store event.

Wednesday February 11, 2015
Start: 02/11/2015 7:30 pm

Sw. Shraddhananda aka Rev. Dr. Sonya Jones will speka about and sign her new book, Jesus Was a Shaktipat Guru, on Wednesday, February 11th at 7:30pm.

About the Book:
In Jesus Was a Shaktipat Guru, Sw. Shraddhananda positions Jesus alongside other Jagadgurus (the highest kind of Guru, a world class teacher) who are capable of leading spiritual seekers to a state of consciousness known in the Indian religions as Santosha, or contentment. Upon contemplation, Jesus Was a Shaktipat Guru takes seekers into a deeper encounter with the sacred energy which leads to enlightenment.

Vouchers to attend are $5 and are good for $5 off the author’s featured book or a purchase the day of the event. Vouchers can be purchased in advance, over the phone, or at the door. Readers Guild Members can reserve seats for any in-store event.

Thursday February 12, 2015
Start: 02/12/2015 7:30 pm

Don McGrath will speak about and sign his new book, Vertical Mind, on Thursday, February 12th at 7:30pm.

About the Book:
In Vertical Mind, Don McGrath teaches rock climbers how to improve their mental game so they can climb better and have more fun. Using the latest research in brain science and psychology, McGrath can help you retrain your mind and body for higher levels of rock climbing performance, while also demonstrating how to overcome fears that hold you back. With practical step-by-step exercises in a simple framework, your path to harder climbing has never been clearer.

Vouchers to attend are $5 and are good for $5 off the author’s featured book or a purchase the day of the event. Vouchers can be purchased in advance, over the phone, or at the door. Readers Guild Members can reserve seats for any in-store event.

Friday February 13, 2015
Start: 02/13/2015 6:30 pm

Erin Hunter will speak about and sign her new book, Survivors #6: Storm of Dogs, on Friday, February 13th at *6:30pm*.

About the Book:

Lucky and the Wild Pack face their fiercest battle yet in Storm of Dogs--the epic sixth book in the Survivors series from Erin Hunter, the #1 nationally bestselling author of Warriors.
With Sweet as their new Alpha, the dogs of the Wild Pack hope they will finally find peace. But Lucky is still troubled by visions of a terrifying future—a future that will force every dog to fight tooth and claw for survival. The Storm of Dogs is about to begin....

This is a FREE children's event, open to all!

Monday February 16, 2015
Start: 02/16/2015 7:00 pm

Fiction, nonfiction, both old and new, we’ll share our favorite books for bookclubs with you! Join us for refreshments, gifts, and great conversation with publisher representatives and BBS booksellers on Monday, February 16th at *7:00pm*.

Vouchers to attend are $5 and include refreshments and gifts, and are good for $5 off any single purchase on February 16th. Vouchers may be purchased in advance, over the phone, or at the door. Readers Guild Members may reserve seats at all in-store events.

Tuesday February 17, 2015
Start: 02/17/2015 7:00 pm

From Our Shelves, the BBS in-store fiction bookclub, will be reading and discussing An Unnecessary Woman by Rahib Alameddine for February.

*The February meeting will be on the THIRD Tuesday*

From Our Shelves Fiction Bookclub is open to the public and meets at 7pm in the Upper North Room of Boulder Book Store on the fourth Tuesday of the month. Unless otherwise noted, the author will not be present at the discussion. Please join us!

Wednesday February 18, 2015
Start: 02/18/2015 7:30 pm

Layth Matthews will speak about and sign his new book, The Four Noble Truths of Wealth, on Wednesday, February 18th at 7:30pm.

About the Book:
The way we think about wealth affects our world dramatically. Yet we rarely contemplate the heart of prosperity, which may be why it feels like we are struggling personally and globally.
The Four Noble Truths of Wealth illuminates the foundation of a wealthy outlook, which makes economic life more workable and creates a better world at the same time. Layth Matthews provides the essential DNA of sustainable business, sustainable economics, and mindful leadership.

Vouchers to attend are $5 and are good for $5 off the author’s featured book or a purchase the day of the event. Vouchers can be purchased in advance, over the phone, or at the door. Readers Guild Members can reserve seats for any in-store event.

Saturday February 21, 2015
Start: 02/21/2015 12:00 pm

Richelle Mead will speak about and sign her new book, The Ruby Circle, on Saturday, February 21st at 12:00pm.

About the Book:
Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. After their secret romance is exposed, Sydney and Adrian find themselves facing the wrath of both the Alchemists and the Moroi in The Ruby Circle, the electrifying conclusion to Richelle Mead’s Bloodlines series. When the life of someone they both love is put on the line, Sydney risks everything to hunt down a deadly former nemesis.

This is a FREE teen event, open to all!

Sunday February 22, 2015
Start: 02/22/2015 2:00 pm

Rebecca Tinkle will speak about and sign her new book, The Secret of Mago Castle, on Sunday, February 22nd at *2:00pm*.

About the Book:
When Angeline set out to escape her troubles in Sedona, she never imagined that she would discover her destiny. As Angeline and three of her new friends discover latent supernatural abilities, they race against time to dissolve the veils between the physical and spiritual worlds. The Secret of Mago Castle is a fantasy novel that addresses real issues humanity currently faces. It is a call to bring out the best in the human spirit to save the place we all call home. 

Vouchers to attend are $5 and are good for $5 off the author’s featured book or a purchase the day of the event. Vouchers can be purchased in advance, over the phone, or at the door. Readers Guild Members can reserve seats for any in-store event.