CALIFORNIA INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY
Following the runaway success of last year’s California Bookstore Day, bookstores across the nation are now preparing for Independent Bookstore Day, a country-wide celebration of books and independent bookstores on May 2nd. From Bend to Brooklyn, book lovers should mark their calendars for this special day of literary parties.
Village House of Books will be hosting local authors throughout the day so that you can meet some of the many talented writers in our area and learn about their projects – and maybe even pick up a few tips to help you with your own writing!
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
11:00 AM – FICTION: Ann Gelder, Jennifer Ryan, and Mike Lynch
12:00 PM – CHILDREN’S BOOKS: Jenn Castro, Kim Yen Nguyen, Jan Pitcher
12:00 PM – The Book Fairy’s Storytime for Children of All Ages
1:00 PM – FICTION: Steve Sporleder
2:00 PM – YOUNG ADULT: A. R. Silverberry, C. Lee McKenzie, Robin Woods
3:00 PM – POETRY/MEMOIRS: Erica Goss, Kathleen Ann Gonzalez, Shelley Buck
We will also be carrying exclusive merchandise that will only be available at independent bookstores, including limited-edition prints and posters, books, socks, tea towels, and other cool collectibles!
The Book Fairy will be reading story books to children from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM as part of our California Bookstore Day celebration. Let her enchant and entertain with some of her favorite tales, as well as several books written by local authors who will also be present throughout the day.
BRIAN MURPHY & BRAD MANGIN AND CHAMPIONSHIP BLOOD: THE 2014 WORLD SERIES CHAMPION SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
KNBR’s Brian Murphy and sports photographer Brad Mangin will be discussing and signing copies of their new book at Village House of Books on Saturday, May 2nd. The stunning photographs of Mangin and insight of Murphy makes this book a must-have for any Giants fan.
The San Francisco Giants won their third World Series in five years in 2014, and Championship Blood: The 2014 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants captures the season like no other book does. This large-format, jacketed, full-color photo book features the dynamic photographs of legendary Sports Illustrated photographer Brad Mangin. Paired with stories and essays by KNBR Sports Radio’s Brian Murphy (of the “Murph and Mac” show), Championship Blood is sure to please anyone who considers themselves a San Francisco Giants fan and wants to remember the Giants’ historic run in 2014.