THIS WEEK IN APRIL

  1. Friday Apr 13 CARRIE FISHER FRIDAY, APRIL 13; 1 PM @ The Greene CARRIE FISHER will discuss her two books, Wishful Drinking and Shockaholic. (Line numbers beginning at noon, starting with #21. Please show your books&co receipt for either Wishful Drinking or Shockaholic to get...
  2. Sunday Apr 15 THE ATRIA GREAT MYSTERY BUS TOUR SUNDAY, APRIL 15; 3 pm @ The Greene (Line numbers beginning at 2 pm. Please show a books&co receipt for at least one of the author’s new books.) The Atria Great Mystery Bus Tour will bring us 4 outstanding mystery...
  3. Tuesday Apr 17 ERIN HUNTER TUESDAY, APRIL 17; 7 PM @ The Greene (Line numbers beginning at 6 pm. Please show a books&co receipt for at least one Erin Hunter book to get a line number.) ERIN HUNTER will introduce Warriors: Omen of the Stars...
  4. Wednesday Apr 18 DARK DAYS YOUNG ADULT TOUR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18; 7 PM @ The Greene The Dark Days Young Adult Tour is coming with three authors! Meet KIMBERLY DERTING with The Last Echo, a Body Finder novel. Her protagonist, Violet, has a morbid ability to uncover long-buried...
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HOT BOOKS


  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Alan Dean Foster

    The official novelization of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the highly anticipated blockbuster film directed by J. J. Abrams, featuring an 8-page color photo insert of thrilling images from the hit movie. Set years after Return of the Jedi, "this stunning new action-packed adventure rockets us back into the world of Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO, R2-D2, and Luke Skywalker, while introducing a host of exciting new characters. So return to that galaxy far, far away, and prepare yourself for what happens when the Force awakens. . . .

  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up : The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo and Cathy Hirano

    This #1"New York Times" best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing. With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house spark joy (and which don’t), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.
  • See Me by Nicholas Sparks

    See Me is a story of obsession, reinvention and a love that defies every expectation, reminding us that destiny often rests in our own hands-even in matters of the heart. Colin is giving his second chance his best shot. As for Maria, the hardworking lawyer and daughter of Mexican immigrants, Colin will challenge every notion she's ever had about herself and her future, making her question what truly makes her happy.

  • The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King

    A master storyteller at his best--the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story. Magnificent, eerie, utterly compelling, these stories comprise one of King's finest gifts to his constant reader--"I made them especially for you," says King. "Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth."
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CARRIE FISHER

FRIDAY, APRIL 13; 1 PM @ The Greene

CARRIE FISHER will discuss her two books, Wishful Drinking and Shockaholic.

(Line numbers beginning at noon, starting with #21. Please show your books&co receipt for either Wishful Drinking or Shockaholic to get a line number. No memorabilia, please.)

The first 20 line numbers have been reserved for promotional purposes. Books & Co. will have an entry box in the store beginning April 1. On April 9, we will draw 5 entries. The winners will receive 2 tickets each to the Carrie Fisher Wishful Drinking show at The Victoria Theatre and a reserved line number for the autographing at Books & Co on April 13.

Carrie Fisher’s books focus on her addiction and mental illness, all the while showing the reader that she has a gift for words and an irrepressible sense of humor as she relates her unusual upbringing and her celebrity experiences. She is the daughter of entertainers Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher and became an icon when she starred as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy.

She will be performing her one-woman show, Wishful Drinking, at The Victoria Theatre in downtown Dayton April 10-22. For information about that show, please contact Ticket Center Stage at 937-228-3630.

Photo: Michael Lamont

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