THIS WEEK IN APRIL

  1. Tuesday Mar 5 MINDEE ARNETT TUESDAY, MARCH 5; 7 PM MINDEE ARNETT will introduce The Nightmare Affair, her debut young adult novel about a teen Nightmare. Only in The Nightmare Affair, this 16-year-old is an actual Nightmare. Dusty Everhart enters into houses late at night,...
  2. Thursday Mar 7 MICHAEL BUCKLEY THURSDAY, MARCH 7; 7 PM Popular children’s author MICHAEL BUCKLEY will introduce his three new books: NERDS: Book Four: The Villain Virus; The Sisters Grimm: Book Nine: The Council of Mirror; and his picture book, Kel Gilligan’s Daredevil Stunt Show....
  3. Sunday Mar 10 AAW WRITERS' WORKSHOP SUNDAY, MARCH 10; 2 PM AAW WRITERS’ WORKSHOP. Need help polishing your manuscript (fiction or nonfiction) for submission to a publication, agent, or contest? This “Self-editing/Grammar Boot Camp” will give you the tips you need to simplify the process...and maybe...
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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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MINDEE ARNETT

TUESDAY, MARCH 5; 7 PM

MINDEE ARNETT will introduce The Nightmare Affair, her debut young adult novel about a teen Nightmare. Only in The Nightmare Affair, this 16-year-old is an actual Nightmare. Dusty Everhart enters into houses late at night, but not because she’s a criminal. No, she’s a Nightmare. Literally. Nightmares are magickind who must eat the stuff dreams are made of—called fictus. Dusty has to dream-feed to live. She’s the only Nightmare at Arkwell Academy, a boarding school for magickind. When Dusty sneaks into Eli Booker’s house and invades his dreams, she gets into a lot more trouble than she imagined. TOR