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Rakestraw Books "Live at Home!"

 

We are delighted to present our next round of virtual author visits: Rakestraw Books "Live at Home!"

  • Thursday, 9 July 2020 at 5 PM -- We welcome novelist J. Ryan Stradal. During his visit he will be sharing his wonderful new novel, The Lager Queen of Minnesota. Tickets are $5 (admits one and includes a $5 coupon to rakestrawbooks.com). Purchase your tickets HERE.
  • Monday, 13 July 2020 at 7 PM -- We welcome back our old friend novelist Gail Tsukiyama. During this special event in celebration of her new novel, The Color of Air, she will be joined in conversation by novelist Karen Joy Fowler. Tickets are $5 (admits one and includes a $5 coupon to rakestrawbooks.com). Purchase your tickets HERE.
  • Tuesday, 21 July 2020 at 10 AM -- Surfer-writer-dad Jaimal Yogis joins us for a special Zoom for Kids to introduce his new book, Mop Rides the Waves of Life. This is a terrific age-appropriate way to introduce mindfulness to your four to eight year olds. Order the book to receive the Zoom link.
  • Thursday, 23 July 2020 at 5 PM -- Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson discusses her new book, Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed. She will be joined in conversation by author TJ Klune whose debut teen novel, The Extraordinairies, has just published. Tickets are $5 (admits one and includes a $5 coupon to rakestrawbooks.com). Purchase your tickets HERE.
  • Monday, 27 July 2020 at 4 PM -- Janae Marks Joins us for a special Zoom for Kids to introduce her new book, From the Desk of Zoe Washington. Readers age 8 to 12 will have a great oppertunity to discuss one of the best novels of the year. Order the book to receive the Zoom link.
  • Thursday, 30 July 2020 at 5 PM -- We we welcome a new friend, novelist Jamie Brenner, as we celebrate summer on Cape Cod with her marvelous new novel, Summer Longing. Tickets are $5 (admits one and includes a $5 coupon to rakestrawbooks.com). Purchase your tickets HERE.

We are also planning events with Bonnie Tsui (Why We Swim) as well as debut novelist Byron Lane (A Star Is Bored) in early August. Watch for final details on these and more special events on Rakestraw Books "Live at Home!"

All of virtual events for adults take place via CrowdCast while our children's events on on Zoom. Please make your plans early for these special visits with some of our very favorite writers. If you have questions, please call the shop at (925) 837-7337.