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RAVENNA - Frida Clements - Have a Little Pun

Seattle Artist and graphic designer Frida Clements playfully combines colorfully detailed flora and fauna drawings with funny hand-lettered wordplay in this collection of beautifully illustrated puns. Bringing a giggle (and sometimes a groan) with each inspired page, this clever volume makes a lovely and lighthearted gift for fans of witty humor and illustration. Having a bad hare day? Feeling a little antsy? What the hail, just dill with it, and for fox sake, have a little pun.

Event date: 
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
$14.95
ISBN: 9781452144160
Availability: Out-of-stock, Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - August 11th, 2015

Artist Frida Clements playfully combines colorfully detailed flora and fauna drawings with funny hand-lettered wordplay in this collection of beautifully illustrated puns. Honey, bee yourself Gopher it. Don't be koi. Like puns? That's coo, says the pigeon. Hate puns? Birch, please.


RAVENNA - James Stark - Love In the Time of Cholesterol

Love in the Time of Cholesterol

James Stark is a veteran of the Vietnam War and a retired university professor. An avid traveler, he spent considerable time in Eastern Bloc nations during the Cold War. Stark and his wife have two grown children and live in Seattle. He joins us again with his second collection of short stories, "Love in the Time of Cholesterol, " looks back on the 1950s, '60s, and '70s with nostalgic but honest eyes.

Event date: 
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

RAVENNA - Adrienne Celt - The Daughters

Short story and comics creator Celt interweaves themes of music, motherhood, and myth in her lyrical debut novel: The Daughters. Her  work has been published in Esquire, the Kenyon Review, the Rumpus, and elsewhere, and she holds an MFA from Arizona State University. She lives in Tucson and has a Polish grandmother of her own.

Event date: 
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
$24.95
ISBN: 9781631490453
Availability: Out-of-stock, Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - August 3rd, 2015

Lulu can't sing. Since the traumatic birth of her daughter, the internationally renowned soprano hasn't dared utter a note. She's afraid that her body is too fragile and that she may have lost her talent to a long-dreaded curse afflicting all of the mothers in her family.


RAVENNA - LoLS (League of Literary Snobbery : Storytime for Grownups)

Are you wistful for the days of your youth when adults would read out loud to you? Well, we are. Join us for LOLS: League of Literary Snobbery. It's a story time for grown ups and it's just what it sounds like: we're gonna read to you while you enjoy an adult beverage. Short stories, excerpts from soon-to-be released novels, and other favorites, we might even throw in some poetry, who knows, we're playing this by ear. We've even got a super secret meeting room. Meet in the Pub. All are welcome (well, all adults). Bonus: we'll provide the popcorn!

Event date: 
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

RAVENNA - Stephanie Clifford - Everybody Rise

New York Times Loeb-award winning reporter Stephanie Clifford returns to Seattle with her bracing, hilarious and often poignant debut novel. Everybody Rise is a modern take on classic American themes - money, ambition, family, friendship - and on the universal longing to fit in.

Event date: 
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250077172
Availability: Out-of-stock, Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: St. Martin's Press - August 18th, 2015

Chosen as one of Summer's Best Books by "People" Magazine
Featured in "Time" Magazine's Summer Reading
"Entertainment Weekly"'s Summer Must List
"Good Housekeeping" Beach Reads Feature


RAVENNA - Dagmar Jacobs - Spiky the Brave Hedgehog

Dagmar Jacobs

Hailing from Slovakia, Dagmar has long since settled in Seattle. A former journalist and world traveler, she has now turned her energy, creativity, and inspiration to tell the story of Spiky the Brave Hedgehog.

Event date: 
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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