CA – HILO: Waking the Monsters Presentation

Cartoonist Judd Winick appears at the Millbrae Library on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 3:30 PM for a multimedia presentation about his latest graphic novel HILO: Waking the Monsters! Presented as part of the San Mateo County Libraries’ Comic Arts Fest.

Books Inc. will have books available for purchase at the event. Presented as part of the San Mateo County Libraries’ Comic Arts Fest.

Tickets available at the link…

ABOUT JUDD:
JUDD WINICK lives in San Francisco with his wife, their two kids; and their cat. Judd has scripted issues of best-selling comic series, including Batman, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Justice League, and Star Wars. Judd also appeared as a cast member of MTV’s The Real World: San Francisco and is the author of the highly acclaimed graphic novel Pedro and Me, about his Real World roommate and friend, AIDS activist Pedro Zamora. Visit Judd and Hilo online at juddspillowfort.com or find him on Twitter at @JuddWinick.

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Millbrae Library
1 Library Avenue, Millbrae, CA 94030
650.697.7607

SF – Pashmina Signing

Nidhi Chanani appears at Books Inc. on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 2:00 PM for a presentation and signing of her debut graphic novel Pashmina.

About PASHMINA:
Priyanka Das has so many unanswered questions: Why did her mother abandon her home in India years ago? What was it like there? And most importantly, who is her father, and why did her mom leave him behind? But Pri’s mom avoids these questions–the topic of India is permanently closed.

For Pri, her mother’s homeland can only exist in her imagination. That is, until she find a mysterious pashmina tucked away in a forgotten suitcase. When she wraps herself in it, she is transported to a place more vivid and colorful than any guidebook or Bollywood film. But is this the real India? And what is that shadow lurking in the background? To learn the truth, Pri must travel farther than she’s ever dared and find the family she never knew.

In this heartwarming graphic novel debut, Nidhi Chanani weaves a tale about the hardship and self-discovery that is born from juggling two cultures and two worlds.

ABOUT NIDHI CHANANI:

Nidhi Chanani was born in Kolkata, India, and raised in Southern California. She holds a degree in literature from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She creates illustrations that capture the love in everyday moments. In 2012 she was honored at the White House as a Champion of Change for her art. Her illustrations are sold in boutiques along the West Coast and she’s worked with companies like Disney and Hasbro. Nidhi lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her husband, daughter, and two cats. Pashmina is her first graphic novel.

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Books Inc.
3515 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 221-3666

SF – HILO: Waking the Monsters Launch Party

Cartoonist Judd Winick (Barry Ween: Boy Genius, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Exiles) appears at Books Inc on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 7:00 PM to present and sign HILO: Waking the Monsters!

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Books Inc.
601 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-776-1111

SF – BookBattle with Judd Winick

Cartoonist Judd Winick (Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Exiles) appears at Books Inc. on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM. San Francisco is competing in #BookBattle to bring free books to our young neighbors in need! Come and vote for San Francisco to be next year’s Soar with Reading City! Plus FREE ice cream!

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Books Inc.
2251 Chestnut St, San Francisco, California 94123
(415) 931-3633

SF – Wonder Woman: Warbringer Signing

Author Leigh Bardugo (Grisha Trilogy, Six of Crows) appears at Books Inc. on Wednesday, August 30th at 6:30 PM to discuss and sign Wonder Woman: Warbringer!

Press Release:

Not Your Mother’s Book Club very excitedly presents #1 New York Times-bestselling and USA Today bestselling author Leigh Bardugo for a special event in celebration of the first book in the DC Icons Series, Wonder Woman: Warbringer!

Please Note: This is a ticketed event. Ticket includes a copy of Wonder Woman: Warbringer and refreshments.

About Wonder Woman: Warbringer: The highly anticipated, entirely new coming-of-age story for the world’s greatest super hero: WONDER WOMAN by the # 1 New York Times-bestselling author LEIGH BARDUGO.

She will become one of the world’s greatest heroes: WONDER WOMAN. But first she is Diana, Princess of the Amazons. And her fight is just beginning. . . .

Diana longs to prove herself to her legendary warrior sisters. But when the opportunity finally comes, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law–risking exile–to save a mere mortal. Even worse, Alia Keralis is no ordinary girl and with this single brave act, Diana may have doomed the world.

Alia just wanted to escape her overprotective brother with a semester at sea. She doesn’t know she is being hunted. When a bomb detonates aboard her ship, Alia is rescued by a mysterious girl of extraordinary strength and forced to confront a horrible truth: Alia is a Warbringer–a direct descendant of the infamous Helen of Troy, fated to bring about an age of bloodshed and misery.

Together, Diana and Alia will face an army of enemies–mortal and divine–determined to either destroy or possess the Warbringer. If they have any hope of saving both their worlds, they will have to stand side by side against the tide of war.

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Books Inc.
601 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-776-1111

SF – Hail to the Chin Signing

Author and B Movie legend Bruce Campbell appears at Books Inc. on Thursday, October 19th at 7:00 PM for a very special event celebrating his hilarious new memoir, Hail to the Chin: Further Confessions of A B-Movie Actor! Bruce will be reading from Hail to the Chin, answering Q & A, and signing his new book.

Signing Guidelines:

  • A Books Inc. receipt for Hail to the Chin is required for a place in the signing line.
  • Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • The signing line order will be determined on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Bruce will be happy to personalize copies of Hail to the Chin.
  • Bruce will sign any and all books + 1 piece of memorabilia per person. You must have a book signed in order to get a piece of memorabilia signed.
  • Candid photos will be permitted. No posed photos. Please have your camera ready when you reach the signing table.
  • About Hail to the Chin: It’s been 15 years since his first memoir but Bruce is still living the dream as a “B” movie king in an “A” movie world.

Bruce Campbell makes his triumphant return from where he left off in If Chins Could Kill with further hilarious, gut-wrenchingly honest confessions.

Bruce brings us through his life in the decade since his first memoir and his roles as varied as they are numerous- from his roles in the Spider-Man movies to his self-referential My Name is Bruce to his role on #1 show Burn Notice and his new STARZ hit series Ash vs Evil Dead.

Over the last 15 years, Bruce has become a regular on the Wizard World convention circuit, has created his @GroovyBruce twitter account with over 400,000 followers and a Facebook page with almost 250,000 likes. His profile and reach is lightyears beyond where it was for Chins.

Hail to the Chin will be bursting with pictures and the signature humor that Bruce brought to If Chins Could Kill and will be devoured by his legions of fans across the country.

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Books Inc.
601 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-776-1111

SF – The Stone Heart Signing

Faith Erin Hicks appears in conversation with Raina Telgemeier  (Smile, Sisters, Drama) at the Central Park Library on Wednesday, April 5th at 7:00 PM in celebration of the release of the highly anticipated second book in her Nameless City series, The Stone Heart! After their talk, they will be signing books. Priority in the signing line will be given to those with a Books Inc. receipt for Faith and Raina’s titles; Raina Telgemeier will sign a maximum of 2 books per person; Flash free photos will be permitted with both authors.

Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Santa Clara City Library – Central Park Branch
2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA 95051

SF – Hilo: The Great Big Boom Launch Party

Cartoonist Judd Winick (Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Exiles) appears at Books Inc. on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM to celebrate the launch of HILO: THE GREAT BIG BOOM!

Hilo may look like an ordinary kid, but he’s DEFINITELY not! When we last saw Hilo, DJ, and Gina, Gina had been sucked into a mysterious portal to who knows where! But friends don’t let friends disappear into NOWHERE! It s up to D.J. and Hilo to follow her. Will there be danger? YES! Will there be amazing surprises? OF COURSE! Will Gina end up being the one to save them? DEFINITELY! With the help of Polly, the magical warrior cat, the friends will have to battle bad guys and face disgusting food, an angry mom, powerful magic, and more! Will they survive . . . and make it back to Earth before the portal closes again?! Find out in the third Hilo adventure!

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Books Inc.
601 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-776-1111

CA – Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down Signing

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Join bestselling author Jeff Kinney for a special event celebrating the release of DIARY OF A WIMPY KID #11: DOUBLE DOWN! Tickets Are Available Now! Presented by Books Inc.

All seating is general admission. There is only one ticket option:
– TWO PERSON TICKET. This ticket admits TWO people (such as a child with their adult guardian), and includes ONE copy of DIARY OF A WIMPY KID #11.

Additional copies of the book will be available for sale at the event.

All attendees, including parents accompanying their child to the event, must show their ticket at the door before entering the theater.

Doors open at 5:30pm, event starts at 6:30pm
Plenty of public parking is available and free of charge at Burlingame High School and the surrounding area.

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Burlingame High School
1 Mangini Way, Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 558-2899

CA – Tetris: The Games People Play Signing

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Ignatz Award-winning cartoonist Box Brown discusses Tetris: The Games People Play with Travis Nichols, author and illustrator of Fowl Play, at Books Inc. on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 7:00 PM.

It is, perhaps, the perfect video game. Simple yet addictive, Tetris delivers an irresistible, unending puzzle that has players hooked. New York Times bestselling author Box Brown untangles this complex history and delves deep into the role games play in art, culture, and commerce. For the first time and in unparalleled detail, Tetris: The Games People Play tells the true story of the world’s most popular video game.

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Books Inc.
301 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041
(650) 428-1234

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