CA – An Evening with Bill Nye the Science Guy

Bill Nye the Science Guy appears on Saturday, September 9th at 7:30 PM to present and sign copies of his new book Everything All at Once. Presented by Kepler’s Books. Tickets available at the link…

Press Release:

Bill Nye wants you to change the world! The public face of science for over 20 years, The Science Guy is issuing a call to arms. Whatever your cause, whatever your persuasion, whatever your radical curiosity is driven by, everyone can be the change they want to see in the world.

Consider the following: An Everything All at Once lifestyle — taking action for the beliefs you consider the most important. A New York Times bestselling author, Emmy-winner, inventor, comedian, engineer, and CEO of the Planetary Society, Bill Nye has truly done everything. Always, though, he is guided by a core set of skills and principals.

From his childhood scouting adventures to his career in aerospace to the development of Science Guy television, Bill Nye is bringing a lifetime of experience in living Everything All at Once. Don’t miss out! Join him as he discusses his new book Everything All at Once with award-winning science journalist Kara Platoni.

Ticket Information:

  • $40.00 — Admit 1. Includes Book and one place in the signing line.
  • $20.00 — Admit 1. Does not include a book or a place in the signing line.

Bill Nye will be available after the event to sign copies of his new book “Everything All at Once.” There will be no personalizations or posed photographs. Pictures may be taken from the signing line. NOTE: YOU MUST PURCHASE A BOOK TO ENTER THE SIGNING LINE. Additional books will be available for sale at the venue.

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Performing Arts Center
600 N Delaware Street, San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 348-8243

CA – Miles Morales: Spider-Man Signing

Author Jason Reynolds appears at Kepler’s Books on Wednesday, August 2nd at 7:00 PM to present his new Miles Morales: Spider-Man novel. Tickets available at the link…

You know Jason Reynolds from his breakout novel When I Was The Greatest that received the John Steptoe Award for New Talent, as the New York Times bestselling author of the Coretta Scott King Honor book, The Boy in The Black Suit, the co-author of All American Boys with Brendan Kiely, also a Coretta Scott King Honor book, and as the inaugural recipient of the Walter Dean Myers Award. You may also know him as the author of the middle-grade novels As Brave As You, which won the Kirkus Prize and was nominated for an NAACP Image Award, and Ghost, which was selected as a National Book Award Finalist.

You may also know Spider-Man as Peter Parker.

This Fall, Jason Reynolds has joined the Marvel YA family with a novel about the new Spiderman, Miles Morales. Miles’s spidey-sense has been on the fritz, a misunderstanding leads to his suspension from school, and Miles begins to question his abilities. Maybe kids like Miles aren’t meant to be superheroes or is there something more going on?

Don’t miss this chance to meet Jason Reynolds, one of the most promising Young Adult novelists in the market today, and celebrate all thing Spider-Man. Costumes encouraged.

Kepler’s Books and Magazines
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 324-4321

CA – Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body Signing

Author Roxane Gay presents her latest book at Kepler’s Books on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM. Tickets available at the link…

Roxane Gay is the author of the novel An Untamed State, which was a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Fiction; the essay collection Bad Feminist; and Ayiti, a multi-genre collection. She is at work on a memoir, Hunger, and a comic book in Marvel’s Black Panther series. Her writing has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2012the New York Timesthe Guardian, and many others. She is a recipient of the PEN Center USA Freedom to Write Award, among other honors. She splits her time between Indiana and Los Angeles. She can be found online at www.roxanegay.com and on Twitter @rgay.

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Kepler’s Books and Magazines
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 324-4321

CA – Normal: A Novel Signing

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Author Warren Ellis (Planetary, Transmetropolitan) appears at Kepler’s Books on Tuesday, December 6th at 7:30 PM in conversation with Robin Sloan and to present and sign his latest novel NORMAL! Tickets available at the link.

Press Release:

Come join us for a drink with the award-winning writer Warren Ellis to celebrate the publication of his thrilling new book, Normal. After futurist Adam Dearden has a nervous breakdown in Rotterdam, hes brought to a secluded recovery center in rural Oregon. As someone who stares into the abyss for a living, Adam sees things that other cannot. As he finds himself caught between factions at Normal Head Research Station, strange events start to overtake even the people who job is to predict the future. This crackling horror story was originally published as four digital originals and is collected in print here for the first time. Come join us for a very rare, very limited event with one of the genres rarest talents.

Each ticket includes one seat at the event, one copy of Normal, one beverage, and a place in the signing line. The author will sign his prose novels, but no graphic novels or memorabilia.

Robin Sloan is the author of the best-selling novel “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore.” He splits his time between San Francisco and the internet.

Warren Ellis is the award-winning writer of the new novella Normal, as well as the bestselling novels “Gun Machine” and “Crooked Little Vein” and the short story Dead Pig Collector, which was read by Wil Wheaton for the audiobook. He publishes two very weird newsletters, Morning Computer and Orbital Operations, which give fans insight into his working process. Readers also know him from  graphic novels like “Transmetropolitan,” “Fell,” “Global Frequency” and “Planetary,” as well as the movies Red and Iron Man 3, which were adapted from his works. He is currently working on a non-fiction book about the future of cities. A documentary about his work, “Captured Ghosts,” was released in 2012. He lives on the southeast coast of England, way out on the Thames Delta.

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Kepler’s Books and Magazines
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 324-4321

CA – To Pixar and Beyond Signing

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Lawrence Levy appears in conversation with Fortune Magazine technology correspondent Michael Lev-Ram at Kepler’s Books on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 7:30 PM. Tickets available at the link…

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Kepler’s Books and Magazines
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 324-4321

CA – Summerlong Signing

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Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn and More, appears at Kepler’s Books on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 7:00 PM to present his new novel SUMMERLONG! Tickets at the link…

Press Release:

One of science fiction and fantasy’s most celebrated creators returns when Peter S. Beagle comes to Kepler’s with his thrilling new fantasy novel, Summerlong. The award-winning, bestselling author of The Last Unicorn has written dozens of books as well as nonfiction, short stories, poetry and screenplays, including produced screenplays for Ralph Bakshi’s animated 1978 adaptation of The Lord of the Rings and the Sarek episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Beagle’s most well-known novel, The Last Unicorn, has sold more than five million copies worldwide and been adapted as a full-length audiobook, a stage production, an animated film and a graphic novel. The author’s first novel in more than a decade is Summerlong, a fascinating story about encroaching magic on Puget Sound that Kirkus Reviews calls, A beautifully detailed fantasy about love, magic, and age.

We hope you’ll join us for this marvelous celebration of one of Americas most gifted fantasy writers.

Tad Williams is a California-based fantasy superstar. He is the author of a considerable number of epic fantasy and science-fiction series, fantastical stories of all kinds, urban fantasy novels, comics, scripts, etc., which have strongly influenced a generation of writers.

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Kepler’s Books and Magazines
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 324-4321

CA – Little Robot Signing

September 3, 2015 by  
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little-robot-hatkeCartoonist Ben Hatke appears in conversation with Gene Luen Yang at Kepler’s Books on Monday, September 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM to present LITTLE ROBOT!

Press Release:

Love graphic novels? Come and meet #1 New York Times Bestselling author Ben Hatke, artist, writer and creator of the awesome Zita the Spacegirl graphic novels about which School Library Journal says, “…this charming, well-told story has a timeless “read to me” quality that makes it perfect for one-on-one sharing”.

Ben will be at Kepler’s to discuss his newest graphic novel, Little Robot. He will be in conversation with Gene Luen Yang, author of the National Book Award and Printz Award winning, “American Born Chinese”, “Boxers & Saints”, and “The Shadow Hero”. Gene currently writes Dark Horse Comics’ Avatar: The Last Airbender series and DC Comics’ Superman.

About Little Robot:

When a little girl finds an adorable robot in the woods, she presses a button and accidentally activates him for the first time. Now, she finally has a friend. But the big, bad robots are coming to collect the little guy for nefarious purposes, and it’s all up to a five-year-old armed only with a wrench and a fierce loyalty to her mechanical friend to save the day! Ben Hatke brings his signature sweetness to a simple, moving story about friendship and overcoming fears that will appeal to readers of all ages.

The event is free – please register at the link today.

Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 324-4321

CA – Charon’s Claw Signing

Author R.A. Salvatore signs at Kepler’s Books on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

In the conclusion to the #4 New York Times best-selling Neverwinter Saga, Drizzt draws his swords once more to aid his friends—assisting the beautiful elf Dahlia as she enacts revenge and helping an old foe break the bonds that have held him hostage for more than a hundred years. R.A. Salvatore is known for his D&D style fantasy novels, such as the Demon Stone series and the immensely popular dark elf novels featuring Drizzt Do’Urden, as well as a growing number of best-selling books set in the universe of George Lucas’ Star Wars. The author of more than forty novels, Salvatore has seen over three million copies of his work sold, with many translated into different languages and even audio versions.

Members get in FREE! General Admission requires purchase of event book OR a $10 gift card (admits 2).

Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real #100, Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 324-4321