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An Evening with Laura Dronzek, Jane Hamilton, Kevin Henkes, and Dean Robbins

Henkes, Dronzek, Robbins, Hamilton reading author photos

Join A Room of One's Own in a special evening of readings celebrating brand-new books by Kevin Henkes & Laura Dronzek, Jane Hamilton, and Dean Robbins!

The Excellent Lombards Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781455564224
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 19th, 2016

When Spring Comes Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062331397
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 9th, 2016

Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545399968
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Published: Orchard Books - January 5th, 2016

Brittany Cavallaro, author of A Study in Charlotte

Brittany Cavallaro, author of A Study in Charlotte

A Room of One's Own is delighted to help Brittany Cavallaro launch her debut young adult novel, A Study In Charlotte!

A Study in Charlotte Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062398901
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - March 1st, 2016

Mary Pflum Peterson, author of White Dresses

Mary Pflum Peterson, author of White Dresses

A Room of One's Own welcome Mary Pflum Peterson for a reading and book signing from her memoir White Dresses!

A poignant memoir of three generations of women and the white dresses that adorned them.

White Dresses: A Memoir of Love and Secrets, Mothers and Daughters Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062386977
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Published: William Morrow & Company - September 15th, 2015

BOOK LAUNCH: Lucie Amundsen, author of Locally Laid

A Room of One's Own might not be able to tell you why the chicken crossed the road, but Lucie Amundsen probably can! We welcome her to the store to read from her brand new book Locally Laid:How We Built a Plucky, Industry-Changing Egg Farm - From Scratch. Join us to learn how a Midwestern family with no agriculture experience went from a few backyard chickens to a full-fledged farm and discovered why local chicks are better.

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Locally Laid: How We Built a Plucky, Industry-Changing Egg Farm - From Scratch Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781594634222
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Published: Avery Publishing Group - March 1st, 2016

Brian Castner and Matthew Hefti Author Reading

Brian Castner and Matthew Hefti Author Reading

A Room of One's Own welcomes two veterans and comrades-in-arms, Matthew Hefti and Brian Castner for readings from their new books about the difficulties of war. The will be introduced by David Chrisinger, editor of See Me For Who I Am: Student Veterans' Stories of War and Coming Home, an anthology which features a Foreword and Afterword by Brian and Matthew respectively. Matthew and Brian both served in the small military community of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians. They trained together in 2004 in preparation for their first deployments to Iraq.

A Hard and Heavy Thing Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781440591884
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Published: Gallery Books - January 1st, 2016

All the Ways We Kill and Die: A Portrait of Modern War Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781628726541
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Published: Arcade Publishing - March 1st, 2016

Senator Tim Cullen, author of Ringside Seat

Tim Cullen, author of Ringside Seat

A Room of One's Own is honored to welcome Sen. Timothy Cullen, author of the incisive insider's look at Wisconsin politics Ringside Seat

$18.95
SKU: 9781942586104

Amber Tamblyn, author of Dark Sparkler

Amber Tamblyn author of Dark Sparkler

A Room of One's Own is delighted to host author, poet, and actress Amber Tamblyn for a reading and book signing at our store!

Dark Sparkler Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062348166
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 7th, 2015

Rhea Ewing, author of Love Letters

A Room of One's Own is delighted to welcome local artist and author Rhea Ewing for a reading, discussion, and signing of their beautiful new book Love Letters!

About Love Letters:

$9.95
SKU: LOVELETTERCOLOR

$12.95
SKU: LOVELETTERSBOOK

Cards for Brianna by Heather McManamy Book Launch Event

Heather McManamy, a McFarland, Wisconsin mother and terminal cancer patient who first captured headlines this summer for writing dozens of greeting cards for her young daughter’s future life milestones, has died. A Room of One's Own welcomes her daughter Brianna and her husband Jeff for a book launch of Heather's memoir Cards for Brianna: A Lifetime of Lessons and Love from a Dying Mother to Her Daughter.

Cards for Brianna: A Mom's Messages of Living, Laughing, and Loving as Time Is Running Out Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781492642138
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Published: Sourcebooks - April 12th, 2016

Craig Werner and Douglas Bradley, authors of We Gotta Get Out of This Place

A Room of One's Own is delighted to welcome Douglas Bradley and Craig Werner for a reading and book signing of their book about the music of the Vietnam War!

In We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War, Doug Bradley and Craig Werner explore how and why U.S. troops turned to music as a way of coping with the complexities of the war they had been sent to fight. The personal reflections of the Vietnam veterans—black and white, Latino and Native American, men and women, officers and “grunts”—drive this book’s narrative.

We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781625341624
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Published: University of Massachusetts Press - October 21st, 2015

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