Did you know that there is a fungus that can control the mind of an ant and make it do its bidding? Would you believe there is such a thing as a corpse flower—a ten-foot-tall plant with a blossom that smells like a zombie? How about a species of octopus that doesn’t live in water but rather lurks in trees in the Pacific Northwest?
If these questions intrigue you, join us as we listen to author, Laurie Ann Thompson read from her latest book Two Truths and a Lie: It's Alive!
Join us as we celebrate the release of Mira Grant's latest novel Into the Drowning Deep. The author of the Parasitology and Newflesh series, brings us a new and exciting novel about a voyage into the depths of the Mariana Trench.
Mira Grant also writes as Seanan McGuire, and the latest book in her October Daye series, The Brightest Fell, will be released on September 5, 2017. So, come by and pick up a copy of this series as well.
Are you looking for new book club reads for your book club? Do you want to join or create a new book club? If so, join us for an evening of book talks and conversation. Meet, mingle, and find other book lovers with common reading interests. We will book talk some of our favorite titles and ask about your favorites. By the end of the evening, a Brick & Mortar Book Club will be created for readers looking to join a new club. Join us for a fun evening for book lovers.
Join us as we host author Jonathan Catherman. Hear him speak about his books The Manual to Manhood (2004), and his latest book The Manual to Middle School (July 2017). Jonathan's best-selling books are How-To-Instructions, and Do-This-Not-That guides for young men.
Help us celebrate with Kevan Atteberry by joining us for the release of his latest book I Love You More Than the Smell of Swamp Gas. If you don’t know Kevan for his amazing children’s books Bunnies and Tickle Monster you certainly know him as the creator of the iconic Office assistant Clippy!
Brick & Mortar is proud to announce our book release event for Dori Jones Yang’s The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball, a middle-grade novel. The book is based on a little-known historical event in the 1870s called the Chinese Educational Mission, in which the emperor of China sent 120 boys to live with New England families.
Alexandra Oliva and Jason M. Hough will join us for a Q & A and signing. Help us celebrate Ali’s paperback release of The Last One, a literary thriller in which reality TV meets the end of the world; The Seattle Times named The Last One one of the best books of 2016. Jason became a NYT bestseller with The Darwin Elevator and will be signing his newest novels, including an official tie-in to the massively popular video game franchise Mass Effect.
We are excited to announce that the amazing Kazu Kibuishi will be joining us! Kazu is the New York Times bestselling graphic novelist of Amulet and Copper. You may also know him from his Explorer and Flight anthologies. Perhaps you have seen the new Harry Potter covers? That would be Kazu. Needless to say, we are thrilled to be hosting Kazu at Brick & Mortar Books!
Play Truth or Dare with your favorite local Seattle YA authors: Kendare Blake (Three Dark Crowns) Rori Shay (The Elected Series), J.Anderson Coats (The Wicked and the Just), Lish McBride (Necromancer Series), Breeana Shields (Poison's Kiss), and Kimberly Derting (The Body Finder Books). Find out where they had their first kiss. Dare them to a word find inside the bookstore. The challenge is up to you! (And...there will be prizes!)