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Ravenna Author Events

Third Place Books hosts hundreds of authors every year to read, sign and talk about their work.

RAVENNA - Carson Ellis - Home

Mar 5 2015 7:00 pm
Mar 5 2015 8:00 pm

Carson Ellis is the illustrator of a number of books for kids, including New York Times bestsellers The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart, The Composer Is Dead by Lemony Snicket, and The Wildwood Chronicles by Colin Meloy (who is also her husband). She has also published editorial illustrations in The New York Times and The New Yorker, among many others.

Carson is the illustrator-in-residence for indie band The Decemberists. She lives on a farm in Oregon with her husband, two sons, one cat, one stray cat, two llamas, eight chickens, a family of barn owls and an unfathomable multitude of tree frogs.

Home (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9780763665296
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick, 2/2015

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RAVENNA - Magic Monday

Mar 9 2015 7:00 pm
Mar 9 2015 8:00 pm

Held the second Monday of the month, each show features the Pacific Northwest's finest magicians performing feats of mystery, wonder and the bizarre. With its origins in the theaters of London and New York, Magic Monday is a cabaret of conjuring in the intimate setting of our bookstore.

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

Mar 16 2015 7:00 pm
Mar 16 2015 8:00 pm

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!

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RAVENNA - Haiku, Odes and more: A Celebration of Youth Poetry

Mar 24 2015 7:00 pm
Mar 24 2015 8:00 pm

Join us as we welcome Fifth grade students from APP@Lincoln Elementary School reading their original poetry The students will share some of their favorite poems written this year while exploring poetry in language arts.

Music, nature, family, home and many other themes are explored in their creative writing. Students have also collected their poems in a book which will be available at the event. These creative young voices are insightful and inspiring!

RAVENNA - Book Club

Mar 25 2015 7:00 pm
Mar 25 2015 8:00 pm

Every last Wednesday of the month our book club meets to discuss a book and eat cookies. Each month the selected title is 20% off for all, and everyone is welcome to attend the discussion.

This month's selection:

A Kiss Before Dying (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9781605981833
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pegasus Books, 5/2011

RAVENNA - Owen Curtsinger - Myths of the Tusk - Drawing Workshop

Mar 28 2015 12:00 pm
Mar 28 2015 1:00 pm

Join us as local zine author, comic illustrator, and one of our favorite former booksellers, Owen Curtsinger, hosts a workshop on science, comics, and the art of learning through drawing.

Owen will share his new work, Myths of the Tusk, a self-published comic about the mysteries of the narwhal, co-authored by University of Washington Polar Sciences researcher Kristin Laidre. Stop by to read the comic, learn about the fascinating narwhal and its tusk, and try your hand at drawing your own favorite or baffling science mysteries. All ages are welcome.

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