Northshire Bookstore announces November events

Saratoga Springs - Throughout the month of November, Northshire Bookstore will host readings and signings in Saratoga Springs. Except where otherwise noted, events are free and open to the public, and will take place at Northshire Bookstore Saratoga, 424 Broadway.

Story Time! Fridays at 10:30. (Story time cancelled on Friday, November 27th.)

November 4 - Wednesday - 7:00 pm - Happy Birthday Tor - A Celebration of 35 Years of Tor Books - with a huge roster of great Fantasy authors!
On the eve of the opening of World Fantasy Convention 2015 in downtown Saratoga Springs, join us for a party celebrating 35 years of Science Fiction & Fantasy publisher Tor Books. Mingle with more than 20 guest authors, enjoy catering from Esperanto and a craft beer tasting from Schmalz Brewing Company.

November 7 - Saturday - 3:00 pm - Afternoon Tea with Gail Carriger - Manners & Mutiny - event located in the “Around the Corner Cafe” connected to our store
Ms. Carriger, a Northshire Bookseller favorite, will chat about and sign books from her Parasol Protectorate series, her young adult Finishing School series - including the brand new "Manners & Mutiny," and her new Custard Protocol series. The Around the Corner Cafe will have a special tea time menu of tea and treats available for purchase.

November 8 - Sunday - 4:00 pm - Pizza Party with Children’s Book Authors
A pizza party, book chat & signing with a fun group of children's book & young adult authors!
·         Jeannine Atkins - Little Woman in Blue, Borrowed Names
·         Anne Broyles - Priscilla and the Hollyhocks, Arturo and the Navidad Birds
·         Nancy Castaldo - Sniffer Dogs: How Dogs (and Their Noses) Save the World, Race Around the World
·         Marissa Doyle - Bewitching Season, Betraying Season
·         Alison Ashley Formento - Twigs, These Rocks Count!
·         Liza Frenette - Soft Shoulders, Dangerous Falls Ahead
·         Linda Marshall - Talia and the Very YUM Kippur, The Passover Lamb
·         Kyra Teis The Magic Flute, Read to Me

November 11 - Wednesday - 7:00 pm - Saratoga Social Magazine Release Party
Celebrate the release of The Saratoga Social's Magazine and kick off the season in style with their Holiday Issue. Nibble on hors d'oeuvres while being one of the first to see the cover reveal & get your hands on 100 pages of parties, fashion, philanthropy spotlights - and did we mention parties?

November 14 - Saturday - 5:00 pm - Tabletop Game Night with Hassan Lopez, designer of Clockwork Wars
Meet game designer Lopez, learn about his new game, and play the game with fellow attendees. In Clockwork Wars, 2-4 players command a unique race of creatures in an epic war game set in an alternate universe where magic and steam-era technology collide.

KIDS! November 15 - Sunday - 2:00 pm - Dominique Townsend - Shantideva: How to Wake Up a Hero
Join us for a reading and art activity with author & Himalayan art expert Dominique Townsend. Readers of all ages will enjoy this retelling of a beloved spiritual classic. Playfully illustrated in traditional Tibetan style, the story of the monk Shantideva frames his inspiring lessons on the way of the bodhisattva superhero.  Event intended for children age 5 & up.

November 21 - Saturday - 7:00 pm - Sheldon Solomon - The Worm at the Core
Join us for an evening with a beloved Skidmore College Psychology Professor, co-founder of popular Saratoga restaurant Esperanto, and inventor of the Doughboy. The Worm at the Core presents a transformative, fascinating theory based on robust and groundbreaking experimental research: our unconscious fear of death powers almost everything we do. Staff from Esperanto will serve light refreshments.

All Ages! November 22nd - Sunday - 2:00-4:00 pm - Star Wars Party
Join our booksellers for an afternoon of Star Wars fun. Let the Force guide you on our scavenger hunt, complete our Jedi training course, compete in a costume contest (no light sabers allowed), and more!

All events listed above will take place at Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway in Saratoga Springs, NY, and are free and open to the public, except where otherwise noted.

For more information on these or other events, call 518-682-4200 or 1-855-339-5990, or visit the Northshire Bookstore website at www.northshire.com.


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