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Event Guidelines: If you are attending an event & getting a book signed you must pre-purchase the author's newest book at Anderson's. Options: 1) Purchase a book online (leave a note in the comments field that you will be attending) 2) Stop in to purchase a book and ticket. 3) Give us a call Naperville (630) 355-2665 | Downers Grove (630) 963-2665
When ordering a book for an event online you will receive an email back with a confirmation and a second email with your ticket number. Please refrain from calling the store to find out your ticket number. Your ticket number will be sent in an email. Internet Orders taken after 3:00 PM (Monday - Friday) will be processed the following business day. You will receive a second email confirming the the purchase. - Thank You
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BRIAN KREBS

Meet cyber security expert Brian Krebs as he shares his new title, Spam Nation. What a timely talk! Here’s the inside story of organized cybercrime from the global view all the way to your house. Digital thieves and hackers and personal security are wound up in this hot topic.

This is an in-store event. To receive a number for the signing line purchase a copy of Spam Nation from Anderson's Bookshop.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20 at 7:00 PM
Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville
PLEASE CALL FOR TICKETS (630) 355-2665


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BOOK GROUP OPEN HOUSE
Calling all book group members! Please join Carol and Kathy for a special night for booklovers! You, and all your book club friends, are invited to our Fall Book Recommendation Night. Fantastic book club suggestions, including brief book talks about why these titles deserve your consideration. And you might get some Christmas gift tips along the way! Please RSVP to the store at (630) 355-2665. Attendance is limit.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21 at 10:00 AM
Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville


JULIE KAGAWA

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Ready for a contemporary and action-packed tale of dragons? From Julie Kagawa comes a young adult story that just breathes fire-breathing, flying and fantasy to the max. Find all of that and more in book one of her newly launched series, Talon.

This is an in-store event. To receive a number for the signing line purchase a copy of Talon from Anderson's Bookshop.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21 at 7:00 PM
Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville



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MICHELLE HOUTS

If you recall the film, A League of Their Own, you’re familiar with the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. And now we are happy to welcome author Michelle Houts with Kammie on First, her middle grade baseball biography of Dottie Kamenshek. Also, our guest will discuss her children’s title, Winterfrost.

This is an in-store event. To receive a number for the signing line purchase a copy of Kammie on First from Anderson's Bookshop.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22 at 2:00 PM
Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville


LISA DOYLE

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Snuggle in for a great new read with area author, Lisa Doyle and her debut novel, Milked. It’s a reflection of motherhood, its many demands, and all the little triumphs along the way. Everyone has their own path, and in Milked readers can find a warm and witty tale of tough choices and traveling the roundabout road to happiness.

This is an in-store event. To receive a number for the signing line purchase a copy of Milked from Anderson's Bookshop.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23 at 2:00 PM
Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville


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NOT FOR KIDS ONLY BOOK GROUP

Our Not for Kids Only Book Group, for adults who like to read books for children and teens, continues with a fun and lively discussion of Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff. Read the book, then come ready to share your thoughts. New members are welcome.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23 at 2:00 PM
Anderson's Two Doors East | 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville






COVER TO COVER BOOK GROUP

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Anderson’s welcomes the Cover to Cover Book Group, a club that focuses on fiction books. This month’s title is Edna Ferber’s So Big. Please read the book, and join our lively discussion. New members are invited to participate, but are asked to please call and register: (630) 355-2665.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24 at 7:00 PM
Anderson's Two Doors East | 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville
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SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
Right in the midst of towns across the country are business districts of hometown shops and services. Some see them as the backbone of America. And in order to celebrate these institutions, we have a day to recognize us: Small Business Saturday! Now’s the time to support local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy, and preserve neighborhoods and a way of life.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29 ALL DAY
Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville &
Anderson's Bookshop Downers Grove | 5112 Main St., Downers Grove


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GRINCH KICK OFF PARTY
Our IndieBOUND “Grow Your Heart Three Sizes” promotion starts with a kick-off party at Anderson’s. We hope everyone has a merry time looking downtown for Grinches this holiday season. This morning’s event includes fun, smiles and a chance to meet the Grinch himself!
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29 at 11:00 AM
Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville


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CHRIS CHELIOS

After a long career in the NHL, Chris Chelios has quite a story to tell! Twenty six years for the Canadiens, Blackhawks and Red Wings; Hockey Hall of Fame inductee; Chelios has earned his status as a beloved player. Come meet him as he shares Chris Chelios: Made in America, the story of his life. The perfect gift for any hockey fan.

This is an in-store event. To receive a number for the signing line purchase a copy of Chris Chelios: Made in America from Anderson's Bookshop.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2 at 7:00 PM
Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville
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• DECEMBER •
- What’s New in Pre-school Children’s Literature?   12/7/14
- John Flanagan   12/8/14 (Scorpion Mountain)
- Tom Watson   12/10/14 (Stick Dog Chases a Pizza)
- Super Saturday: Bad Kitty   12/13/14
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• JANUARY •
- Greer Macallister   1/15/15 (The Magician's Lie)
• FEBRUARY •
- Nickolas Butler   2/12/15 (Shotgun Lovesongs)
- Children's Literature Breakfast   2/21/15
- Laurie King  2/26/15 (Dreaming Spies)
• MARCH •
- Thanhha Lai   3/3/15 (Listen Slowly)
- Mary Doria Russell   3/4/15 (Epitah)
- Shawna Coronado   3/9/15 (Grow a Living Wall)
- Blaine Harden   3/20/15 (The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot)
- Jacquline Winspear   3/30/15 (Dangerous Place)
• MARCH •
- Susanna Kearsley   4/5/15 (A Desperate Fortune)
- Soman Chainani   4/5/15 (The School for Good and Evil: A World Without Princes)
 
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