The following events are hosted by Anderson’s Bookshop in downtown Naperville unless otherwise noted.
All events held at Anderson’s Naperville unless otherwise noted
Sept. 5 – Andrea Thome, author of House of Belonging, 7PM. Fiction
Sept. 6 – Kim Brooks, author of Small Animals, 7PM, La Grange. Non-Fiction
Sept. 7 – Mary Kubica, author of When the Lights Go Out, 7PM. Fiction
Sept. 8 – Maggie Ann Martin, author of To Be Honest, 7PM, Downers Grove. Young Adult
Sept. 10 – Elizabeth Eulberg, Jeffrey Brown & Eric Kahn Gale, authors of The Great Shelby Holmes and the Coldest Case (Eulberg), Lucy & Andy Neanderthal: Bad to the Bones (Brown); The Wizard’s Dog Fetches the Grail (Gale) at 7PM. Middle Grade
Sept. 11 – Pageturners Book Group discussion of Moonglow by Michael Chabon, 9:30AM. Book Discussion
Sept. 11 – Suzanne Slade, author of Countdown, 7PM. Middle Grade
Sept. 11 – Cover to Cover Book Group discussion of Moonglow by Michael Chabon, 7PM at Harbor Chase, 1619 N. Mill St., Naperville. Book Discussion
Sept. 12 – Ellen Hopkins, author of People Kill People, 7PM. Young Adult
Sept. 12 – Brooke McAlary, author of Slow: Simple Living in a Frantic World, 7PM, La Grange. Non-Fiction
Sept. 14 – Eoin Colfer & Andrew Donkin, authors of Illegal, 7PM. Middle Grade
Sept. 15 – Lisa McCubbin, author of Betty Ford, 2PM. Non-Fiction
Sept. 17 – Drew Daywalt & Scott Campbell, authors of Sleepy the Goodnight Buddy, 7PM, La Grange. Picture Book
Sept. 17 – James Frey, author of Katerina, 7PM. Fiction
Sept. 18 – Ginger Johnson, Steve Bramucci, Mary Winn Heider and Varian Johnson, authors of The Splintered Light (G. Johnson); The Danger Gang and the Pirates of Borneo – paperback (Bramucci); The Mortification of Fovea Munson (Heider); The Parker Inheritance (V. Johnson)., 7PM, Downers Grove. Middle Grade
Sept. 19 – Dylan Thuras, author of The Atlas Obscura Explorers Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid, 7PM, La Grange. Kid’s Non-Fiction
Sept. 19 – Raising a Resilient Child Book Group, discussion of suicide prevention. Aimed at parents. 6:30PM. Book Discussion
Sept. 20 – Raising a Resilient Child Book Group, discussion of suicide prevention. Aimed at parents. 6:30PM, Downers Grove. Book Discussion
Sept. 20 – Daniel Jose Older, author of Dactyl Hill Squad, 7PM. Middle Grade
Sept. 20 – Mother Cluckers Comedy Group, free entertainment, 8PM, La Grange. Adult Humor
Sept. 23 – Anna Todd, author of The Brightest Stars, 2PM. Fiction
Sept. 24 – Laurie Forest, author of The Iron Flower, 7PM, La Grange. Young Adult
Sept. 24 – Trudi Truiet, author of Explorer’s Academy: The Nebula Secret, 7PM. Middle Grade
Sept. 25 – Silvia Hildago, author of How to be an American, 7PM, Downers Grove. Middle Grade
Sept. 25 – Jo Heckl, author of Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe, 7PM. Middle Grade
Sept. 26 – Ken Krimstein, author of The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt, 7PM. Non-Fiction
Sept. 26 – Maggie Hall, author of The Ends of the World, 7PM, Downers Grove. Middle Grade
Sept. 27 – Loren Long, author of There’s a Hole in the Bottom of the Lake, 6:30PM, Downers Grove. Picture Book
Sept. 27 – Eli Saslow, author of Rising out of Hatred, 7PM. Fiction
Sept. 28 – Andrew Smith, author of Rabbit & Robot, 7PM. Young Adult
Naperville, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.
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Downers Grove, 5112 Main St.
La Grange, 265 LaGrange Rd.
Disclaimer – Times and venues are subject to change without notice. Contact Anderson’s Bookshop for up-to-the minute info.
Award-winning Anderson’s Bookshop initiated the founding of IndieBound Naperville in 2008. The educational group of independent businesses with the distinguishing bright red signs meets monthly (Usually at 6PM on the first Monday of the month) at Kreger’s Brat & Sausage Haus to share experiences and best practices. New members always are welcome to link with the growing group of independent business owners focused on educating the community about the importance of shopping locally whenever possible.
To learn more about IndieBound Naperville, visit www.indieboundnaperville.org.