Sun, 04/19/2015 - 11:30am
Joshua Davis signs Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream at the La Habra Library. Spare Parts, recently released as a motion picture, is the story of four undocumented Mexican- American teens from West Phoenix who, ten years ago, represented their underfunded high school in a national NASA sponsored robotics competition in California. These four teens risked the threat of deportation and other obstacles; follow them as they battle for the American dream.
A selection of books that go on sale this week, most on Tuesday April 21st.
Check with staff if you have questions. You can also purchase many of the below in eBook format. Just click the title to see if an eBook is available for that title. (Thanks to Kobo, most ebooks are now available for pre-sale.)
Signed titles may arrive later in the month. Contact the staff to reserve a copy.
The San Diego Book Discussion Group is led by Fearless
Leader Christine. Participation is open to all readers; readers need not have
completed a particular book to attend – it’s the perfect opportunity to branch
out and find new favorites! Attendees receive 20% off of the current book
club selection, The Martian by Andy Weir. Patrick’s review notes, “the whole novel reads like a
heartwarming/stopping action movie ... and I loved every page-turning,
non-cynical, hero-filled word of it.”
Vince Aiello, a Southern California attorney and novelist,
reinvigorates the legal thriller genre, with his stories about lawyers, mostly
set in America’s Finest City, San Diego. Legion’s Lawyers, released in
winter 2014, places the head of a prestigious San Diego law firm in the middle
of a turf war between a Mexican drug cartel and a local gangster. Faith Full
sets two Carlsbad men on a collision course where faith will be challenged,
faith will be doubted, and faith will be tested.
Come join us at the Granada Hills Woman’s Club for a
fun-filled afternoon with cozy mystery author, Laura Levine, of the popular
Jaine Austen mystery series. In her latest title, Killing Cupid, the
freelance writer lands a job writing copy for the Dates of Joy match-making
service. When the ruthless conniving matchmaker winds up dead, Jaine realizes
the killer could be any number of vengeful employees or disgruntled clients. In
order to clear her own name, Jaine must navigate her way through various
lovesick Lotharios to find the real killer. Once again, Laura entertains us
with the adventures of...