Literary events this week include the opening of the “BAM! It’s a Picture Book: The Art Behind Graphic Novels” exhibit and a signing for “Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days.”
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“If my dirty shoes could fly, I would help all the mommy birds feed their baby birds. One by one, I would give them a worm. I could loop-the-loop like bumble bees or twirl just like a pinwheel. Wwwhhheeeee!” writes Henderson author Sarah Hoover in her new children’s book.
Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.
Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant’s latest effort to attract more users.
“Born a slave as Providence planned, Lucy Higgs Nichols was snatched from her mother and sent south, still an innocent child,” Kathryn Grant writes in “Honorable,” her first book for adults.
Literary highlights this week include a presentation by local author Lindsey Leavitt and a free author pavilion at the NAACP’s conference at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
You can stop groaning now, because what you’ll find in “Cool Science Tricks” isn’t like what you’d find in school. These science activities are actually fun to do.
For most of Archie Andrews’ life, the red-headed comic book icon’s biggest quandary was whether he liked Veronica or Betty. The character’s impending death comes in Wednesday’s installment of a spin-off series, “Life with Archie.”
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Valentino Diazz III, born and raised in Las Vegas, recently released his debut sci-fi novel “Plutarchy.”
A Romance Novel Convention joins author signings and events in literary highlights this week.
You don’t have a lot of high school left. You’ve got some decisions to make, but you feel stuck. So read “Undecided: Navigating Life and Learning after High School” by Genevieve Morgan, and see if it doesn’t help.
Among this week’s event highlights: Bob Miller plans a signing, and Monica Hatley-Carr plans a children’s program.
Imagine what life was like a thousand years ago. As with Grandpa’s “good old days,” you wouldn’t want to go back there – and in “Off with Their Heads!” by Martin Oliver, illustrated by Andrew Pinder, you’ll find out why.
A litter of newborn pups shared Jesus’ stable and his birthday. Shortly after birth, one of the six miraculously opened his eyes, struggled to reach Mary’s feet and nudged his way between mother and newborn child.
Summerlin author Jennifer Debs said she wrote her memoir of military service, “Back in Two Weeks,” “to encourage the younger generation, especially women, to chase a dream no matter how hard it is.”
Twenty-six semesters, four proms, countless teachers, and you’ve graduated high school, but you’re still not done with school. Much as you wish you were, it’ll be awhile before you get your hands on your next diploma. But don’t be too eager. The secondary-education years are time to prepare and explore and, says Hailey Bondy, there are still “77 Things You Absolutely Have to Do Before You Finish College.”
Among this week’s event highlights: The Fierce Reads book tour featuring Leigh Bardugo, Jessica Brody, Mary Pearson, Josephine Angelini and Caragh O’Brien is scheduled to make a stop at the 2191 N. Rainbow Blvd. Barnes & Noble.
Tomorrow morning, when you wake up, everything will be changed.
Among this week’s author event highlights: Outdoors authors Deborah Wall and Dennis Boulton have published a book designed to help people with limited mobility enjoy the same sights of the American Southwest as others. The new book will be unveiled and available for purchase and signing by the authors from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 22 at the Boulder Dam Hotel.
“Running Past Midnight: A Woman’s Ultra-Marathon Adventure” is a first book for Molly Sheridan.
Celebrate Nevada’s 150th birthday with a free presentation by local writers who contributed to the sesquicentennial book “Nevada: 150 Years in the Silver State,” edited by Geoff Schumacher.
Readers can celebrate Nevada’s 150th birthday with the official Nevada Sesquicentennial book, “Nevada: 150 Years in the Silver State.” Local author Geoff Schumacher brought together contributions from more than 70 writers — journalists, novelists, historians and more — to explore the state’s legacy, from neon and mining to ranching and gaming. The book profiles each of Nevada’s 17 counties, its natural landmarks and its unique character.