|2019_05_18A6_GBF_Cupcakes||25||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- 10th anniversary cupcakes and cake (Partially reviewed)|
|2019_05_18G2_GBF_AMSC||10||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Abby Maslin, S. Michael Scadron (Moderated by Adele Levine)|
Abby Maslin, S. Michael Scadron, Adele Levine -- Life can change on a dime. Abby Maslin talks about learning to care for her husband as he healed, and how they rebuilt their marriage. S. Michael Scadron shares the highs and lows of his life as he learned both to walk and to live his life fully... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18K3_GBF_AGKM||13||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Alan Gratz, Katherine Marsh|
Alan Gratz, Katherine Marsh -- In Gratz's "Refugee," we follow the stories of three families seeking asylum at different times in history. Historically accurate with suspense and emotion, this novel expands our understanding of the difficult situations people have faced over time. In Marsh's "Nowhere... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18J4_GBF_AGAH||22||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Alex Graudins, Andy Hirsch (Moderated by Dave Roman)|
Alex Graudins, Andy Hirsch, Dave Roman -- This Science Comics panel will showcase comics that contain excellent science information with graphics about one topic, and loads of fun!
Latest Title: Science Comics: The Brain: The Ultimate Thinking Machine
Alex Graudins is a a Rhode... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18B3_GBF_ABMB||5||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Andrea Bartz, Marcia Butler (Moderated by Bethanne Patrick)|
Andrea Bartz, Marcia Butler, Bethanne Patrick -- New York City is the backdrop for these compulsively readable debut novels by Andrea Bartz and Marcia Butler. Each explores the effects of death, grief and secrets on tangled relationships.
Latest Title: The Lost Night
Andrea Bartz is a... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18C6_GBF_AKEK||10||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Angie Kim, Eugenia Kim (Moderated by Susan Coll)|
Angie Kim, Eugenia Kim -- Two Korean families torn apart by war and circumstance. Angie Kim and Eugenia Kim each share gorgeous, shattering novels inspired by their own lives and families. A can't-put-it-down courtroom drama and a powerful saga set against the backdrop of the Korean War lead to... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18B2_GBF_Hillerman||12||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Anne Hillerman (In conversation with Whitney Fishburn)|
Anne Hillerman -- Legendary Navajo policeman Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn takes center stage in this riveting atmospheric mystery from New York Times bestselling author Anne Hillerman that combines crime, superstition, and tradition and brings the desert Southwest vividly alive.
Latest... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_17_GBF_Reception||299||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Author Reception|
Lots of folks here including: Jud Ashman ,Fred Bowen, Dave Roman, Jonathan Roth, Russell Ginns, Randon Noble, Wade Hudson, Cheryl Hudson, Maya Motayne, Julie Langsdoft, Andrea Bartz, Jannifer Yacovissi, Garrett Peck, James Swanson, Minh Le, Alan Gratz, Jackie Craven, Randon Noble, Susan Tan, Ellen... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18E7_GBF_Bradlee||44||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Ben Bradlee, Jr.|
Ben Bradlee, Jr. -- The political facts of a divided America are stark, but the stories of the men, women and families in The Forgotten offer a kaleidoscopic and fascinating portrait of the complex on-the-ground political reality of America today.
Ben Bradlee Jr.
Latest Title: The Forgotten: How the... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18D2_GBF_Levey||21||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Bob Levey|
Bob Levey -- Beloved former Washington Post Columnist Bob Levey's novel Larry Felder, Candidate is a searching snapshot of how difficult it can be to attain a lifelong dream - and to leave others behind.
Latest Title: Larry Felder, Candidate
Bob Levey is a prize-winning journalist who has... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18C4_GBF_CBCCAS||9||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Caroline Bock, Carrie Callaghan, Alice Stephens (Moderated by Mariko Hewer)|
Caroline Bock, Carrie Callaghan, Alice Stephens -- Literally Boundless: Literary Fiction in Three Different Forms. Literary fiction takes the form of short stories, satire, and historical fiction with writers Caroline Bock, Alice Stephens, and Carrie Callaghan. All three consider themes of sacrifice and... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18I1_GBF_CHWHEO||9||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Cheryl Hudson, Wade Hudson, Ellen Oh|
Cheryl Hudson, Wade Hudson, Ellen Oh -- Ellen Oh, Co-Founder of We Need Diverse Books, presents short stories by diverse authors for middle grade students. Cheryl and Wade Hudson join her with a collection of diverse authors and illustrators empowering students to build a better tomorrow.
Cheryl... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18B4_GBF_Pavone||14||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Chris Pavone (In conversation with Jeffery Deaver)|
Chris Pavone, Jeffery Deaver -- Join the New York Times bestselling author of The Expats. Kate Moore is back in a pulse-pounding thriller to discover that a massive terror attack across Paris is not what it seems - and that it involves her family, in conversation with award-winning author Jeffery... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18F3_GBF_Wilson||21||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Chris Wilson (In conversation with Jud Ashman)|
Chris Wilson -- The inspiring, instructive, and ultimately triumphant memoir of a man who used hard work and a Master Plan to turn a life sentence into a second chance. At eighteen, he was sentenced to life in prison with no hope of parole. This is his unforgettable story.
Latest Title:... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18D4_GBF_CTJW||3||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Christopher Tilghman, Jenni L. Walsh|
Christopher Tilghman, Jenni L. Walsh -- Christopher Tilghman returns to the saga of the Mason and Bayly families as an interracial couple leaves Maryland for 1890's France, and Jenny L. Walsh returns to the star-crossed lovebirds Bonnie and Clyde as he's locked up, and she's left waiting, their dreams... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18H6_GBF_CKEL||11||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Claudia Kousoulas, Ellen Letourneau|
Claudia Kousoulas, Ellen Letourneau -- Bread & Beauty's recipes have been shared by the Agricultural Reserve's people, a legacy of family and labor, just as the Reserve is a legacy of stewardship we hand to the future. Net proceeds from the sale of Bread & Beauty benefit Montgomery Countryside Alliance... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18F6_GBF_DYoung||16||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Damon Young (In conversation with Carmen Phelps)|
Damon Young -- Cultural critic Damon Young discusses his memoir-in-essays, "What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker," in which he uses perspective on his own life to explore the inherent tensions and joys of living while being a black man in America today. (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18E3_GBF_Maraniss||14||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- David Maraniss|
David Maraniss -- In a riveting book with powerful resonance today, Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Maraniss captures the pervasive fear and paranoia that gripped America during the Red Scare of the 1950s through the chilling yet affirming story of his family's ordeal, from blacklisting to... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18K4_GBF_DCAE||13||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Dhonielle Clayton, Amy Ewing|
Dhonielle Clayton, Amy Ewing -- Clayton's "Everlasting Rose" is the second book in the Belles Series is set in a fictional Orleans with palace intrigue and page turning suspense. In Ewing's "The Cerulean," Sera Lighthaven finds herself accidentally stranded on a hostile planet and must find a way to... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18C2_GBF_Lipman||12||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Elinor Lipman (In conversation with Jenny Yacovissi)|
Elinor Lipman, Jenny Yacovissi -- The delightful new romantic comedy from Elinor Lipman, in which one woman's trash becomes another woman's treasure, with deliriously entertaining results, has been described as funny, warm, sharp, smart, and full of love for family, no matter how flawed.
Elinor... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18I5_GBF_ESRS||22||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Eliot Schrefer, Ronald L. Smith|
Eliot Schrefer, Ronald L. Smith -- In the 2nd book in Schrefer's Lost Rain Forest series, Gogi must use his powers carefully to protect the rain forest and his friends. A magical adventure for nature and animal lovers. In Smith's "The Owls Have Come to Take Us Away," twelve-year-old Simon becomes... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18B1_GBF_EWRG||11||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Erica Wright, Randee Green (Moderated by Carrie Callaghan)|
Erica Wright, Randee Green, Carrie Callaghan -- Author Erica Wright pens an ode to female power and courage, with a heroine who risks her life with a deep sea fishing company with sinister connections. Joined by author Randee Green and moderated by Carrie Callaghan.
Latest Title:... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18F4_GBF_Thomas||11||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Etan Thomas (In conversation with Tony Massenburg)|
Etan Thomas, Tony Massenburg -- Etan Thomas, former eleven-year NBA star joins former Maryland and NBA basketball player Tony Massenberg in conversation about Thomas' interviews of over 50 athletes and others, including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Russell, and Dwyane Wade, who believe in using their... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18H4_GBF_Miller||9||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- E. Ethelbert Miller (In conversation with Alan King)|
E. Ethelbert Miller, Alan King -- Poet and literary activist E. Ethelbert Miller will read from and discuss poems that celebrate and interpret the game, as well as talk about his other works, and his career as a poet. In conversation with author and poet Alan King.
E. Ethelbert Miller
Latest Title:... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18B5_GBF_EAJCJM||29||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- E.A. Aymar, John Copenhaver, Julie Maloney (Moderated by Hannah Oliver Depp)|
E.A. Aymar, John Copenhaver, Julie Maloney -- Join E.A. Aymar, John Copenhaver and Julie Maloney for a discussion of their three crime novels about love, loss, family, and fighting for what you know is right.
Latest Title: The Unrepentant
“... one of the most promising and talented... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18E6_GBF_Peck||19||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Garrett Peck|
Garrett Peck -- Garrett Peck's The Great War in America presents an opportunity to reexamine the country's role on the global stage and the tremendous political and social changes that overtook the nation because of the war.
Latest Title: The Great War in America: World War I and Its... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18I3_GBF_GSCH||13||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Gary D. Schmidt, Corey Ann Haydu|
Gary D. Schmidt, Corey Ann Haydu -- In Schmidt's "Pay Attention Carter Jones," we meet the Jones family on the stressful and chaotic first day of school. Everything is perfect and orderly in Haydu'ss "Eventown," but is the quest for perfection worth what the family must give up?
Gary D.... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18J1_GBF_GCPK||14||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Gennifer Choldenko, Patti Kim|
Gennifer Choldenko, Patti Kim -- In the fourth book in Choldenko's Alcatraz series, Moose's strong sense of responsibility motivates him to rescue his special needs sister from a dangerous situation. Set in a tight knit Korean Community, Kim's "I'm OK" shows the strength of community and how one young... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18H3_GBF_GCRS||6||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Grace Cavalieri, Rose Solari, Katherine E. Young, Reuben Jackson, and Elizabeth Hazen|
Grace Cavalieri, Rose Solari -- Maryland Poet Laureate Grace Cavalieri writes of women's lives, loves, and work in a multitude of voices. Join moderator Rose Solari and others in a tribute to one of America's most beloved and influential women of letters.
Latest Title: Other Voices,... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18J7_GBF_HKBR||6||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Hena Khan, Barbara Carroll Roberts|
Hena Khan, Barbara Carroll Roberts -- In Khan's third book in the Zayd Saleem Chasing the Dream series, Zayd sustains a sports injury that sidelines him. Can he continue to be the team captain while not in the game? And, in Roberts' "Nikki on the Line," Nikki Doyle is invited to play on an elite... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18E1_GBF_Jones||9||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Ida E. Jones|
Ida E. Jones -- Victorine Quille Adams was a Baltimore native who persisted in educating and empowering voters throughout her life. Author Ida E. Jones reveals the story of this civic leader and her crusade for equity for all people in Baltimore.
Ida E. Jones
Latest Title: Baltimore Civil Rights... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18H2_GBF_JCLD||10||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Jackie Craven, Lisa Dordal (Moderated by Dan Brady)|
Jackie Craven, Lisa Dordal, Dan Brady -- Lisa Dordal and Jackie Craven write from different perspectives about what it means to be human, and the complicated emotions and expectations everyone faces.
Latest Title: Secret Formulas & Techniques of the Masters
Born into a family of... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18G4_GBF_Mustich||12||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- James Mustich (In conversation with David O. Stewart)|
James Mustich, David O. Stewart -- Celebrate the pleasure of reading and the thrill of discovering new titles in an extraordinary book that's as compulsively readable, entertaining, surprising, and enlightening as the 1,000-plus titles it recommends.
Latest Title: 1,000 Books to Read... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18G5_GBF_Kuhns||9||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Jamie Ferguson Kuhns|
Jamie Ferguson Kuhns -- Montgomery Parks' Senior Historian Jamie F. Kuhns celebrates Josiah Henson, who was a husband, an abolitionist, a freedom seeker and Underground Railroad conductor, an author, and an international celebrity. His heroic story is tied directly to Montgomery County,... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18K5_GBF_JZLM||16||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Jeff Zentner, Lizzy Mason|
Jeff Zentner, Lizzy Mason -- Jeff Zentner creates a fun and emotional ride in "Rayne & Delilah's Midnight Matinee" that touches on the many changes inevitable with high school graduation. And, suffering from grief and guilt, a young girl befriends a neighbor who shows her how to seek out a better life... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18J5_GBF_JGMB||11||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Jessica Day George, Melinda Beatty|
Jessica Day George, Melinda Beatty -- Bestselling author Jessica Day George continues her new Rose Legacy series with "The Queen's Secret." Melinda Beatty discusses her stunning, original fantasy, "Heartseeker," the first in a new series.
Jessica Day George
Latest Title: The Queen's Secret
Jessica... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18K6_GBF_Long||12||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Jessica Long (In conversation with Fred Bowen)|
Jessica Long, Fred Bowen -- Jessica Long discusses her memoir, "Unsinkable," an inspirational and heartwarming story of becoming a Paralympic swimming champion.
Latest Title: Unsinkable: From Russian Orphan to Paralympic Swimming World Champion
Jessica Long, a 13x Paralympic Swimming... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18I4_GBF_JPLD||5||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- John Parra|
John Parra, Lulu Delacre -- Through John Parra's art we see the back wall of a building made beautiful by a community mural in "Hey, Wall." Lulu Delacre illustrates, "Olinguito, de la A a la Z!," a beautiful Andean cloud forest with the help of a newly discovered South American mammal. The bilingual... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18G3_GBF_Eig||10||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Jonathan Eig (In conversation with Whitney Fishburn)|
Jonathan Eig -- Jonathan Eig's "Ali : A Life" reveals Muhammad Ali in the complexity he deserves, shedding important new light on his politics, religion, personal life, and neurological condition. Ali is a story about America, about race, about a brutal sport, and about a courageous man who shook up the... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18J3_GBF_JRPN||8||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Jonathan Roth|
Jonathan Roth, Paul Noth -- In the latest in Roth's "Beep and Bob" series, Bob explains Halloween to Beep, who is over the moon with anticipation. Beep's space friends descend on the school, demanding Take Us to Your Sugar. A middle school science experiment goes terribly wrong creating a black hole... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18I8_GBF_KLJW||8||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Karen Leggett Abouraya, Jenni L. Walsh|
Karen Leggett Abouraya, Jenni L. Walsh -- Two stories about Malala Yousafzai, who was left with life threatening injuries after being attacked on an Afghanistan school bus. She spoke up and is now a spokesperson for educational rights for all children. In 2014 she was the youngest recipient of the Nobel... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18G1_GBF_KLJM||15||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Katherine Reynolds Lewis, Joy Thomas Moore (Moderated by Holly Smith)|
Katherine Reynolds Lewis, Joy Thomas Moore -- Award-winning writers and parents themselves, Katherine Reynolds Lewis, a certified parent educator, and Joy Moore, a successful mother who raised her child without a partner, reveal their challenges and strategies for bringing up children to learn... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18E4_GBF_OBrien||8||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Keith O'Brien|
Keith O'Brien -- Join Keith O'Brien as he discusses his New York Times bestseller Fly Girls, the untold story of five women who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s - and won.
Latest Title: Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18J6_GBF_KHDW||12||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Kimberly Willis Holt, Deborah Wiles|
Kimberly Willis Holt, Deborah Wiles -- In Holt's "The Boy's Gift," 9 year old Daniel must move to a new home because of his parents' divorce, and the reader is reminded that sometimes change can be a new beginning. And in Wiles' "A Long Line of Cakes," Emma Lane Cake moves to Aurora County and is... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18G7_GBF_Onwuach||20||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Kwame Onwuachi (In conversation with Dr. Michele L. Simms-Burton)|
Kwame Onwuachi -- In this inspiring memoir about the intersection of race, fame, and food, Kwame Onwuachi shares the remarkable story of his culinary coming-of-age.
Latest Title: Notes from a Young Black Chef
Kwame Onwuachi is the executive chef at Kith and Kin in Washington, D.C.... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18F5_GBF_Cary||8||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Lorene Cary (In conversation with Robin Alva Marcus)|
Lorene Cary -- Only the second memoir from Black Ice author Lorene Cary, Ladysitting is a piece of the larger history of African American migration, and makes sure that a black woman's death adds meaning to her life. It is an elegy to a people, a community, a family, and two notable women.
Lorene... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18E5_GBF_Olson||8||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Lynne Olson (In conversation with Bethanne Patrick)|
Lynne Olson, Bethanne Patrick -- The little-known true story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II, from Lynne Olson, the bestselling author of Citizens of London and Last Hope Island.
Latest Title: Madame... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18H7_GBF_Gharib||28||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Malaka Gharib (In conversation with Michael Cavna)|
Latest Title: I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir
Malaka Gharib is a journalist at NPR. She is the author of “I Was Their American Dream,” a graphic memoir about being Filipino-Egyptian-American. She is the founder of The Runcible Spoon, a food zine, and the co-founder of the... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18D1_GBF_Olsen||6||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Maria Leonard Olsen|
Maria Leonard Olsen -- By sharing her experience, Maria Leonard Olsen shines a spotlight on what women can do and learn in this important chapter of life, when familial responsibilities typically diminish, and women are able to explore what truly makes them whole and happy.
Maria Leonard... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18G6_GBF_Thiessen||24||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Mark Thiessen|
Mark Thiessen -- Mark Thiessen has been a photographer with National Geographic since 1990. Join him to see an exquisite photo collection showcasing awe-inducing moments from around the world, including the aurora borealis, cities made of neon lights, a great wildebeest migration, a contortionist on... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18B6_GBF_MQTR||7||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Matthew Quirk, Tom Rosenstiel|
Matthew Quirk, Tom Rosenstiel -- Join authors Matthew Quirk and Tom Rosenstiel for ripped-from-the-headlines DC thrillers that will keep your pulse pounding. In the shadowy intelligence world, political rivalries and government conspiracies will have you wondering which is stranger - truth or... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18I7_GBF_MSRBDA||9||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Matthew Swanson and Robi Behr|
Matthew Swanson and Robi Behr, Diana Harmon Asher -- In "The Real McCoy's: Two's a Crowd," fourth grader Moxie McCoy realizes she needs her younger brother to solve a crime. Matthew Swanson provides the humor and Robbi Behr provides the illustrations. In Asher's "Sidetracked," Joseph reluctantly joins... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18K1_GBF_MTGH||39||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Megan Whalen Turner, Gareth Hinds|
Megan Whalen Turner, Gareth Hinds -- Turner's "Thick as Thieves," the 5th book in the Queen's Thief series is filled with intrigue, battles, dangerous journeys and divine intervention. Hinds' illustrated adaptation of "The Iliad" takes the reader to the battlefields of Troy, the divine battles of the... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18H1_GBF_MYoung||5||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Melissa Scholes Young|
Melissa Scholes Young -- Grace in Darkness is the long-awaited eighth volume of the "Grace and Gravity" series, a literary journal devoted to women writers in the DC region. Editor Melissa Scholes Young writes "these are women writers with guts. Their courage doesn't need nor ask permission"
Melissa... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18K7_GBF_MGMM||6||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Mia Garcia, Maya Motayne|
Mia Garcia, Maya Motayne -- In Garcia's "The Resolutions," four inseparable friends are together for their annual New Year's Eve celebration. This time, each friend must make a resolution for another friend, which proves more difficult than they thought. Motayne's "Nocturna" is the first book in a... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18J2_GBF_MLZO||9||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Minh Le, Zachariah Ohora|
Minh Le, Zachariah Ohora -- In Minh Le's "Drawn Together," a young boy and his grandfather, unable to communicate through a common language, connect by drawing together. Winner of the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association 2019 best picture book award. In OHora's "Bikes for Sale," through bold,... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18A1_GBF_Misc||166||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Miscellaneous|
The Politics and Prose tent, vendor tables, kids activities, etc.
Folks here include Cerphe Colwell, Grant Goodman, Jud Ashman, Eugene Meyer, Tom Glenn, Frida Larios (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18K2_GBF_MHJS||13||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Monica Hesse, James Swanson|
Monica Hesse, James Swanson -- Hesse's "The War Outside" is set in a WWII internment camp, where a German girl and a Japanese girl become secret friends. In Swanson's "Chasing King's Killer," James Earl Ray learns of Dr. Martin Luther King's plan to travel to a March in Memphis. He finds a boarding... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18A2_GBF_Music||58||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Musicians Stage|
MARVIN GAYE Artist Performance Schedule
Performers pictured here:
Travis Tucker is a diverse entertainer whose voice ranges from caressing silky smooth ballads, to punching high-energy dance tunes and intricate raps. An accomplished songwriter and motivational speaker, Travis is... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18C3_GBF_AB||28||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah (In conversation with Damon Young)|
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Damon Young -- Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah talks about his award-winning short story collection. In conversation with Damon Young, Editor-in-Chief of Very Smart Brothas, they will discuss how placing ordinary characters in extraordinary situations reveals the violence, injustice,... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18D7_GBF_NAAM||13||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Arkady Martine (Moderated by Bethanne Patrick)|
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Arkady Martine, Bethanne Patrick -- Short story author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah and science fiction writer Arkady Martine explore themes of cultural unrest, protest and the fight for humanity, viewed through the lens of different genres.
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
Latest... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18C1_GBF_PHKLAM||8||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Patricia Harman, Kristyn Kusek Lewis, Anna Jean Mayhew|
Patricia Harman, Kristyn Kusek Lewis, Anna Jean Mayhew -- Small town living is explored in three books by authors Patricia Harman, Kristyn Kusek Lewis and Anna Jean Mayhew. Hear about a midwife in West Virginia during World War II, a mother facing gentrification in 1960s North Carolina, and a wife... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18A5_GBF_PProse||36||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Politics and Prose Tent|
Authors visiting the tent included Dan Brady, Jessica Day George, Melinda Beatty, and Lizzy Mason (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18H5_GBF_RNMW||7||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Randon Billings Noble, Marion Winik (Moderated by Holly Smith)|
Randon Billings Noble, Marion Winik -- Authors Randon Billings Noble and Marion Winik explore how we choose to live with our memories of the dead and those who are lost from our lives. Through essays exploring what it means to be haunted and through eulogies for loved ones and strangers alike, both... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18B7_GBF_RCTO||11||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Rick Campbell, Tj O'Connor (Moderated by Audrey Bastian)|
Rick Campbell, Tj O'Connor -- The stakes are high in two international thrillers by Rick Campbell and Tj O'Connor. A rogue CIA agent and a National Security Advisor must act quickly to prevent terrorist attacks and a military coup from leading to war.
Latest Title: Treason
A native of... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18F1_GBF_Scheer||6||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Rob Scheer|
Rob Scheer -- Poignant, gripping and inspiring, a timely call to action and a courageous and candid account of life in the foster care system, A Forever Family ultimately leaves you with one message: one person can make a difference.
Latest Title: A Forever Family: Fostering Change One... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18D5_GBF_SMCM||11||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Sally MacKenzie, Charis Michaels (Moderated by Rebecca Speas)|
Sally MacKenzie, Charis Michaels -- Historical fiction takes a romantic turn with a swirl of brides, earls, magnates, and scandalous affairs. Authors Sally MacKenzie and Charis Michaels entrance readers with their historical romances.
Latest Title: What Ales the Earl
Sally... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18C7_GBF_SBJK||11||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Sarah Blake, Jennifer Klepper (Moderated by Hannah Oliver Depp)|
Sarah Blake, Jennifer Klepper -- The best book club books raise challenging questions. Join Sarah Blake and Jennifer Klepper as they explore family histories and tough choices through one family's New England inheritance which unearths long-hidden secrets, and an asylum-seeking client whose case stirs... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18C5_GBF_McCoy||7||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Sarah McCoy (Moderated by Nicole Hertvik)|
Sarah McCoy -- Sarah McCoy brings to life two strong women: one a fictionalized account of determined socialite Alva Vanderbilt, the other, Marilla Cuthbert, imagined from the pages of a beloved children's classic.
Moderated by Nicole Hertvik.
Note: Therese Anne Fowler, originally scheduled for the... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18D3_GBF_SBJL||22||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Sarahlyn Bruck, Julie Langsdorf (Moderated by Jenny Yacovissi)|
Sarahlyn Bruck, Julie Langsdorf, Jenny Yacovissi -- Join debut novelists Sarahlyn Bruck and Julie Langsdorf to explore suburban dreams as they combust. Tension, grief and dysfunction give rise to change and personal growth.
Latest Title: Designer You
Sarahlyn Bruck writes... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18F7_GBF_Page||19||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Susan Page (In conversation with Lee Horwich)|
Susan Page -- Join Susan Page, the Washington Bureau chief of USA Today who has covered six White House administrations, for a vivid biography of former First Lady Barbara Bush. The Matriarch tells the riveting tale of a woman who helped define two American presidencies and an entire political... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18I2_GBF_Tan||3||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Susan Tan (In conversation with Ellen Oh)|
Susan Tan, Ellen Oh -- A conversation about books for middle grade readers that highlight children from diverse families.
Latest Title: Cilla Lee-Jenkins: The Epic Story
Susan Tan is the author of “Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire” (winner of the Asian/Pacific American... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18E2_GBF_TMWW||8||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Tony Massenburg, Walt Williams|
Tony Massenburg, Walt Williams -- The nation saw Len Bias' 1986 death as a moral failure. But former Terrapins Tony Massenburg and Walt Williams focused on the lessons they learned from Len's life, which molded them into pillars of support in Maryland's revival, and helped them become courageous and... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18F2_GBF_Houghton||5||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Vince Houghton|
Vince Houghton -- The International Spy Museum's Historian takes us on a wild tour of missions and schemes that almost happened, but were ultimately deemed too dangerous, expensive, ahead of their time, or even certifiably insane.
Latest Title: Nuking the Moon: And Other Intelligence... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18D6_GBF_Shaw||7||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Vivian Shaw (In conversation with Whitney Fishburn)|
Vivian Shaw -- A witty, charming fantasy adventure in the world of Strange Practice, starring Dr. Greta Helsing, whose family has been keeping the supernatural community not-alive and well for generations. Dreadful Company is the second Dr. Greta Helsing Novel - perfect for fans of Neverwhere and V. E.... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18A4_GBF_W4Children||44||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Workshops for Children|
Writing Workshops for Children
Let’s Create Fabulous Fishes!
Presented by: Susan Stockdale
Author/illustrator Susan Stockdale will read her picture book, Fabulous Fishes. She will then guide children in exploring different fish shapes, colors and patterns to create their own fish using oil pastels... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18A3_GBF_W4Adults||12||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Writing Workshops for Adults and Teens|
Writing Workshops for Adults and Teens
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Create a Writing Routine that Works
Presented by: Melanie Figg
Struggling to reach a writing goal, or want to add more writing time into your life? In this interactive workshop, participants will learn how to create a regular writing... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_05_18I6_GBF_ZORG||12||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Zeno Alexander, Russell Ginns|
Zeno Alexander, Russell Ginns -- Through a secret passage to a portal, Lenora can go into outer space and see future inventions but faces an enemy that wants to destroy all knowledge in Alexander's "The Library of Ever." In Ginns' "Samantha Spinner and the Spectacular Specs," Samantha's Uncle sends her... (Partially reviewed)