Octavia Book - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans - 504-899-READ

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Poppy Tooker - DRAG QUEEN BRUNCH

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 6:00pm

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Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

Please join us for the bookstore launch of Poppy Tooker's DRAG QUEEN BRUNCH.

Tag along with Poppy’s bevy of rollicking drag queens for an unforgettable time. Stunning photos of glamorous divas vie with world-famous brunch dishes bringing a surprise with every turn of the page.

John P. Clark - BETWEEN EARTH AND EMPIRE - launch

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 6:00pm

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Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

Come join us for the launch of philosopher John P. Clark's new book, BETWEEN EARTH AND EMPIRE: From the Necrocene to the Beloved Community.

BETWEEN EARTH AND EMPIRE focuses on the crucial position of humanity at the present moment in Earth history. We are now in the midst of the Necrocene, an epoch of death and mass extinction. Nearing the end of the long history of Empire and domination, we are faced with the choice of either continuing the path of social and ecological disintegration or initiating a new era of social and ecological regeneration.

Nevada Barr - WHAT ROSE FORGOT

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 6:00pm

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Octavia Book - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

Join us for a reading and signing with Nevada Barr featuring her new novel, WHAT ROSE FORGOT.

In New York Times bestselling author Nevada Barr's gripping standalone, a grandmother in her sixties emerges from a mental fog to find she's trapped in her worst nightmare.

Trenton Lee Stewart - The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Riddle of Ages

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:00pm

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Octavia Books - 513 Ocravia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

The brilliant and beloved gang from the New York Times bestselling series is back!

Join us for a special visit from Trenton Lee Stewart - author of the award-winning "Mysterious Benedict Society" series - when he comes to Octavia Books on the launch day for The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Riddle of Ages.

Get your ticket(s) now, while they are still available.

Each ticket admits one and will be exchanged at the event for one free copy of The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Riddle of Ages.

You will have the opportunity to meet Trent and have him sign your book(s) following his presentation. You must purchase a ticket from Octavia Books to enter the signing line.


The Mysterious Benedict Society is a modern classic, drawing comparisons to J.K. Rowling and Roald Dahl, named a Time magazine "Best Young Adult Book of All Time," and selling over three million copies. Some time has passed since the inimitable quartet of Reynie, Sticky, Kate, and Constance have had a mission together. But with the arrival of a new Society member -- and a new threat -- they must reunite to face dilemmas more dangerous than ever before, including the villainous Mr. Curtain and a telepathic enemy tracking their every move, not to mention a dramatically preteen Constance.

Max Brallier - THE LAST KIDS ON EARTH AND THE MIDNIGHT

Event date: 

Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 11:00am

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Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

Max Brallier’s national tour for THE LAST KIDS ON EARTH AND THE MIDNIGHT BLADE is coming to Octavia Books! Please join us for this extra special late Sunday mourning event. Not only will the star-studded Netflix Original animated series premieres the same day the book is being released, just 12 days before our event, but Max will touring in a tricked-out truck - ala Big Mama - which is going to be a hands-down incredible photo op and overall amazing experience for everyone.

The Simpsons meets The Walking Dead in this humorous post-apocalyptic graphic novel series for middle-grade readers - filled with wisecracking kids, crazy gadgets, and a lifetime supply of zombies and giant-sized monsters

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