Events this Week

Events this Week

Events happening this week: Monday 21 – Sunday 27 November

Rowan is a Second Child in a world where population control measures make her an outlaw, marked for death. She can never go to school, make friends, or get the eye implants that will mark her as a true member of Eden. Her kaleidoscope eyes will give her away to the ruthless Center government.

Joey Graceffa signing Children of Eden

Monday 21 November from 4:30pm, Manchester

Come and meet YouTuber Joey Graceffa at a secret location in Manchester where he will be signing copies of his latest book The Children of Eden.

25-year-old Joey Graceffa has captured the hearts of more than 8.3 million teens and young adults through his playful, sweet, and inspirational YouTube presence. Already a bestselling author with his memoir, In Real Life, Joey now presents his first novel, Children of Eden.

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Sir Tony Robinson reveals how the boy from South Woodford went from child stardom in the first stage production of Oliver!, a pint-sized pickpocket desperately bleaching his incipient moustache, to comedy icon Baldrick, the loyal servant and turnip aficionado in Blackadder.

Tony Robinson signing No Cunning Plan

Tuesday 22 November from 12:30pm, Milton Keynes

Join Sir Tony Robinson in Milton Keynes where he will be signing copies of his latest book No Cunning Plan.

Tony Robinson is a much-loved actor, presenter and author with a stellar career lasting over fifty years. Now, in his long-awaited autobiography, he reveals how the boy from South Woodford went from child stardom in the first stage production of Oliver!, a pint-sized pickpocket desperately bleaching his incipient moustache, to comedy icon Baldrick, the loyal servant and turnip aficionado in Blackadder.

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When a newborn baby dies after a routine hospital procedure, there is no doubt about who will be held responsible: the nurse who had been banned from looking after him by his father. What the nurse, her lawyer and the father of the child cannot know is how this death will irrevocably change all of their lives.

An Audience with Jodi Picoult

Wednesday 23 November from 7:30pm, Leeds; Thursday 24th November from 7:30pm, Gateshead; Saturday 26 November from 7:30pm, Edinburgh

Jodi Picoult is one of the highest selling authors writing today, with a massive fan base in the UK. This is the first time in two years that her fans will have a rare opportunity to hear her talk live about her latest and most important book yet, Small Great Things. Along with her latest book Jodi will talk about her previous titles and fans will also get the opportunity to put questions directly to Jodi.

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Clarke has had a ringside seat in British politics for four decades and his trenchant observations and candid account of life both in and out of government will enthral readers of all political persuasions. Vivid, witty and forthright Kind of Blue is political memoir at its very best.

Ken Clarke signing Kind of Blue: A Political Memoir

Friday 25 November from 12:30pm, Nottingham

Ken Clarke will be in Nottingham signing copies of his new book Kind of Blue: A Political Memoir. Ken Clarke needs no introduction. One of the genuine ‘Big Beasts’ of the political scene, during his forty-six years as the Member of Parliament for Rushcliffe in Nottinghamshire he has been at the very heart of government under three prime ministers. In Kind of Blue, Clarke charts his remarkable progress from working-class scholarship boy in Nottinghamshire to high political office and the upper echelons of both his party and of government.

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It’s 1989 and fresh-faced graduate Angus Thoroughgood has just become Z325 Constable Thoroughgood and has exchanged the cosy cloisters of Glasgow University for the broken streets of Lennox Hill, ‘Z’ Division, the frontier posting that no rookie wants…

R. J. Mitchell signing The Shift Z325 Thoroughgood

Saturday 26 November from 11am, Ayr

Meet Scottish crime writer R. J Mitchell in Ayr where he will be signing copies of his latest book The Shift Z325 Thoroughgood. R. J. Mitchell is a former Glasgow Cop who has drawn extensively from his 12 years police service to write the action packed award nominated Thoroughgood Detective Series. In The Shift Z325 Thoroughgood it’s 1989 and fresh-faced graduate Angus Thoroughgood has just become Z325 Constable Thoroughgood and has exchanged the cosy cloisters of Glasgow University for the broken streets of Lennox Hill, ‘Z’ Division, the frontier posting that no rookie wants. Thoroughgood soon finds himself in a race against time before Glasgow is blown to smithereens.

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From the mind of one of the most popular YouTubers of all time, DanTDM, comes a graphic novel adventure that reimagines the Minecraft-style worlds and characters he’s created like you’ve never seen them before.

Dan TDM signing Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal

Saturday 26 November from 1pm, Thurrock (SOLD OUT)

YouTuber Dan TDM is coming to Thurrock! Dan The Diamond Minecart, aka DanTDM, is one of the most popular YouTubers in the world with over 10 million subscribers who tune into his Minecraft and gaming videos. He averages almost 400 million views per month, which makes him the most-watched gaming channel on the whole of YouTube. From the mind of one of the most popular YouTubers of all time, DanTDM, comes a graphic novel adventure that reimagines the Minecraft-style worlds and characters he’s created like you’ve never seen them before.

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When the mutilated body of a young woman is discovered, LAPD Detective Jessica Allen knows she’s seen this MO before. A sadistic serial killer has been operating undetected for a decade, preying on lone female drivers who have broken down.

Mason Cross signing The Samaritan

Saturday 26 November from 12pm, Livingston

Scottish crime writer Mason Cross will be signing copies of his books The Samaritan and The Killing Season in Livingston. Mason Cross was born in Glasgow in 1979. He studied English at the University of Stirling and currently works in the voluntary sector. He has written a number of short stories, including ‘A Living’, which was shortlisted for the Quick Reads ‘Get Britain Reading’ Award.

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