Virtual Events

It was March 18, 2020 when Books & Books first locked down and closed our doors temporarily during the quarantine of the COVID-19 pandemic. Almost immediately, independent bookstores everywhere were turning to new technologies to quickly learn how to bring authors online on various livestreaming platforms. In late April, Books & Books launched a virtual author series of ongoing conversations in the midst of a brand-new virtual landscape. Fast forward to 2022 and more than 700 virtual events under our belt, now archived for your viewing pleasure. Scroll through some of these recordings and you’ll find more than 2 years’ worth of fascinating conversations in support of many of the important books published during a truly historic and unprecedented time. Follow us on Crowdcast and be the first to know of new events and pairings. You can stay up to date by subscribing to our newsletter, too. We are so grateful for your support and patronage, thank you!

The President and the Frog: An Evening with Carolina de Robertis and Jaquira Díaz

Event Date: August 5, 2021

An incandescent novel–political, mystical, timely, and heartening–about the power of memory, and the pursuit of justice, from the acclaimed author of “Cantoras.” Carolina de Robe…

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Savage Tongues: An Evening with Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi and Lina Meruane

Event Date: August 4, 2021

A new novel by PEN/Faulkner Award winner Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, SAVAGE TONGUES is a compulsive, unsettling, and bravely observed exploration of violence and eroticism, haunt…

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Once There Were Wolves: An Evening with Charlotte McConaghy and Laurie Frankel

Event Date: August 3, 2021

Propulsive and spell-binding, Charlotte McConaghy’s “Once There Were Wolves” is the unforgettable story of a woman desperate to save the creatures she loves—if she isn’t consumed b…

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Like a Love Song: An Evening with Gabriela Martins, Adiba Jaigirdar and Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

Event Date: August 2, 2021

This debut paperback original romance follows a Latina teen pop star whose image takes a dive after a messy public breakup, until she’s set up with a swoon-worthy fake boyfriend. G…

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My Dog Romeo: An Evening with Ziggy Marley and Steve Breen

Event Date: July 29, 2021

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present Ziggy Marley speaking with Steve Breen on July 29, 2021 about MY DOG ROMEO, Ziggy Marley’s ode to his four-legged friend Romeo – a pic…

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You Deserve Better: A Virtual Evening with Tyler Cameron and Matt James

Event Date: July 28, 2021

Part memoir, part how-to guide for anyone lost in the world of modern dating, and interspersed with practical tips on how to find and foster a meaningful relationship, “You Deserve…

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Silver Tears: A Virtual Event with Camilla Läckberg and Lisa Unger

Event Date: July 25, 2021

In this bold, mesmerizing story of seduction, deceit, and female power, a woman’s secret cannot stay buried forever. Camilla Läckberg and Lisa Unger discuss SILVER TEARS, recorded…

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An Afternoon with Fredrik Backman

Event Date: July 23, 2021

Proving once again that Backman is “a master of writing delightful, insightful, soulful, character-driven narratives” (USA Today), ANXIOUS PEOPLE “captures the messy essence of bei…

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Give My Love to the Savages: An Evening with Chris Stuck and Danielle Evans

Event Date: July 22, 2021

A provocative and raw debut collection of short fiction, “Give My Love to the Savages” is the story of America told with biting humor and careful honesty by author Chris Stuck. He…

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Fox & I: An Evening with Catherine Raven and Bethanne Patrick

Event Date: July 21, 2021

Who said foxes & humans can’t be friends? Former national park ranger Catherine Raven’s memoir, FOX & I: AN UNCOMMON FRIENDSHIP, holds an unreal story. Catherine Raven and…

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Your Story, Well Told: An Evening with Corey Rosen and Mike Burns

Event Date: July 20, 2021

Learn the art of telling stories and make the sale, land the client, propose a toast, or impress a date. Corey Rosen is an Emmy-award winning writer and actor with years of experie…

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The Sound of the Sea: An Evening with Cynthia Barnett and Jenny Staletovich

Event Date: July 19, 2021

A compelling history of seashells and the animals that make them, revealing what they have to tell us about nature, our changing oceans, and ourselves. In “The Sound of the Sea”, a…

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