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Golden StateThey All Saw a CatOnce Upon a RiverKilling CommendatoreThe Heart's Invisible FuriesWe All Love the Beautiful GirlsHow to Invent EverythingCherryThe Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock    

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Karen Thompson Walker at GGP January 24 at 7 PM - The Dreamers

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January 24, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

GGP is VERY excited to welcome Karen Thompson Walker, author of one of GGP's best-selling novels The Age of Miracles.  Karen will be here Thursday, January 24th at 7:00 to read from her new novel, The Dreamers.

The Dreamers: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812994162
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House - January 15th, 2019

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The Age of Miracles: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812982947
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 15th, 2013

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6120 LaSalle Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
United States

An Evening With Mary Pipher, Author Of Women Rowing North, at MPC on Jan. 23 at 7 PM

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January 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

GGP and Montclair Presbyterian Church proudly present an evening with Mary Pipher, author of the New York Times best-selling Reviving Ophelia, on Wednesday, January 23rd at 7:00 p.m. She will be discussing her new book, Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age. The event will take place at MPC, located at 5701 Thornhill Dr. in Montclair.

Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781632869609
Availability: Backordered
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 15th, 2019

Letters to a Young Therapist Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780465039685
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Basic Books - February 9th, 2016

Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594481888
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - August 1st, 2005

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5701 Thornhill Dr.
Oakland, CA 94611
United States

GGP Bestsellers - December 2018

Becoming Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781524763138
Availability: Backordered
Published: Crown - November 13th, 2018

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There There: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525520375
Availability: Backordered
Published: Knopf - June 5th, 2018

Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338236576
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graphix - December 24th, 2018

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Educated: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590504
Availability: Backordered
Published: Random House - February 20th, 2018

Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You Cover Image
By Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illustrator)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781984854278
Availability: Backordered
Published: Random House - October 16th, 2018

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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501161933
Availability: Backordered
Published: Washington Square Press - May 29th, 2018

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Ottolenghi Simple: A Cookbook Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781607749165
Availability: Backordered
Published: Ten Speed Press - October 16th, 2018

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The Friend: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780735219441
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - February 6th, 2018

The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399589812
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House - May 8th, 2018

Kingdom of the Blind: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250066206
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - November 27th, 2018

Donna recommends FETCH, a graphic memoir

FETCH: HOW A BAD DOG BROUGHT ME HOME 

 

By Nicole J. Georges

 

A must-have for anybody who has ever loved a “difficult” dog.

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Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780544577831
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - July 18th, 2017

BECOMING: a video review from Milan and Max

Becoming Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781524763138
Availability: Backordered
Published: Crown - November 13th, 2018

Horse Meets Dog Tour

Elliott Kalan (@ElliottKalan) and Tim Miller (@TM_Illustration), author and illustrator of #HorseMeetsDog, visited A Great Good Place for Books and three Oakland schools on November 8. What a fun book by fun people!

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