Stop in for a spell and listen to Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson. Wear your Halloween costume (if you dare but not required.)
Beth Howard, Ms. American Pie: Buttery Good Pie Recipes and Bold Tales from the American Gothic House.
Join us for a special evening with best-selling author Mitch Albom, who will stop by Des Moines on tour for his newest book, The First Phone Call from Heaven.
Writer. Born February 19, 1952 in Oakland, California. Tan grew up in Northern California, but when her father and older brother both died from brain tumors in 1966, she moved with her mother and younger brother to Europe, where she attended high school in Montreux, Switzerland. She returned to the United States for college, attending Linfield College in Oregon, San Jose City College, San Jose State University, the University of California at Santa Cruz and the University of California at Berkeley.