Authors Uncovered

Access to books and the authors who wrote them.

The only thing greater than reading a book is hearing from the person who wrote it. At Authors Uncovered, you’re offered a front-row seat to the minds of those who’ve put great stories and research onto the page. Currently, all author events will be broadcasted on Crowdcast. 

  • Purchase their book
  • Ask the author your most pressing questions
  • Hear from other fans of the books you’ve read

Karen Rose | August 18 | Register
Rose is the award-winning, international bestselling author of some 20 novels, including the bestselling Baltimore and Cincinnati series. She has been translated into 23 languages, and her books have placed on the New York Times, the Sunday Times (UK), and Germany's der Spiegel bestseller lists. Rose will have a conversation with author Cara Black about her book, Say No More. It's the second novel in her gripping Sacramento series.
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Nancy Pearl | September 22 | Register
Bestselling author, librarian and literary critic Pearl, along with playwright Jeff Schwager, wrote about today's living literary legends in, The Writer’s Library. In this Authors Uncovered event hosted by CapRadio’s Donna Apidone, Pearl will discuss the books that made them think, brought them joy and changed their lives in this intimate, moving insightful collection that celebrates the power of literature and how reading connects us all.
Support local businesses and buy a signed copy from our official book seller, Face In a Book.

Additional author events

Get an intimate look into of the author, their stories and books on Zoom with a Q&A to follow. 

John Shea | September 10 | Details coming soon
Shea is an award-winning national baseball columnist at the San Francisco Chronicle. He has written several books, including the autobiography of Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson, Off Base: Confessions of a Thief. He will be discussing his new book, 24: Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid also written by Willie Mays and Bob Costas.

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Will Chesney | July 21, 2020
See former Navy SEAL and author Will Chesney discuss his new book, No Ordinary Dog: My Partner from the SEAL Teams to the Bin Laden Raid, with archivist James Scott. Signed copies of his book are available through Face in a Book.

Adrienne Bankert | June 24, 2020
Adrienne Bankert is Good Morning America correspondent, anchor and author of Your Hidden SuperpowerWatch Bankert in conversation with ABC10 Keristen Holmes. Signed copies of her book are available through Face in a Book.

Secretary of State Madeleine Albright | May 13, 2020
Meet six-time New York Times bestselling author and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright in conversation with CapRadio's Donna Apidone about Albright’s latest memoir, Hell and Other Destinations, her life and world view. Signed copies of her book are available through Face In a Book.


Hear their words

Listen to our Authors Uncovered podcast and enjoy conversations with our local and touring authors.

Author Karen Rose discusses her book Say No More in the latest Authors Uncovered podcast episode.

Author and U.S Navy SEAL Will Chesney discusses his book No Ordinary Dog in a recent Authors Uncovered podcast episode.


Read their work

Have Questions?
Will I have time to speak one-on-one with the author?

Yes, but very briefly. When you reach the signing table, you’ll have a brief interaction with the author while they sign your book. It's up to the author if photos will be allowed.

Who sells the books?

We partner with various local book stores, from Avid Reader to Barnes & Noble.

How can I stay informed on upcoming author visits?

We send regular announcements about authors visiting the library as part of their book tours. Sign up for our newsletter to get your favorite authors on your calendar.

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