Rain Taxi Review of Books
Visit the Rain Taxi Review of Books table where you’ll find free copies of our latest issue and deep discounts on subscriptions, tees, beanies, and chapbooks! Plus this is where you enter the Book Festival Raffle to win fantastic prizes, including signed books, event tickets, gift certificates, t-shirts, and more!
Used Book and Record Bonanza
Hunt for literary treasures among the stacks at Rain Taxi's annual Used Book & Record Bonanza—all proceeds go to help support the Festival. Want to donate your used books or records to the Twin Cities Book Festival? Contact us at bookfest [at] raintaxi.com.
Magers & Quinn Booksellers
Books by authors presenting in the Fine Arts Building will be available for sale, and authors will sign their books after their events.
Red Balloon Bookshop
Books by the authors presenting in the Children's Pavilion, Middle Grade/Teen Stages will be available for sale, and authors will sign their books after their events.
BOOK FAIR EXHIBITORS
Used & Rare Book Dealers
Texts from Mittens: The Friends and Family Edition
When Death Comes to Those They Love
Cami Kangaroo Has Too Much Stuff
|Martha Birkett Bordwell
Missing Mothers: A Memoir
The 10 Commandments Can Be
Super Easy to Explore
|Michael Brodkorb and Allison Mann
The Girls Are Gone
Isle of the Sleeping Gods
The Traitor of Avonoa (Book 4)
A Better Next
The Reluctant Storyteller
Sali and the Five Kingdoms
Bones of Skull Island
|Mark E. Fisher
Into The Druid's Lair
Where the Wolf Lies
Life in El:
Autobiographical Culinary Fantasy (graphic novel)
2020 Calendar and letterpress prints
The Winter Bees: Fiction
Life in a Faceless World
The Sandy Lake Tragedy of 1850
How Can God Be a Rock?
A Children’s Guide to Idioms in the Bible
MAAL: The First Skull: Shadows of the Mind
|Laura Pennington Briggs
How to Start Your Own Freelance Writing Business
Raising Will: Surviving the
Brilliance and Blues of ADHD
Dark Conjurings: A Short Fiction Horror Anthology
Not My First Classroom:
A Guide to Supporting Experienced Teachers
in New Roles
Don't Put the Boats Away
The Badass Planner – 2020
Riker's Taxi Trouble
|Lisa M. Bolt Simons
Henry Ford (and) Rachel Carson
Minnesota's 50 Greatest Baseball Players
ABC, Can You Find Me?
Where Is Smelly Ann Skunk?
|Dennis & Karen Vinar
How did you find me . . . after all these years?
A Family Memoir. 2nd Edition
Last Pick: Born to Run (Book 2 in Last Pick trilogy)
The King of No: A Financial Firefighter
Signings, Specials, Discounts, & Giveaways
1:00pm - 3:00pm: Signing with author Mike Corrao
Beaver's Pond Press
10:00am - 1:00pm: Elaine Koyama signing Let Me In: A Japanese American Woman Crashes the Corporate Club 1976-1996
1:00pm - 3:00pm: LaToya Divine signing Faith to Strength: The Love She Wanted, the Strength She Received
3:00pm - 5:00pm: David Strand offering free signed copies of The Music of the Soul Lives On: A Henry Mackaman Experience
Between the Lines Publishing
All Day: Authors N. Daniel and Colleen McMillan signing their recent books Corners Untouched by Madness: A Personal Journey Overcoming Mental Illness and Men of the Year
Coffee House Press
Books and merch available at $10 and $15 special prices; we're also giving away a Fall 2019 season subscription (sign up at our table)
Feminist Book Club
Visit our table for a chance to win a 3-month subscription to our book box
Free Spirit Publishing
We’ll be selling chapter books for $9, picture books for $6, and board books for $4. We will also be giving away free advanced copies of two new picture books while supplies last. Plus, enter our drawing for a chance to win a $50 Free Spirit gift certificate or one of two beautifully illustrated Free Spirit prints!
Holy Cow! Press
11:00am - 12:00pm: Kimberly Blaeser signs Copper Yearning (poems).
1:00 pm - 2:00pm: Warren Woessner signs Exit - Sky (poems)
Ice Cube Press
Author signings by K. L. Cook and Morgan Grace Willow. All sales are 10% Off for the day
11:30am - 2:30pm: Signing with Angela A. Wix, author of Llewellyn’s Little Book of Unicorns.
In addition, enter our drawing for a chance to win a gift basket.
Midway Used and Rare Books
11:00am - 12:00pm: Author/folklorist Jack Zipes will sign copies of The Giant Ohl, The Fairy Bellaria, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Tales of Wonder, and Smack-Bam
Minnesota Historical Society Press
30% discount on all books in our booth.
Corinne L. Monjeau-Marz will be signing books at the Minnesota Territory table.
Enter a free drawing to win an audiobook of his book, Life in a Faceless World (Audible code).
10:00am - 4:00pm: Author Britta Jensen will sign Eloia Born.
National Eagle Center
All day: Preston Cook will be signing copies of American Eagle: A Visual History of Our National Emblem. Copies of the book may be purchased at the Magers & Quinn bookstore booth.
New Rivers Press
10:00-11:00am: Melanie Figg Trace
11:00am-12:00pm: Diane Jarvenpa The Way She Told Her Story
12:00-1:00pm: Gary Peter Oranges
1:00-2:00pm: Deb Marquart Small Buried Things and Al Davis Visiting Bob
2:00-3:00pm: Michelle Matthees Flucht
3:00-4:00pm: Julie Gard Home Studies
4:00-5:00pm: Tim Nolan The Field
North Dakota State University Press
10:30am - 3:30pm: Rebecca Bender will signing copies of her book, Still.
Paris Morning Publications
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Signing by Klecko, author of Hitman-Baker-Casketmaker: Aftermath of an American's Clash with ICE
Stop by for a chance to win a basket of DVDs, snacks, and other goodies
Professional Editors Network
Enter a drawing for a free year of membership. Drawing will be at 4:45pm.
Rochester Corn Dragon Women
All day: K. Bird Lincoln and J Lynn Else will be signing; we will also have drawings for ebooks, book swag boxes for sale, and a drawing for a Pokemon Dream Eater Munna stuffed toy.
All day: free rubber rat with the purchase of our Halloween book The Candy Rat.
1:00pm - 2:00pm: The "costumed" Candy Rat will be available for photographs between 1pm and 2pm (attendees must use their own camera or phone).
Sic Semper Serpent
Our book The Adventures of Israel St. James will be available IN ADVANCE of its November release date, for a special discounted price! Both author Nathaniel Hicklin and illustrator Jason Belden will be on hand to sign this pulp-style collection of historical action stories. Limited edition posters of cover and interior artwork from the book and free bookmarks will also be available to complete the Israel St. James experience.
First 20 visitors to share giveaway code “Riker has taxi trouble” each receive a set of 5 notecards ($7 value).
All day: receive a free notecard with every purchase of Moonbeam award-winning book, Riker’s Taxi Trouble ($1.75 value).
Copies of all available titles will be available at a discount during the Festival. As well, several of our authors will be on hand to sign copies of their books:
All day: Justin M. Anderson, Nothing But Trouble
10:00m -12:00pm: Vivian Olson, Ela’s Diary and Bella Skaja, Demons Unfolding and Demons Returning
12:00-2:30pm: Kayla Jarppi, Heaven’s Note and Irene Larn, Animal Power: The Amazon
Split Rock Review
Books will be up to 50% off ; also stop by for free literary swag!
Total Printing Systems
All day: Jodie Toohey, will be signing her four novels that taking place in Camanche, Iowa; all books discounted and anyone who stops by can receive a free checklist (while supplies last).
Dennis & Karen Vinar
Drawing for a free copy of How did you find me ... after all these years? A Family Memoir, 2nd edition.
10:00-11:00am: Geoff Herbach signs his YA novel Cracking the Bell
2:00-3:00pm: John Brandon signs his novel Arkansas (and others)
3:00-4:00pm: Peter Pearson signs his picture book How to Feed a Dump Truck
Time TBD: Phyllis Root and Swati Asvathi will also be signing
Writing Circles for Healing
All day: we will be giving away writing prompts and offering a moment of calm at Zen sand trays.