Rick Riordan, named “storyteller of the gods” by Publishers Weekly may have closed the book on Percy Jackson for now but he's back with Daughter of the Deep, an exciting modern take on one of our favorites, 20.000 Leagues Under the Sea and we could not be more delighted.

A master of storytelling, his twists on classic tales are some of the most captivating and imaginative that we’ve read. So, imagine our excitement when he announced his standalone take on Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea! We can’t wait to dive into this adventure at sea full of Rick Riordan's trademark humor, fast-paced action, and wide cast of characters.

Join us for an exclusive Kepler's virtual event with Rick on Tuesday October 12 at 5.00PM PT. Tickets includes a SIGNED copy of Daughter of the Deep and a commemorative t-shirt (pictured above). T-shirts are one size: XL child/Small adult, while supplies last. Rick's presentations are always a ton of fun - RSVP early to guarantee your spot at this webinar.

See you (virtually) soon,
Amber, Angela, Angie, Lara, Mariko, and Jean
Don't miss the opportunity for your family to join beloved picture book genius Kevin Henkes for this special story time celebrating his irresistible new book, A House. a story about home, family, community, and belonging that is sure to become your next family favorite
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Longtime seminar-goers know that it takes an excellent contemporary novel to be chosen for the series. Fleishman is that kind of novel. A story of one Manhattanite couple's ugly divorce, the novel is vivid, quick-reading satire that shines a light on marriage and the modern age. Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction in 2020, it is also an interesting look at feminism. There will be so much to unpack in this absorbing New York read.
Bloomberg reporter Max Chafkin talks with Emmy-award winning colleague and news anchor Emily Chang about The Contrarian. Rigorously reported, don’t the first major biography of the innovative, controversial tech titan Peter Thiel. 
Join us to celebrate the launch of Joanna Ho's beautiful new picture book, Playing at the Border: A Story of Yo-Yo Ma, a poignant picture book about the musician Yo-Yo Ma, immigration, unity, and using music to build bridges. “Everyone can benefit from Ho’s message of music bringing calm and peace to the world.” —Booklist 

Stephanie Garber, #1 New York Times and internationally bestselling author of the Caraval series, is returning to Kepler's virtual stage to introduce Once Upon a Broken Heart, the first book in a new series about love, curses, and the lengths that people will go to for happily ever after. Stephanie will be in conversation with Adrienne Young, bestselling author of the Fable duology and the Sky in the Deep duology, whose fantastic new book, The Last Legacy, is a captivating standalone about blood ties and controlling your own destiny. Moderated by Kristin Dwyer.
Barry Eisler returns on the heels of The Killer Collective with a thrilling new sequel, The Chaos Kind. When US attorney Alondra Diaz attempts to prosecute a wealthy trafficker tied to the corrupt and powerful, our favorite group of covert assassins reunite to ensure justice. RSVP early to celebrate with one of our all-time favorite authors! Signed hardcovers of The Chaos Kind available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Don't miss this opportunity for your family to join beloved master picture book creator Kevin Henkes for this very special story time celebrating his newest book, A House. a story about home, family, community, and belonging that is sure to become your next family favorite
Join the fight! Paul Hawken, one of the most respected and longstanding voices for climate action, offers a stunning alternative to climate hopelessness with Regeneration. Learn about on-the-ground efforts taking place right now, from fire ecology to electrification, that are not only combating climate change but also improving lives across the globe. 
Rick Riordan is back! Join us online to hear Rick Riordan tell us all about his new action-packed underwater adventure, Daughter of the Deep, an exciting modern take on Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. We couldn’t be more excited. Don't waitRick’s presentations are always the best, are a ton of fun, and sell out early.

Ticket includes a SIGNED copy of Daughter of the Deep and a commemorative t-shirt (while supplies last).
Pulitzer Prize finalist and acclaimed novelist Laila Lalami shares Conditional Citizens: On Belonging In America. In eight stunning essays interlacing Lalami's personal experience and the culture of a nation across centuries, the author of The Moor's Account offers a clear-eyed view of a United States in which many classes of citizen are "othered" to painful effect. 
NASA Astronaut Nicole Stott, who has logged over 100 days in space, talks with science evangelist Kishore Hari about Back To Earth, a new spaceflight-themed science book about the changes we can make to can save the planet.
We are providing books and companion journals to 1800 K-8th grade students in local Title 1 schools this year as part of our remote learning project.

Students will engage with the books' authors through a series of videos and will celebrate their writing with the authors.

This project is underwritten in part by the Facebook Community Fund and generous donors from our community.
Kepler’s is a cultural institution based in Menlo Park, California. Kepler's operates an innovative hybrid business that includes Kepler's Books, a social-purpose bookstore, and Kepler's Literary Foundation, a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to enriching the community through literary and cultural programs.

Kepler's was established in 1955.


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