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Storytime @ Alamosa Books: Indiana Bones at Alamosa Books

December 21, 2013 from 11am to 12pm
Combining archeology, action, adventure, ancient legends, mythology and folklore, Indy thrills and educates audiences with his unique storytelling abilities.See More
Dec 17, 2013
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Author Event: Jared Diamond - The World Until Tomorrow at Albuquerque Academy Simms Performing Arts Center

November 4, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
Alamosa Books welcomes New York times bestselling author Jared Diamond to the Albuquerque Academy Simms Performing Arts Center celebrating the paperback release of The World Until Yesterday.The bestselling author of Collapse and Guns, Germs and Steel surveys the history of human societies to answer the question: What can we learn from traditional societies that can make the world a better place for all of us?Jared Diamond is a professor of geography at UCLA. Among his many awards are the…See More
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Author Event: Jared Diamond - The World Until Tomorrow at Albuquerque Academy Simms Performing Arts Center

November 4, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
Alamosa Books welcomes New York times bestselling author Jared Diamond to the Albuquerque Academy Simms Performing Arts Center celebrating the paperback release of The World Until Yesterday.The bestselling author of Collapse and Guns, Germs and Steel surveys the history of human societies to answer the question: What can we learn from traditional societies that can make the world a better place for all of us?Jared Diamond is a professor of geography at UCLA. Among his many awards are the…See More
Nov 3, 2013
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Author Event: Jared Diamond - The World Until Tomorrow at Albuquerque Academy Simms Performing Arts Center

November 4, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
Alamosa Books welcomes New York times bestselling author Jared Diamond to the Albuquerque Academy Simms Performing Arts Center celebrating the paperback release of The World Until Yesterday.The bestselling author of Collapse and Guns, Germs and Steel surveys the history of human societies to answer the question: What can we learn from traditional societies that can make the world a better place for all of us?Jared Diamond is a professor of geography at UCLA. Among his many awards are the…See More
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Allegiant Midnight Release Party at Alamosa Books Reading Room

October 21, 2013 at 10pm to October 22, 2013 at 12am
"One choice will define you."Come be immersed in the world of Veronica Roth's Divergent series with Alamosa Books. Arrive in your favorite faction attire, be tested in five different faction-based activities, then make your way to the Choosing Ceremony to decide your allegiance. But beware; you might just be Divergent.All five factions have provided food as well as representatives to help you through the evening's challenges, and a special message from author Veronica Roth will be broadcast,…See More
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Author Event: Daniel Shaw - Southwest Aquatic Habitats at Alamosa Books

October 27, 2013 from 4pm to 5pm
Alamosa Books welcomes local author and science teacher Daniel Shaw with an interactive presentation of his newest entry in the Worlds of Wonder Science Series, Southwest Aquatic Habitats: On the Trail of Fish in a Desert.You might not expect to find a fish in the desert, but if you look, find them you will. In this book a nationally honored science teacher tells true stories about real young people who study and care for water, fish, and other creatures in and around desert streams, ponds,…See More
Oct 7, 2013
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Author Event: T. A. Barron - Atlantis Rising at Alamosa Books Reading Room

October 9, 2013 from 7pm to 8pm
Atlantis Rising is the origin story of the magical island of Atlantis from the New York Times bestselling author of the Merlin saga. In a magical land called Ellegandia, a young boy named Promi scrapes by, stealing pies, cakes and sweets to survive.  But little does he know that his country is a pawn in an ages-old war between good and evil, battled both in the spirit realm and in the human world. Harboring secrets of his own, Promi teams up with a courageous girl named Atlanta and the two vow…See More
Oct 5, 2013
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Author Event: Steven Brust & Skyler White - The Incrementalists at Alamosa Books Reading Room

October 1, 2013 from 6pm to 7pm
The Incrementalists—a secret society of two hundred people with an unbroken lineage reaching back forty thousand years. They cheat death, share lives and memories, and communicate with one another across nations, races, and time. They have an epic history, an almost magical memory, and a very modest mission: to make the world better, just a little bit at a time. Their ongoing argument about how to do this is older than most of their individual memories. Phil, whose personality has stayed stable…See More
Sep 30, 2013
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Author Event: Steven Brust & Skyler White - The Incrementalists at Alamosa Books Reading Room

October 1, 2013 from 6pm to 7pm
The Incrementalists—a secret society of two hundred people with an unbroken lineage reaching back forty thousand years. They cheat death, share lives and memories, and communicate with one another across nations, races, and time. They have an epic history, an almost magical memory, and a very modest mission: to make the world better, just a little bit at a time. Their ongoing argument about how to do this is older than most of their individual memories. Phil, whose personality has stayed stable…See More
Sep 21, 2013
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Author Event: Uma Krishnaswami - The Problem with Being Slightly Heroic at Alamosa Books

August 17, 2013 from 3pm to 5pm
Alamosa Books welcomes Uma Krishnaswami with her latest middle grade novel, The Problem with Being Slightly Heroic, the sequel to The Grand Plan to Fix Everything. Dini is back from India with Bollywood star Dolly in tow, but life in the States isn’t all rose petal milk shakes. Dini and Maddie, very best friends, are back in the same country at the same time. Better still, Dolly Singh, the starriest star in all of Bollywood, is in America too. Dini’s only just returned from India, and already…See More
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Author Event: Renee Collins - Relic at Alamosa Books

September 6, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
Alamosa Books welcomes author Renee Collins with her premiere young adult fantasy novel, Relic.In Maggie Davis's world, the bones of long-extinct magical creatures such as dragons and sirens are mined and traded for their residual magical elements, and harnessing these relics' powers allows the user to wield fire, turn invisible, or heal even the worst of injuries. After a raging fire consumes her town and kills her parents, Maggie is on her own to protect her younger sister and survive the…See More
Jul 22, 2013

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Where I Live:
8810 Holly Ave NE, Ste D
About Me:
Alamosa Books is Albuquerque, New Mexico’s newest independent bookstore and the only bookstore in New Mexico to specialize in kids' books. Alamosa Books strives to meet the literary needs of parents, teachers and children, maintaining a wide selection in children’s literature as well as adult classics. We have a full line of fiction and non-fiction for infant through elementary school, as well as a large number of educational and manipulative toys and games. We carry a large selection of young adult fiction, complementing these titles with adult fiction that appeals to teens, parents or teachers. We have a modest selection adult non-fiction inventory, focusing on history and local culture. Alamosa Books is located in Albuquerque’s Northeast Heights on the northwest corner of Paseo del Norte and Ventura Street.
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
People. Food. Weather. All the local writers.
My Website:
http://www.alamosabooks.com
What I'm Reading:
The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss. Splat the Cat, by Rob Scotton. Third Grave Dead Ahead, by Darynda Jones. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury. Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins. Vocabulary of Silence, poems by Veronica Golos.

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Bring a Friend to Alamosa Books

Posted on January 19, 2013 at 2:41pm 0 Comments

Hey Howdy Alamosa Books Fans!

We've recently begun a push for more peeps in our store. (Because we love you. . . and because we need you. . . and because we must.)

Existing Tree People — those folks in our frequent buyer club — can earn a $10 gift certificate — $10 of free stuff — just for bringing a friend to our store and getting them to sign up as Tree People as well.

Because every day should be Bring…

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To all our customers: Thank You for shopping local businesses. It does matter!

Posted on December 12, 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments

If there was ever any question that Amazon is a mindless digital behemoth with no interest in human affairs then the promotion they are running this weekend to push their new price-check app removes that last shred of doubt.

The promotion — which, to be fair, is not listed anywhere obvious on their website today — runs like this. Go into any local Main Street store. Use the price check app to scan three items and check Amazon prices for these items. On…

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At 4:28pm on January 19, 2013, Adelita said…

Can you post this in the Forum section under General Discussions or Announcements! We are looking for stories about Albuquerque in the Stories section. Thanks!
Hey Howdy Alamosa Books Fans! Adelita - moderator

We've recently begun a push for more peeps in our store. (Because we love you. . . and because we need you. . . and because we must.)

Existing Tree People — those folks in our frequent buyer club — can earn a $10 gift certificate — $10 of free stuff — just for bringing a friend to our store and getting them to sign up as Tree People as well.

Because every day should be Bring a Friend to Your Local Bookstore Day!

 
 
 

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