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Teen Activities
 

Teen Activities

Author Rachel Hartman at NYMBC
Not Your Mother's Book Club will host young adult author Rachel Hartman in celebration of the paperback release of her work of fantasy "Seraphina," in which the titular heroine struggles to keep a deep secret. Feb. 2, 7 p.m. Free Books Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto.

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Author Marissa Meyer on 'Fairest'
Young adult author Marissa Meyer will attend a special Lunar Ball at Kepler's Books, where she will share and sign her newest book "Fairest," the prequel to her series The Lunar Chronicles. There will also be a costume contest, activities, giveaways and light refreshments. Feb. 3, 7 p.m. $15 general. Kepler's Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park.
 

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Tinkering Teens: Global candy tasting
At this Tinkering Teens event at the Portola Valley Library, teenagers will sample candy from around the world, guess where they came from and vote for their favorites. Those interested should call or email the library to register. Feb. 3, 4-5 p.m. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley.

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Author Courtney Alameda on 'Shutter'
Courtney Alameda will visit Kepler's to share her debut young adult novel, "Shutter," which follows Micheline Helsing, a girl who can see the auras of the undead, when a ghost hunt goes wrong. Feb. 5, 7 p.m. Free. Kepler's Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park.
 

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Teen Night: Potluck & Recipe Exchange
The Menlo Park Library will hold a potluck event for teens ages 12 to 18, where they can share their dishes and recipes with others. Attendees should bring a few index cards with their recipe written on them. Registration is required. Feb. 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Menlo Park Main Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park.

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Author Lisa McMann on 'Unwanteds'
Lisa McMann will share the latest installment in her young adult book series "Unwanteds 5: The Island of Shipwrecks," in which the protagonists Artime and Quill have to deal with the consequences of a risky decision. Feb. 6, 7 p.m. Free. Kepler's Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park.

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Author Richelle Mead on 'The Ruby Circle'
Young adult author Richelle Mead will visit Kepler's to discuss and sign the conclusion to her Bloodlines series, "The Ruby Circle." She will sign up to her three books per group, and personalize one of them. Feb. 10, 7 p.m. $15 general. Kepler's Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park.
 

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Author Dan Gemeinhart on 'The Honest Truth'
At this Not Your Mother's Book Club event, teacher and librarian Dan Gemeinhart will give a reading and discuss his debut novel "The Honest Truth," which deals with both big questions and small moments. Feb. 22, 7 p.m. Free. Books Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto.
 

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Author Ransom Riggs on 'Hollow City'
Not Your Mother's Book Club at Books Inc. will welcome Ransom Riggs to celebrate the paperback release of "Hollow City," the sequel to the haunting young adult fantasy novel "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children." Feb. 26, 7 p.m. Free. Books Inc., 301 Castro St., Mountain View.