Brianna Madia - never leave the dogs behind

Brianna Madia - never leave the dogs behind - Presentations & Book Signing - June 17th at 6:30 PM at Boise Public Library
Monday, June 17, 2024 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm


 Rediscovered Books is pleased to welcome author Brianna Madia, never leave the dogs behind, to Boise in partnership with the Idaho Humane Society and the Boise Public Library Downtown Branch on Monday, June 17, 6:30 p.m. 

The event is free, but registration is required due to the capacity of the Library auditorium. - Registration Link to come.


Madia will be discussing her journey, her books, and her beloved dogs.  Books will be available for sale at the event and she will be doing a book signing afterwards.


In support of the Idaho Humane Society, Rediscovered Books will be donating 20% of the book sales that evening.  


Click here to register for this in-person event


About Brianna Madia:

 Brianna Madia has lived a life of relentless intention, traveling the deserts of the American West in an old Ford van. She made a name for herself on social media with her inspiring captions-cum-essays about bravery, identity, nature, and subverting expectations. She lives in Utah with her four dogs. Her first book, Nowhere for Very Long, was a New York Times bestseller. never leave the dogs behind is her second book.


About never leave the dogs behind:

In her debut memoir, Nowhere for Very Long, Brianna Madia reflected on her life as a nomad, free to roam some of the most beautiful land in America. Now, in Never Leave the Dogs Behind, the van life adherent faces the unfathomable darkness that comes from a life blown apart, her only solace the support of her dogs.

In the wake of a painful, public divorce and the ensuing fallout, Brianna moves from a pared-down van into a pared-down trailer. She reckons with her decision to be alone in the desert, living on a nine-acre plot of undeveloped land on the dusty outskirts of a small town in Utah, accompanied only by her four precious dogs: Bucket, Dagwood, Birdie, and Banjo. As she grapples with the anger, despair, and delicious freedom that comes from being wholly on her own, Brianna wonders where, exactly, the road less traveled has led her.

A powerful and poignant portrait of rebuilding and surviving, Never Leave the Dogs Behind is about finding the courage to start over when the dream life you thought you were living collapses around your feet.



Event address: 
715 N. Capital Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
Never Leave the Dogs Behind: A Memoir By Brianna Madia Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063316096
Availability: In Stock Now- On Our Shelves Now in Boise
Published: HarperOne - April 2nd, 2024

Nowhere for Very Long: The Unexpected Road to an Unconventional Life By Brianna Madia Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063047990
Published: HarperOne - April 11th, 2023

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