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Reading and Signing
Wednesday, November 30th, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Readings from the charming and wonderfully illustrated ANIMALARKY, by Zaza Abziandze; and Color Stories: the Short Fiction Coloring Book (cool!)
What a great way to spend our extra hour of being open this Wednesday!
November 26th: Winterfest AND Small Business Saturday
Big Saturday in Magnolia Village! We'll be celebrating both events with two visiting authors, hot roasted chestnuts in front of the store, and free stuff!
All day (while they last). Free cloth "Eat. Sleep. Read." bags to first 30 people who spend $50 or more.
3 to 4 p.m. Our own Kathryn Dennis will sign and talk about several of her books: Too Many Questions, an adorable picture book; as well as two middle-grade readers in her Junior Spies series: Camp Secret, and Operation Undercover.
4 to 6 p.m. Rebecca J. Novelli will be here to sign and discuss her debut novel, The Train to Orvieto. From Ron Reagan's review: "Thoughtful, engaging, acutely observed.... a promising beginning to a literary career."
6 to 8 p.m. Hot Chestnuts roasted in front of the store!
Winterfest will be celebrated in the village from 4 to 8 p.m., with most businesses participating and activities galore to help start the holiday season. Hope to see you!
BOOK LAUNCH PARTY!!
How many questions is too many? 20... 100,,, 1000... a million, a billion, a trillion, a gazillion?
A book about endless questions and finding the answers: Too Many Questions!, by Kathryn Dennis.
Ask questions and wiggle to music by the Nom Noms, featuring the new single, WHY?
Friday ~ September 23 ~ 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
HOUSE REVENGE, by Mike Lawson, just released!
The latest Joe DeMarco thriller! Just released and now in the store...come in and grab one, or wait till the signing:
SATURDAY, JULY 9, 12:00 to 2:00
Mike will join us in the store to discuss and sign this one, and all his books, including the new paperback edition of House Rivals.
INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY, Sat, APRIL 30!!
17 Seattle area bookstores have joined together to crown the most dedicated of their customers INDIE BOOKSTORE CHAMPIONS by creating a bookstore day trip. People who visit all 17 stores will be awarded 25% off all year at every store! If you can't dedicate the whole day, visit 3 or more stores and you'll be entered to win gift cards, first edition books, and more. Find SEAbookstoreday on Facebook for further info. and a list of participating stores and events. Pick up a passport and map here (or any of the other stores), and go from there....we'll all be throwing parties!
The Independent Bookstore Day PARTY AT OUR STORE
LOCAL AUTHOR VISITS
--noon to 1:00 Cameron Dokey
--1:00 to 2:00 Sean Beaudoin
--3:00 to 5:00 Kim Darling
GIVEAWAYS and PRIZES
--snacks and other goodies all day
--Raffle for Independent Bookstore Day logo canvas bag full-o-stuff
--Gift-wrapped Advance Readers' Copy to all participants and purchasers
--Free Independent Bookstore Day logo canvas bag to first 9 customers who spend $75.00 or more.
Children's Story Time Thursdays at 2:30 PM
Join us for our first Children's Story Time on Thursday, March 17th at 2:30 PM. We'll introduce children to new books as well as old favorites.