Small Business Saturday: Local Author Showcase!
|Lena Dunham--author and 2016
Indies First spokesperson
After taking a two-day Thanksgiving break on November 24th and 25th, we'll throw open our doors at 10:00 a.m. on
Small Business Saturday
, November 26th, for our annual Author Showcase!
Small Business Saturday is also
Indies First Day
, a day to celebrate independent bookstores across the country. Lena Dunham, producer, director, actress and
bestselling author of
Not That Kind of Girl
is the spokesperson for 2016--read her letter about the importance of independent bookstores in her life.
Start your holiday shopping with a book, signed by the author.
Our usual store discounts apply! All our authors are super friendly, and if you want to start a conversation, why not ask them for book suggestions, or what they are giving their friends and family this holiday season? Or ask one of our ice-breaker questions below!
We love the buzz in the store on Small Business Saturday--it's one of the funnest days of the year. Come and join us!
Our Schedule of Authors and Books
Click on the author's name to visit their website (where applicable) and on the book's title to find out more about the story!
All Day 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
A brand-new middle grade fantasy - published October 2016
Ask Todd who helped him come up with some of the ideas for the Wishing World - and what's the silliest thing they came up with?
A brand new middle grade thriller - published October 2016. Last in the
Ask Paul why he sets his novels in cities abroad!
Morning 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
(until 11:30 a.m.)
Searching for Silverheels
Now in paperback - middle grade historical set in a small Rocky Mountain town
Ask Jeannie how the Dowager Empress is doing, or what she was most scared of as a kid!
A. G. Henley
The latest in Bo's series of action-packed sports books for elementary kids.
Bo's new book has a very special dedication--to The Bookies! Ask him why he dedicated a book to us!
An adult fantasy about a world where the living are ruled by the dead.
Ask Colin about the best book, movie or band he has discovered recently!
A picture book for younger children about beauty, inside and out.
Ask Lauren how long her hair has been gray? (Yes, really!)
The Dinomightysaurs series
An inspiring picture book series for younger children--with a new book due out any minute now!
Ask Kristen what thought or message she would like put in a fortune cookie!
Afternoon 1:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m.
The story of the first S.W.A.T. officer to enter Columbine--adult non-fiction.
Ask Grant why he decided now was the right time to tell his story.
Christmas in My Heart
A brand new collection of romance stories to warm your heart this Christmas.
Ask Leslee where she comes from!
A fun doodle book - find the hidden illustrations in the images! Then erase and re-use!
Ask Krista about the new nonprofit she is creating!
A Boy Named Penguin
A picture book about how Logan, who is on the autism spectrum, uses his alter ego to connect with others!
Aaron is also known as The Garage Sale Millionaire - ask him about his very first garage sale!