Thursday, October 11, 2007

News from the Page - October is National Book Month

Well, we just returned from the SIBA (Southern Independent Booksellers Association) Trade show in Atlanta - what a fantastic trip - we met many an author - including Charles Frazier, Amy Sedaris, Mary Kay Andrews, Margaret Sartor, Charles Shields and Jeff Lindsay - to name a few - We brought back many signed copies of their books for you and some from the new and upcoming southern authors as well!!

We also met with our many fellow booksellers, shared ideas and bookselling tails - you will see new ideas implemented in the store - one is our Staff reads board - details are below. We also met with our publishers and distributors - there is nothing like putting a face to the voice you deal with on a daily basis - it was so much fun!! Stop in for a chat - we will fill you in on our trip details!!

Recommended Reads

We have added a new display to the store - Staff Reads - check out our ever changing display of what our staff is reading now!!! Ask our staff and we can always suggest a good book or two!!

Soul Catcher by Michael White - This is a very interesting and important read about a 'Soul Catcher', the term used for the bounty hunters who brought back runaway slaves - important part of civil war history.

Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay - This is an exciting Thriller!!! The Showtime series was taken from his books.

The Color Purple by Alice Walker - If you feel like hopeless, this will give you strength.

Coal Black Horse by Robert Olmstead - Civil war novel that is so good - you can't put it down!! Beware - it will make you late!

Electric Church by Jeff Somers - Awesome read - Blade Runner meets the Matrix! Exciting action/adventure/sci-fi book!

The Choice by Nicolas Sparks - Classic Spark style, a story about two neighbors ... their relationship - and the heart wrenching question of all: How far should you go to keep the hope of love alive? Very fast paced read. Excellent!!


Teen Read Week -- October 14th - October 20th

Monthly Group meetings:
(no need to pre-register, just show up!)

Writing Group -

Tuesday November 13th, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Knitting Group -

Thursday November 8th, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Adult Reading Groups -

Tuesday November 6th, 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Thursday November 8th, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

November's read - A long way gone: Memoirs of a boy soldier by Ishmael Beah

December!!! Jingle your bells with us! - Eat, Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Come to the reading group meetings and have an open discussion on any book that you have read - we are always listening!!!

For more information about Page After Page Bookstore please call 252-335-PAGE (7243) or go to their website.

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