Thursday, February 14, 2008

Page After Page Bookstore - Upcoming Events

News from the Page After Page Bookstore -

Hi all ! - well, The way the wind is blowing in February, I think March is on its way !!! Boy, time is flying !!! Daylight Savings time begins on March 9th !!

Have you voted in the Page After Page Primary??? You have until February 28th 7:00 pm to cast your vote for your presidential candidate - Winner will be announced on Feb 29th (leap day!!) Come on in and vote, lets see who the people of our area would elect!!!

Store Events:

American Girl Party - Saturday February 16th 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm - Join us for a Petal Palooza American Girl Party - We will be making crafts, telling stories and having a snack - because of the level of the craft the minimum age requirement is 7yrs. Seating is limited, please call the store to reserve your spot - 252-335-PAGE (7243).
Saturday February 23rd 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm - New Bern author Phil Bowie will be at the store to sign & discuss his lastest book - DIAMONDBACK - An exciting Smokey Mtn gold mystery - We will also have copies of his first book - GUNS - Call the store to reserve your copy - 252-335-PAGE (7243).
Open Poetry Nite - Thursday, February 21st, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm ... Come share your poems - If you would like to be featured, call the store.
Poetry contest you can enter:
back by popular demand !!! EAT PRAY LOVE - by Elizabeth Grant Gibson - Event Thursday February 28th, Thursday Night 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - come share and hear how this national best seller has affected and changed lives - Call the store to Pre-register - we will be Eating, praying and loving & relaxitating at this event. Our first event was such a success and many hadn't finished the book - so we are having a repeat performance !! Come join this lively book discussion.
Saturday March 8th 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm - author Wayne Kirklin will be at the store to sign & discuss his lastest book - LIGHTSHIPS - Floating Lighthouses of the Mid-Atlantic - Very interesting piece of history not to be forgotton - Call the store to reserve your copy - 252-335-PAGE (7243).
EASTER Party - Saturday March 15th 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Join us and celebrate SPRING - Come listen to some great stories - make a craft and enjoy a snack !!! All ages welcome - Call the store to register - 252-335-PAGE (7243).
Celebrate St. Patricks Day - Monday March 17th 10:00 am - 6:00 pm - Join us to celebrate The wearing of the Green !! Come in and Recite a limerick and receive a free ARC of your choice !! Be wearing the Green and use a canvas or re-useable tote and you may pick another ARC for free !!! tis the luck of the Irish !!

Store Groups:

Knitting Group - Tuesday Feb 19th at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The knitting group (name soon to be announced) has decided to meet the first and 3rd Tuesdays of each month - We had quite the group of needle knockers!!! Come join the fun and learn/continue your knitting projects !! Call the store to register - 252-335-PAGE (7243)
Reading Group - Tuesday Feb 28th at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

News Release News:

Stephanie Meyer Last book in the Twilight Series - BREAKING DAWN - Release Date Aug 2nd 2008 - Call the store to pre-order - 20% disc on pre-orders by April 1, 2008.

Her New Adult series novel 'THE HOST" Release date 5/6/2008 - Pre-order for 20% discount - by March 15th.

Check out this link - it takes about 15-20 minutes to view - but it is quite interesting -

Recommended Reads:

Page After Page has added a new display to the store - Staff Reads - so check out their ever changing display of what their staff is reading now!!! Ask their staff as they can always suggest a good book or two!!

Eat, Pray, Love - by Elizabeth Gibson - Gotta read it!

Water for Elephants - by Sara Gruen - Excellent book about life in the time of the circus tent.

Thousand Splendid Suns - by Kahlid Hosseini - Excellent read on life for Afghanistan women. Very exciting and quick read.

For more information on Page After Page Bookstore and their events please call 252-335-PAGE (7243) or check out their website or check out their myspace page.

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