Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Upcoming Events at your local bookstore

News from the Page After Page Bookstore -



Go to the above website or get a form from the store that's right - each book you purchase you will get one free - this is sponsored by the Southeastern Booksellers Association to THANK YOU for shopping lat a local independent bookstore. So, don't miss out !! (many of these books will be signed by the author) This could be a great fundraising tool for you school or library.

We have many events coming up - please check them out - always FREE admission

We are on Myspace -- Facebook -- blogspot and now Twitter - what else!!! We are trying our best to keep up...


Store Events:
Travel Show
Monday July 20th 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm -- Sandy of Sandy Wheeler Travel Specialties is teaming with Page After Page Bookstore to offer fun day and weekend trips - come see what could be on your horizon!! Call to register so we can plan refreshments - Thanks!

Trips we've been thinking of:

New York shopping & play trip

Spa Day Trip

Christmas Lights

Author's Signings
We have a lot of wonderful and interesting authors coming to the store - we hope you will come by and chat with the authors about their books - all events will have refreshments and cooling Air Conditioning - we are very excited that we are becoming a well know destination for writers - please stop by if you can & spread the word.
Friday July 10th 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Author: John Mckinley - The Lincoln Secret

A compelling mystery novel based on several historical theories about Lincoln and the civil war. A novel that dares you to challenge history

Saturday July 11th 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Author: Jimmy C. Waters - Newbern 1710 In the Carolinas

Pirates, Indian war, rebellion, this colony was involved in all of it!! 300 years of history are born in this breath-taking novel on the settlement of New Bern and the Carolina Colony. The action captivates and you won't want to put this book down.

Friday July 17th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Author: Sarah Downing - 101 Glimpses of Nags Head

In this striking photographic collection, Downing illustrates why this scenic spot on the Outer Banks has been beloved for generations by sun-seekers, sightseers and surfers alike.

*** FOR THE KIDS *** Saturday July 18th 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Author: Dawn Stephens - The Little Pot

A great story about the life of a flower pot - story-time followed by flower pot craft - (craft participation requires pre-registration).

Saturday July 25th 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Author: Joanna C Scott - Child of the South

Returning to characters introduced in the award-winning novel "The Road from Chapel Hill," acclaimed author Scott explores the terrain of a devastated South, where the Civil War is over--but conflict lives on.

Please call the store to reserve your copies - 252-335-PAGE(7243).

- August -

Aug 1st, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sheila S. Lee - Window Hood Not Widow Hood

Aug 8th, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lav Chintapalli - The Crayon Who Wore A Cap

Aug 14th, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Marjorie Hudson - Searching For Virginia Dare

Aug 15th, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Robert K. Brown - Sonnets

Aug 22nd, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Michael Scott McNeil Jr. - Whatever It Takes


Children's Events
Children Summer Reading groups

Each Tuesday July 7th - August 11th

Keep them in books all summer long with our great picks - This six week program will be led by our own Ellie Dorsey - the two groups will meet each tuesday to review what has read and participate in a fun activity to go along with the book - Starting Tuesday July 7th - August 11th - ages 8 and up - cost is 30.00 per child and includes the book and all activities.

ADVENTURERS -- every Tuesday 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm, YOUR BOOK CHOICE IS THE MYSTERIOUS BENEDICT SOCIETY by Trenton Lee Stewart

SPORTS ENTHUSIASTS -- every Tuesday 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm, YOUR BOOK CHOICE IS THE BIG FIELD by Mike Lupica

Call the store for details and to register - Pre-registration required.

fun fact: to keep the imagination growing you need to have less TV - and more reading!!! One way to help build the inventors and entrepreneurs of the future - that is why the books are always better than the movie - your imagination brings you the story - nothing can compete.

Check the in-store event board for upcoming children's events such as pirate and train parties & story-times!!


Thursday July 16th 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Michael Beadle; Eric Weil; Jozef Lisowski

We will host many poets who will share their poems. It promises to be a great evening of relaxation and prose. If you would like to be a featured poet, call or stop in the store.

Store Groups:

Interested in reading the Classics? Classics reading group forming - We have a few participants - if you are interested call the store to sign up

Knitting Group & Crocheting Group - this is open to any craft with YARN - Tuesday First and Third Tuesday of each month - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Come join the fun and learn/continue your projects!!

Writers Group - Wednesday July 8th at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - The writers group is really getting excited and focused - if you need a jump start to your writing - come on by!

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

Four Corners of the Sky - by Michael Malone

Relentless - Dean Koontz

Finger Licking Fifteen - by Janet Evanovich

Maximum Ride Series - James Patterson

Twilight series - Stephanie Meyer

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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