Indies First + Shop Small Author Event

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Saturday, November 28th, 12-5pm
SHOP SMALL - Small Business Saturday
BookWoman’s Indie First- Author Event


Are you frustrated by the increasing commercialization of Black Friday? Would you like to support small and local businesses this holiday season, and get book recommendations from people who know the subject best?

Well, you’re in luck! On November 28, BookWoman is again proud to participate in Small Business Saturday in conjunction with Indies First (, a national celebration of the important role independent bookstores play in our lives and communities.

In celebration of this event, BookWoman is delighted to host several local authors including Debra Winegarten author of two award winning books: Oveta Culp Hobby and There's Jews in Texas?, Catherine Musemeche, MD author of Small: Life and Death on the Front Lines of Pediatric Surgery, winner of the 2015 Writer's League of Texas Nonfiction Discovery Award, Susan Morrison author of Grendel's Mother, and Home Front Girl: A Diary of Love, Literature, and Growing Up in Wartime America which won Best Children's Book of the Year 2013 by Bank Street College of Education, Paige Schilt author of Queer Rock Love, Mary Helen Specht author of Migratory Animals: A Novel, Dwaines Lawless author of Cajun Moon, Mary S. Black author of Peyote Fire: Shaman of the Canyons, Pamela Ferguson, author of Sunshine Picklelime: A Story of Life, Laughter & Lemonade, Kate Payne who will demonstrate making a "shrub" beverage from her book The Hip Girl's Guide to the Kitchen, Brenda Blair author of Because of the Camels, Dorothy Barnett author of Road Songs: A Memoir of Life on the Road, Alamo Bay Press publisher Pam Booton with multimedia artist and human rights activist Issa Nyaphaga, author of ART STRONGER THAN HATE!, Ken Fontenot, Dave Oliphant + more!

Come to the store any time between noon and 5pm to hear these authors discuss their works, have books signed, receive book recommendations, and do some holiday shopping. Light holiday-themed refreshments will be provided.

Here's the line-up!
Dwaines Lawless & Dr Musemeche: 12-3
Mary S Black , Susan Morrison, Brenda Blair, & Paige Schilt: 12
Debra Winegarten: 1-3
Pam Ferguson: 2:30
Kate Payne & Mary Helen Specht: 3
Dorothy Barnett: 3:30
Dave Oliphant, Ken Fontenot, & Issa Nyaphaga: 4+

This is a great opportunity to interact with authors in an informal setting, discussing everyone’s favorite topic: books! Learn what role independent bookstores like BookWoman play in supporting authors, and maybe bring home a signed book or two to give as gifts.

As an additional perk, BookWoman will also be offering 10% off all 2016 Calendars, and FREE Indie First bookbags with a $100 purchase. Don’t miss your chance to participate in Small Business Saturday with this fun and festive event!

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By: Bookwoman