April is National Poetry Month, and we're holding a poetry contest in celebration! Write a poem about Hooray for Books! and bring it to the store before April 30th. We'll pick our favorite three; the winners will receive gift certificates to the store!
Wednesday, April 22nd: Boutiques Give Back Day! 22% of your purchase will go to charities ALL DAY! Pick the charity of your choice, or default to our picks: from 10-2, we'll donate to Higher Achievement, and from 2-6, we'll donate to our longtime local partner Wright to Read. Hooray for giving back!
Thursday, April 23rd: Author Stuart Gibbs will present and sign the third novel in his bestselling Spy School series, Evil Spy School.
After getting expelled from spy school for accidentally shooting a live mortar into the principal's office, thirteen-year-old Ben finds himself recruited by evil crime organization SPYDER.
Wednesday, April 29th: Author Edward Allan Faine will present and sign his nonfiction book for adults, The Best Gig in Town: Jazz Artists at the White House, 1969-1974.
During his term in office, Nixon held thirteen jazz-related performances at the White House. This book pays homage to that handful of iconic entertainers who graced the East Room stage, including singers Pearl Bailey, Peggy Lee, and Frank Sinatra.