Indies First/ Small Business Saturday 2019

Indies First is a day of activities and events in support of independent bookstores that takes place on Small Business Saturday (November 30, 2019). On a day dedicated to supporting the local businesses that help create jobs, boost the local economy, and preserve neighborhoods, Octavia Books is proudly hosting some wonderful local authors who are putting "indies first" by volunteering as front-line booksellers for the day. Come visit us on this fun and exciting day. And, ask the authors for a recommendation or to sign copies of their own books. And we will be giving away lots of special gifts, too.

From 10am till noon, come meet children's picture book author Jeanette Rose Weiland whose wonderful new book is BEIGNETS FOR BREAKFAST.

Maruice Ruffin, author of the highly recommended novel, WE CAST A SHADOW will be in the store from Noon til 1:40pm.


Event date: 

Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115
Beignets for Breakfast Cover Image
By Jeanette Weiland, Allison Lemon (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780997355994
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Susan Schadt Press LLC - October 8th, 2019

Ever wonder what it's like to be a New Orleans baby? Or what it means to miss New Orleans? Let the playful rhyming verse and vivid illustrations in Beignets for Breakfast transport children to one of the greatest cities in the world.

We Cast a Shadow: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525509066
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: One World - January 29th, 2019

“An incisive and necessary” (Roxane Gay) debut for fans of Get Out and Paul Beatty’s The Sellout, about a father’s obsessive quest to protect his son—even if it means turning him white

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