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.
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.
“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