Indies First/Small Business Saturday


Start the holiday season off with great fun on Small Business Saturday/Indies First Day on Saturday, Nov. 25. We'll have Bainbridge Island authors in the store throughout the day, ready to help you select perfect holiday gifts or to sign their own books for you. With our partner, we will be offering special digital audio book deals to every customer. And there will be hot cider, goodies, and prizes throughout the day!

Here's our author schedule:

10 a.m.: Carol Cassella, author of the novels Oxygen, Healer, and Gemini; and Toni Yuly, whose preschool books include Cat Nap, Night Owl, Early Bird, and Thank You, Bees.

11 a.m.: Wendy Hinman, author of the true disaster-at-sea book Sea Trials; and Kathleen Alcala, novelist and short-story writer whose most recent book, The Deepest Roots, explores local food and self-sustainability issues.

12 p.m.: Susan Wiggs, New York Times best-selling author, whose most recent novel is Map of the Heart.

1 p.m.: Husband-and-wife authors Bruce Barcott and Claire Dederer. Bruce, deputy editor at Leafly, is the author of the legal-cannabis analysis Weed the People, as well as The Measure of a Mountain. Claire's newest memoir is Love and Trouble.

2 p.m.: Kathryn LaFond, spiritual guide, chef, and author of Seasoned with Gratitude; Suzanne Selfors, best-selling author of middle readers books, including her recent Spirit Riding Free and Wedgie and Gizmo, and Mama Gone Geek author Lynn Brunelle.

3 p.m.: Pete Saloutos, photographer extraordinaire, is out with his 2018 calendar benefitting Seattle Cancer Care Alliance;

4 p.m.: Robert Steelquist, naturalist, enviornmental educator, and author of The Northwest Coastal Explorer.


Do you love listening to digital audiobooks? Through, we'll be offering 50% off on more than 50 titles Saturday only. Just sign up for an account before the end of the day at It takes just a few minutes and soon you'll have what you need to save big. And audiobooks can easily be given as gifts!

Please join us, and other Island businesses, on Small Business Saturday. Because buying local is good for our whole community!

Event date: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 7:00pm
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