Book Signing April 28 – Brian Wills

Inglorious Passages

Acworth Bookstore will hold a book signing Saturday April 28th  from 1 to 5 PM.  Brian Wills will be signing his new book “Inglorious Passages: Noncombat Deaths in the American Civil War”.  Brian is professor of history and director of the Center for the Study of the Civil War Era at Kennesaw State University. “Inglorious Passages” for the first time gives these noncombat deaths due consideration.

Acworth Art Fest April 14 – 15

The Acworth Art Fest takes place in Historic Downtown Acworth on Saturday, April 14 from 10 am to 6 pm and on Sunday, April 15 from  11 am to 5 pm. The two day festival features over 120 artisans from around the country showcasing their paintings, pottery, metalwork, folk art, glass, jewelry, yard art, and more. The event also includes a Kidz Zone with creative activities, inflatables, and rides.

Acworth Bookstore, located in the Acworth Historic District on Main Street, will be open during this event. Our inventory includes rare and unique Civil War references and local history resources you won’t find anywhere else; we also boast the largest inventory of the Arcadia Publishing series, Images of America. Titles include Cobb County, Bartow County, and The West Georgia Textile Heritage Trail.

Additionally, we offer a wide variety of books on travel, military history, collegiate sports, cookbooks, and a comprehensive selection of Lodge cast-iron cookware.  And be sure to check out recent arrivals and the books in our ‘author autographed’ section!

Come in, have a cup of locally roasted coffee in our in-house coffee shop, while you browse through our extensive inventory of books, maps, models, prints and photographs  (ice cream, smoothies and soft drinks are also available).

Please plan to join us April 14th and 15th!

Acworth Classic Car Cruise AND WWII Veterans March 31

On Saturday March 31st, the city will host a Classic Car Cruise from  4 – 9 PM on Main Street in Downtown Acworth.  Acworth Bookstore will be open during this event.

From 2 PM on Saturday, we are please to host two World War II veterans: Dick Bailey and Jack Smith. Dick Bailey flew 65 combat missions and his story is included in Norman Black’s book “Combat Veterans’ Stories of WWII Vol 1”. Jack Smith is the author of two books, one novel and one art book, based on his wartime experiences.

Book Signing February 10 – Rita Campbell

Rita Campbell

Acworth Bookstore will hold a book signing by Rita Campbell  on Saturday February 10th from 1 to 5 PM.  Rita will be signing her children’s book “Emberlina Sprite-a-Light”. The book  is a Moonbeam Award winning book. The book was written to inspire imaginative learning.

Emberlina lights up the fireflies, mosses and mushrooms that glow in the dark.   But she wakes up one morning to find out that her wand is not working and so she has to go to the light lagoon to get her powers back.  The best part of the book is that it includes a solar mushroom fairy house that encourages the reader to invite the fairies to your yard.  When the light is on in the house at night, the fairies are home.  Rita Campbell, a teacher, master gardener and fairyologist knows how important imagination is to learning and hopes to inspire an imaginative learning environment with her book and fairy house.  “Let the twinkle of light inspire the magic”

Book Signing January 13 – Joan Chabib

Acworth Bookstore will hold a book signing by Joan Chabib  on Saturday January 13th from 1 to 5 PM.  Joan will be signing her book “Gifts from the Caravanserai: Bridging Cultures Through Universal Values”.   Caravanserai of old were hotels along ancient caravan routes. At night, travelers shared stories, songs, traditions and beliefs.

This collection of stories helps children discover the values we share in common.  Although we may observe unique lifestyles and customs, universal values connect us all to the happiness we all desire.

Book Signing November 25 – Trish Greenlee

children's book

Acworth Bookstore will hold a book signing by Trish Greenlee on Saturday November 25th from 1 to 5 PM. Trish will be signing her book “Roxy the Roxstar”, illustrated by Kathy Rennell Forbes.  This is a truly heartwarming story of a mother dog and her puppies who were saved and rescued. This children’s book would make an excellent Christmas present!!

Please plan to join us – and Roxy – Saturday November 25th!