Book Signing December 9 – Joan Chabib

Acworth Bookstore will hold a book signing by Joan Chabib  on Saturday December 9th 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, especially relevant at the holiday season.  Although we may observe unique lifestyles and customs, universal values connect us all to the happiness we all desire.  This children’s book would make an excellent Christmas present!!

Book Signing November 25 – Trish Greenlee

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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!

Book Signing November 18 – Mike Ragland

Acworth Bookstore is pleased to host a book signing on Saturday November 18th from 1 to 5 PM.  Mike Ragland will be signing his novels “Bertha” and “A Time to Gather Stones”. Also, he will be signing his children’s book “Living with Lucy”.

Book Signing November 11 – David Trawinski

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Acworth Bookstore is pleased to host a book signing on Saturday November 11th from 1 to 5 PM.  David Trawinski will be signing his new novel “The Willow’s Bend”. The author has fused his love of engineering and travel with his love of history. Set in places around the globe – including DC, London and Amsterdam – this mystery novel introduces a retired CIA operative called to investigate a murder.

Speaker Series – Bill Middlesworth on October 17

Acworth Bookstore is pleased to sponsor a speaker on October 17th. Bill will share his experiences as a member of the 128th assault helicopter company, known as the Tomahawks and Gunslingers. He flew missions 1968-69 in Vietnam. Points to be discussed include the teamwork of the flight crew, their jobs and the missions they flew. The talk will be held at the Conservatory, next door to the bookstore. This event starts at 6:30pm on the 17th. Finger foods and beverages will be available. There is no charge for this event but donations are welcome to defray the costs. Please RSVP at 678-403-1355.

Book Signing October 14 – Jim Saltarella

Acworth Bookstore is pleased to host a book signing on Saturday October 14th from 1 to 4 PM. Jim will be signing his new book ” Acworth: Heritage, History Hauntings. This book explores Acworth’s history as documented in newspaper accounts, internet searches and ‘urban legends and folklore’ as told and passed down orally and informally. Jim also conducts the Acworth Ghost Tours and many of the book’s stories are included in the tour.

Save Acworth History Foundation Speaker Series – October 10

Mark Lemon is the final speaker in the 2017 Speakers Series. The event will be held at the Roberts Community & Education Center on School St in Acworth. The talk is scheduled to start at 7pm on Tuesday October 10th. Mark will talk about his great-great grandfather, Capt James Lile Lemon. And be sure to stop by the Acworth Bookstore to pick up a copy of Mark’s book “Feed Them the Steel! Being the Wartime Recollections of Capt James Lile Lemon Co A, 18th Georgia Infantry, CSA”.

October – Acworth Ghost Tours

Every Friday and Saturday night in October, Acworth Ghost Tours will stroll through Historic Downtown Acworth. Plan to be enthralled, strolling through the streets of Acworth, with spine-tingling tales of the spirits that linger still! Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.AcworthGhostTours.com. And be sure to include a visit to the Acworth Bookstore where you can purchase copies of “Haunted North Georgia”, “Investigative Medium: The Awakening”, Halloween décor items, and books of Acworth history including  “Acworth: Heritage, History, Hauntings”.