Celebrating 12 years of Independent Book-Selling


Come celebrate 12 YEARS of independent book-selling with your favorite store, THE DOYLESTOWN BOOKSHOP.   All regularly priced items in the store, with the exception of food/drinks, magazines, and newspapers, will be 12% off, during the sale period of June 11th-13th. 

In addition, we have a great line-up of events including appearances from some local favorites from over the years and some new faces as well.  Also, we will have free face-painting on Saturday and Sunday from 1-3 pm. Light refreshments will be served throughout the weekend and there will also be various raffles and chances for you to win some prizes.

Hope to see everybody this weekend!


Friday, June 11th


8:00 pm

TERRY CULLETON: Our monthly Bucks County Poetry Series continues as former Bucks County Poet Laureate reads from his collection.

See complete Bucks County Poetry Series schedule at doylestownbookshop.com/buckscountypoetryseries


Saturday, June 12th


12:00 pm

KELLY JAMESON (aka Ann Kelly): Kelly’s DEAD ON, a thriller taking place in Doylestown, is one of our all-time best-sellers.  She is also the author of the recent, SHARDS OF SUMMER, a historical thriller from the Jersey Shore that bounces between the present day and the past, which was thought to be forgotten.

Read a poignant interview with the author at Birth of a Novel
Find out more about Kelly Jameson and her books at http://kellyjameson.blogspot.com


JIM DONOVAN: Motivational speaker on hand to sign copies of HANDBOOK TO A HAPPIER LIFE and THIS IS YOUR LIFE, NOT A DRESS REHEARSAL among others inspiring book based on the author’s simple, but effective ideas that worked during his own recovery and who wants to “inspire you to lead the life you were born to live.”

For more information on Mr. Donovan, his story and his books, please visit jimdonovan.com.

2:00 pm

JERRY WOLMAN: Signing copies of THE WORLD'S RICHEST MAN, the remarkable memoir of a man who came from the Pennsylvania coal mines and ended up owning the Philadelphia Eagles and building the John Hancock Center in Chicago, one of the tallest buildings in the world.

For more information about Mr. Wolman and his book, please visit jerrywolman.com.

PICTURE ME COOKING: Great kid’s event with the authors of Picture Me Cooking, who will lead a fun children’s drink-making demonstration from this kid's cookbook, activity book, ready made scrapbook rolled into one.

Find sample recipes and information about these fun kid’s activities that you can do at home at picturemecooking.com


DAVE STEEL & DEVIN (AA): Dave Steel Poetry is the author of The Absinthe Drinker and other collections of poetry and you can find out more info at davesteelpoetry.wordpress.com. Devin is is(?)/wuz THE "out-of-this-world" secret identity/theatrical CHARACTER/method actor who got carried away;

5:00 pm

JONATHAN MABERRY: Award-winning horror writer will be signing copies of his latest Joe Ledger novel, THE DRAGON FACTORY, along with his some of his other books like PATIENT ZERO, GHOST ROAD BLUES, and the novelizaiton of THE WOLFMAN.

Find out more about the man behind the myth at jonathanmaberry.com.


7:00 pm

CHRIS ZELOV: Screening City 21, a film whose quest is to reframe the conventional and uninspiring visions of the urban future with an unprecedented combination of fresh, invigorating, sustainable, economically viable, and life enhancing concepts.  Will be followed by a Q&A session.  Zelov is also the author of DESIGN OUTLAWS ON THE ECOLOGICAL FRONTIER.

Find out more about Chris Zelov and City 21 at city21.info and geniusloci.com.


Sunday, June 13th


1:00 pm

SNACKS KIDS SHOW: Kid’s music, video, and live show.  A production featuring live music, puppets, and skits from the world of SNACKS.  It’s a fun, off-kilter, snack-fueled take on the world geared for kids 0 – 7 and their parents.

View some amazing clips of the SNACKS show at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bf5JH5l7YZ8
Get to know the SNACKS team at snacksworld.com.

DEREK FELL: Noted garden photographer and writer, whose own award-winning gardens are legendary, will be signing copies of books such as THE MAGIC OF MONET'S GARDEN, THE GARDENS OF FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT and MAGNOLIA PLANTATION AND GARDENS.

For more information about his gardens, books and photography, please visit derekfell.net.


GREGORY FROST: Fantasy author will be on hand to sign copies of his award winning duology of SHADOWBRIDGE and the concluding volume, LORD TOPHET.

For more information about the author and his books, please vist gregoryfrost.com and check out his blog at http://frostokovich.livejournal.com.

3:00 pm

FERNANDO PAREDES:CPT, NASM, NSCA YFS1 will be holding a presentation, Q & A session and exercise demo on his upcoming "Break-Free" book and workout.

More information about what Fusion Fitness is and what Fernando can do for you at fusionfitnessstudio.net.