Category Archives: Events

Book Signings, Special Events/Promotions

Banned Books Week- Day 3

Banned Books Week- Day 3 Caged Birds, Banned Classics & the long history of banning books…   It’s day three of Banned Books Week, and I’m finishing up Maya Angelou’s biographical narrative, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In … Continue reading

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Banned Book Week Grand Prize Giveaway

Banned Book Week Grand Prize Giveaway.

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Banned Books Week- Day 2

Hello everyone! We are into Day 2 of Banned Books Week 2011 and the Banned Books Read–Out.For our Facebook followers, we have an open event going on all this week:  Simple Pleasures Banned Books Week Read-Out! Follow this link to … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week at Simple Pleasures

An annual event that Simple Pleasures has made a point of participating in every year is Banned Books Week . Running from Saturday,  September 24th to October 1st, this event is sponsored by  American Booksellers Association;American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression; … Continue reading

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Great Fall Into Books Giveaway Update!

  In our last post we outlined the details for our Great Fall Into Books Giveaway  and provided a sampling of our first round of free advance and promotional copies. Below you will find the Complete First Round List. Look over … Continue reading

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The Great Fall Into Books Giveaway

The Great Fall Into Books Giveaway   As a bookseller and reviewer I have the pleasure of receiving advance and promotional copies of upcoming and newly released books. This is a wonderful thing, since I love books. But, after almost … Continue reading

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A Very Special Author Event: Club Read

We recently heard about a wonderful author event being held this fall and wanted to share it with our readers, especially those in the Virginia area.  The event is being held in Huddelston, Virginia at the Mariners Landing Resort on … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway at March 26th Event!

Hello all… More updates on our Women’s History Month Events and details on that Book Give-away I was hinting about in the last post. Here are the details: We routinely receive advance reader copies and  promotional copies from authors, publishers, etc… This … Continue reading

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Women,History & Books

Celebrating Women’s History All This Month… March is a fun and somewhat exhausting month for us at Simple Pleasures. Since we are a bookstore run by women, predominantly for women, Women’s History Month is a big deal to us. More … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women’s History Month

Celebrating Women’s History! Our History is Our Strength… A Simple Pleasures Author Event In Celebration of Women’s History Month Simple Pleasures Books & Gifts presents an Author Showcase featuring local authors: Ruth Doumlele (The Randolph Women & Their Men) and … Continue reading

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