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Great Big Book Giveaway- Part 2!

Great Big Book Giveaway… Part 2 Win a copy of Mary Burton’s New Release : Before She Dies   **Update: We are extending the deadline for entries until Wednesday, February 22nd, 11:59pm ( EST). From now until Monday, February 20th, … 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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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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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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Twain Redone

For those of you expecting my promised reviews- they will follow. But first a word about a literary classic…   Twain Redone…   I had an interesting article brought to my attention today. The article.  Upcoming NewSouth ‘Huck Finn’ Eliminates … Continue reading

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“Lives” Launch Grand Success!

  On Saturday May 8th JJ McMoon previewed his debut novel Lives to the patrons of Ashland Coffee & Tea and other invited guests. In addition to doing several readings from Lives, giving those present a glimpse into the wonderfully … Continue reading

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Update on ” A Good Man”

A few posts back I shared my review of  A Good Man by Larry Baker. Today he shared this article from the Gazette regarding his  book and the exciting news associated with it. In my book ( pun intended) it … Continue reading

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Meredith Cole Signing

Join us at Simple Pleasures Books & Gifts on Saturday Sept. 19th , from 1-4 pm and meet Meredith Cole, author of “Posed for Murder”. ABOUT “POSED FOR MURDER” : Lydia McKenzie is an artist whose medium is the camera. … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasures In The News

Just in case you missed it, Simple Pleasures Books & Gifts has been in the news of late… We were featured in the premiere issue of GRID magazine ( new Richmond area publication by Palari Publishing) Here’s the link to that … Continue reading

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