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157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
717-732-7288 cupboardmaker.com

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February 2018

$5.00

Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

February 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate the struggle of finding other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • Valentine’s Day card making • Light Refreshments ~this…

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March 2018

Sweet Spot Book Release

March 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Heather Heyford, author of the Napa Wine Heiresses series, is releasing a brand new series in mass market paperback. Join us to celebrate the launch of The Sweet Spot, the first in the Willamette Valley Romance series. Refreshments and activities included. Heather Heyford is the author of the Willamette Valley Romance series, (The Sweet Spot NEW RELEASE February 28, 2018), the Napa Wine Heiresses series, and the Oregon Wine Country series. For more information on Heather and her books, visit…

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$5.00

Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

March 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate the struggle of finding other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • Painting rocks • Light Refreshments $5.00 cover charge…

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$10.00

80s Overnight

March 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - March 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Celebrate the release of the Ready Player One movie adaptation with an 80s themed overnight party including food, games, and crafts all night long. Make sure to wear your best 80s get-up! This event runs from 8 PM on the 16th to 10 AM on the 17th. Tickets are $10.00 each and are available in-store or on our website. Please send any questions to books@thecupboardmaker.com

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April 2018

Perry County Authors Signing

April 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Join us on April 7th as we host Perry County authors Dennis Royer, Don Helin, and Dennis Hocker. The authors write books ranging from young adult to mystery to histories of Perry County. Dennis Royer is the author of Flash Friends, Earthburst, the Perry County Mystery series, and The Story of Sing series. You can find out more about Dennis and his books at dennisroyer.com Don Helin is the author of Long Walk Home, Angel’s Revenge, Secret Assault, Devil’s Den,…

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$5.00

Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

April 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate the struggle of finding other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • After Easter Egg hunt • Light Refreshments $5.00…

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“The Itch of Gloria Fitch” Dramatic Reading

April 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Paul Hood will be performing a dramatic reading of his play The Itch of Gloria Fitch. Paul will be signing copies of his plays after the reading. You can find out more about Paul and his work at willowmoonpub.com A small snippet from the website: "Paul Hood is a Playwright/Director from Harrisburg, PA, and a graduate of Harrisburg Arts Magnet School. His plays have received productions throughout the Tri-State are as well as Central Pennsylvania. His most recent works produced:…

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PA Storytelling with John Moore

April 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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John L. Moore is coming to the store with his new series Revolutionary PA. There will be a storytelling session along with a chance to speak with John about his books. Light refreshments will be served. John Moore is the author of the Frontier Pennsylvania series, the Revolutionary PA series, and Skunk, Nuts, and Other Stories. Find out more about John and his books at his author page: sunburypressstore.com/John-L-Moore_c133.htm

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Misty Simon Book Signing and Dinner

April 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Cupboard Maker Books' April Author of the Month: Misty Simon Misty Simon is a multi-published author of mystery and romance books. Her newest series, “Tallie Graver”, debuted this year and is set in Mechanicsburg. Join us on April 22nd to meet Misty in person and chat with her over dinner! Her other books include “Adventures in Ghostsitting”, the “Ivy Morris” mystery series, the “Kissinger Kisses” romance series, and the “Ink World” series. Find out more about Misty at mistysimon.wordpress.com Book…

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Justina Ireland, Author of “Dread Nation”, Book Signing

April 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day and the release of Justina's new book Dread Nation. Dread Nation by the cover: "Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg and Chancellorsville—derailing the War Between the States and changing America forever. In this new nation, safety for all depends on the work of a few, and laws like the Native and Negro Reeducation Act require certain children attend combat schools to learn to put down the…

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May 2018

Women Writing Mysterious Worlds Book Signing

May 5, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Everyone loves a good mystery. Luckily two mysteries authors - Yvonne Schuchart and Nancy Hughes, and one fantasy author - J.L. Gribble will be paying a visit to the bookstore to share their own mysterious tales. All three authors have mysteries woven into their books, whether fantastical or sinister. Join us to meet the authors and find out more about their work and enjoy light refreshments. Yvonne Schuchart is the author of “In the Shadow of Porter's Hollow”. Find out…

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$5.00

Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

May 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate the struggle of finding other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • A fun crafting activity: May’s activity is painting…

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June 2018

Cozy Mystery Book Signing with Karen Rose Smith

June 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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If you like your mystery stories to be on the lighter, more fun side then be sure to join us for a book signing with two local authors writing cozy mysteries! Perfect to read at the beach or wrapped in a blanket at home, these ladies pack all the intrigue into their new series – “Daisy’s Tea Garden” mysteries by Karen Rose Smith and the “Tallie Graver” mysteries by Misty Simon. Chat with the authors and enjoy light refreshments. Karen…

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Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

June 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate the struggle of finding other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • Bring a Friend: bring a friend new to…

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Amish Romance Signing featuring Rachel Good

June 9, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Rachel Good is celebrating the launch of her newest series, Love & Promises, with the release of The Amish Teacher’s Gift. Heather Heyford will also be attending and available to sign books. Join the celebration and enjoy crafts, food, and, of course, plenty of books! Rachel Good is the author of the Sisters & Friends series, the Hope Chapel series, and the brand-new Love & Promises series. Find out more about Rachel and her books at her website: racheljgood.strikingly.com Heather…

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Historical Romance Book Signing with Holly Bush

June 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Start off your summer with some romance reads! Two local authors are visiting the Cupboard Maker Books to sign their books. Historical romance author Holly Bush and romance author Geri Krotow are happy to meet readers and chat about their novels. Meet the authors and enjoy light refreshments. Holly Bush is the author of the “Gentrys of Paradise” series, the “Crawford Family” series, and many other historical fiction novels. You can find out more about Holly and her books at…

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Comic Book Monkey Cookout

June 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Cupboard Maker Books is happy to announce its Author(s)-of-the-Month for June are the Drunken Comic Book Monkeys! Our Dinner with the Author will be a little different this month to celebrate the Monkeys. We will be having a cookout, complete with hot dogs, burgers, chips, and drinks, as well as a chance to meet the authors. Tickets are $5.00 ahead of time or $10.00 at the door, email us at books@thecupboardmaker.com or visit our website at cupboardmaker.com for more information…

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July 2018

$5.00

Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

July 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate the struggle of finding other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • Christmas in July book page ornament crafts •…

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Building Unveiling at the Cupboard Maker Books

July 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Our resident artist Kristian has been hard at work painting the building, and on July 14th we will be officially unveiling the completed book spine mural! Join us as we celebrate with local authors Natalie J. Damschroder, Andrew Grey, Heather Heyford, Heidi Hormel, Geri Krotow, Misty Simon, and Jay Smith, all of whom have books painted on the building. Once the building has been unveiling, come inside to chat with local authors or enjoy a piece of cake.

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August 2018

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Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

August 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate the struggle of finding other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • Painting rocks with markers • Light Refreshments $5.00…

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Sultry Summer Book Signing

August 18, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Enjoy the last weeks of summer with a few sultry books, perfect for reading on a towel the beach or curled up in a chair in the backyard. Four local romance authors will be coming to Cupboard Maker Books to sign their sultry summer reads. Meet the authors and take a chance on a summer romance! Briana Michaels is the author of the Sins of the Sidhe series. Find out more about Briana and her books by visiting brianamichaels.com Heather…

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September 2018

$5.00

Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

September 9, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate the struggle of finding other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all used book purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • A fun crafting activity: Painting Rocks…

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Whodunit Mystery Book Signing

September 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Start off autumn with a hint of mystery~ Meet six local mystery authors visiting the store to share their tales with new readers. Find out whodunit! Natalie J. Damschroder is the author of Hearts Under Siege, Fight or Flight, the Goddesses Rising series, and many other fantastic books. Find out more about Natalie and her books at nataliedamschroder.com Don Helin is the author of Long Walk Home, Angel's Revenge, Thy Kingdom Come, and many other great mystery novels. Find out…

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Celebrate Books Fundraiser

September 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Visit Cupboard Maker Books on Sept. 23rd! Browse the shelves, meet up with friends, cuddle a kitty, and support Infinity Charter School. 100% of profits from purchases made that day will benefit Infinity Charter School. No tickets, registration, or cover.

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Sci-fi Odysseys Book Signing

September 29, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Get a jump start on Halloween with tales of the mysterious future: of outer space, dystopian futures, and dark simulations. Vicky Burkholder is the author of Gambling on Love, Lion’s Pride, the Crystal Keys series, and many other fantastic works of fiction. Find out more about Vicky and her books at burkholv.wordpress.com Victoria Smith is the author of Into the Fire, Prelude of Lies, Cursed Fate, and many other fantastic works of fiction. Find out more about Victoria and her…

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October 2018

Jimmy Gownley Signing

October 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Award-winning cartoonist Jimmy Gownley is visiting the Cupboard Maker Books to celebrate the release of his new Zootopia graphic novel. Discover this Scholastic author’s Amelia Rules! series as well as his other graphic novels. Great for kids and adults alike! Stay afterward for our altered books craft day to make fun projects with old book pages!

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Altered Books Craft Day

October 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Create a craft project out of old book pages! Altered Books Craft day is a great way to exercise your creative side, for adults and kids alike. All materials are provided by the store at no cost, and you keep whatever you make. Employees will be on hand to help you decide what you’d like to make, and there may even be some special guests attending. Everyone is welcome!

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$5.00

Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

October 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate the struggle of finding other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all used book purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • Pumpkin painting • Light Refreshments $5.00…

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Squeekie the Bookstore Cat’s 10th Birthday

October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Squeekie the Bookstore Cat is celebrating his birthday with a great big party: cake, games, prizes, a children’s book reading with author Karen Nordstrom Dugan, and more all day long! Castaway Critters will also be bringing some extra foster cats to spend the day at the store~ Check out our Facebook page (facebook.com/CupboardMakerBooks) on the day of the party for updates. Bring your friends to help us celebrate our favorite bookstore cat! Special button free with every Squeekie item (calendars…

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Nonfiction Book Signing feat. Dennis Hocker

October 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Join us at the Cupboard Maker Books and meet local authors Dennis Hocker (author of Perry County history books), Spero Lappas (author of Conquer’s Life Frontiers), and Beverly Bone (author of Images of America: Mechanicsburg) and learn about their nonfiction books. Learn more about Dennis at perryheritage.com Learn more about Spero at conquerlifesfrontiers.com

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November 2018

Justina Ireland, author of Dread Nation, Book Signing

November 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Help us celebrate Justina's new book, Star Wars: Lando's Luck (Flight of the Falcon), with a Halloween costume contest! Come in costume for a chance to win fabulous prizes~ Justina is the New York Times Bestselling author of Star Wars: Lando's Luck, Dread Nation, Vengeance Bound, Promise of Shadows, and Devils' Pass. Find out more about Justina at justinaireland.com Critics on Dread Nation... “This highly anticipated release is getting lauded as equal parts exciting, terrifying, and oh-so-relevant. Crackles on every…

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YA Fantasy Book Signing

November 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Fantasy, science fiction, or paranormal: however you like your fantasy this book signing has a new author to discover. Meet YA authors Amanda Foody, JC Lillis, and NJ Damschroder and take a chance on a new adventure. And for those starting their holiday shopping early, remember that signed books make great gifts! Amanda Foody is the author of Ace of Shades, King of Fools, and Daughter of a Burning City. Find out more about her and her books at amandafoody.com…

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Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

November 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate the struggle of finding other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all used book purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • Pin Making • Light Refreshments $5.00…

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Squeekie the Bookstore Cat Book Release

November 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Squeekie will be releasing his third collection of stories on Small Business Saturday! This collection features eight brand new stories and twelve fan-chosen favorites from the first two books. Squeekie will be available to sign his new book, along with the humans who helped him write it. Prizes and refreshments included~ Local authors will be also be stopping in for flash signings throughout the day, so keep an eye on our Facebook page (facebook.com/Cupboardmakerbooks) as we make announcements throughout the…

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December 2018

Christmas Romance Book Signing

December 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Come meet local authors and stock up on Christmas gifts! Geri Krotow (Mystery), Rachel J. Good (Amish Romance), and Dan Cupper (local history) will be here to share their stories with everybody. Geri Krotow is the author of the Silver Valley PD series, the Bayou Bachelors series, and the Whidbey Island series. Find out more about Geri at gerikrotow.com Rachel J. Good is the author of the Love & Promises series, and the Sisters & Friends series. Find out more…

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Maria V. Snyder Book Release

December 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Help us celebrate the release of Navigating the Stars, the first in a new series from New York Times bestselling author Maria V. Snyder. Books, cats, snacks, games, and prizes will be available to everyone who attends! Fans of Maria in the US can also contact the bookstore to order a signed and personalized copy if they cannot attend. Description of Navigating the Stars from the back cover: "Terra Cotta Warriors have been discovered on other planets in the Milky…

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Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

December 9, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate the struggle of finding other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all used book purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • Craft: Altered Books Christmas Ball Ornaments…

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Paranormal Mystery Book Signing

December 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Discover last minute gifts for any mystery hound! Local authors Misty Simon, Shawn McLain, and Nancy Hughes will be visiting the Cupboard Maker Books on Saturday, December 15th to sign their books and ready to meet new readers. Misty Simon is the author of the Tallie Graver series, the Adventures in Ghostsitting series, and many other books. Find out more about Misty at mistysimon.wordpress.com Shawn McLain is the author of the Grey Girl series, and the second book of the…

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Pin Making

December 18, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Would you like to make someone a custom gift this season? Or have you always had a cool design that you thought would make an excellent button? Well here's your chance! On Tuesday, December 18, 2018, Cupboard Maker Books will be hosting a pin making class at Jigsy's Pizza. For $5 you can create 3 custom buttons (a small, medium, and large one). There will be recycled books available to use if you don't want to create your own design.…

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Christmas Open House

December 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Visit the Cupboard Maker Books for last minute Christmas shopping or relaxing including a hot chocolate bar, Christmas cookies, and custom pin making (3 pins for $5.00). Author Dan Cupper will also be signing his book Rockville Bridge: Rails Across the Susquehanna from 1 to 3 PM.

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January 2019

Sherlock Holmes Party

January 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Start off the New Year with an old favorite and a bit of intrigue! Cupboard Maker Books is hosting a Sherlock Holmes party on the first weekend in January, complete with light refreshments and a game of mystery. Author and resident Holmes expert Bill Peschel will be joining the festivities with his expansive knowledge of the character and series. Bill Peschel is the author of the Writer's Gone Wild, Sherlock Holmes & Mark Twain: The Adventure of the Whyos, and…

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Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

January 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate struggling to find other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all used book purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • Pin Making using Upcycled Books • Light…

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Keith Warner Hall Book Signing

January 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Author Keith Warner Hall will be signing his novels Steelton and Steelton: Iron in the Fire. Find out more about his books at steeltonnovel.com

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Pin Making Party

January 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Would you like to make custom, one of a kind gifts? Have you imagined cool designs you thought would make an excellent pin? Join the Cupboard Maker Books for a Pin Making Party at Jigsy's Old Forge Pizza to get creative and try something new! The party will be on Wednesday, January 23rd at Jigsy's Pizza (located at 225 North Enola Road, Enola) from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. For $5 you can create three of your own custom pins (one…

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February 2019

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Valentine’s Day Pin Party

February 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Would you like to make a custom, one of a kind gift for your Valentine? Join us for a Pin Making Party to get creative and try something new for that special someone (even if that special someone is yourself)! The party will be on Sunday, February 3rd at the bookstore from 5 to 7 PM. For $5 you can create three of your own custom pins (one small, one medium, and one large). Recycled books will be available if…

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Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

February 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate struggling to find other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all used book purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • making Valentine’s Day Cards out of upcycled…

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Dracula Party

February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Get in touch with your vampire side just in time for Valentine’s Day! Cupboard Maker Books is hosting a Dracula party on February 16th, complete with light refreshments and a live-action, vampire-themed game of Clue in the basement*. RSVP and dress up as your favorite vampire to get a special pin. Authors Jay Smith, Briana Michaels, and Shawn McLain will be attending as well to share their own tales of mystery and horror. Jay Smith is the author of The…

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Geri Krotow Book Signing

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Local author Geri Krotow will be visiting the Cupboard Maker Books to celebrate the newest of her Silver Valley PD series: Snowbound with the Secret Agent. Brief description: "When Portia DiNapoli accidentally witnesses a deadly crime, she becomes the Russian mob’s most wanted. But she’s not running anywhere—she’s teaming up with undercover agent Kyle King to protect the small town she loves. But what blooms between them is an instant, lethal attraction that could be the love of a lifetime.…

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March 2019

Baseball Romance Book Signing

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Join Sports Romance authors, Roz Lee, Jean Joachim, Author, and Mindy Klasky as they celebrate the upcoming MLB season by signing their baseball-themed books. Roz Lee is the author of the Mustangs Baseball series, the Billionaire Brides series, the Lone Star Honky Tonk series, and many other romance novels. Find out more about Roz and her books at rozlee.net Jean Joachim is the author of the Bottom of the Ninth series, the First & Ten series, the Hollywood Hearts series,…

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$5.00

Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

March 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate struggling to find other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all used book purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • Craft: duct tape roses • Light Refreshments…

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Misty Simon Author Workshop

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Misty Simon, local author of cozy mysteries and paranormal mysteries, will be holding a mind mapping workshop where she will work with attendees to craft a working outline for a story starring none other than our very own Annika the Reluctant Bookstore Cat! The story will be written according to the outline and included in Annika’s upcoming book. Misty Simon is the author of the Tallie Graver series, the Adventures in Ghostsitting series, the Ivy Morris Mysteries series, and many…

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Wizard of Oz Party

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Wave goodbye to winter as you spring down the yellow brick road! Cupboard Maker Books is hosting a Wizard of Oz party on March 30th, complete with light refreshments and a live-action, Wizard of Oz-themed game of Clue in the basement*. A scavenger hunt will be held upstairs for less adventurous party goers. Dress up as your favorite character and get a special pin! *the basement steps are concrete and uneven in places, as is the floor of the basement,…

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April 2019

$5.00

Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

April 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate struggling to find other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all used book purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • Craft: Easter Eggs • Light Refreshments $5.00…

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Pin Making Party

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Would you like to make custom, one of a kind gifts? Have you imagined cool designs you thought would make an excellent pin? Join us at the Cupboard Maker Books for a Pin Making Party to get creative and try something new! The party runs from 1 PM to 3 PM on Saturday, April 20th. Create three of your own custom pins (one small, one medium, and one large) for $5. Create a design, bring your own old books, or…

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Fairy Tale Party

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Celebrate fairy tales as we celebrate Independent Bookstore Day at the Cupboard Maker Books. Fairy tale fun all day long! Every hour we will be hosting a different local author, and every author will read their favorite fairy tale out loud for anyone in the mood for a story, and fairy tale themed games will be held all day, with rounds of live-action fairy tale clue held in the basement* from 1 to 3 PM. Light refreshments will be available…

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Meet the Author: Geri Krotow

April 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Meet author Geri Krotow! Geri is the author of several series of romance books, including the Harlequin Intrigue series Silver Valley PD, which is set locally in Mechanicsburg. Geri is a former US Naval Intelligence Agent who has traveled all over the world and now writes full time. She is the author of three series: Whidbey Island; Silver Valley PD; and Bayou Bachelors. Meet the Author is an offshoot program of our monthly Sunday Night at the Bookstore. The aim…

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May 2019

Local Author Signing

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Join us to celebrate local authors with Paul Hood, LuAnn Billett, and a few surprise guests! Paul Hood is the author of the newly released The Time of Their Lives in London, a novella about three strangers looking for something special in London and becoming ensnared in the search for a serial killer. He is also the author of The Itch of Gloria Fitch: A Play. LuAnn Billett is the author of Sensitivity Girl, an autobiographical account of her life…

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$5.00

Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

May 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate struggling to find other book lovers? Then join us for Sunday Evenings at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect! Sunday Evening at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, must be used during the event) • 50% off all used book purchases during the event • Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition - The Michelle Challenge • Craft: Pin Making • Light Refreshments $5.00…

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Fantasy Journeys Book Signing

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Summer is just around the corner, what better time for an adventure? Join us at the Cupboard Maker Books in Enola, PA to meet three fantasy authors: Elana Mugdan; A.L. Kaplan; and Devon Taylor. Elana Mugdan is the author of Dragon Child and Dragon Speaker, the first two books of her Shadow War Saga, the story of a crippled magic user chosen to save the world by a dragon god. Find out more about Elana and her books at allentria.com…

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The Blue, the Gray, and the Red Book Signing

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Meet the authors of the serialized novella The Blue, the Gray, and the Red! The Perry County Council of the Arts collaborated with the students and faculty of the Novel Idea program to bring this story to the readers of Perry County via the Perry County Times in five installments. Real places and events are woven together with fictional characters set in Perry County during the Civil War. Authors attending are Carrie Jacobs, Angela Binner, and Brenda Tadych.

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June 2019

Central PA Cozy Mystery Signing

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Start the summer with cozy mysteries set in Central PA! Meet two fantastic local authors and learn about their books. Karen Rose Smith will be signing her Daisy’s Tea Garden Mysteries, set in Pennsylvania Amish country in a teahouse, and Misty Simon will be signing her Tallie Graver Mysteries, set in a funeral home in a fictionalized Mechanicsburg. Karen Rose Smith is the author of the Dairy’s Tea Garden series, the Caprice de Luca mystery series, and many other romance…

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Val Cates & Rachel Myers, West Perry Book Signing

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Val Cates and Rachel Myers, two West Perry residents, will be at the Cupboard Maker Books to sign their books and meet readers. Val Cates is the author of The Gift of Name, a young adult fantasy about a group of captive teens breaking free from a sorcerer. Find out more about Val and her book at valcates.com Rachel Myers is the author of Wild, which tells the story of teenage Cheyanne and her horse Lily vying for their chance…

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Trivia at the Bookstore

June 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate struggling to find other book lovers? Then join us for Trivia at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect while competing in a friendly game of literary trivia! Trivia at the Bookstore includes: • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, only valid during the event) • 50% off all used book purchases during the event • Trivia from 5:30 – 7:30 PM • Light Refreshments $5.00 cover…

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Amish Romance Book Signing

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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A perfect start to the summer is a great Amish romance novel! Meet two of the most popular authors of the genre at Cupboard Maker Books on June 15th. Rachel J. Good and Kelly Long will be visiting from 1 to 3 PM, eager to meet readers and sign books. Rachel J. Good is the author of the Love & Promises series, the Sisters & Friends series, and Big City Amish. Find out more about Rachel and her books at…

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Local Mystery Author Signing

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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On Father’s Day, bring your dad to meet three local mystery authors! Authors Joel Burcat, John Luciew, and Don Helin will be at the Cupboard Maker Books with new releases and lots to share. Joel Burcat is the author of Drink to Every Beast. Find out more about Joel and his book at joelburcat.com John Luciew is the author of Kill the Story, Dead Awakening, Last Case, and many other mystery novels. Don Helin is the author of Long Walk…

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Apocalypse Club Cookout

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Celebrate the release of The Apocalypse Club, a brand new young adult book from authors Brian Koscienski and Chris Pisano! The Apocalypse Club tells the story of normal high schooler Bree Moore who discovers her magical powers and a secret worldwide magical society just in time to battle a cult leader determined to unleash ancient Mesoamerican gods on the world. Our celebration includes a cookout with chefs Chris and Brian. The menu includes hotdogs, burgers, chips, snacks, drinks, and desserts.…

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Annika the Reluctant Bookstore Cat’s Birthday Party

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Annika, our beloved Reluctant Bookstore Cat, is turning seven this year. We are celebrating with a special birthday party just for her with games, prizes, and of course cake! We can’t guarantee Annika will make an appearance for everybody as she is the reluctant bookstore cat. Book Signing, 1 – 3 PM: We are also releasing The Very, Very Bad Misadventures of Annika the Reluctant Bookstore Cat at her birthday party. Annika’s book is an anthology of thirteen stories (plus…

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July 2019

$21.20

Eyes of Tamburah Exclusive US Release

July 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Maria V. Snyder's newest Australian release Eyes of Tamburah will be available in a limited quantity at Cupboard Maker Books for the exclusive US release on Sunday, July 7th! Games, food, and swag provided, and Maria will be present to sign copies of her newest book~ We have a limited amount of copies from Australia, and will not be ordering more. Your purchase of the book is your ticket into the party. This party is limited to people who have…

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Trivia at the Bookstore

July 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate struggling to find other book lovers? Then join us for Trivia at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect while competing in a friendly game of literary trivia! Trivia at the Bookstore includes: • Trivia from 5:30 – 7:30 PM • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, only valid during the event) • 50% off all used book purchases during the event • Light Refreshments $5.00 cover…

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Christmas in July Open House

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Relax during the hustle and bustle of Christmas in July with a hot chocolate bar, snacks, and games all day! Save with our Christmas in July sale: 50% off used Hardbacks and 25% off used Paperbacks, the entire month of July.

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August 2019

Summer Sci-fi Book Signing

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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End summer with a blast of science fiction, and meet two out of this world authors at Cupboard Maker Books: E.J. Wenstrom and Megan Lynch! E.J. Wenstrom is the author of the Chronicles of the Third Realm Wars series, beginning with Mud. Mud is the story of a golem tasked with protecting a mysterious box by his Maker, and the young boy who chances upon his temple only to turn his world upside down. Find out more about E.J. and…

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Trivia at the Bookstore

August 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate struggling to find other book lovers? Then join us for Trivia at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect while competing in a friendly game of literary trivia! Trivia at the Bookstore includes: • Trivia from 5:30 – 7:30 PM • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, only valid during the event) • 50% off all used book purchases during the event • Light Refreshments $5.00 cover…

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$10.00

Bookstore Romance Day

August 17 @ 10:00 am - August 18 @ 9:00 am
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Celebrate the first Bookstore Romance Day, a new nationwide event in appreciation of the romance genre, at the Cupboard Maker Books! Our favorite local romance authors will be signing all day from 10 AM to 8 PM in two-hour time slots. Check out our Facebook page, facebook.com/CupboardMakerBooks, in August to see the authors attending. And when the store closes at 8 PM the party doesn’t stop! We are holding a slumber party all night long: complete with pizza in the…

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September 2019

$5.00

Trivia at the Bookstore

September 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cupboard Maker Books, 157 N Enola Rd (Routes 11/15)
Enola, 17025
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Do you love books but hate struggling to find other book lovers? Then join us for Trivia at the Bookstore - a monthly event designed to help bibliophiles connect while competing in a friendly game of literary trivia! Trivia at the Bookstore includes: • Trivia from 5:30 – 7:30 PM • Voucher for one used book (value up to $10, only valid during the event) • 50% off all used book purchases during the event • Light Refreshments $5.00 cover…

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