Join one of Philadelphia’s newest Independent Bookstore for an evening celebrating Independent Bookstore Day and local Philadelphia authors. The event will feature readings from Angelo Colavita, Maribel Garcia, Berry Grass, Andrew Katz, Daralyse Lyons, Sara Nović, Mecca Jamilah Sullivan, and John Vercher.

Saturday, August 29th, 7 pm EST via Zoom

Suggested $5 Donation. All proceeds will go to the performers.


A Novel Idea hosts a variety of events, from author readings and signings to workshops to book clubs and storytimes.  Owners, Alexander Schneider and Christina Rosso-Schneider, residents of East Passyunk, book lovers, and parents of Atticus Finch, a crazy, but lovable rescue pup, hope to create and foster a space of diversity and inclusivity.  They want to help their customers fall in love with books, either for the first time or the millionth. They have numerous events that run monthly, such as their open mic, book clubs, and pay-what-you-can tarot salon. Their goal is to offer regular events to the community that are interesting and innovative. To stay up to date on Novel Idea events, check out their calendar.

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