The Book Tavern

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November Events

2nd Edgar Allan Poe Ghost Trolley Tour 7 & 9pm
Join us for a very special haunted history tour paying tribute to
the master of horror with special guest, Chad Crews. For more
details visit
9th Meet Moses Howard 1pm
Artist, Author & War Veteran Moses Howard will be at the store
signing copies of his memoir The Howard Chronicles.
14th The Re-Inklings 7pm
A monthly discussion group exploring the works & themes of
the Inklings. Currently we’re discussing The Screwtape Letters.
15th Sketch Party 6 – 8pm
Bring your sketchbook and some pencils or inks and join us for
an evening of sketching. Some materials will be provided.
22nd Meet Danny Ellis 7pm
The Boy at the Gate, an Irish singer/songwriter’s powerful debut
memoir about growing up at the notorious Artane Industrial
School for orphaned and abandoned boys in Dublin, is garnering
praise from all over the literary & musical world. Come hear him
perform and speak about his life and book.
30th Meet Deron Hicks 11am
Author of Tower of the Five Orders, the second installement in
The Shakespeare Mysteries, which follows the adventures of
Colophon Letterford, an intrepid teen who must navigate many
dangers to save her families small publishing business and much
more.  Both children and adults will delight in the puzzles these
novels offer. Come meet him & learn about his books firsthand!

OCTOBER at The Book Tavern


ArtZilla Auction
First Friday, October 4th
Come see the result of ArtZilla 2013. All ten artists will have their canvas on display along with the cooperative canvas. Those who bid on the paintings during ArtZilla will be able to participate in one final round of live bidding.

Roy Blount, Jr.

Roy Blount, Jr.
October 6th at 5p.m.
Before Roy speaks at the Imperial Theatre for the Westobou Festival, he’ll drop by the store to sign copies of his books. We’ll have copies of Long Time Leaving: Dispatches From Up South and a few other titles on hand to purchase.



The Re-Inklings Book Club
October 10th at 7pm
A new stimulating gathering for those who wish to explore Christian culture, theology and myth. The group will meet the second Thursday of every month examining life through the lens of the works encountered, written or inspired by The Inklings. The first conversation will center around The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis.


The Augusta Ghost Trolley
Numerous Dates Throughout October
The Ghost Trolley has various tours, but we are particularly excited about the Gravely Mistaken Tours, which are nearly sold out! There are still some tickets for the 11th. Visit their website for details on how to participate:


Thursday, March 7th
Open 10AM – 8PM

Friday, March 8th
Open 10AM – 8PM

Saturday, March 9th
35% OFF Rare Books!
Bargain Books are BUY ONE GET ONE FREE!
Books with a red half price sticker are an additional 50% off!

*as always, consignment & special order items are excluded.

We are having cookies and coffee all day Saturday. Please come enjoy our last day before we move to the J.B. White’s Building. Then, in a month, you can join us for HELLO CAKE at 936 Broad Street. We don’t have a firm opening date yet, but keep watching your in-box and Facebook for updates on our progress and an invite to our new digs. Thank you all for supporting us this past decade. We look forward to doing even more to make the Book Tavern the best place to shop for books!


If you haven’t already heard, we are moving to the J.B. White’s Building in a couple of weeks. We’ll be shut for a few weeks. Sign up for our email list to get all the details, follow us on facebook, or check back here.

Small Business Saturday
Local Author Schedule

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Charmain Zimmerman Brackett noon – 4p.m.
The Key of Elyon & Elyon’s Cipher
An ancient book, a cryptic key and a mysterious king lead Stephen and his grandfather on the adventure of a lifetime.

Nathaniel Perry & KJ Eldridge noon – 4p.m.
Two Contributors to Studio Fizzy’s Freshmen

Debi Toporroff noon – 4p.m.
Roscoe Possum Series for Children

Lincoln Crisler noon – 4p.m.
Numerous horror and fantasy contributions including an entry in Zombies vs Robots: This Means War!

Sam Beasley noon – 4p.m.
Free Your Self: A Self Awareness Handbook

David H. Hanks noon – 4p.m.
The Disappearance & Black Waters

Gene Jennings 2p.m. – 4p.m.
The God Robbers & Laughing With Sarah

Bill Baab 2p.m. – 4p.m.
Remembering George Perry & Augusta on Glass

Although the Word is common, the many live as if they had a private understanding. - Heraclitus

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Fun stuff to do at the Tavern

The Re-Inklings
2nd Thursday of every month at 7pm to discuss works by The Inklings.

The Stalwart Storytellers' Union
2nd Friday of every month at 7pm where writers and storytellers come to share and sharpen one another.

The Graphic Novel Syndicate of Augusta
3rd Thursday of every month at 7pm to analyze, appreciate and discuss story, art, and theme as it pertains to the graphic novel art form.

Sketch Party
Come on the 3rd Friday of every month and sketch your hearts out. Some materials provided.

Tavernacle Poetry
Play Poetry Games, read poetry aloud (yours and others works) and learn about the oldest literary tradition on the Fourth Friday of every month.



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Downtown Augusta


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Thursday - Saturday
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    Literacy Resources

    GRU Augusta Literacy Center
    Free one on one tutoring for all ages.
    GRU Writers Weekend
    Annual Writers Conference
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