Virtual/Zoom Event: Denny S. Bryce in Conversation with Farrah Rochon: Wild Women and the Blues

Tuesday, April 20th

6:00-7:00PM CT

Denny S. Bryce in conversation with Farrah Rochon, discussing her book, Wild Women and the Blues.

This event is free, however a ticket is needed.

Get Tickets Here

1925: Chicago is the jazz capital of the world, and the Dreamland Cafe is the ritziest black-and-tan club in town. Honoree Dalcour is a sharecropper's daughter, willing to work hard and dance every night on her way to the top. Dreamland offers a path to the good life, socializing with celebrities like Louis Armstrong and filmmaker Oscar Micheaux. But Chicago is also awash in bootleg whiskey, gambling, and gangsters. And a young woman driven by ambition might risk more than she can stand to lose. 2015: Film student Sawyer Hayes arrives at the bedside of 110-year-old Honoree Dalcour, still reeling from a devastating loss that has taken him right to the brink. Sawyer has rested all his hope on this frail but formidable woman, the only living link to the legendary Oscar Micheaux. If he's right--if she can fill in the blanks in his research, perhaps he can complete his thesis and begin a new chapter in his life. But the links Honoree makes are not ones he's expecting ... Piece by piece, Honoree reveals her past and her secrets, while Sawyer fights tooth and nail to keep his. It's a story of courage and ambition, hot jazz and illicit passions.

Wild Women and the Blues: A Fascinating and Innovative Novel of Historical Fiction Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496730084
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kensington - March 30th, 2021

Virtual Happy Hour - Sha'Condria "iCon" Sibley

It's Happy Hour!!

Join us as we celebrate National Poetry Month with poet Sha'Condria "iCon" Sibley as we talk poetry, reclaiming your space, and more!

iCon is a founding member of poetry slam dynasty, Team SNO (Slam New Orleans), she is the lead organizer of the New Orleans Youth Open Mic (NOYOM), and is on the planning board for Pass It On Open Mic, the longest-running multi-disciplinary arts open mic series in New Orleans.

Her book, My Name is Pronounced Holy is available now.

Mix a drink and join us for this interactive, live-streaming!

This event will stream live on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/GardenDistrictBookShop/

and YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE_bC6Cv_VnbDrqqN1OhnCw

Indepentent Book Store Day (IBD)

Saturday, April 24th

10:00AM-6:00PM CT

Independent Bookstore Day - New Orleans 2021


 

Join the fun and support your local independent bookstore!  We have plenty of IBD merchandise: Broken: Oracle card deck; Baby Yoda onsie; Indie Bookstore Map; Little Victories Pouch and more!

  • Spend $15 and receive a free ARC (limited quantities)

  • Spend $50 and receive a free Independent Bookstore Day Tote (limited quantities)

  • Free snowball with any purchase from Plum Street Snowballs, Noon – 2:00PM. (limited quantities)

                                                                                          

  • Spend $15 and receive a free audiobook from Libro.fm (see below)

  • Scavenger Hunt with other indie bookstores - Grand prize (visit all 5 stores $125) general prize (visit at least 3 stores - goodie bag put together by all stores) To celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 24, we have partnered with four other local book shops – Baldwin & Co., Blue Cypress Books, Octavia Books, and Tubby and Coo's Mid-City Book Shop – to bring you a Bookstore Passport. This passport can be picked up from any of the stores. Go to each bookstore and collect a sticker/stamp for the passport for that store. When you have collected all 5 stickers/stamps (one from each store), you get entered into the grand prize raffle ($25 gift certificate from each store, totaling $125).

    • HOW IT WORKS

    • At the first of the five book shops you visit on Independent Bookstore Day, April 24, 2018, tell an employee that you’d like to participate in the bookstore passport.

    • Collect a sticker/stamp for your passport when you visit each of the five bookstores.

    • Once you have visited all five bookstores you will out a form with your name, phone number, and e-mail address.

    • After April 24, all completed passports will be entered into a drawing.

Libro.fm Independent Book Store promotions:

Our partner Libro.fm is running a special IBD promotion to help sell books in your store!

Customers who spend $15.00 or more at your local bookstore (in-store or virtually) April 24th–26th and submit your receipt to us, you’ll receive one of the free audiobooks above as a thank-you from Libro.fm!

Watch libro.fm/ibd for information and promotional resources make sure you are following them on social media as well.

Hurray!

We are Open for Business

Face masks/coverings are required for everyone.

Monday - Saturday 10:00-6:00PM and Sunday Noon-5PM

 

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