Celebrate Indies First Small Business Saturday with Author Signings and More

Event date: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 11:00am to 7:00pm


Indies First, held on Small Business Saturday, brings together authors, readers, and publishers in support of independent bookstores. This year on Nov. 25, Charis is celebrating by hosting a six-author meet and greet with some of our local favorites! From 12-2pm stop by and chat with Charlene Ball, Denene Millner, Hannah Palmer, Theresa Davis, Nic Stone, and Kirsten Palladino! We'll have snacks and free galley give-aways with every purchase. It's a great time to get your books signed, hear what these authors are recommending, and get a jump on your holiday shopping! 


   Charlene Ball is the author of Dark Lady

 Denene Millner is the author of more than 20 books, including most recently, My Brown Baby and Early Sunday Morning.

 Hannah Palmer is the author of Flight Path.

 Theresa Davis is the author of Drowned: A Mermaid's Manifesto.

 Nic Stone is the author of Dear Martin.

 Kirsten Palladino is the author of Equally Wed: The Ultimate Guide to Planning your LGBTQ+ Wedding.




Event address: 
1189 Euclid Ave. NE
Charis Books and More
Atlanta, GA 30307
Dear Martin Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101939499
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 17th, 2017

"Powerful, wrenching.” –JOHN GREEN, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down

"Raw and gripping." –JASON REYNOLDS, New York Times bestselling coauthor of All American Boys

Equally Wed: The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your LGBTQ+ Wedding Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580056700
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Published: Seal Press - May 30th, 2017

By and large, most wedding books in the market are still centered around one bride and one groom. And yet, the advent of full marriage equality in the United States has made a new, polished wedding planning book dedicated to guiding LGBTQ couples both timely and essential.

Flight Path: A Search for Roots Beneath the World's Busiest Airport Cover Image
ISBN: 9781938235283
Availability: Special Order
Published: Hub City Press - April 4th, 2017

In the months leading up to the birth of her first child, Hannah Palmer discovers that all three of her childhood houses have been wiped out by the expansion of Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Drowned: A Mermaid's Manifesto Cover Image
ISBN: 9781943977239
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Published: Sibling Rivalry Press, LLC - September 15th, 2016

"Theresa Davis's work revels in searching for the strength to be found in armor chinks. Every aspect of this book bears the standard of a regiment at war with the interior, fighting battles with loss, depression, and the lover that will not recede, battles you are not certain she will win. Sometimes you lose in Davis's world. Always you must understand why you lost.

My Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Children (Denene Millner Books) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781572842120
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Published: Agate Bolden - March 7th, 2017

"The best site for thoughtful, fierce advice about parenting from a Black perspective" --Ebony

Dark Lady: A Novel of Emilia Bassano Lanyer Cover Image
ISBN: 9781631522284
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Published: She Writes Press - June 27th, 2017

Emilia Bassano has four strikes against her: she is poor, beautiful, female, and intelligent in Elizabethan England. To make matters worse, she comes from a family of secret Jews. When she is raped as a teenager, she knows she probably will not be able to make a good marriage, so she becomes the mistress of a much older nobleman.