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August 2023 Newsletter

Updated: Jan 25

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” — Oscar Wilde

It's the dog days of summer--and boy, is it hot! Just perfect weather to stay in the A-C and read a good book--we have restocked our annual "pool" of great beach reads that are just fun and entertaining.


We've enjoyed great discussions when we meet for our monthly "Living Room Conversations"--we celebrate diversity in opinion and celebrate how we pull off discussing a variety of topics in a fun, civil and informative way. It can be done!


And, books can spark an amazing response in readers--we're featuring displays of authors we love-- titles that will meet the lazy days of summer or those that will remind you of August adventures in the past (before school started so early...: ) Speaking of school, they're baaaack in the classroom--and, we'll do our best to have the titles that will be assigned. Good luck to our great teachers--and remember to ask for your 15% discount when you come in (same for veterans and active military folks!).


Cooks and chefs and those who love making food! We have received a literal ton of great cook books--pick up 3-for-the-price-of-one--$5. Yum! And as always, come and see us! And, tell us what you've been reading!

The Novel Experience Team


Watercolor painting of courthouse with cars and woman in front

We now have postcards of Zebulon!

Come and see and send!


Our August Calendar!

TUESDAYS: The Knitters gather! We host the knitting enthusiasts who have a casual, drop-in gathering every Tuesday--if you are a pro, or want to figure out how to wield those knitting needles you put down ages ago, stop by!


TUESDAY, August 1st: THE SPIRITUALITY GROUP mets at 1:00 p.m. For your calender: the group meets the first Tuesday of every month!


THURSDAY, Aug 3rd: THE DROP-IN GUILT-FREE BOOK GROUP meets at the store at 7:00 p.m.! We're discussing "The Reading List" by Sara Nisha Adams The discussion is going to be fun (even if you haven't finished the book! Join us!


FRIDAY, August 4th: The Writer's Group meets at the store at 6:00 pm. It's not too late--write something to share! "The creative process takes its own course. If it did otherwise, it would not be creative" P.W. Martin


WEDNESDAY, Aug 9 at High Noon: Please remember we changed from the third Wednesday to the second one! The BROWN BAG BOOK GROUPdiscusses The Kindest Lie by Nancy Johnson.


FRIDAY, Aug 11th: THE SCI-FI BOOK CLUB discusses Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson. If you've never read a sci-fi title this is the one to begin with! Join us from from 6-8.


SATURDAY August 26th: NOVELS AT NIGHT meets at 6:00 to discuss The Tiger's Daughter by K Arsenault Rivera. If you are interested in joining this new group for everyone, come and grab a seat...and expand your reading universe!


SUNDAY, Aug 20st at 3:00: LIVING ROOM CONVERSATIONS invites everyone who enjoys civil discussion with a diverse group on a variety of topics--topic: TBD. Join us at 3:00!


SUNDAY, Aug 27th: THE CLASSICS GROUP meets at 2:00 pm to discuss other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote.

Sincerely, All of us at A Novel Experience 770-567-1103. 426 Thomaston Street, Zebulon, GA 30295

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