The Success of Indies First, an appearance on the news

Great news for local fans who might find themselves in downtown Easton during the holiday season: Book & Puppet should have books from Parisian Phoenix Publishing in stock. Angel Ackerman, Nancy Scott, Darrell Parry and Gayle Hendricks stopped into the bookstore to hang out with bookstore owner Andy Laties and other Lehigh Valley authors, includingContinue reading “The Success of Indies First, an appearance on the news”

Indies First at Book & Puppet

The first half of this post targets Lehigh Valley locals, whereas the second half offers a book review. Based on your interests, skim accordingly. If you are in the vicinity of downtown Easton, Pa., tomorrow for #SmallBusinessSaturday, Book & Puppet Company, the bookstore behind The Easton Book Festival, will be having a sidewalk sale andContinue reading “Indies First at Book & Puppet”

Final Day of the Easton Book Festival 2022: Small Press Expo

We attended the small press book expo at Easton Book Festival 2022 today, selling our own books, Nancy Scott’s chapbooks and William D. Prystauk’s Kink Noir series. It was a lovely autumn day with new friends from Pink Trees Press from New York City. We visited with friends from Book and Puppet Company and gotContinue reading “Final Day of the Easton Book Festival 2022: Small Press Expo”

Exploring Bookshop.org and supporting our authors, a review of Tiffani Velez’s The Search

Last week, we set up an affiliate link with Bookshop.org, an organization that supports independent booksellers. Here in the Lehigh Valley, we have two great independent bookstores, Book & Puppet Company in downtown Easton and Let’s Play Books in Emmaus. The concept is brilliant. Readers can order their books online and designate their favorite retailerContinue reading “Exploring Bookshop.org and supporting our authors, a review of Tiffani Velez’s The Search”

Welcome to the Hurricane

Parisian Phoenix Publishing Company has six books— yes, six— books currently on the market and a seventh that might be out by the end of the week. One of the reasons this publisher loves Barnes and Noble is because they allow you to search for and display books by the publisher. Earlier this week, IContinue reading “Welcome to the Hurricane”