A Sweet & Spooky Night at the Bookstore!

Thursday, October 12, 2023 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
2 Carmichael St
Essex, VT 05452

Calling all kids!  Please join us for a special celebration of all things Fall and Halloween at Phoenix Books in Essex!  We are planning a fabulous night of author meet & greets, crafts, and fall-themed snacks and drinks. 

 Meet & Greets with three Vermont authors!  J.L. DuRona, Darcy Marks, and Chrissy Lane will be joining us to chat about their books and sign copies.  Please check out all the featured titles at the bottom of this page!

 Halloween-themed craft and coloring stations

 Trick-or-Treat with the authors and around the store!

 Fall treats and apple cider

About the authors:

J.L. DuRona has always loved the whimsical, macabre, and otherworldly. During recess, he would quietly slip away into the woods surrounding his rural elementary school with the latest Goosebumps book in hand and read until the bell rang.He graduated in 2007 from Castleton University with a BA in Children's Literature, and received his MFA from the Center for Cartoon Studies in 2011. He lives in Vermont with his wife and three cats.

 Darcy Marks  is a Second Degree Black Belt in Kempo-JuJitsu, as well as a Black Belt in Arnis, the Filipino art of stick-fighting. She teaches women’s self-defense and works as a forensic toxicologist. Darcy is a mother of three is and an avid fangirl living in northern Vermont. Visit her online at DarcyMarks.com.

Chrissy Lane received her bachelors in science in early childhood education at Westfield State University. She was a preschool teacher in a variety of different settings and locations across Massachusetts and also in Anchorage Alaska.  Now she lives near the lake in Vermont with her two sons and husband. She is studying speech pathology and writing and illustrating children’s books.

DATE:  Thursday, October 12th, 6-7:30 pm

LOCATION:  Phoenix Books Essex, 2 Carmichael St, Essex, VT

ADMISSION: This event is free and open to all ages.  Advance registration is requested to help with our event planning, but it is not required.  

 

 

 

 

 

The Berge Sisters Tour the Neitherswarth By J. L. Durona Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9798986529011
Availability: Click Title to See Location Inventory
Published: Eerie Mountain Press, LLC - September 27th, 2022

The Berge Sisters - The Ghosts of Warble Hall By J. L. Durona Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9798986529028
Availability: Click Title to See Location Inventory
Published: Eerie Mountain Press, LLC - September 26th, 2023

Grounded for All Eternity By Darcy Marks Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534483378
Availability: Click Title to See Location Inventory
Published: Aladdin - June 13th, 2023

The Afterlife of the Party By Darcy Marks Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534483392
Availability: Click Title to See Location Inventory
Published: Aladdin - July 18th, 2023

The First Scarecrow By Chrissy Lane Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9798218073985
Availability: Not in stock. At Our Partner Warehouse: Usually Ships in 4-7 Days
Published: Christin Vivori - October 28th, 2022

Olga Thorn By Chrissy Lane, Chrissy Lane (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chrissy Lane, Chrissy Lane (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9798218270063
Availability: Not in stock. At Our Partner Warehouse: Usually Ships in 4-7 Days
Published: Christin Vivori - September 2nd, 2023