Alice Stephens in conversation with Jenny Yacovissi at Loyalty Bookstores
Dec
12
7:00 PM19:00

Alice Stephens in conversation with Jenny Yacovissi at Loyalty Bookstores

Alice Stephens reads and signs her debut novel, FAMOUS ADOPTED PEOPLE, at our Loyalty Bookstores pop-up in Silver Spring. Join us for wine, tea, and great conversation between Alice and fellow novelist Jenny Yacovissi (UP THE HILL TO HOME) and pick up a signed copy of this fantastic novel for yourself or as a great holiday gift.

You can purchase a copy of FAMOUS ADOPTED PEOPLE and secure your seat via the eventbrite link below or just RSVP for free! We will have UP THE HILL FROM HOME on sale at the store the evening of the event as well.

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Caitlin Kunkel at Loyalty Bookstores for New Erotica for Feminists
Dec
13
7:00 PM19:00

Caitlin Kunkel at Loyalty Bookstores for New Erotica for Feminists

Caitlin Kunkel leads a hilarious and delightful evening of feminist erotica and storytelling at our Loyalty Bookstores Pip-Up in Downtown Silver Spring!

Caitlin will read from the collection created by her, and fellow comedy writers and satirists Brooke Preston, Fiona Taylor, and Carrie Wittmer whose work has been featured in the New YorkerMcSweeney's, and many other outlets. Together, they cofounded and edit the website The Belladonna, which responds to today's culture, news, and politics with comedy and satire written by women and non-binary authors. 

Come enjoy a glass of wine or cider and get some much needed book therapy with Caitlin and the Loyalty team!

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Vendor Pop Up Shop
Dec
15
11:00 AM11:00

Vendor Pop Up Shop

The brilliant folks behind Africa Away From Home are partnering with local Silver Spring artisans and creators to bring a pop-up vendor market inside of our pop-up bookstore! Join us on Saturday 12/15 for a fantastic afternoon of wonderful shopping. PLUS! Santa will be present to read to kids from 1-2 inside Loyalty Bookstores for a holiday feel good storytime.

Admission is free, but registering your attendance is encourage.

For information on how to become a vendor, please contact africaawayfromhome@gmail.com.

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Martine Kalaw at Loyalty Bookstores for Illegal Among Us
Dec
18
7:00 PM19:00

Martine Kalaw at Loyalty Bookstores for Illegal Among Us

Martine Kalaw shares her own immigration story and her tips for becoming a citizen as someone who has seen it all with White House Reporter Abby Cruz. This is sure to be an enlightening and engaging conversation between two dynamic women who are working to change the narrative. Martine will sign her books at the close of the event.

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Nicole Chung at Loyalty Bookstores
Dec
6
7:00 PM19:00

Nicole Chung at Loyalty Bookstores

Nicole Chung discusses and signs her memoir about motherhood, identity, and her transracial adoption ALL YOU CAN EVER KNOW. Loyalty founder Hannah Oliver Depp, another transracial adoptee, will interview Nicole about her experience writing the memoir and its reception within her family and literary community. Come and enjoy a glass of wine or tea and discuss one of Loyalty’s favorite books of the year.

You can reserve a seat and purchase your book by following the eventbrite link below or simply confirm your attendance.

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Free College Essay Help from Blue Pencil
Dec
2
3:00 PM15:00

Free College Essay Help from Blue Pencil

In celebration of the opening of Loyalty Pop-up Bookstore in Silver Spring, MD, Blue Pencil will be offering free "crash edits" of college essays, personal statements and/or supplemental essays. Bring us your essays and we will offer creative suggestions edits, word culling, or a final read-through. Come and enjoy Loyalty's books and gift offering as a new Independent Bookstore and receive fresh, insightful read on your college essays at the same time.

For information on Blue Pencil's regularly scheduled editing services, check out bluepencilessays.com or contact them at bluepencilessays@gmail.com.

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