Indies First Small Business Saturday 2022

Small Business Saturday on November 26th from 10 am - 7 pm. On the right is the Indies First logo - a blue box with white stencil lettering "Indies First" with "10 years" in green below. To the bottom left of the text is a green arrow shape with text that reads "Visit your indie bookstore, first"

Shop Small, Support Local, Energize Our Community!

Once Upon A Time Bookstore is pleased to announce Indies First day, on Saturday, November 26, 2022. Independent businesses throughout Montrose Shopping Park are coming together to celebrate their local bonds as part of the annual Small Business Saturday activities. We are excited to host some local authors throughout the day in-front of our shop as well as exciting prizes and sales

Indies First – a collaboration among publishers, retailers, and authors– is an annual campaign to celebrate independent bookstores and the communities that support them. Hundreds of indies across the country will be hosting local authors and holding events on November 26. Other participating Indies First stores and authors may be found on IndieBound.org.

Small Business Saturday, founded by American Express in 2010, is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It is a day dedicated to helping support the local businesses that help to create jobs, boost the economy, and preserve neighborhoods.

Shop small, give big. Support our bookstore by giving audiobooks. You pick the number of credits, your recipient picks the audiobooks! "Start Gifting" button. Along the left and right sides are holiday themed clip art images.

Deals of the Day

Early Bird Special: 10 am to 11 am get 20% off EVERYTHING in the store*

All Day: 15% off in-stock 2023 calendars

All Day: Spin the OUAT wheel of prizes with a purchase!

All Day: Free chocolate goodie with every purchase of $50 or more!

All Day: Free gift with every purchase of $150 or more!

All Day: Complimentary gift wrap

All Day: Pets with the one and only Pippi Longstocking, our bookstore kitty! (as available while she's meandering around the store)

Late Bird Special: 6 pm to 7 pm get 20% off all in-stock adult hardcover books

Small Business Saturday 11/26 featured local authors visiting the store. In a grid below the text is the cover of There's a Spider in My Bed, Outside Nowhere, The Nutcracker and the Monkey King: Graphic Novel, Curve & Flow, Latkes for Santa Claus, To Make, and The Loophole.

Local Authors signing & personalizing books who are celebrating at Once Upon A Time Bookstore:

10 am - 11 amDevon Nunnally & Bianina Alexanian for There's a Spider in My Bed

Noon to 1 pm - Adam Borba for Outside Nowhere

Noon to 1 pm - Natalie Andrewson illustrator of The Nutcracker and the Mouse King: The Graphic Novel

2 pm - 3 pm - Andrea J. Loney for Curve and Flow

2 pm - 3 pm - Janie Emaus for Latkes for Santa Claus

3 pm - 4 pm  - Danielle Davis for To Make

3 pm - 4 pm - Naz Kutub for The Loophole

All authors will be at a signing table outside, in front of our shop and everyone will be masked.

Remember: Autographed books make great gifts for everyone on your list!

*Sales not valid on special orders or gift cards. No holds. Cannot be combined with other discounts

Indies First To Do List for Small Business Saturday at Once Upon A Time Bookstore

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Saturday, November 26, 2022 - 10:00am to 7:00pm
Event address: 
Once Upon A Time Bookstore
2207 Honolulu Ave.
Montrose, CA 91020
Books: 
There's a Spider In My Bed By Devon Nunnally, Biaina Alexanian Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781639885077
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
This book cannot be returned
Published: Atmosphere Press - October 25th, 2022

Devon Nunnally & Bianina Alexanian at 10 am

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$16.99
SKU: 9780316542647a
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Adam Borba at Noon

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The Nutcracker and the Mouse King: The Graphic Novel By E.T.A. Hoffmann, Natalie Andrewson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781596436817
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
Published: First Second - September 8th, 2020

 Natalie Andrewson illustrator at Noon

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Curve & Flow: The Elegant Vision of L.A. Architect Paul R. Williams By Andrea J. Loney, Keith Mallett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea J. Loney, Keith Mallett (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593429075
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2022

Andrea J. Loney at 2 pm

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Latkes for Santa Claus By Janie Emaus, Bryan Langdo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Janie Emaus, Bryan Langdo (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781510759886
Availability: Backordered - Subject to availability
Published: Sky Pony - October 13th, 2020

Janie Emaus at 2 pm

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To Make By Danielle Davis, Mags DeRoma (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Danielle Davis, Mags DeRoma (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063084063
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 31st, 2022

Danielle Davis at 3 pm

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$17.99
SKU: 9781547609178a
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Naz Kutub at 3 pm

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