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Bookmark It is Everywhere!

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on May 2, 2016

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Your Scribbler could not be more thrilled to share Kim Britt’s exciting news:

“Over the past 2 years Bookmark It has grown from short story to novella, expanding our collection and services to meet the needs and requests of our authors and customers. And now we offer yet another plot twist…Bookmark It is becoming a series !


We are excited to announce 3 new locations coming over the summer.  On May 1 we will be delivering a specially curated selection of titles into Infusion Tea, 1600 Edgewater Drive, a popular College Park eatery and art co-op.  Then quickly following on June 1 we will be moving across the street in our home-community of Audubon Park into The Lovely, a fun, eclectic shop showcasing local artisans and vintage collectors located at 2906 Corrine Drive.  Finally in late summer (date still tbd) we will be taking up a residency in downtown Orlando’s contemporary art space, The Gallery of Avalon Island, a member of the 501(c)3 Downtown Arts District and a long-standing community partner of Bookmark It !  But don’t worry, we’ll still be found at East End Market inside local farm grocer and craft beer/wine purveyor, Local Roots, where we’ll continue to offer our delicious selection of cookbooks.


Each location will be host to any number of literary happenings, from workshops and bookclubs to launch parties and readings, giving us 4 times the opportunities to shine the spotlight on Central Florida’s growing literary arts community.


Here are a few examples of what to expect:


  • A new Author VarieTEA reading series at Infusion Tea which will showcase both local and visiting author’s works.


  • A return of our popular Wine&Sign Fridays at The Lovely, an informal meet n’ greet where you can discover new writers and kick off your weekend with a celebratory glass and lively conversation.


  • Our unique Bookclub with an Author, will be moving to Infusion Tea, where local published writers lead the discussion of titles within their own genre, offering an insider’s peak into the writing process.


  • Little Local’s Story Time where your little ones will meet the creators of their soon-to-be-favorite stories.


Add to these a continuing calendar of community-partnered programming with such organizations as Orange County Library System, Urban Think Foundation, area schools and other art-based initiatives and you can look for Bookmark It to be popping up everywhere!


Follow our story as it unfolds, at, on Facebook and on both Twitter and Instagram at bookmarkit_shop.


Thank you for supporting Independent booksellers and happy reading !


Kim Britt

Owner, Bookmark It, Inc.

3201 Corrine Drive, Suite 201

Orlando, FL 32803

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The NOFX Hepatitis Bathtub Music and Book Tour

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on April 19, 2016


Wed Apr 20th 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Bookmark It at East End Market (APEX)3201 Corrine Dr, Orlando, FL 32803, USA map 
What the what ?! Yes you read it right – NOFX band members will be swinging through Orlando one-night-only to sign copies of their new book (releasing April 12) on their 2016 national music and book tour. This is a meet and greet only, and book purchase is required for admission. **plus please note fans, they will only be signing their books (no memorabilia, no records, no first borns, no body parts…) and taking a quick picture!
Note: As of 4/18 a limited number of books will be available at the door.
NOFX has been called one of the world’s most influential and controversial punk bands, but its full story has never truly been told–until now! In NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories (Da Capo Pressl April 12, 2016) band members “Fat Mike” Burkett, Eric Melvin, Erik “Smelly” Sandin, and Aaron “El Hefe” Abeyta look back on more than three decades of the band’s completely inexplicable success, telling the story as only insiers could: the pranks and drunkenness and fun alongside the horrors of murder, suicide, addiction, riots, and terminal illness.
“I can’t shake the feeling that there’s possibly a race of mole people living in the Earth’s core playing a world-sized game of electric football and using some huge magnet to somehow always guide me to safety through the chaos.” ~ Fat Mike in Chapter 6
NOFX has released a dozen albums, sold more than 8 million records, and toured 6 continents; its lead singer co-founded one of the most successful indie labels in the world. Come meet them, come get your book signed!
Note: As of 4/18 a limited number of books will be available at the door.

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Get a free audio book!

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on April 19, 2016



Valerie Allen writes:

Hello, Scribblers ~

“My psychological thriller, The Prodigal Son, is now available as an audio book on iTunes and Audible via

If you enjoy listening to books, contact me at for a FREE coupon for The Prodigal Son. I’d like to hear from you.



The Prodigal Son

A teenager’s refusal to attend school leads to criminal charges against his parents and disastrous consequences for him. His parent’s recent divorce, his father’s hasty remarriage, his brother’s moving away for college, leave Andrew Tibbet in a desperate whirlwind of emotions. Using revenge as his weapon of choice, he sets out to destroy his family emotionally and financially. Psychologist, Allyson Freemont, comes to understand the boy’s anger and frustration when she learns the disturbing truth about what’s been happening behind closed doors.



Books by Valerie Allen:
The Prodigal Son

Amazing Grace
Sins of the Father

Suffer The Little Children

‘Tis Herself: Short Story Volume One

Summer School for Smarties

Bad Hair, Good Hat, New Friends

Write, Publish, Sell! 2 ed

Beyond the Inkblots: Confusion to Harmony


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Life with A.D.D.: Ain’t it Grand?

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on April 19, 2016




Author Enid Jackowitz writes:

“A few years ago I wrote a poem about what my life was like with ADD that I read to many of my ADD clients. They found it funny and honest and resonated with it. So I decided to make my poem into an eBook. I think the book will be helpful not only for people with ADD and those who love them; but also for others to understand what living with ADD is like.
The book, Life With ADD: Ain’t it Grand is available to download on Amazon to your Kindle/IPad/Smartphone for $2.99.”

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