Branson Books A Million brings in Dina Dove. Forbes takes notice.

A few minutes ago a friend called. She was so excited she could hardly talk. When she sent me the link, I was able to go on and see for myself. In all my years in the business world, I don’t think I was ever mentioned in Forbes, but today was my day. In conjunction with the Branson Books A Million Grand Opening, I was in the first story on the bisunesswire page of  Pretty exciting for a new first time author.


Anyway… for all my friends and readers in the Ozarks, I sure would love to see you there this Saturday at 2 pm for the book signing. If you are dreaming of writing a book of your own some day, there will be a lot of good information at the workshop I’m giving  at 7pm.


Here’s the Forbes piece. (I underlined the Baglady part) If you want to go and see it on Forbes, the link is at the bottom of the page. I love you guys. Thank you so much for your support.


Books-A-Million, Inc. (NASDAQ:BAMM) will open the doors to its 15,500-square-foot store at 985 Branson Hills Parkway. A grand opening celebration, to include community and children’s activities, is planned for August 9 and 10 at the store, which is Books-A-Million’s fourth in Missouri.The Branson store will employ more than 40 people and will feature books, magazines, cards, gifts and collectibles. Specialty sections will include:

— Faithpoint – featuring an immense selection of Bibles, Christian Living and Christian Fiction books.

— Kids-A-Million – featuring children’s books, learning resources, toys and games that appeal to children, parents, teachers and librarians.

— Joe Muggs Cafe – a coffee and espresso bar complete with comfortable cafe seating and decadent snacks.

The grand opening celebration will begin Saturday, August 9, with a ribbon cutting 10 a.m. with the Branson Lakes Chamber of Commerce. Children’s activities, including face painting, story times and much more, start at 10 a.m. and last until 4 p.m. Romance suspense author Cait London will sign A Stranger’s Touch starting at 12 p.m.


Personal growth author Dina Dove will sign Bag Lady’s Guide to Elegant Living at 2 p.m. and host a writer’s workshop at 7 p.m.

The celebration continues Sunday, August 10, at 10 a.m. with story times and face painting.Branson residents who are new Books-A-Million patrons are encouraged to sign up for the Millionaire’s Club, where members save 40 percent off bestsellers, 20 percent off hundreds of items throughout the store and 10 percent off everything, everyday. The bookseller also offers discount programs for teachers and community organizations.

Books-A-Million is one of the nation’s leading book retailers and sells on the Internet at The Company presently operates more than 200 stores in 20 states and the District of Columbia. The Company operates two distinct store formats, including large superstores operating under the names Books-A-Million and Books & Co., and traditional bookstores operating under the name Bookland. The Company’s wholesale operations include American Wholesale Book Company and Book$mart, both based in Florence, Alabama. For more information, visit the company’s website at






 See the Forbes Magazine article CLICK HERE!


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