Author to visit Sparta Books tonight

Sparta /
| 15 Jul 2024 | 07:22

Author Jamie Brenner returns to Sparta Books, 29 Center St., to celebrate publication of her newest book, “A Novel Summer,” on Monday, July 15.

She will sign books from 6 to 7 p.m. She also will read from the novel, talk about the writing process and answer questions.

“It’s not summer without a visit from our friend Jaime Brenner. She is one of our store’s biggest champions and a popular speaker,” said Jennifer Carlson, Sparta Books owner.

“She always shares fascinating information about the publishing industry and her own experiences with writing.”

Brenner said, “I just always knew I wanted to be a writer. When I was growing up, my dad would take me out for breakfast on Saturdays. Next door to the coffee shop was a small bookstore and every Saturday I got a new book.

“I read it that week, and the next week I got a new book. All I wanted to do was read, and then I realized, if I could write novels when I’m older, someone out there could be feeling this way about my stories!”

Tickets include admission and a personalized copy of “A Novel Summer.” They cost $30 for hardcover or $19 for a paperback.

Tickets are available online at or call 973-729-6200.