Monday, April 19, 2010

Author D.J. MacHale coming to Trappe Book Center Friday

D. J. MacHale, author of the best-selling action-adventure series "Pendragon" will be at Trappe Book Center, located at 130 W. Main Street in Trappe, on Friday, April 23, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

In addition to his books, D. J. MacHale is a writer, director, and producer of several popular television series and movies that include "Flight 29 Down; Are You Afraid of the Dark?"; "Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective"; "Tower of Terror"; and "Ghostwriter."

D. J. MacHale will be promoting his ghostly new trilogy, "Morpheus Road,"which follows the eerie adventures of 16-year-old Marshall Seaver who searches for his missing best friend and travels down the pathway between the worlds of the living and the dead. MacHale also has a new picture book for the young and young at heart scheduled for release this August. "The Monster Princess," a young readers' fairytale, tells the story of a sweet little monster named Lala who has some very big dreams.

To RSVP for the Trappe event, for more information or to reserve copies of D.J. MacHale’s books, call the Trappe Book Center at 610-454-0640.

Locally owned and operated, Trappe Book Center is an independent retail/wholesale book store that serves as a center of cultural activities for the area. In the store, you can browse their extensive stock which includes local authors and regional books you can not find at the big chain stores. If you don’t see what you are looking for or need a specific book, the knowledgeable, friendly, and professional staff have access to over 4,000,000 titles and can usually acquire them in 2-3 business days. Trappe Book Center works with over 200 local schools to help them with events, fundraising, and special programs. They also offer book clubs for adults and children, free literary events, and work with various organizations to help them fundraise for important local causes.

For more information, visit or call 610-454-0640.

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