Buckeye Book Crawl

đź“š Exciting Announcement: Get Ready for the Buckeye Book Crawl!

Prepare to embark on a journey that caters to every literary taste. Our diverse lineup includes a captivating sports panel, a rendezvous with romance novelists, a dive into the world of graphic comics, and something special for the history buffs.

But that’s not all! As you explore the vibrant streets of downtown Wooster, you’ll discover signature drinks and unlock hidden gems using exclusive passwords. It’s a unique experience that merges literature, culture, and excitement.

Mindy McGinnis |  Monday 10/30 at 6pm

Books in Stock Used and Rare Books: 140 E Liberty St, Wooster, OH 44691 Catch the wave of intrigue! Join us at Books In Stock Used and Rare Books for an exclusive book signing event with Mindy McGinnis, the mastermind behind the thrilling YA mystery that’s got readers buzzing. Dive into a small town’s dark past and secrets uncovered by two determined teens and a captivating podcast. Don’t miss your chance to get your copy signed and delve into the gripping world of The Long Stretch of Bad Days.

Annie Hunter Eriksen  |  Wednesday 11/1 at 4pm

Undergrounds CafĂ© & Coffee House: Liberty Street Commons, 146 E Liberty St, Wooster, OH 44691 Join us at Undergrounds CafĂ© & Coffee House for a thrilling evening with author Annie Hunter Eriksen as she unveils the untold story of Spider-Man’s creation. Spider-Man costumes are encouraged, and we’ve got exciting surprises, including a costume contest with fantastic prizes. There will also be drink specials! Kids can order a Radioactive “Spider,” (Cherry Float) and more grown-ups can order Aunt May’s Cherry pie Latte. Embrace your inner web-slinger and swing by!



Anastasia Hastings  |  Thursday 11/2 at 7pm

Grigio Wine & Cocktail Bar: 211 S Market St, Wooster, OH 44691 Join us on Thursday, 11/2 at 7 pm at Grigio Wine and Cocktail Bar for a captivating evening with Anastasia Hastings. Sip on the special “Guild Aviation” cocktail using the code “Agony Aunt Says” and delve into the enchanting world of her book Of Manners and Murder. Unveil secrets in Victorian London with a tale that blends the brilliance of Wilkie Collins, the wit of Jane Austen, and the humor of Oscar Wilde. Don’t miss this thrilling literary experience!


Sports Panel |  Friday 11/3 from 4-6pm

Tom Wolf, Lee Elder, J Daniel, Vince Guerrieri
Minglewood Distilling Company: 437 E South St, Wooster, OH 44691
Get ready for an exciting Sports Panel on Friday, 11/3, from 4-6 pm at Minglewood Distilling Company. Join sports enthusiasts Tom Wolf, Lee Elder, J Daniel, and Vince Guerrieri for engaging discussions. Plus, enjoy free tours of the distillery by using the exclusive password, “Buckeye Bourbon.” Don’t miss this spirited event!

Samantha Tucker and Amy Spears |  Friday 11/3 at 8pm

Acres of Fun: 3889 Friendsville Rd, Wooster, OH 44691 Lace up your skates and join us at Acres of Fun on Friday, 11/3, at 8 pm for an electrifying roller derby book signing! Meet Samantha Tucker and Amy Spears, the roller derby mavens from Columbus, Ohio. Their debut book, Collective Chaos: A Roller Derby Team Memoir, rolls back the years, exploring the roots of modern roller derby through Ohio’s pioneers. Expect an evening of adrenaline, tales of triumph, and a thrilling derby spirit! If you mention the magic words “Collective Chaos” at the event, you’ll receive a complimentary skate rental!



Buckeye Book Fair |  Saturday 11/4 9:30am – 4:00pm

Meet 110 authors and illustrators with their books!
Greystone Event Center: 50 Riffle Road, Wooster, OH 44691
As the final stop on the Buckeye Book Crawl, we’re celebrating a literary journey like no other. With over 100 authors and illustrators, 12 captivating presentations featuring Ohio’s finest new releases, and the joy of all-day book sniffing, it’s an event not to be missed. Every book sold supports literacy charity, making your reading adventures even more meaningful. Join us for this grand finale!