Upcoming Events

  • Event date:
    09/19/2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
    Laura Waterman "Starvation Shore" Titcomb's Bookshop September 19 at 6:30pm

    Laura Waterman will talk about and sign copies of Starvation Shore, her historical novel about the tragic 1881 Greely Expedition to the Arctic. Laura, an environmentalist and outdoor enthusiast, draws upon the historic records, diaries and letters of the men to reimagine the true story of these polar explorers fighting for their lives and their sanity.

  • Event date:
    09/21/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
    Megan Murphy "A Pebble for Your Thoughts" Titcomb's Bookshop September 21 at 3pm

    You're invited to the bookshop to meet author Megan Murphy as she signs copies of her inspirational book, A Pebble for Your Thoughts, on Saturday, September 21 at 3:00 PM.  Many of you are familiar with Megan's work with the Kindness Rocks Project:  The Kindness Rocks project when Megan Murphy was on a search for meaning; she picked up a beach rock on the Cape, painted a message on it and left it there. Soon after, she found others message rocks she has inspired. There are now kindness rock groups all over the worlds creating inspired acts of kindness to share. It has become a global movement featured by Oprah, Chicken Soup for the Soul and many others.

  • Event date:
    09/26/2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
    Jim Tilley "Against the Wind" Titcomb's Bookshop September 26 at 6:30 PM

    We're delighted to invite you to meet Jim Tilley for our last Thursday Evening Series talk! Jim will talk about and sign copies of his new book, Against the Wind. Release date is September 17th, Call or click the link below to pre-order!! No pre-payment necessary! Can't make it to the event? Call and reserve a signed copy to pick up after the event!


  • Event date:
    09/28/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
    Off-Islander Peter Colt Book Signing at Titcomb's Bookshop September 28 3:00 PM

    Join us on Saturday, September 28 at 3:00 PM to meet author Peter Colt as he talks about and signs copies of his brand new novel, The Off-Islander.  In Peter Colt’s gritty, gripping new series set along the New England coast, a Boston-born Vietnam veteran  and P.I. is hired to find a missing father—but may find far more than he bargained for . . .

    Peter Colt was born in Boston Massachusetts in 1973 and moved to Nantucket Island shortly thereafter. He is a 1996 graduate of the University of Rhode Island and a 24-year veteran of the Army Reserve with deployments to Kosovo and Iraq. He is a police officer in a New England City and the married father of two boys.


  • Event date:
    10/05/2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Katie Goodsell "Bones & Drones" Titcomb's Bookshop October 5 at 2pm

    You're invited to a book launch party!  We're excited to host author Katie Goodsell, launching her new book for young adults, Bones & Drones, on Saturday, October 5 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.

    About Bones & Drones

  • Event date:
    10/06/2019 - 2:00pm
    Marta McDowell "Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life" Titcomb's Bookshop October 6

    Author Marta McDowell will be here to talk about and sign copies of her delightful  book, Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life, on Sunday afternoon, October 6.  

    Marta McDowell lives, gardens, and writes in Chatham, New Jersey. She consults for public gardens and private clients, writes and lectures on gardening topics, and teaches landscape history and horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden, where she studied landscape design. Her particular interest is in authors and their gardens, the connection between the pen and the trowel.

  • Event date:
    10/20/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
    Hank Phillippi Ryan "The Murder List" Titcomb's Bookshop October 20

    Come to the bookshop to meet Hank Phillippi Ryan on October 20 at 3:00 PM!  Hank will be talking about and signing copies of her newest mystery, The Murder List.  This event is free, but space is limited and registration is required.  Click here for free tickets!

  • Event date:
    10/26/2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Story Time Titcomb's Bookshop "Lobsters' Night Before Christmas" Christina Laurie October 26

    Bring your little ones to the bookshop to hear author Christina Laurie (C is for Cape Cod) read from her new children's book, The Lobsters' Night Before Christmas, on Saturday, October 26 at 2:00 PM.  

  • Event date:
    10/27/2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    nancy thayer

    We are so excited to welcome back Nancy Thayer, a beloved Nantucket author, here at the bookshop to talk about and sign copies of her new book, Let it Snow! Release date 10/15. Call or click the link to pre-order! Can't make it to the event? Call and reserve a signed copy! 


  • Event date:
    11/05/2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
    Richard King "Ahab's Rolling Sea" Titcomb's Bookshop Sandwich Library November 5

    Come to the Sandwich Public Library to hear Dr. Richard King talk about his latest book, Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick, on Tuesday evening, November 5 at 6:30 PM.  This event is free, but registration is required.  Click here to sign up!