Welcome to the Hanover Book Festival Website!

We are so glad you found us and hope you will join us for this year's festival for readers!  Always FREE to the public and a fun and relaxing way to spend a few hours on a Saturday.

Visit each table to meet the authors and browse their newest books.

Buy 4 books and get one free from the table of books donated by participating authors.

We hope to see you there!


Click on the names above to see their bios!


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Crossroads Irish Dance Troupe

Hanover Book Expo 2024!

Saturday, November 9, 2024

VFW Post 9808

7168 Flag Ln.

Mechanicsville, VA 23111

FREE Admission!

Book sales from 10:00 am 'til 2:00 pm

Speaker Presentations from 9:00 am 'til 3:00 pm

Sponsors include:

We are very excited to welcome this year's guest speakers!.

Mari K. Eder, retired U.S. Army Major General, is a renowned speaker and author, and a thought leader on strategic communication and leadership. General Eder speaks and writes frequently on communication topics and has published in USA Today, TIME Magazine, The Hill, and other outlets.

April Michelle Davis, freelance editor, indexer, proofreader, and author of A Guide for the Freelance Indexer, Choosing an Editor: What You Need to Know, Insider’s Guide to Expert Editing, and A Princesses in Disguise.

Learn more about these accomplished women by clicking on the "Presentations" tab at the top of this page! 



Click on the green box below for the registration form for a table at the book expo!

Enjoy works by the following 3 artists!!

AGENTS, & PUBLISHERS are listed below:

Brenda Anderson | Lindsey Baltz | James Blakey | Kimberly Brown | J.P. Cane | Sara Condrey

April Michelle Davis | P.A. Duncan | Jessie Eaker | Maj. Gen. Mari K. Eder | Cindy L. Freeman | David Godwin

Chris Grooms | Bryn Grover | Michael Gryboski | Alexandra Haden-Douglas | Harry Heckel | Pamela K. Kinney

Joanne Liggan | Blaine McCants | Susan McConaghy | Sirrah Medeiros | Mike Mollman | Patti Gaustad Procopi

Emily Walls Ray | Vianlix-Christine Schneider | Susan Schwartz | Janice Sebring | Joseph Sissler | Charles Tabb

Dr. Sandra Tanner | Joann Teal | Celie Thomas | Paulette Whitehurst | Alfred Willis | Debbie Gail Zane 

 ...& more!   

Participating authors will be added below as their registration forms are received and processed.

​​​​​​​​What to Expect This Year

More than 40 of Virginia's authors will be displaying, discussing, signing, and selling their latest books. Scroll down to see a list of participating authors!

"Buy 4, Get 1 FREE!"​​​​

Each person receives a card with 4 check-boxes. 
Each time you purchase a book, have the author initial one of the boxes.
After 4 purchases, go to Table #1 near the entrance to choose your free book!

This is a family event so bring your children!


There will be FREE presentations given by successful authors.

9:00 AM, 12 noon, 2:00 PM

To learn more, ​Click on the "Presentations" tab at the top of this page.