Adult Event - FREE

Jessica Shattuck

Watermark Books & Cafe will host Jessica Shattuck for an author talk and signing of The Women in the Castle on Wednesday, January 17 at 6:00 p.m. 

Three women, haunted by the past and the secrets they hold

Holly Black

Watermark Books & Cafe will host Holly Black for her novel The Cruel Prince on Saturday, January 6 at 5:00 p.m. 

In order to get into the signing line, participants must purchase a copy of The Cruel Prince. Holly will  personalize all books bought from the store for the event and sign up to two additional books brought from home, but with no personalization.

Mark McCormick

Watermark Books & Cafe will host Wichita Eagle columnist Mark E. McCormick for a book signing of Some Were Paupers, Some Were Kings: Dispatches from Kansas on Friday, November 17 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Local Literary Festival Dec. 3 2017

Watermark Books & Cafe will host local authors Harry Pape, Marian Vavra, and Marissa Ibarra-McCrary for a Local Literary Festival on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 2:00 p.m. 

Chef HARRY PAPE's cookbook has 90 easy to follow recipes and 45 of those recipes will have videos.If you have a QR reader on your smart phone it will be like having a personal cooking class in your own kitchen. There is not another cookbook like it.

Small Business Saturday Celebration 2017


Celebrate independence by shopping small on Small Business Saturday / Indies First. Watermark Books & Cafe is proud to be local, literary, and independent, and we're thrilled to be a part of the thriving community in Wichita. 

We'll celebrate Small Business Saturday / Indies First with the following activities and promotions: 

Teacher Appreciation Night

Watermark Books & Cafe would like to invite all area educators to Teacher Appreciation Night on Monday, October 16 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Join us for cookies, coffee, and discussion with author Debra Seely (Grasslands). We'll also talk about the best books for kids coming out this fall. Everyone will get some great swag, and we'll have TWO grand-prize drawings. You'll also get 20% off one in-stock book purchase, as well as your Extra Credit Seasoned Reader discount.