Patchouli Joe’s awarded James Patterson Holiday Bonus

APRIL S. KELLEY, HCN Community Reporter
Posted 12/15/19

Local bookstore Patchouli Joe’s co-owner Diane Mayes received a $500 holiday bonus from bestselling author James Patterson. Patchouli Joe's owners Diane and Joe Mayes said they turned the holiday bonus awarded to them into a Christmas bonus for their own employees. Joe said both he and a regular customer of Patchouli Joe’s had nominated Diane, who was shocked to who have been chosen as a recipient for this prestigious grant for independent bookstores. 

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