October 11, 2017

For some of us she will always appear in our mind's eye the way that Garth Williams gave her to us in the Little House books, defined by soft pencil outlines against creamy white paper. For others it's the face of eight year old Melissa Gilbert we see when we read alou...

September 11, 2017

There are any number of fabulous books about women who have defied the odds to make their marks. Books by familiar authors like Margaret Atwood, Maya Angelou, Octavia Butler, and George Eliot, and lesser known voices – Audre Lord, Margot Lee Shetterly, Edwige Danticat,...

June 18, 2017

Father's Day is a day I think about my dad. He passed away many years ago and I miss sharing what is going on in my life with him. We shared a love for the outdoors, sports and books. We had a dream of owning a sporting goods store one day which might have been fun...

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June 13, 2017

Did you know that...

Moose are HUGE!

Moose are the largest members of the deer family, weighing as much as 1200 pounds – a little bit more than a manhole cover plus a grand piano, a little bit less than a speedboat. They can grow to be 5 to 6.5 feet from hooves to should...

June 2, 2017

Over the past couple of months, I have been fortunate to read several new books that were quite special. It is certainly one of the biggest perks of working at a bookstore. We often receive advanced reader copies or ARCs from the publishers. They know if we read it and...