Join General Book Club’s June meeting to discuss Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng! Her brilliant new novel explores the weight of long-held secrets and the ferocious pull of motherhood--and the danger of believing that planning and following the rules can avert disaster, or heartbreak.
We’re so excited to host the launch party for Laurie Ann Thompson’s newest book, Two Truths and a Lie: Forces of Nature!
Join SFF Book Club led by Django Wexler on Tuesday, July 23rd to discuss Empress of Forever by the award-nominated Max Gladstone, a smart, swashbuckling, wildly imaginative adventure; the saga of a rag-tag team of brilliant misfits, dangerous renegades, and enhanced outlaws in a war-torn future. We can’t rave about this one hard enough: come find out why!
Join Romance Book Club on August 7th at 6:30pm to discuss Red, White, & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston! This is a big-hearted romantic comedy in which the First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales after an incident of international proportions forces them to pretend to be best friends.
Join Romance Book Club on June 5th at 6:30pm to discuss The Matchmaker’s List by Sonya Lalli! One devoted, modern woman + one meddlesome, traditional grandmother = a heartwarming, multicultural romantic comedy about finding love where you least expect it.
Celebrate the launch of five-time PNW Booksellers Association Book Award-winner Pete Fromm’s new novel, A Job You Mostly Won’t Know How to Do, is a love story about family full of hope and resilience and second chances.
Mark your calendars now for Independent Bookstore Day! We’ll have books on sale, book, giveaways, special limited-edition merchandise, and visits from some of our favorite local authors, including:
THE WHATSITS! This amazing group of local picture book writers/illustrators includes Kevan Atteberry, Ben Clanton, Jennifer K Mann, Elizabeth Rose Stanton, Wendy Wahman and future author John Deninger. They’ll join us on at 3:30 to sign books, do live drawing demos, and generally bring with them their brand of merriment and shenanigans!
BEER HIKING THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST’s Rachel and Brandon Fralic! This has been one of our and our community’s favorite books in the last year. Stop by at 7pm to meet the authors, ask questions, get your books signed, and look out for some special giveaways!
And for those of you planning your bookstore tours, we will be opening ONE HOUR EARLY, going from 9 to 9!
In celebration of Earth Day, join us to help launch a new topical book with a workshop on managing individual plastic waste and a signing of Julia Goldstein’s new book, Material Value: More Sustainable, Less Wasteful Manufacturing of Everything from Cell Phones to Cleaning Products.
We're excited to welcome Mitali Perkins to celebrate the launch of her new book, Forward Me Back to You! The award-winning author of You Bring the Distant Near explores identity, homecoming, and the legacy of assault in this personal and ambitious new novel.