Spokane's Literary Landmark...Your Personal Bookseller
Say yes to spinach! We’ve got some fun stories that might change your mind about that leafy green stuff.
Both our stores are open from 10 to 6 today.
Llama has taught us about many things: sharing, having patience and more. Come hear the latest Llama Llama book in which he teaches us how to handle bullies.
This event has been postponed. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Proehl’s psychological thriller takes you from murder to love, deception, and a truth so shocking, secret and unimaginable that it leaves all who are involved shaken to the core. The Heartbreak Killer is Proehl’s debut novel. She is a Washington State University alumna and now lives in Seattle.
This First Friday event is open to all and is a great opportunity to read your own poem or one of your favorites from someone else. Sign-ups start at 6:30.
Today we’ll read stories that’ll make going back to school a little easier, and after, we’ll make a bookworm pencil.
Nesbitt is an award-winning children's poet as well as the current U.S. Children's Poet Laureate. His newest book, Kiss, Kiss Good Night, is a poem for little ones about how mommy animals put their babies to bed. These soothing bedtime poems are perfect for getting little ones to settle down. In a sturdy board book format, this will be one that is read over and over again. Come hear some poems and find out what it’s like to be the Poet Laureate of the United States.
Jonathan Evison will be here tonight at 7! If you haven't seen him read before, you are in for a treat. This Washington State author is a dynamic public speaker and is not to be missed. See you there!
Jance is the New York Times bestselling author of the J.P. Beaumont series, the Joanna Brady series, the Ali Reynolds series, and four interrelated thrillers about the Walker family. We are happy to welcome Jance with her latest J.P. Beaumont novel, Second Watch, as well as a new release of her poetry book, After the Fire: A Memoir in Poetry and Prose. Come early for a good seat.
Shiver me timbers! Tomorrow is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Come down for storytime or you’ll walk the plank! After, we’ll decorate pirate hats.
This month beginning authors will read from their work. Come join us.
This event has been canceled.
Mustard’s Last Stand (the first in a series) is a humorous suspense novel pitting a struggling screenwriter and his off-beat environmental activist brother (Roadkill) against a developer determined to open a canned hunt/faux African safari in North Idaho. Join us for some fun and laughs with McIntosh, an editor, columnist and speaker about words and writing.
The author of Nana’s House returns with Barney the Barnacle, a story about the importance of choosing the right kind of friends.
First there was Escape, then Exile and now the third book in Porter’s science fiction Phenderian series, Excursion. Come visit with the author, ask him all of your questions and grab a copy of his latest book.
Deep in the heart of Washington State's Olympic Peninsula lies Temple Grove, one of the last stands of ancient Douglas firs not under federal protection from logging. Bill Newton, an independent logger desperate for work and a place to hide, has come to Temple Grove for the money to be made in timber. There to stop him is Paul, a young Makah environmentalist, who will break the law to save the trees. Come hear the author of Temple Grove, a gripping tale of suspense and a multi-layered novel of place. Scott Elliott is associate professor of creative writing and English at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington.
September is Banned Books Month and Auntie’s will host a spirited discussion of censorship with several well-known writers and special guests. Panelists will be authors Sherry Jones (The Sword of Medina), Jill Malone (Giraffe People), Chris Crutcher (Period 8), along with Spokesman-Review columnists Doug Clark and Shawn Vestal (Godforsaken Idaho) and Professor Emeritus from EWU Marilyn Caz. Students will find this an interesting event about an issue that can spark debate in their homes and classrooms.
Harvest season is just around the corner. Join us for stories featuring our barnyard friends.
This month’s book selection is the Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWim. All are welcome to join the discussion.
Martinez, author of Christ Kitchen and founder of the job-training project of the same name, demystifies the baffling complexities of women living in poverty in America. Her work provides thoughtful solutions suited to individuals or groups. Martinez holds a Master’s degrees in public health and counseling, a Doctorate in Ministry researching discipleship with the poor, and is an adjunct professor at Whitworth University.
Unremembered Wings captures your attention, your heart, and your spirit in a way that can transform humanity through shared emotions, hope, inspiration, beauty, awareness, and love. It is hard to not be deeply touched by this little boys resiliency and faith in happiness despite tragedy, deep hurtful pain, and abandonment. The poetry touches spirit and his words touch our raw emotions experienced on our own individual journeys. Unremembered Wings are now remembered and a gift to us all.
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Please visit Unremembered Wings for more information about theauthor and his mission of bringing greater awareness and paying it forward to children in need today.
In her new collection, The Body’s Physics, Baugher employs scientific sensibilities while exploring poetic possibilities of the human body. This work concerns the body’s development, the mind/body connection, nature’s influence on physicality, and the human form as depicted in visual arts. Baugher’s collaborations include work with visual artists, composers, and choreographers, with her work adapted for the stage and set to music at University of Cincinnati, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Dance Now! Ensemble in Florida, and elsewhere.
Our favorite purplicious storyteller is back to read us some wonderful new books.