Small Business Saturday!

Auntie's Bookstore is thrilled to be celebrating another Small Business Saturday! The Saturday after Thanksgiving is a day that shoppers and community members come out to celebrate and support small, independent businesses in their community. As we continue to honor our 40th year in the community since the founding as The Book & Game Company, we hope you'll stop by and join our staff and fellow local merchants and creators! 

In-store we will be featuring and displaying a number of local favorites including artist Susan Webber and vintage merchant Aaron Bocook. 

Local authors who will be signing include: Trent Reedy, Stephanie Oakes, Jack Nisbet, Claire Rudolph Murphy, Mary Cronk Farrell, Kathryn Smith, Tim Greenup, Aileen Keown Vaux, Laura Read, Ellen Welcker, and Maya Jewell Zeller! 

Signing Schedule: 

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Trent Reedy, Stephanie Oakes

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Laura Read, Ellen Welcker, Maya Jewell Zeller

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Jack Nisbet, Claire Rudolph Murphy, Mary Cronk Farrell

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM: Kathryn Smith, Tim Greenup, Aileen Keown Vaux

Featuring a range of genres from historical fiction to works of poetry - this is sure to be a fun day with an exciting mix of local writers. 

Event date: 
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Event address: 
Auntie's Bookstore
402 W Main Ave
Spokane, WA 99201
The Dreamer and the Doctor: A Forest Lover and a Physician on the Edge of the Frontier Cover Image
ISBN: 9781632172020
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Published: Sasquatch Books - October 23rd, 2018

In the turn-of-the-twentieth-century Northwest, the lives and passions of an American physician and her Swedish naturalist husband helped shape a territory on the cusp of change--from the author of Sources of the River and The Collector.

The Arsonist Cover Image
ISBN: 9780147510174
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Published: Speak - August 21st, 2018

Code Name Verity meets I Am the Messenger in this riveting YA novel from Morris Award finalist Stephanie Oakes, in which three points of view are woven together in a story that's part Cold War mystery, part contemporary coming-of-age, and completely unputdownable.

Dresses from the Old Country (American Poets Continuum #168) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781942683667
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Published: BOA Editions - October 9th, 2018

In Laura Read's second poetry collection, the former poet laureate of Spokane, WA, weaves past and present together to create a portrait of a life in progress.

RAM Hands Cover Image
ISBN: 9780990752547
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Published: Scablands Books - December 15th, 2016

Poetry. With a startling mix of humor and conviction, RAM HANDS probes the anxieties of ecological desperation and parenting in the Anthropocene. This poetry collection is an epoch photobombing a selfie, an orca stuffed in a plastic bag, a mouth that tastes of gasoline, a call to arms against arms, and a multifarious assemblage of comedy, animality, and profound human sadness.

Alchemy for Cells & Other Beasts Cover Image
ISBN: 9780997395730
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Published: Entre Rios Books - October 3rd, 2017

Poetry. Women's Studies. Ecopoetics. ALCHEMY FOR CELLS & OTHER BEASTS charts a course into magical waters, anchoring itself in the frightening politicization of a woman's body.

Gamer Army Cover Image
ISBN: 9781338045291
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - November 27th, 2018

After Rogan Webber levels up yet again on his favorite video game, Laser Viper, the world-famous creator of the game invites him to join the five best players in the country for an exclusive tournament.

Martin and Bobby: A Journey Toward Justice Cover Image
ISBN: 9781641600101
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Published: Chicago Review Press - October 2nd, 2018

Martin and Bobby follows the lives, words, and final days of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy. Initially wary of one another, their relationship evolved from challenging and testing each other to finally “arriving in the same place” as allies fighting poverty and racism.

Irena's Children: Young Readers Edition; A True Story of Courage Cover Image
ISBN: 9781481449922
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 26th, 2017

From New York Times bestselling author Tilar Mazzeo comes the extraordinary and long forgotten story of Irena Sendler—the “female Oskar Schindler”—who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II—now adapted for a younger audience.

Irena Sendler was a young Polish woman living in Wars

Book of Exodus Cover Image
ISBN: 9780990752561
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Published: Scablands Books - November 11th, 2017

Poetry. In language poet Laurie Lamon calls "both spare and sumptuous," BOOK OF EXODUS narrates the imagined experiences of a Russian family who lived for 40 years in the Siberian taiga, utterly isolated from society.

Without Warning Cover Image
ISBN: 9780990752530
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Published: Scablands Books - December 15th, 2016

Poetry. Tim Greenup's debut poetry collection, WITHOUT WARNING, probes the poignancy and absurdity of profound change. The speakers face violent, primitive landscapes and countless dangers: intruders in the home, bank shootings, melting flames, the loss of a beloved mother. Crisis lurks around every corner so that even an object as mundane as a root vegetable takes on an aspect of terror.

Consolation Prize Cover Image
ISBN: 9780990752585
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Published: Scablands Books - August 2018

Poetry. Regional, humorous, and wise, the poems in Aileen Keown Vaux's CONSOLATION PRIZE bloom from Central Washington State Fair themes. "Find Your Happy " transforms into a meditation on joy's ephemerality; "Celebrate What's Great " examines both the wonder and despair of our faculties of observation.