An Exhibit of Joe Annino’s Art

Byrd's Books and Bethel Arts welcome Joe Annino and his show titled "Around Here" to the bookstore. Join us for an art opening on Thursday February 22nd with a wine and cheese reception celebrating this impressive work. This event is free and open to the public. Joe's art will be on display through March. … [Read More...]

The Spring Poetry Series at Byrd’s Books

Byrd's Books welcomes some impressive talent to read their poetry on three dates this early spring: March 3rd at 3:00pm, April 14th at 3:00pm and May 18th at 7:00pm. Originally scheduled in December (snowed out) we found we needed the inspiration that only poetry can bring.   Here is the spring schedule: (subject to change) March 3rd at 3:00pm:  David Leff Laurel S. Peterson Lisa Schwartz Sydney Eddison To register for March 3rd, … [Read More...]

A Piece of the World: A Novel

By Christina Baker Kline. Imagines the life story of Christina Olson, the subject of Andrew Wyeth's painting "Christina's World," describing the simple life she led on a remote Maine farm, her complicated relationship with her family, and the illness that incapacitated her. Buy Book … [Read More...]

Heart Berries: A Memoir

By Terese Marie Mailhot. Buy Book … [Read More...]

2018 ALA Award winners

John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature: Hello Universe               Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children: Wolf in the Snow     And Nina LaCour has won the 2018 Michael L. Printz Award for We Are Okay The YALSA Award for Excellence in … [Read More...]

Featured books & events

A Piece of the World: A Novel

By Christina Baker Kline. Imagines the life story of Christina Olson, the subject of Andrew Wyeth's painting "Christina's World," describing the simple life she led on a remote Maine farm, her complicated relationship with her family, and the illness … [Read More...]

Lincoln in the Bardo

By George Saunders. New to paper. Traces a night of solitary mourning and reflection as experienced by the sixteenth president after the death of his eleven-year-old son at the dawn of the Civil War.  Buy Book … [Read More...]

How to Stop Time

By Matt Haig. A man with a secret rare condition that has enabled him to survive for centuries moves to London to become a high-school history teacher and considers defying his protective guardians' rule against falling in love when he becomes … [Read More...]

What Do You Do With a Chance?

By Kobi Yamanda. In this delightful story, readers are asked the essential question: What do you do with a chance? With great deftness and imagery, Yamada explores how opportunities come to be and the emotions associated with them. Readers learn that chances, though unexpected, can consume one's thoughts. Yet, even when they desire to have a decision presented to them, fear of failure or embarrassment may stop them from reaching out and taking it. his title is an ideal read-aloud and discussion … [Read More...]

Marabel and the Book of Fate

By Tracy Barrett. When Princess Marabel's twin brother, Marco, is kidnapped on their thirteenth birthday, Princess Marabel must defy expectations and prophecies, leave the castle for the first time, and face great danger to rescue him. Buy Book  … [Read More...]

The Journey of Little Charlie

By Christopher Paul Curtis. In the aftermath of his father's death, Little Charlie agrees to accompany Cap'n Buck, a plantation overseer, north in search of fugitive slaves in order to satisfy the family's debt. Buy Book … [Read More...]

Heart Berries: A Memoir

By Terese Marie Mailhot. Buy Book … [Read More...]

The Line Becomes a River

By Francisco Cantu. An award-winning writer and former agent for the U.S. Border Patrol describes his upbringing as the son of a park ranger and grandson of a Mexican immigrant, who, upon joining the Border Patrol, encountered the violence and political rhetoric that overshadows life for both migrants and the police. Buy Book  … [Read More...]

I am, I am, I am: Seventeen Brushes With Death

By Maggie O'Farrell. Presents a memoir told entirely in seventeen near-death experiences stemming from a dangerous childhood illness, accidents, an encounter with a disturbed person, and the author's daily efforts to protect her daughter from the vulnerabilities of a high-risk condition. Buy Book … [Read More...]

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