Crenshaw food drive

Crenshaw Food Drive: Byrd’s Books & Brotherhood-In-Action

Join the Nationwide Crenshaw Food Drive Crenshaw is imaginary. Childhood hunger isn’t. Help us feed families in need. This October, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group is partnering with independent bookstores to host a nationwide food drive to raise awareness of childhood hunger. Inspired by Crenshaw, a new middle grade novel by Newbery Medalist Katherine Applegate, bookstores are teaming up with food pantries to collect items for children … [Read More...]

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Writing Workshops With Judith Marks-White

Judith Marks-White has been conducting a great series of writing workshops at the store, so here we have scheduled several more! They fill up quickly so register here early! The classes will function as workshops where you will be introduced to style, technique, tricks of the trade, and critiques of your work as you create a publishable piece of writing targeted to the current markets. Once again, join Judith Marks-White at Byrd's Books and … [Read More...]

Little Paris Bookshop

The Little Paris Bookshop

By Nina George Monsieur Perdu can prescribe the perfect book for a broken heart. But can he fix his own? Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary. From his floating bookstore in a barge on the Seine, he prescribes novels for the hardships of life. Using his intuitive feel for the exact book a reader needs, Perdu mends broken hearts and souls. The only person he can't seem to heal through literature is himself; he's still haunted … [Read More...]

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Sea Turtle Rescue: All About Sea Turtles and How to Save Them

Inspiring young animal lovers to get up close to sea turtles and the real-life challenges they face is what Mission: Sea Turtle Rescue is all about. Kids can connect their love of animals with their passion to help save them, discovering amazing true adventure stories, gorgeous photography, hands-on activities, fascinating information, and more. This introduction to sea turtles provides in-depth information about their habitats, challenges, and … [Read More...]

Featured books & events

Fates and Furies

Marrying in a glamorous whirlwind amid predictions of future greatness, Lotto and Mathilde are shaped throughout a subsequent shared decade by complications, secrets and powerful creative drives. … [Read More...]

The Art of Memoir

A renowned Syracuse University professor builds on her memoirs and literary anecdotes to outline her personal writing process while identifying the elements of a successful memoir. … [Read More...]

Best Boy

A middle-aged autistic resident of a therapeutic community where he was sent as a young child rebels against changes in his environment by attempting to return to a family home and younger sibling he only partially remembers. … [Read More...]


Fearing his family will have to move into their minivan when they suffer another financial setback, Jackson finds support and comfort through his friendship with a giant imaginary cat. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of The One and Only Ivan. Byrd's Books has joined with Macmillan Children's Publishing Group and other independent bookstores across the country collccting food for hungry children during the month of October. Watch for our Brotherhood-In-Action food collection boxes and … [Read More...]

Library of Souls

Time is running out for the Peculiar Children. With a dangerous madman on the loose and their beloved Miss Peregrine still in danger, Jacob Portman and Emma Bloom are forced to stage the most daring of rescue missions. They’ll travel through a war-torn landscape, meet new allies, and face greater dangers than ever. . . . Will Jacob come into his own as the hero his fellow Peculiars know him to be? This action-packed adventure features more than 50 all-new Peculiar photographs. (Third book in the … [Read More...]

Golden Compass Graphic Novel vol. #1

Lyra Belacqua is content to run wild among the scholars of Jordan College, with her dæmon familiar always by her side. But the arrival of her fearsome uncle, Lord Asriel, draws her to the heart of a terrible struggle—a struggle born of Gobblers and stolen children, and a mysterious substance known as Dust. As she hurtles toward danger in the cold far North, Lyra never suspects the shocking truth: she alone is destined to win—or to lose—this more-than-mortal battle. The stunning full-color art … [Read More...]

The Vermont Country Store Cookbook: Recipes, History, and Lore from the Classic American General Store

The Vermont Country Store Cookbook captures both the essence of the iconic store and the soul of the Vermont way of life: a self-reliant, rich life in the slow lane. Through recipes, yarns, archival photos, and sumptuous visuals, it tells the story of five generations of Orton storekeepers, while featuring fresh-from-the-farm cooking that imbues the cuisine of the present with the best of the … [Read More...]

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

By Elizabeth Gilbert From the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love, the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you've dreamed of. Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert's books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With … [Read More...]

The Illuminated Book of Psalms: The Illustrated Text of All 150 Prayers and Hymns

The Book of Psalms is married together here with artwork from medieval manuscripts and intricate borders to create a beautiful jewel of a book that is produced with a silk cover, flexible binding, and ribbon marker, in the style of a unique, illuminated keepsake. All 150 passages from the Book of Psalms, which is revered in many sects of Judaism and Christianity and is one of the best known, … [Read More...]