Harvest Moon

Share the Love on Saturday February 13th at 4:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of romance with Bethel author Sharon Struth and Connecticut author Terri-Lynne DeFino on Saturday February 13th at 4:00p.m. as we celebrate the release of their latest titles with a signing and a snack! About Sharon Struth: Bestselling author Sharon Struth believes you’re never too old to pursue a dream. The Hourglass, her debut novel, is a finalist in the National Readers' Choice Awards for Best first Book. Her … [Read More...]

Animals

Coloring Night with Byrd’s Books

Byrd's Books will continue its very popular Coloring Nights once a month across the street at SparkArts. Bring a date, some girlfriends or family! We supply the art supplies, the cheese & cracker, some fruit- all for $15.00. You B.Y.O. Beverage- yes we will have glasses.   The upcoming dates: all are Fridays from 6:30-9:00pm Friday Jan 22 Friday February 19th Friday March 11th Friday April 8th To register, click … [Read More...]

Expatriates

The Expatriates

"The New York Times bestselling author of The Piano Teacher returns with a transporting novel about motherhood, marriage, and the elusive nature of happiness, focusing on the lives of three very different American women living in Hong Kong. In her stunning follow-up to her acclaimed first novel, Janice Lee explores the emotions, identities, and relationships of three American women living in the same small expat community in Hong Kong. Mercy, a … [Read More...]

Sae Turtle

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

Coloring Night with Byrd’s Books

Byrd's Books will continue its very popular Coloring Nights once a month across the street at SparkArts. Bring a date, some girlfriends or family! We supply the art supplies, the cheese & cracker, some fruit- all for $15.00. You B.Y.O. Beverage- … [Read More...]

Navel Gazing: True Tales of Bodies, Mostly Mine (but Also My Mom’s, Which I Know Sounds Weird)

The New York Times best-selling author (and Connecticut author!) and stand-up comedian, in a candid and humorous memoir, reexamines his life as a middle-aged guy and confronts his genetic legacy as he enters his 40s. … [Read More...]

My Name Is Lucy Barton

After an appendix operation puts her in the hospital, New York writer Lucy Barton reconnects with her estranged mother as the pair reminisce about the past. … [Read More...]

Enchanted Air

Enchanted Air By Margarita Engle In this poetic memoir, Margarita Engle, the first Latina woman to receive a Newbery Honor, tells of growing up as a child of two cultures during the Cold War. Margarita is a girl from two worlds. Her heart lies in Cuba, her mother's tropical island country, a place so lush with vibrant life that it seems like a fairy tale kingdom. But most of the time she lives in Los Angeles, lonely in the noisy city and dreaming of the summers when she can take a plane … [Read More...]

The Boys in the Boat: Young Readers’ Adaptation

The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics By Daniel James Brown The #1 New York Times bestseller about the Greatest Generation, freshly adapted for the next generation. For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Great Depression comes the astonishing tale of nine working-class boys from the American West who at the 1936 Olympics showed the world what true grit really meant. With rowers who … [Read More...]

The Rose Society

The Rose Society By Marie Lu From New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu comes the second book in the exhilarating Young Elites series. "Once upon a time, a girl had a father, a prince, a society of friends. Then they betrayed her, and she destroyed them all." Adelina Amouteru's heart has suffered at the hands of both family and friends, turning her down the bitter path of revenge. Now known and feared as the White Wolf, she and her sister flee Kenettra to find other Young Elites … [Read More...]

The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World’s Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley

An acclaimed travel writer examines the connection between surroundings and innovative ideas, profiling examples in such regions as early 20th-century Vienna, Renaissance Florence, ancient Athens and Silicon Valley. By the best-selling author of The Geography of Bliss. … [Read More...]

The Sound of Gravel

An account of the author's coming-of-age in a polygamist Mormon cult describes her childhood on a farm in rural Mexico as one of her father's more than forty welfare-dependent children and her escape in the aftermath of a devastating tragedy. … [Read More...]

Maggie Smith: A Biography

An intimate portrait of a truly remarkable performer—known most recently for her star turn in Downton Abbey—whose stage and screen career spans 60 years is written with her blessing and drawn from her personal archives as well as interviews with immediate family and close friends. … [Read More...]

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