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Independent Bookstore Day

Byrd's Books will celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with over 400 other bookstores across the country on May 2nd- all day! We will have very special one-of-a kind merchandise (see below) created for that day for sale and we will celebrate the release of Seraphemera Book's latest literary journal, Garbanzo V beginning at 1:00p.m. More fun to be added the closer we get! Some of the special items for sale on Independent Bookstore Day are: … [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...]

Precious One

The Precious One

A tale told in alternating voices traces the collaborative efforts of an estranged millionaire father and the daughter he abandoned 17 years earlier to reconcile and write his memoir. By the New York Times best-selling author of Love Walked In, Belong to Me and Falling Together. … [Read More...]

Psychic Abilities

Melanie Barnum’s latest book, “Psychic Abilities for Beginners: Awaken Your Intuitive Senses”

We were thrilled to have Melanie Barnum return with her latest book, "Psychic Abilities for Beginners: Awaken Your Intuitive Senses" on Thursday January 22nd at 6:30. About the book: There's more to this lifetime than the naked eye can see, and "Psychic Abilities for Beginners" is the perfect guide to this unseen knowledge. When you develop your psychic skills, you will increase your confidence, stimulate your potential, and expose the … [Read More...]

Featured books & events

What Comes Next and How to Like It: A Memoir Abigail Thomas

What Comes Next and How to Like It: A Memoir

Presents an uplifting memoir about the author's life after the devastating loss of her husband, changes in a once-platonic friendship, her daughter's illness, and the death of a beloved dog. … [Read More...]

Leaving Berlin

Leaving Berlin

Caught in the McCarthy anti-Communist investigations because of his prewar politics, a young Jewish writer who fled the Nazis to America makes a desperate bargain with the fledgling CIA to work as a spy in a decimated Berlin. Targeted by McCarthyism … [Read More...]


The Nightingale

"Viann and Isabelle have always been close despite their differences. Younger, bolder sister Isabelle lives in Paris while Viann lives a quiet and content life in the French countryside with her husband Antoine and their daughter. When World War II … [Read More...]

Island Doctor Libri by Chris Grabenstein

The Island of Dr. Libris

Spending a summer at a lakeside cabin belonging to the mysterious Dr. Libris, Billy is astonished when he hears sounds of adventures in progress whenever he opens one of Dr. Libris' books. By the best-selling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library. … [Read More...]

Lost Boy

Lost Boy

After a near-fatal car accident, 12-year-old Ryder's mother needs an operation they cannot afford and while a new friend tries to raise funds, Ryder travels with a grouchy, disabled neighbor from Yankee Stadium to Turner Field seeking the major league baseball player who might be Ryder's father. … [Read More...]

Flowers are calling

Flowers Are Calling

This rhyming, poetic and beautifully illustrated picture book explores the wonders of natural cooperation between plants, animals and insects. … [Read More...]

Dead Wake

Dead Wake

The #1 New York Times best-selling author of In the Garden of Beasts presents a 100th-anniversary chronicle of the sinking of the Lusitania that discusses the factors that led to the tragedy and the contributions of such figures as President Wilson, bookseller Charles Lauriat and architect Theodate Pope Riddle. Includes two maps. … [Read More...]


Legends: The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Baseball

Presents a history of America's pastime that discusses many of its most notable players, teams, rivalries, and moments, from Jackie Robinson's breaking of the color barrier to the home run race between Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire. … [Read More...]

H is for Hawk

H is for Hawk

An award-winning best-seller from the UK recounts how the author, an experienced falconer grieving the sudden death of her father, endeavored to train for the first time a dangerous goshawk predator as part of her personal recovery. … [Read More...]