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Independent Bookstore Day

Byrd's Books will celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with over 400 other bookstores across the country on Saturday 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 … [Read More...]

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Independent Bookstore Day

Byrd's Books will celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with over 400 other bookstores across the country on Saturday 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 … [Read More...]

Orphans Inheritance

Orphan’s Inheritance

"Aline Ohanesian draws from her family's own dark history to create a tender, powerful story of love and reclamation. "Orhan's Inheritance" is a breathtaking and expansive work of historical fiction and proof that the past can sometimes rewrite the future." --Christina Baker Kline, author of "Orphan Train" … [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

Stolen Magic

Gail Carson Levine brings her new book to Byrd’s Books!

Newbery Award winning author Gail Carson Levine comes to Byrd's Books with her new book, "Stolen Magic" on Saturday May 9th at 11:00 a.m. About the book: The Newbery Honor author of Ella Enchanted, Gail Carson Levine, weaves a thrilling tale of … [Read More...]

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Gregg Mangan brings On This Day in Connecticut History to Byrd’s Books!

Gregg Mangan will give an author talk and sign copies of his new book, "On This Day in Connecticut History" on Saturday May 9th at 4:00p.m. About the book: Connecticut's character runs much deeper than breathtaking fall foliage and quaint … [Read More...]

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...]

Fly!

Fly!

A charming read-aloud picture book about learning to be yourself, filled with movement and including a page with fun facts about bugs! Fly can’t wiggle like a worm. He can’t jump like a grasshopper. And he can’t swing like a spider. Don’t give up, Fly! Keep trying, and with a little help from your garden friends, you’ll find your own special talent. From acclaimed illustrator Karl Newsom Edwards, this is a story about self-discovery through perseverance that encourages toddlers to get up … [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...]

Gret War

The Great War: Stories Inspired by Items from the First World War

Combines evocative photographs and illustrations in a treasury of stories by 11 international writers that were inspired by artifacts connected to World War I. Illustrated by the Kate Greenaway Medal-winning artist of A Monster Calls. A toy soldier. A butter dish. A compass. Mundane objects, perhaps, but to the remarkable authors in this collection, artifacts such as these have inspired stories … [Read More...]

YogaGirl

Yoga Girl

Part self-help and part memoir, Yoga Girl is an inspirational, full-color look at the adventure that took writer and yoga teacher Rachel Brathen from her hometown in Sweden to the jungles of Costa Rica and finally to a paradise island in the Caribbean that she now calls home. In Yoga Girl, she gives readers an in-depth look at her journey from her self-destructive teenage years to the bohemian … [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...]

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