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Byrd’s Books hours:

We will be open from 10-6:00p.m. Monday the 22nd & Tuesday the 23rd. We are open December 24th until 3:00p.m. We will close December 25 in observance of  Christmas and resume regular store hours on the 26th. We wish a joyous and peaceful holiday to each of you. … [Read More...]

Waiting For The Red Cow

Jerry Brooker returns to Byrd’s Books Friday December 19th at 7:00p.m.

Byrd's Books welcomes back Gerard (Jerry) Brooker for a book discussion and signing of his latest book, "Waiting For the Red Cow". About the book: "Waiting for the Red Cow" is the last in the trilogy about Tyszka and Sarah. We watched them survive Auschwitz and fall in love in "The Illustrator", move to Palestine to help found Israel in "Oh, Israel, My Heart Yearns for Thee". And now, in "Waiting for the Red Cow", we follow them on the most … [Read More...]

RemedyforLove

The Remedy for Love

The Remedy for Love By Bill Roorbach FINALIST FOR THE 2014 KIRKUS PRIZE FOR FICTION "A flat-out funny, sexy, and poignant romantic thriller." They're calling for the "Storm of the Century," and in western Maine, that means something. So Eric closes his law office early and heads to the grocery store. But when an unkempt and seemingly unstable young woman in line comes up short on cash, a kind of old-school charity takes hold of his … [Read More...]

Waiting For The Red Cow

Jerry Brooker returns to Byrd’s Books Friday December 19th at 7:00p.m.

Byrd's Books welcomes back Gerard (Jerry) Brooker for a book discussion and signing of his latest book, "Waiting For the Red Cow". About the book: "Waiting for the Red Cow" is the last in the trilogy about Tyszka and Sarah. We watched them survive Auschwitz and fall in love in "The Illustrator", move to Palestine to help found Israel in "Oh, Israel, My Heart Yearns for Thee". And now, in "Waiting for the Red Cow", we follow them on the most … [Read More...]

Featured books & events

TextsFromJaneEyre

Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters

By Mallory Ortberg Hilariously imagined text conversations – the passive aggressive, the clever, and the strange – from classic and modern literary figures, from Scarlett O'Hara to Jessica Wakefield. Mallory Ortberg, the co-creator of the … [Read More...]

Nora Webster

Nora Webster

By Colm Toibin Widowed at forty, with four children and not enough money, Nora has lost the love of her life, Maurice, the man who rescued her from the stifling world to which she was born. And now she fears she may be drawn back into it. Wounded, … [Read More...]

Assination of Margaret Th

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories

By Hilary Mantel One of the most accomplished, acclaimed, and garlanded writers, Hilary Mantel delivers a brilliant collection of contemporary stories. In "The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher," Hilary Mantel's trademark gifts of penetrating … [Read More...]

Unbroken

Unbroken (Young Readers’ Edition)

Unbroken By Laura Hillenbrand The #1 New York Times bestseller, which is also a major motion picture directed by Angelina Jolie, has now been adapted by the author for young adults. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this riveting biography includes more than 100 black-and-white photos, as well as exclusive content, In Conversation, with Laura Hillenbrand and Louie Zamperini. "Every young … [Read More...]

StarStuff

Star Stuff

Star Stuff By Stephanie Roth Sisson For every child who has ever looked up at the stars and asked, "What are they?" comes the story of a curious boy who never stopped wondering: Carl Sagan. When Carl Sagan was a young boy he went to the 1939 World's Fair and his life was changed forever. From that day on he never stopped marveling at the universe and seeking to understand it better. Star … [Read More...]

SpecTalePeterRabbit

The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit

Comes with an audio CD! The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit By Emma Thompson Emma Thompson sends Peter Rabbit to the fair! A fair has come to the Lake District! And Peter and Benjamin are forbidden to go. Driven by their ever-insatiable curiosity, the rabbits sneak into the fair to have a look-around. Mesmerized by all the activity, the rabbits stand incredibly still, watching. … [Read More...]

WildTruth

The Wild Truth

The Wild Truth By Carine McCandless "The Wild Truth is an important book on two fronts: It sets the record straight about a story that has touched thousands of readers, and it opens up a conversation about hideous domestic violence hidden behind a mask of prosperity and propriety." —NPR.org In the more than twenty years since the body of Chris McCandless was discovered in the wilds of … [Read More...]

SmallVictories

Small Victories

Small Victories: Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace By Anne Lamott From the bestselling author of Stitches and Help, Thanks, Wow comes her long-awaited collection of new and selected essays on hope, joy, and grace. Anne Lamott writes about faith, family, and community in essays that are both wise and irreverent. It's an approach that has become her trademark. Now in Small Victories, … [Read More...]

33Artistis

33 Artists in 3 Acts

33 Artists in 3 Acts By Sarah Thornton The best-selling author of Seven Days in the Art World now tells the story of the artists themselves how they move through the world, command credibility, and create iconic works. 33 Artists in 3 Acts offers unprecedented access to a dazzling range of artists, from international superstars to unheralded art teachers. Sarah Thornton's beautifully paced, … [Read More...]

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