You still have time to try for a free copy of Gabrielle Zevin’s The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry. To enter your name into our drawing, click here and leave a comment on the original Giveaway post. But if you want a sure thing, don’t wait until we award our freebie after April 10. …
“This novel has humor, romance, a touch of suspense, but most of all love—love of books and bookish people and, really, all of humanity in its imperfect glory.” —Eowyn Ivey, author of the Pacific Northwest Book Award-winning novel The Snow Child and author of this bookstore essay. Buy the book about an indie bookstore from Ivey’s …
Village Books in Bellingham, WA got national attention on CSPAN’s BookTV.
Oooh, I just love a good holiday gift guide! So after I helped put one together for Queen Anne Book Company, I surfed the websites of the independent bookstores of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association and found MORE. Take a browse. You might even want to share your favorite lists because not everyone is lucky …
While some of us boast about an arduous 7-mile hike along a well-traveled trail, Erin McKittrick and her husband, Hig, have trekked more than 7,000 miles of Alaska’s wilderness. By foot and by packraft, they travel around Alaska, both for their love of adventuring, but also on behalf of their nonprofit, Ground Truth Trekking. The …
Last Sunday, Village Books, family, and friends celebrated the marriage of Paul & Kelly, two Village Books booksellers. Thanks to an article in Shelf Awareness, a feature in Village Books’ electronic newsletter by Lindsey McGuirk, and a wonderful photo of the book-themed cake on facebook that went viral among the northwest indie bookselling community, people …
Alright, grown-ups: time to start getting jealous! Kids at Third Place Books and Village Books have been enjoying a week of book-themed summer day camp fun. These day camps are a far cry from the Kumbaya singing, potholder weaving, and vicious Red Rover playing I remember from summers of yore. No wonder Jessica Baloun, Camp …