Author: lburns

  • Spring and Summer Hours 2024

    To start serving our after-work community, we will extend our spring/summer hours on a trial basis. If you’ve been wanting to visit the store in the evenings but have been closed, this is your chance. We’ll stay open until 8 pm starting next week, April 8, 2024. We’ll continue buying until 7 pm, though our…

  • March 16 Author Signing: Carol Griesmeyer

    Join us with author Carol Griesmeyer, who will be featuring her coloring books this Saturday, March 16, from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM.

  • March 9 Author Signing: Jason Bustard

    From the author on his book, “The Fae Ingredient”: “Amandine loves to cook. As the scullery to the noble L’Eau family, she has the perfect opportunity to learn from a master Chef. A chance encounter with a mysterious young man gives Amandine a peek at one of Chef’s most secret ingredients and sets Amandine on…

  • Laurie’s in the News

    We were contacted by a Canadian news station that asked to interview a local scientist in our bookstore. We agreed, and you can see our store here near the beginning and end of this clip on food additives.

  • March 2024 Events

    We’ve finally finished building bookshelves but are still unpacking, inventorying, and shelving. Here’s our author event schedule for March – Saturdays 11:15-1:15 pm. 3/9 – Jason Bustard, “The Fae Ingredient”3/16 – Carol Griesmeyer, Easter coloring book3/23 – Esther Meeks, “Where We Begin” and “Ties That Bind”3/30 – Kelly Coryell, The Adventures of the Little Purple…

  • Winter and Holiday Hours

    Now that we’ve passed daylight savings, it’s getting dark earlier, and we’ll go back to our previous hours of 10 AM to 5 PM Monday through Saturday. We’ll be closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. The eves are all on Sundays, so we’ll be closed anyway. We’ll close a couple of hours early the day…

  • Relocation Progress for August

    We’ve been working hard getting everything moved to the new store. We finished the packing, disassembling, painting, and carpeting just in time for the movers to take everything out at the end of our lease on Hilltop. A special thanks to College HUNKS Movers who said between the boxes and wood from the shelves, this…

  • April 15 Author Signing: Vincent Blaison

    Join us as we have Vincent Blaison with us this Saturday, April 15, from 11 am to 2 pm. You can find him at

  • New arrivals for April

    We recently got some new releases from various lists like NPR or NYTimes. They’re in the front by the counter. If we don’t have a new release you want, we can order it for you, or you can order it through Bookshop. Bookshop is a benefit corporation that supports local bookstores by sending a portion…

  • New Store Hours for 2023

    We’ll be closing at 4 pm on New Year’s Eve. Also, beginning 2023, we’ll be closing an hour earlier with regular hours 10 am – 5 pm Monday through Saturday. Winter is typically slower, and we’ve only had a handful of customers come 5-6 pm. Happy New Year!