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Gunflint Burning - Cary Griffith

Gunflint Burning is the story of the dramatic events around the Ham Lake fire of 2007, one of the most destructive wildfires in modern Minnesota history. Author Cary Griffith will lead us through key events of the fire as it unfolded, transporting us to the front lines of an epic struggle that was at times heroic, tragic, and sublime. 

Free. All are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

Gunflint Burning: Fire in the Boundary Waters Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781517903411
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - May 8th, 2018

The Lager Queen of Minnesota Book Launch

Celebrate the release of J. Ryan Stradal's new novel The Lager Queen of Minnesota at Lake Monster Brewing!

Tickets available by clicking the red BUY TICKETS button and following the prompts. Tickets are $35 for one person or $40 for two and include a signed copy of The Lager Queen of Minnesota. Event starts at 7:00, doors open at 6:30.

Local literary luminaries Beth Dooley, Peter Geye, Lorna Landvik, and Sarah Stonich will also be appearing.

The Lager Queen of Minnesota: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399563058
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pamela Dorman Books - July 23rd, 2019

Club Book with Don Winslow

Internationally renowned thriller novelist Don Winslow is the mind behind “The Godfather trilogy of our time” – this according to sources as varied as The New York TimesEsquire magazine, and writer Stephen King. Over the past three decades, Winslow has published more than twenty books total. Early highlights include The Death and Life of Bobby Z, basis for a 2007 film of the same name starring Laurence Fishburne and Paul Walker, and Savages, which was adapted for the big screen by Oliver Stone in 2012.

The Border: A Novel (Power of the Dog #3) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062664488
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow - February 26th, 2019

First, Kill the Lawyers - David Housewright

P.I. Holland Taylor returns in David Housewright's Edgar Award-winning series with First, Kill the Lawyers, where Taylor is hired to recover stolen files before they are leaked, ruining more than just the careers of five local lawyers.

First, Kill the Lawyers: A Holland Taylor Mystery Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250094490
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Minotaur Books - January 8th, 2019

Unseen Worlds - Marilene Phipps

The extraordinary life of Marilene Phipps began in Haiti-the magical island of African Vodou gods who followed their devotees on the slave ships, and the world's first black republic-the singular cultural context and exotic milieu of the Caribbean, where hell and paradise can transfix us daily. In this powerful memoir, we enter the lives of a family who are both descendants of European aristocrats and African slaves.

Unseen Worlds: Adventures at the Crossroads of Vodou Spirits and Latter-Day Saints Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780998731926
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Calumet Editions, LLC - July 3rd, 2018

Literature Lovers' Night Out™ 7pm at Community Thread

Literature Lovers' Night Out™ is an event hosted by Twin Cities' literary connoisseur Pamela Klinger-Horn, featuring local and national authors, light refreshments and drawings for prizes. Tickets for sale online by clicking the red BOOK EVENT button. 651-430-3385 for questions or more information. Seating is limited to 100 guests. Doors open 30 minutes before the event starts so come early to mingle and meet the authors!

Featured authors for February: 

The Shadows We Hide Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316509787
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mulholland Books - November 13th, 2018

Daughters of the Lake Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781503901339
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Lake Union Publishing - November 2018

The Weight of a Piano: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525654674
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - January 22nd, 2019

The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781984802439
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Published: Berkley - February 19th, 2019

Small Walt and Mo the Tow - Elizabeth Verdick

Walt the snowplow learns that, while his work is very important, there are some things he cannot do without the help of his new tow truck friend, Mo.

Local author Elizabeth Verdick will be joining us on Indies First/Small Business Saturday with her new picture book, Small Walt and Mo the Tow. Get your signed copies for the holidays!

 

Small Walt and Mo the Tow Cover Image
By Elizabeth Verdick, Marc Rosenthal (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481466608
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 30th, 2018

Small Walt Cover Image
By Elizabeth Verdick, Marc Rosenthal (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481448451
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 31st, 2017

Understanding Dyslexia - John Alexander Talk

Join us in learning more about dyslexia and literacy with an expert in the field, John Alexander. This event is open to the public! RSVP to: info@dyslexiaadvocates.org.

Overcoming Dyslexia Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780679781592
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - January 4th, 2005

Fish in a Tree Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142426425
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - March 28th, 2017

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