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Brilliant Books is a full service, 21st Century bookstore in Traverse City, Michigan.

We deliver personal service, expert selections, and efficient, no cost shipping across the USA.

Find out for yourself why Brilliant Books has been dubbed the nation's "Long Distance, Local Bookstore"

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Star Wars Epic Yarns

Star Wars gets Cozy!

The quirky Cozy Classics line has added Star Wars Epic Yarns to the collection. These wonderful board books take beloved favorites and adapt them into 12 word stories with accompanying scenes recreated with handcrafted puppets.

Now Star Wars can be shared with even the littlest readers!



Europa Turns 10

Win a limited edition Europa Editions 10 Year Anniversary tote!

We proudly carry all the Europa Editions, all the time.

Visit us on Facebook and share your favorite Europa edition - and why! - for your chance to win a special tote!



'Grey' Available Now from E.L. James

Yes, we have the world's fastest selling paperback ever*.

Despite selling huge numbers of the original Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, E.L. James has reworked the story to see things from Christian's point of view.  It has been flying off our shelves, but we have plenty on-hand for the long weekend.  We, of course, have the original Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy if you missed any the first time around.

*Grey sold over 1.1 million copies in just 4 days



Winners of the 2015 Locus Awards Announced

Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2015 Locus Awards, including Ann Leckie's Ancillary Sword, Katherine Addison's The Goblin Emperor, Joe Abercrombie's Half a King, and Mary Rickert's The Memory Garden.

The Locus Awards are presented to winners of Locus Magazine's annual readers' poll. Over the decades the Locus Awards have often drawn more voters than the Hugos and Nebulas combined.


The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence 2015

Congratulations to Anthony Doerr and Bryan Stevenson, 2015 winners of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction!
Doerr won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction for his novel All the Light We Cannot See. Stevenson won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction for his book, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.