New LEGO for All Ages

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - Sara Grochowski

Don't miss these great new LEGO books!

With options for enthusiasts of all ages, our LEGO section is one of the most popular areas in the store.

Check out some of our favorite new additions here.


Shop Your Community Day 2015

Friday, October 30, 2015 - Sara Grochowski

Brilliant Books and other downtown businesses will be saluting the community and sharing a portion of proceeds towards the community’s favorite charities. Nonprofit organizations will receive money from Downtown Traverse City merchants on Saturday, November 14. Get all of your holiday shopping done in advance and 15% of your purchase amount will be donated to the charity of your choice!

View the full list of participating charities here.


2016 Carnegie Medals for Excellence Shortlist

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - Sara Grochowski

The 3 fiction and 3 nonfiction titles included on the 2016 Carnegie Medal shortlist have been announced!

The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were established in 2012 to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year. The winners (one for fiction, one for nonfiction) are announced at an event at the ALA Annual Conference; winning authors receive a $5,000 cash award, and two finalists in each category receive $1,500.

A full list of all 6 titles being considered for the 2016 award can be found here. Past Carnegie winners can be found here.