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Black Lives Matter

As a bookstore, there are a lot of different ideas contained on our shelves.  All kinds of different viewpoints and opinions.  But here's something that's not an opinion:

Black lives matter. 

Find Waldo at Brilliant Books!

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

oday, we got the news that Find Waldo Local, the real, live, nation-wide Where's Waldo search we help host each June, has been postponed until next year.  While we wait, the publishers are putting together a digital version for Waldo Watchers worldwide, but meanwhile, we thought you might like to try to spot Waldo right here at Brilliant Books!

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Fiction Fridays with Heather Shumaker

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

We had planned to host local author Heather Shumaker for several events this coming spring, but as with so many other plans, we've had to do some revising.  Luckily, Heather is hosting a weekly video show called Fiction Fridays, so even if you can't come meet her in person, you still have a chance to learn about the writing process, what it's like to be an author, and, of course, her books!

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A Sad Day for Traverse City

If you live in the greater Traverse City area (and maybe even if you don't), you've probably heard the sad news.

Horizon Books is closing their flagship Traverse City location.

They've been our neighbors since we moved to Traverse City in 2011, and a Traverse City fixture for nearly 60 years.  It's hard for us to imagine Front Street without them, and we will miss them greatly.   

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Amical Serves Up 20th Cookbook Dinner Series

Monday, November 7th, 2016Nopi: The Cookbook

Dining at Amical is always a delight, but if you’ve never stopped in during their Cookbook Dinner Series, you might want to clear your schedule for an evening or two this week.  

Tonight kicks off the first installment of Amical’s 20th Cookbook Dinner Series, a seven-part, international exploration of flavor.  For each week of the series, the chefs of Amical create a dinner menu based on the recipes of a different cookbook.  This year, the series leads with a taste of NOPI, the London restaurant of Yotam Ottolenghi and based on his cookbook of the same name.

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