Bookish News

300 Memberships in 30 Days; or, Adventures in Carpentry

Wednesdsay, August 17, 2022.

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First, let's begin with the challenge.  We are hoping to add 300 more members to our rolls of Brilliant Books VIPs by September 15th.  Why 300?  Because that's the number of members it would take to raise an extra $7,500.  And why do we need an extra $7,500 in summer, our busiest season outside the holidays?  Well, that requires a bit of a story.

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Book Lovers' Day!

Tuesday, August 9, 2022.

Stack of books

Happy Book Lovers' Day!

This is a day for the readers, the writers, the shelf-fillers, and the page-sniffers.  It's for the library-goers, the bookstore explorers, and the people with strong opinions about breaking spines.

Explore our Book Lovers collection below to find brilliant books about books, plus stylish accessories to broadcast your love for reading!

Book Lovers' Day

International Cat Day

Monday, August 8, 2022.

Yellow cat

In honor of International Cat Day, we're highlighting some of our favorite kids' books that feature our feline friends!

We've got big cats and small cats, scaredy cats and groovy cats, plus a fun cat joke for the occasion (we just couldn't help ourselves).

Bookish Cats

Mike's Literary Quotes

Tuesday, August 2, 2022.

Pile of open books

Something great and audacious must happen in secrecy and silence, or it perishes and falls away and the fire that was awakened dies again.
— Robert Walser (translated by Christopher Middleton), Jakob von Gunten

Our bookseller Mike is a literary collector of sorts.  Over the years, he's ammassed a collection of stunning book passages, like the one above.  Explore some of Mike's favorite literary quotes below.

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Disability Pride Month

Thursday, July 28, 2022.

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July is Disability Pride Month, a time to celebrate the diversity of human minds and bodies, to end stigmas around disability, and to invest in the accessibility of our communities and the needs of disabled people.

Learn more about Disability Pride Month at Brilliant Books, and explore incredible reads about people with disabilities.

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Books On Film

Tuesday, July 26, 2022.

Books on movies

Dive into film history and learn the intriguing stories behind some of the most famous movies of all time.

10 Books On Film

Come in to the store to browse our full Books on Film collection, including the stories that inspired iconic films & a selection of titles to accompany this year's Film Festival lineup!