Recent and Featured Books & Film Articles

  • Anniversary of The Legend of the Sleeping Bear

    Jeff Daniels lends his voice to The Legend of the Sleeping Bear.

  • Rent This: Postmark Paradise

    A review of Postmark Paradise, a sweet film about a Russian mail-order bride who comes to the Upper Peninsula.

  • T.C.’s State Theatre Exceeds Expectations

    State Theatre’s first quarter report “nothing short of amazing.”

  • Heywood’s Newest Mystery Novel

    Don’t miss this Up North page-turner.

  • Lynne Rae Perkins’ Bookshelf

    Lynne Rae Perkins, Newbery Award winner for her young adolescent novel for girls, Criss Cross, publishes Pictures From Our Vacation to great reviews. Here is Perkins’ list of books.

  • Beach Reads

    Great beach reads recommended by The Bookstore in Frankfort and the Traverse staff.

  • Governor Milliken's Environmental Legacy

    Interview with Dave Dempsey, author of William G. Milliken, Michigan’s Passionate Moderate.

  • Adventures with Jonny: Let’s Go Fishing

    Wanna reel your small fry into fishing? Try this great kids book.

  • Safe Boating Book

    Boat Smart Chronicles teaches boating safety by telling the story of more than 200 boating mishaps.

  • Hike & Read: Rock Picker’s Guide

    A hike that lays out the geological formations left in Northern Michigan by the glaciers that passed through and a rock hunting book to stick in your backpack.

  • Secrets of the Great Golf Course Architects

    Michael Patrick Shiels’ new book,”Secrets of the Great Golf Course Architects,” will be available late October.