Recent and Featured Books Articles

  • Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson

    Excerpt from the novel Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson. Published in the 1880’s and set on Mackinac Island.

  • Doug Stanton’s New Book Goes Big

    Traverse City author Doug Stanton’s new book, Horse Soldiers, to be on cover of New York Times Book Review and more.

  • Affordable North: Opening for Local Handmade Book

    Traverse City Opening at the Watershed Center celebrates a handcrafted work of Up North art by Jerry Dennis, Glenn Wolff and Chad Pastotnik.

  • Interview with Award-Winning Author Joe Borri

    Frank talk with the award-winning author of Eight Dogs Named Jack: And Fourteen Other Stories from the Detroit Streets and Michigan Wilderness.

  • Bow Season, A Short Story

    Excerpted from Eight Dogs Named Jack and Fourteen Other Stories From the Detroit Streets and Michigan Wilderness, by Joe Borri.

  • Glen Lake Book Wins Big

    “Historic Cottages of Glen Lake,” by Barbara Siepker, nabs a prestigious State History Award.

  • A Pirate’s Quest

    A new book by the publisher of Stranger in the Woods.

  • Secret Lives of Barns on T.C.'s Old Mission

    Retired kindergarten teacher and Old Mission resident Evelyn Johnson uncovers the stories behind the barns on Traverse City’s Old Mission Peninsula.

  • Michigan: Our Land, Our Water, Our Heritage

    Beautiful book features photographs and essays from some of Michigan’s most notable photographers and writers.

  • Books for the Beach

    A Cadillac bookseller shares her picks for great beach reading.

  • Poetry at the Grand

    Read and discuss literary greats through this free summer seminar at Grand Hotel.

  • Jane Johnston Schoolcraft Gets Her Due

    Nineteenth-century literary figure honored in the new book, The Sound the Stars Make Rushing Through the Sky.

  • G.T.’s Rich History Featured in Glimpses

    Historic photos and reflective essays recall Grand Traverse’s early years.

  • Anniversary of The Legend of the Sleeping Bear

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

  • 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.

  • Safe Boating Book

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

  • Secrets of the Great Golf Course Architects

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