Bookstores: Village Books

Bookstores: Village Books

— Read my books at Village Books — Village Books in Bellingham is an amazing home for books and literature in the Pacific Northwest. It’s also a place where I’ve built many fond memories and spent many wonderful afternoons. In the early 1990s,...
Bookstores: Powell’s in Portland

Bookstores: Powell’s in Portland

Read at Powell’s City of Books In 1990, I was new to the Pacific Northwest. Even in the hinterlands of Spokane though, where I was an undergraduate, rumors of a city of books had filtered out. So on the first Oregon roadtrip with my then-girlfriend, we stopped...
Bookstores: Auntie’s Books

Bookstores: Auntie’s Books

— Read my books at Auntie’s — I moved from California to the wilds of Spokane Washington for my undergraduate degree. Honestly, I think it was the farthest I could get from home and still remain in the same time zone. It was my first time living away...
Bookstores: Vroman’s in Pasadena

Bookstores: Vroman’s in Pasadena

Read at Vroman’s Bookstore After living overseas for many years, one of my earliest memories of an American bookstore was in the 1980s, when I first walked into Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena California. The store was a revelation to me — a clean...
Bookstores: Browsers Bookstore in Olympia

Bookstores: Browsers Bookstore in Olympia

Read at Browsers BookshopWhen I moved to Olympia Washington in 2003, I had no idea that this was the town in which my bestselling novel The Eagle Tree would be set, and I had no idea that I’d gradually fall in love with this city, establish an arts magazine that...