Auntie's Bookstore

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  • Auntie's LogoTwo floors of new, used and collectible books. E-books available for download at auntiesbooks.com. Free author readings, Saturday musical interludes and children's events. See complete calendar of events on website. Voted Spokane's favorite bookstore in the Inlander and Spokesman-Review polls.

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    General Information
    • Handicap Accessible: Yes
    • Distance from Airport: 7 miles
    • Distance from Downtown: Nearby
    Payment Types Accepted
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    • Multilingual Services:
      • None
    • Motorcoach Parking: Yes
    Attractions
    • Free Admission for Driver/Escort: Yes
    • Guide Provided/Available: No
    • Group Vouchers: No
    • Max Group Size: 300
    • Minimum Group Size: 1
    • Suggested Length of Visit: 1 - 2 hours
    • Group Discount Available: No
    • Comments/Notes: We are a locally owned, independent bookstore with thousands of titles waiting to be plucked from the shelves. Come down and visit us for an afternoon or even a few minutes. It's amazing how quickly you can get lost in the shelves when things keep jumping out at you!
    • Auntie's Bookstore
    • Date: August 22, 2017
    • Address: Liberty Building, 402 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: Free
    • 7-8 pm

    David Abrams will be reading from and speaking on his upcoming novel, Brave Deeds. This poignant storyline follows six AWOL soldiers, stumbling across war-torn Baghdad to make the funeral of their squad leader, Staff Sergeant Rafe Morgan. Traveling through the surrounding inhospitable environment,...

    • Auntie's Bookstore
    • Date: August 23, 2017
    • Address: Liberty Building, 402 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: Free
    • 7 pm

    Sharla Dawn Gorder shares her collection of funny, inspirational stories about "being all things to all people at all times and failing beautifully." Sharla will make you laugh, cry, and breathe a sigh of relief. She's the girlfriend who GETS you and loves you all the more for your quirkiness....

    • Auntie's Bookstore
    • Date: August 24, 2017
    • Address: Liberty Building, 402 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: Free
    • 7 pm

    Join Ken Fischman as he reads from his book, "Sleeping with Wolves" and Jim Payne as he reads from "Chasing Thoreau".

    • Auntie's Bookstore
    • Date: August 25, 2017
    • Address: Liberty Building, 402 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: Free
    • 7-8 pm

    Heather S. Ransom is the author of Going Green, a dystopian novel about a future where humans are genetically modified to have cholorplasts in their skin cells. In this future, the color of your skin tells everyone who you are...and what you're worth. Calyssa Brentwood, a high school senior just...

    • Auntie's Bookstore
    • Date: August 26, 2017
    • Address: Liberty Building, 402 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: Free
    • 7 pm

    Stephanie Oakes will celebrate the publication of her new YA novel, The Arsonist. Molly Mavity, whose father is a convicted murderer awaiting execution, is on the hunt for her missing (presumed dead) mother. A mysterious package leads Molly to Pepper, a Kuwaiti immigrant with epilepsy, failing...

    • The Bing Theater
    • Date: August 30, 2017
    • Address: 901 W Sprague Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: $5
    • 7 pm

    Louise Penny is the author of the award-winning Chief Inspector Gamache murder mystery series, one that has stolen the hearts of millions across the globe. Her work has been translated into over 25 languages, garnering five Agatha Awards and multiple other literary recognitions. Penny will bring the...

    • Auntie's Bookstore
    • Date: September 2, 2017
    • Address: Liberty Building, 402 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: Free
    • 7-8 pm

    "In 2000, Spokane was the first place I landed with a bike in the belly of the plane. I had a lot of trouble pushing the cart across the airport with all my gear, then wondering how I was going to get it all over the Divide. Gears are magical things." So ends an email sent by Dr. David Goodrich when...

    • Auntie's Bookstore
    • Date: September 9, 2017
    • Address: Liberty Building, 402 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: Free
    • 7-8 pm

    Wilderness Cathedral tells the untold story of the Old Mission at the Coeur d’Alene’s Old Mission State Park in Northern Idaho. It traces the building’s history from its founding to the present, examining its significance to local communities, religious organizations, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, mining...

    • Auntie's Bookstore
    • Date: September 13, 2017
    • Address: Liberty Building, 402 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: Free
    • 7-8 pm

    Nights at Rizzoli is the memoir of Felice Picano, an aspiring but near-starving young writer who in 1971 lucked into a part-time job at the stunningly elegant Rizzoli Books at 712 Fifth Avenue. It metamorphosed into a life-changing experience, one that exposed him to some of the brightest lights in...

    • Auntie's Bookstore
    • Date: September 14, 2017
    • Address: Liberty Building, 402 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: Free with book purchase
    • 7-8 pm

    Jamie Ford's newest book, Love and Other Consolation Prizes was inpired by the story of a baby given away as a prize at the Alaska-Yukon Pacific Exposition of 1909. Instantly intrigued by the Seattle Times article covering this grand story, Ford absolutely knew this was a narrative that needed to be...

    • Auntie's Bookstore
    • Date: September 15, 2017
    • Address: Liberty Building, 402 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: Free
    • 7-9 pm

    Too Shattered for Mending is the coming-of-age story of Little McCardell. His tiny Idaho town is impoverished, derelict by hunger, violence, drugs, and a consuming feeling of hopelessness. Little begins to learn Spanish in order to feel closer to his estranged father, and promises to graduate high...

    • Auntie's Bookstore
    • Date: September 16, 2017
    • Address: Liberty Building, 402 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: Free
    • 1:30-3:30 pm

    CREEPY! Murder. Ghosts. A haunted mansion. Then toss in a cat for good measure. It’s the Roaring 20s near Salem, Massachusetts, and Lucious " Lu" Jackson and Maureen "Mo" Rennik are ghost busters. The police have drafted them to solve a grisly murder, but unfortunately it's a crime that defies...

    • Auntie's Bookstore
    • Date: September 20, 2017
    • Address: Liberty Building, 402 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: Free
    • 7-8 pm

    Troy Amdahl and Dave Brown--Oola Guru and Oola Seeker, respectively--have collected 47,240 dreams on post-it notes and stuck them to their 1971 vintage VW Surf Bus. They are on a cross-country mission in this awesome vehicle to collect one million dreams and help people realize them by finding...

    • Auntie's Bookstore
    • Date: September 21, 2017
    • Address: Liberty Building, 402 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: Free
    • 7-8 pm

    Dancing with Chopsticks is a personal view of the places and people found in Asia and the Pacific. Stand-alone chapters include Australia, Thailand, the Phillipines, Western China, Micronesia, Turkey, and Singapore. Join Ellen "Aloha" WIlliams as she pirouettes, leaps, and dances her way through...

    • Auntie's Bookstore
    • Date: September 22, 2017
    • Address: Liberty Building, 402 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: Free
    • 7-8 pm

    Eowyn Ivey is on tour for her paperback edition of To the Bright Edge of the World and she's coming to Spokane! Her second novel, set in 1885 in the same gorgeous Alaskan landscape as The Snow Child, follows Colonel Allen Forrester and his wife to military barracks in the far forlorn North....

    • Auntie's Bookstore
    • Date: September 23, 2017
    • Address: Liberty Building, 402 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 838-0206
    • Admission: Free
    • 7-8 pm

    Playing While White: Privilege and Power On and Off the Field argues that whiteness matters in sports culture, both on and off the field. Offering critical analysis of athletic stars such as Johnny Manziel, Marshall Henderson, Jordan Spieth, Lance Armstrong, and Josh Hamilton, as well as the...