Member-owner and author Jimmie Ashcraft of Billings will be at This House of Books on Friday, February 23, starting at 5:30 to read from, lead a discussion about, and sign his book, Reflections of a Country Doctor.
For February, our flavor blender par extraordinaire, Gustavo Berlotta, is offering a special blend of tea: Cupid’s Kiss. It is a mild black tea from Kenya, with strawberry pieces, rose hips, strawberry extract, cocoa nibs, and cocoa powder. It will remind you of a chocolate dipped strawberry.
Love Wylie does not fit comfortably in the segment of the book market occupied by many of Elisa Lorello's other books. Elisa's agents and editors, in fact, did not know how to categorize the book so they advised against publishing it. They observed that Love Wylie does not fit either with "Women's Commercial Fiction/Contemporary Romance" or with "Young Adult" fiction.
A native of Billings, Kristin Logan Mayer developed her appreciation of photography at an early age as she poured over National Geographic magazines.
"We wanted some kind of logo item for This House of Books," explained Carrie La Seur, Board President for This House of Books. "The vast sea of Made-in-China this and that didn't seem to match the character of a community-owned bookstore, prompting us to look around for what could be made locally."