Author reading: Cinnamon Spear

Cinnamon Spear has a remarkable story.

Her essay, Little Woman from Lame Deer, details the social, educational, and spiritual challenges she faced transitioning from a rural reservation community to the Ivy League. It appears in a collection published by Cornell, titled I Am Where I Come From: Native American College Students and Graduates Tell Their Life Stories. The title of the book as lifted from the last line of her essay:

I Am Where I Come from Cover Image
By Andrew Garrod (Editor), Robert Kilkenny (Editor), Melanie Benson Taylor (Editor)
$34.68
ISBN: 9781501706929
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Cornell University Press - April 25th, 2017

Watercolor done in Yellowstone Park by Welsh painter, Thomas H. Thomas

Billings native Janet Chapple will be talking about her book, Through Early Yellowstone, and the paintings of Welsh artist, Thomas H. Thomas. Thomas, working in the 1890s did a series of paintings that are housed now in Wales and that have never been exhibited in the United States.

Chapple will be reading and signing her books on Wednesday, June 14, from 5:30 to 7.

Poetry Open Mic Evening

First Tuesday of every month, This House of Books and BALA co-host an open mic poetry event at This House of Books. These have been remarkably successful. We are very pleased with the size and the diversity of the audience. Ages of partipants have ranged from students to retirees.

Our Store in the News

Our unique story has been getting This House of Books a great deal of press. Peruse some of these stories to see what people are saying about us!

Jan, 2017: Via Magazine
Dec 15, 2016: High Country News
Oct 3, 2016: Shelf Awareness 
Oct 2, 2016: KTVQ News
Oct 1, 2016: Billings Gazette 
Sep 27, 2016: Billings Gazette
Sep 23, 2016: Last Best News 
Aug 26, 2016: Billings Gazette
Aug 16, 2016: Big Sky Journal
Aug 10, 2016: Last Best News
Aug 9, 2016: Shelf Awareness (4th story on page)
Aug 8, 2016: Billings Gazette
Jul 29, 2016: Channel 7 Billings (video)
Jul 25, 2016: Magic City Magazine
Jun 30, 2016: Montana Cooperative Development Center
Jun 30, 2016: Last Best News

Jun 10, 2016: Billings Gazette
Jun 10, 2016: Last Best News
May 16, 2016: New West (2nd story on page)
May 12, 2016: Billings Gazette
May 5, 2016: Shelf Awareness
May 5, 2016: Carbon County News
May 4, 2016: Publishers Weekly
May 3, 2016: KTVQ TV
May 2, 2016: Last Best News
May 2, 2016: New West
May 2, 2016: Billings Gazette
Apr 28, 2016: Last Best News
Apr 12, 2016: Huffington Post
Mar 11, 2016: Shelf Awareness
Mar 9, 2016: Billings Gazette