We believe in readers. We believe in books. We believe in the power of the written word. We believe in the magic of children discovering the world of books. We believe in this community. We believe that people prefer buying books from their friendly neighborhood bookstore rather than a website. We believe in browsing for hours with a good cup of tea. We believe in staying up until 2 in the morning because you just can’t put a book down. We believe in book clubs, libraries, and reading under trees. We believe that some books you make your friends read and some books you should keep under your bed and never tell anyone about. We believe in making a difference through books.
We Sell Audiobooks!!!!
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Rumors and Townie Books participates in ORE's Energy Wise Business program reducing our energy and waste to meet their criteria.
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We collect 1% for Open Space!
This business proudly participates in the 1% for Open Space program, a non-profit consortium of approximately 85 businesses working to permanently preserve open lands, recreational accesses, viewshed corridors, ranchlands and wildlife habitats in Gunnison County.www.1percentforopenspace.org
New Staff Favorite!
American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
"American Dirt is an extraordinary piece of work, a perfect balancing act with terror on one side and love on the other. I defy anyone to read the first seven pages of this book and not finish it. The prose is immaculate, and the story never lets up. This book will be an important voice in the discussion about immigration and los migrantes; it certainly puts the lie to the idea that we are being besieged by 'bad hombres.' On a micro scale-the story scale, where I like to live-it's one hell of a novel about a good woman on the run with her beautiful boy. It's marvelous."-Stephen King
Featured Local Book:
Goodnight Crested Butte
Goodnight Crested Butte is a children's book that says goodnight to all the sights, buildings and things that make Crested Butte, CO special. The book is illustrated by local painter Brent Laney and the text is authored by the owner of the local bookstore, Danica Ramgoolam.
In a little town in the heart of the Rockies
There are shimmering leaves on aspen trees
And a little bookshop that serves coffee and teas
Goodnight wildflowers, so colorful and cute
Goodnight Crested Butte