Downtown Events

Meet the Author: Mark Sullivan

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 7:00pm

Join us to celebrate the launch of local author Mark Sullivan's latest novel, BENEATH A SCARLET SKY, the triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience during one of history’s darkest hours.

Beneath a Scarlet Sky Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781503943377
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Lake Union Publishing - May 1st, 2017

Meet the Author: Amanda Sullivan

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 4:00pm

Join us for a fun Saturday afternoon event to discover how to get your life organized...enough. Author Amanda Sullivan has written the perfect answer for those who found Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up to be a little too demanding. Her book, Organized Enough: The Anti-Perfectionist's Guide to Getting - and Staying - Organizedapplies a science-driven, step-by-step approach to organizing that takes into account the hectic pace of modern life.

Organized Enough: The Anti-Perfectionist's Guide to Getting--and Staying--Organized Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780738219325
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Da Capo Lifelong Books - February 14th, 2017

An Exclusive Skype Event with Beloved Bestselling Author Garth Stein

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 2:00pm

You know him as the bestselling author of several novels such as The Art of Racing in the Rain, and the children's book series featuring Enzo as a puppy, including the latest: Enzo and the Fourth of July Races. Stein will join us via video chat to share stories, wisdom, and humor from his writing career with his fans in Bozeman.

The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061537967
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Paperbacks - May 22nd, 2018

A Sudden Light: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781439187043
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - September 15th, 2015

Enzo and the Fourth of July Races Cover Image
By Garth Stein, R. W. Alley (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062380593
Availability: Not Currently Available to Order
Published: HarperCollins - May 2nd, 2017

Meet the Author: Beth Judy

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 6:00pm

Come meet the author of Bold Women in Montana History! The fifteen-plus women portrayed in this engaging book were indeed bold—breaking down barriers of sexism, racism, and political opposition to emerge as heroines of their time. The sixth book in Mountain Press’s state-by-state series for teen readers, Bold Women in Montana History reveals the feminine side of the Treasure State’s storied past.

Bold Women in Montana History Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780878426768
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mountain Press - May 1st, 2017

Meet the Author: Leif Whittaker

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 4:00pm

In 1963, the world followed the first American Mount Everest Expedition, and watched as "Big Jim" Whittaker became the first American to stand on top of the world. He returned home a hero. My Old Man and the Mountain is Leif Whittaker's engaging and humorous story of what it was like to "grow up Whittaker," the youngest son of Jim Whittaker and Diane Whittaker, and an extended family of accomplished climbers.

My Old Man and the Mountain: A Memoir Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781680510683
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mountaineers Books - September 20th, 2016

Independent Bookstore Day!

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

Help us celebrate Independent Bookstore Day and our 60th anniversary at Country Bookshelf!

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April. In addition to the special events we have planned, there are exclusive books and literary items that you can only get on that day. Not before. Not after. Not online. 

Even Superheroes Have to Sleep Cover Image
By Sara Crow, Adam Record (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780399558061
Availability: Not Currently Available to Order
Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - March 14th, 2017

Criminal Zoo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780997440706
Availability: Out of Print - Not Currently Available to Order
Published: Rare Bird Books - November 15th, 2016

The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147517135
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - March 7th, 2017

Meet the Author - Neltje

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 7:00pm

Join us for an evening with Neltje, author of North of Crazy, a memoir about growing up in a world of Gatsby-esque glamor, opulence, and cultural prestige, of exclusive parties and elegant dinners, of literary luminaries including Somerset Maugham, Daphne du Maurier, Irving Stone, and Theodore Roethke, of Manhattan townhouses and country estates.

North of Crazy: A Memoir Cover Image
By Neltje
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ISBN: 9781250088147
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: St. Martin's Press - October 4th, 2016

Meet the Author - Mark Danenhauer

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 3:00pm

Join us for a family friendly event with author Mark Danenhauer. His new book will appeal to parents, children, and nature enthusiasts alike! Jake's Nature Guide is an easy-to-read, informative, and easily accessible guidebook for adventures through the Rockies. Bring Jake along to help you gain a deeper appreciation of one of Americas most breathtaking areas! You will not only learn how to identify plants and animals, but gain fascinating insights along the way. For example, did you know that while gathering food a bee may fly up to 60 miles in a day?

Jake's Nature Guide: Rocky Mountains Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781635051001
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: MCP Books - March 21st, 2017

Diane Elliott & Friends Poetry Night

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 7:00pm

April is National Poetry Month! Join us in celebrating with an inspiring evening of poetry from local artists.

Featured poets for the reading are:

Diane Elliott
Carolyn Pinet 
Greg Keeler
JoAnne Troxel 
Kari Bowles
Steve Kirchhoff
Diane will also read a poem from June Safford, who is unable to attend the event.

Meet the Author: Susan Ewing

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 7:00pm

Don't miss an en evening with local author Susan Ewing! Her fascinating new book, Resurrecting the Shark, tells the story of a prehistoric mystery centered around a fossil so mesmerizing that it boggled the minds of scientists for more than a century—until a motley crew of modern-day shark fanatics decided to try to bring this monster shark back to life.

Resurrecting the Shark: A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781681773438
Availability: Not Currently Available to Order
Published: Pegasus Books - April 4th, 2017

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