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Fresh paint, open doors, and new neighbors!

Good Morning, Bookman Readers!

We invite you to the store to see some of our changes. First, we are pleased with the new fresh paint and white trim on our building!! Second, our RED FRONT DOOR is now open!!

A Lesson in Secrets: The Bookman Book Club

A Lesson in SecretsFacilitated by Liz Lystra, this month's selection is A Lesson in Secrets, by Jacqueline Winspear. All are invited to become a part of this book club, meet new people, and enjoy a lively discussion! Join us at The Bookman, 715 Washington.

Event date: June 28.


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ISBN: 9780061727719
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Perennial - March 6th, 2012

Amy Johnson & Terri Guldan @ Momentum Center!

The Bookman will host Amy Johnson and Terri Guldan sharing their stories of the men they have lost through war: "Freddie and Johnny: Stories Among Us." Both women have written books from the letters they found from a grandfather and great-uncle in WWII, and a brother in Vietnam. Using photographs, music, and Power Point presentation, they will bring the audience through the true historical events their families experienced, and their own personal processes of creating their books, revealing the healing effects of their journies, and the importance of family connections. To accomodate their work, they will be at the new Momentum Center from 11am to 1pm, just north of The Bookman across the parking lot at 715 Columbus Ave.

Event date: July 1.


Mystery Writers Morning Book Signing!

Maris Soule, South Haven author, will debut her newest novel, Echoes of Terror. She will bring along her series beginning with The Crows.

The Lake and the Lost GirlJoining her will be Jacquelyn Vincenta, a new author from Kalamazoo, introducing her novel The Lake and the Lost Girl!

Also "on stage" will be Diane Burton, author from Holland, MI, with her novels, including The Case of the Bygone Brother!

Event date: July 8.


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ISBN: 9781492642466
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - June 6th, 2017

Poetry Lives!

Poetry Lives!Poetry Lives! If you enjoy poetry, whether or not you also write, YOU ARE INVTED.

We are a small group of gentle folk and enjoy sharing original poems, as well as our favorites.

Event date: July 11.

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ISBN: 9781940696201
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Published: Wave Books - April 5th, 2016

Here Comes the Sun: Bookman Book Club

Here Comes the SunAll are invited to join the discussion of Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn.

Liz Lystra facilitates, and the discussion is often lively.

Event date: July 26.


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ISBN: 9781631492945
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - June 6th, 2017

Coast Guard Festival Begins!

Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival begins! The Bookman will feature many books about the US Coast Guard including Men of Good Will by Henry Granger and children's adventures stories by Coastie Tyler Benson!

The Coast Guard Festival begins July 28, 2017!


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Hello! And Books about Bookstores

Good Morning!

Welcome to the Bookman Bookstore Blog. Our new Website is up and running well, and our “ship-to-home” feature is now a working option to make it easier for you to order from your home. We decided it is time to initiate our Bookman Blog with some of the titles we are reading.