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Author Event: Pete Fromm

Meet author Pete Fromm at This House of Books, your member-owned, indie bookstore & tea shop in downtown Billings

Pete Fromm, author of the iconic memoir Indian Creek Chronicles, will visit This House of Books on Friday, July 19, at 5:30. Pete will read from his newest book, A Job You Mostly Won't Know How to Do (2019), and take questions from the audience. Pete is a five-time winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award and is hailed as one of the West's best literary writers.

Discovering Ernest Hemingway in Montana

Hemingway in Montana, a panel discussion at This House of Books, your member-owned, indie bookstore & tea shop in Billings, Montana

Ernest Hemingway used to hang out in Billings and Red Lodge, did you know that? Also, did you know that Hemingway put Billings on the map with his preposterous audio recording titled, “Saturday Night at the Whorehouse in Billings Montana”?

Summer Events for Kids: Find Your Monster

Summer Events for Kids with Gavin Woltjer at This House of Books, your member-owned, independent bookstore & tea shop in downtown Billings, Montana

On July 22, starting at 2 o'clock, Gavin Woltjer, who is both a trained scientist and the director of Billings Public Library, will be taking seriously the question of whether Bigfoot and monsters like Bigfoot are real. 

Author Event: Lisa Ballard

Lisa Ballard introduces her book for children at This House of Books, your member-owned, independent bookstore & tea shop in downtown Billings, Montana

Gasparilla: A Pirate’s Tale is Lisa Ballard’s eleventh book. This is her first children’s book, and she declares it is her favorite of all the books she has written so far! Coming from a writer as talented and versatile as Lisa, that is saying a lot. 

New releases from our member-owners

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Depth of Winter: A Longmire Mystery Cover Image
Up the Trail: How Texas Cowboys Herded Longhorns and Became an American Icon (How Things Worked) Cover Image
Silent Hearts: A Novel Cover Image
World War I Montana: The Treasure State Prepares (Military) Cover Image
Sandstone: An Anthology to Support This House of Books Cover Image

Recent books from our member-owners

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Paging Dr. a: Continuing Stories from a Country Doctor Cover Image
Harry Potter and the Art of Spying: Young Agent Edition Cover Image
As the Christmas Cookie Crumbles (Food Lovers' Village Mystery #5) Cover Image
A Sharp Solitude: A Novel of Suspense (Glacier Mystery Series #4) Cover Image
Yellowstone Treasures: The Traveler's Companion to the National Park Cover Image
Clovis Cover Image
What We Build Upon the Ruins: And Other Stories Cover Image
Family Empires, Roman and Christian: Volume I Roman Family Empires Cover Image
Silent Hearts: A Novel Cover Image
Billings Food: The Flavorful Story of Montana's Trailhead (American Palate) Cover Image
Love and Other Consolation Prizes: A Novel Cover Image