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Invest in Literacy: support This House of Books, your community-owned, independent bookstore and tea shop in downtown Billings, Montana

It’s hard to believe that another year has slipped by. So much has happened in the past year as we have continued to grow, to host author events, to form alliances with other downtown cultural businesses, to be recognized as the place to go for delicious (and sometimes adventurous) hot and cold tea, to become the downtown destination for tabletop games, and to develop into a hub for the Billings’ literary and art scene.

A Baker's Dozen for Pi Day

Image of a Pi Plate for the celebration of Pi Day at This House of Books, the community-owned independent bookstore and tea shop in downtown Billings, Montana

Today, March 14, is known among geeks and others as Pi Day. Why Pi Day, you ask? Today's date is often notated as 3/14 and the value of pi (or π) is 3.14159265358979323846264338327... or to be more succinct, 3.14.

In celebration of Pi Day, we offer a baker's dozen of titles in a surprising range of books appropriate to a wide age range of readers that relate in some fashion to pi or pie, or perhaps some other variant of pi.

Find the Leprechaun

Find the hiding Leprechaun and maybe catch a sweet discount at This House of Books, the community-owned independent bookstore and tea shop in downtown Billings, Montana

Special February Tea Blend

Special February Tea Blend--CUPID'S KISS--at This House of Books, a community-owned bookstore and tea shop in downtown Billings, Montana

For February, our flavor blender par extraordinaire, Gustavo Berlotta, is offering a special blend of tea: Cupid’s Kiss. It is a mild black tea from Kenya, with strawberry pieces, rose hips, strawberry extract, cocoa nibs, and cocoa powder. It will remind you of a chocolate dipped strawberry. 

—What I Am Reading Now Department: Love, Wylie

Cover of love, wylie by Elisa Lorello, available from This House of Books, your community-owned, independent bookstore and tea shop in downtown Billings, MontanaLove, wylie does not fit comfortably in the segment of the book market occupied by many of Elisa Lorello's other books.

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