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Welcome to Byrd's Books!

Welcome to Byrd's Books! We are a full service independent bookstore that sells new books and is a member of the American Bookseller's Association and it's division, Indiebound. We carry bestsellers, Connecticut titles, gifts, greeting cards and can provide gift certificates of any value. We host many author events and special programs throughout the year as well as vend books for non-profits and schools. We provide audio books through and eBooks through our Hummingbird platform.

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Book Signing with Nan Rossiter

Join us for the first of two events with our good friend and best-selling author Nan Rossiter as she signs her new book "Promises of the Heart" (Harper Collins, paperback).

About the Great Backyard Bird Count 2020

Do you want to know about the Great Backyard Bird Count? Would you like to find out why it is important?


Dear Edward: A Novel Cover Image
Lady Clementine Cover Image
Humble Pi: When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World Cover Image
A Long Petal of the Sea: A Novel Cover Image
Murder Your Darlings: And Other Gentle Writing Advice from Aristotle to Zinsser Cover Image
The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia Cover Image

Featured Books For Children

Manhattan: Mapping the Story of an Island Cover Image
Dog Man: Fetch-22: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #8) Cover Image
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: The Illustrated Edition Cover Image
Kitten Lady's Big Book of Little Kittens Cover Image
The Last True Poets of the Sea Cover Image
A Stone Sat Still: (Environmental and Nature Picture Book for Kids, Perspective Book for Preschool and Kindergarten, Award Winning Illustrator) Cover Image

Pre-Order Books

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Promises of the Heart: A Novel (Savannah Skies #1) Cover Image
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The Book of Longings: A Novel Cover Image
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The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Cover Image
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The Glass Hotel: A novel Cover Image
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The Violence Inside Us: A Brief History of an Ongoing American Tragedy Cover Image
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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) Cover Image

Connecticut Authors - books in stock - many signed!

The Breach Cover Image
Literary Connecticut:: The Hartford Wits, Mark Twain and the New Millennium Cover Image
The Comet's Tail: A Memoir of No Memory Cover Image
Learning to Heal: Reflections on Nursing School in Poetry and Prose (Literature and Medicine) Cover Image
Saving Anna Cover Image
Backstage Pass to Broadway: More True Tales from a Theatre Press Agent Cover Image

Staff Picks & Store Favorites

The Siberian Dilemma (The Arkady Renko Novels #9) Cover Image
Hollow Kingdom Cover Image
The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness Cover Image
The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America (Bird Books, Books for Bird Lovers, Humor Books) Cover Image
The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir Cover Image
Manhattan: Mapping the Story of an Island Cover Image