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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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Ordering books: To order a book on our website simply type in the title under "Title, author, keyword or ISBN", and then hit enter. You have the option of paying online or in the store when you come pick up your order. You can search books, events, explore the bestseller lists and sign up for our emails all from the front page. Please Sign in under the  "My Account"  tab above and feel free to contact us with any questions. Thank you for your support of independent bookselling.

Jim Motavalli brings Real Dirt to Byrd's Books

We welcome Jim Motavalli for a discussion and signing of his latest book, Real Dirt on America's Frontier Lege

All-Together Book Group- Hatchet

We gather to discuss a book for 8-12 year-olds. A family friendly book discussion.


Weather: A novel Cover Image
Things in Jars: A Novel Cover Image
Humble Pi: When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World Cover Image
A Long Petal of the Sea: A Novel Cover Image
The Bird King Cover Image
The Mercies Cover Image

Featured Books For Children

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Escape From The Twin Towers (Ranger in Time #11)  Cover Image
Bug Boys Cover Image
The Infamous Ratsos: Project Fluffy Cover Image
The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2) Cover Image
The Easter Surprise (Sweet Pea & Friends #5) Cover Image

Pre-Order Books

The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Cover Image
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The Book of Longings: A Novel Cover Image
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The Mirror & the Light (Wolf Hall Trilogy #3) Cover Image
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The Glass Hotel: A novel Cover Image
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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) Cover Image
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The Violence Inside Us: A Brief History of an Ongoing American Tragedy 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 Overstory: A Novel Cover Image
The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir Cover Image
Where the Crawdads Sing Cover Image