Fearrington’s wine program is delighted to offer 10% off six or more bottles of wine purchased at The Goat! Whether you ask The Goat’s wine guru to mix and match a custom case, or you choose the bottles yourself, you’ll enjoy wines from hand-selected producers at a great value!
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Since 1989, McIntyre's has been known for being one of the most celebrated independent bookstores in the South, offering a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction books, including books on cooking, gardening, mysteries, and North Carolina authors. Find out our staff's recommended readings and holiday gifts, upcoming author events, what's new in the bookstore, and so much more!
McIntyre’s is excited to host several book clubs this summer to fit all ages of readers! Check out our schedule below and check the calendar to see all upcoming McIntyre's Books events!
For Elementary School Readers
June 23rd - Chasing Vermeer, Blue Balliett
July 21st - Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Chris Grabenstein
August 18th - Ruby Holler, Sharon Creech
For Middle School Readers
June 17th - Roller Girl, Victoria Jamieson
July 15th - Trash, Andy Mulligan
August 12th -... Full Post >
Ah, it’s that time of year when the Haberdashers of America reap the rewards of clueless families everywhere as father after father across this great nation receive...another tie, just what dad needs. Well, break the mold! Come to McIntyre’s Books and get him something different, something like The Manly Art of Knitting by Dave Fougner, an honest tutorial of the yarnly arts and perfect for the whole family. Or, how about, Everything I need to Know I Learned from Led... Full Post >
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If you have visited any of our shops or stayed in our Inn, you may have noticed a little yellow book propped on the counter for sale or lying on a coffee table next to your room's plush sofa. That familiar yellow book is none other than The Fearrington House Cookbook: A Celebration of Food, Flowers, and Herbs, written by R.B. Fitch's late wife Jenny Fitch and illustrated by Dovecote's merchandising manager Daneen Eaton.
Arranged by season and celebration, this all-inclusive book offers... Full Post >
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If you garden, you’re undoubtedly excited that our average frost date has passed - timed with taxes, why is that? - and you can safely start installing those summer crop seedlings in your backyard garden.
Like many Americans, you’ll probably be growing at least several types of tomatoes, because after all nothing packs as much flavor as eating a ripened tomato off the vine, can be served in so many different ways and is hefty enough to be the mainstay of a meal.
How to have better... Full Post >
McIntyre's Books is here to help you stock your library with fantastic reads and to dress your reading room with locally crafted library furniture!
Did you know that McIntyre's Books is the only authorized Gabby furniture dealer in the Triangle? Gabby furniture is made just outside of Hickory, North Carolina and prides itself of beautiful craftsmanship and quality.
To learn more about Gabby furniture stop by McIntyre's and wander into the "literature room" to see how we cozy-ed up our... Full Post >
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Whether you're dressing your bar for the holidays or brainstorming for the perfect gift for your bar aficionado, Fearrington's shops can help!
With the help of our wine, decor and book experts from throughout the Village Center, we have everything you need for the ultimate bar basket!
From The Goat's wine guru Xavyer
"If you need wine for the holidays, I can guide you in selecting the right bottles for the job! Contact me via email, by phone at 919.545.5717, or stop by The Goat to... Full Post >
The staff at McIntyre's Books have compiled a list of their favorite stocking stuffers this holiday season. Check out some of their picks for the kids or to add some holiday cheer to your home!
For Holiday Cheer
Big Candy Canes: These sizable sweets are corn syrup free, available in Pomegranate or Cinnamon.
Archivist candles in Holiday Scents: These hand poured soy candles are adorable adorned with festive red lids.
60 Fortune Cookies book
Beltie Note cards... Full Post >
Here are some of my favorite books this year. There are books on romance, war and of course, mystery, so there's sure to be something for everyone. These are perfect for the book lovers on your gift list.
In no particular order, here are Pete’s 10 favorite books of the year!
1) Jerry Lee Lewis; His Own Story by Rick Bragg
Gave me chills envisioning the battles he had musically and personally. Rick Bragg is the perfect person to write this. Quite possibly the best music bio... Full Post >
McIntyre's resident children's book extraordinaire Katherine Pinard picked her favorite books for kids and young adults. Check out the list below and give the best gift of all this holiday season: adventure that can only found in the pages of a good book!
Absolutely Almost, Lisa Graff
An absolutely sweet & charming look at the life of 5th grader. Ages 8-12
Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson
Jacqueline Woodson tells her moving story of growing up in the... Full Post >
McIntyre's Books staff put together a list of books that will not disappoint. These top ten must reads make fantastic gifts!
1. The Peripheral by William Gibson
The cyber-punk of early Gibson (Neuromancer) ages well in this novel of the near future and the consequences of progress.
2. Love & Treasure by Ayelet Waldman
A superb novel of a young woman and her search for the secrets that haunted her grandfather after WWII.
3. The Goldfinch by Donna... Full Post >