At McIntyre's Books

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 sections on children's books, gardening, mysteries, and North Carolina authors. Discover upcoming author events, what's new in the bookstore, and so much more!

Cecile Richards, David Sedaris and more

Dear Gentle Reader, Big weekend coming up at McIntyre’s. A triple header on Saturday followed by the ticketed Cecile Richards event, Make Trouble, in the Barn on Sunday. She will discuss her memoir Make Trouble with UNC’s Michele Tracy Berger. Tickets to attend the event are still available. Call the bookstore 919.542.3030. Saturday’s 11am event with Bren McClain is...



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Cathy Cleary, Caroline Taylor and more

Dear Gentle Reader, Wanting to use your powers for good… McIntyre’s is offering a terrific opportunity to help out future readers right now in Chatham County. While our Reindeer Readers program provided books for Pre-K through first grade, a $25 sponsorship Ready Readers will give rising third graders a book of their own to take home for the summer. Call the bookstore or come by today...



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Cecile Richards, David Sedaris and more

Dear Gentle Reader, This April, let's sow the seeds of reading! Did you know that reading proficiency by third grade is the most important predictor of high school graduation and career success? Help support student literacy in Chatham County by participating in McIntyre's Books READY READERS! program. This spring we are focusing on making sure all rising 3rd graders at Chatham County Schools...



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Ready Readers!

This April let's sow the seeds of reading! Did you know that reading proficiency by third grade is the most important predictor of high school graduation and career success? Please help support student literacy in Chatham County by participating in McIntyre's Books Ready Readers program. This spring we are focusing on making sure all rising 3rd graders at Chatham County Schools receive a...



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Cecile Richards, Paula McLain and more

Dear Gentle Reader, Just in case you are looking for something fun and different to do to benefit your community, on Thursday, April 12th from 6:30pm to 9:00pm at Whitaker & Atlantic in Raleigh, you could buy a ticket for the Les Dames NC fundraiser to benefit The Interfaith Food Shuttle and the NC Junior Chef Competition. Tickets are $70 and Include delicious food prepared by our Dames...



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Early Readers

Watching little ones as they crack the code and become readers is an amazing thing. Finding books to match their still developing skills, while maintaining enthusiasm can be a challenge! When shopping for books for the newest readers in your house, look for these characteristics: Illustrations or photos that closely match the words – Children should be able to identify most unknown words...



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Beltie Mystery Prize – Gold Winner

Congratulations to Ryan Gattis and his novel Safe, the winner of the inaugural Beltie Mystery Prize for Crime Fiction. After much internal back and forth due to the quality of the titles in the running I finally selected Safe because of my initial gut reaction which was “Whoa, this is something else!” I remember coming into the store the next morning gushing about this...



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What’s Cooking: 15 Minute Vegan

After a few too many culinary excesses over the holidays, I snagged a copy of Katy Beskow’s slim, approachable 15 Minute Vegan: Fast, Modern Vegan Cooking. The promise: 100 new recipes that can be made “in mere moments.” I am in. I’ve been a vegetarian since my senior year of high school, and have been on the hunt for meatless recipes for a few decades now. My grain-and-two-veg...



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McFebruary

It’s a fantastic time to be a kid at McIntyre’s this month! We’ve got two stellar events planned that are not to be missed. Saturday, February 3rd from 10am to 4pm: Whirlikids Bookfest Our first annual book festival for kids at all reading levels, ages 3 and up! Join us in the barn for this free event featuring authors and illustrators from North Carolina and across the country-...



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Whirlikids Book Festival

Where can you find spies, robots, groundhogs, hamster princesses and other magical creatures? At Fearrington! This weekend!! Visit our first annual Whirlikids Bookfest at McIntyre’s Books and The Fearrington Barn on Saturday February 3rd. We’ll be there from 10am to 4pm with authors and illustrators from North Carolina and from across the country for book readings, signings and...



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