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!

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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And Then There Were Three

The Beltie Mystery Award is one step closer to it’s fateful conclusion today with the announcement of the prize’s shortlist. And it’s definitely a list to die for! Our mystery guru in residence, Pete Mock, devours an approximate 100 mystery books a year, and he has painfully winnowed his top picks of 2017 down to just three. As a reminder, the long list of nominees were: James...



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McJanuary

We made it, y’all -- 2018! Still waiting on our jetpacks, but we’re in the FUTURE. Happy New Year! Here are all the bookish things happening this month. First of all, if you’ve been wondering how to start a book club for your littles, we’ve got you covered! Join our fabulous Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah Carr for this event: Saturday, January 6th at 4pm: Children’s Book Club...



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The Beltie Mystery Prize

McIntyre's Books is proud to present the 1st annual “Beltie Mystery Prize” for the best in Mystery Fiction, as chosen by Pete Mock, sole judge and jury, after a good year of reading. Why now, you might ask, start a prize when it might get lost among the plethora of other prizes lining up bumper to bumper along the literary highway? Well, I’ll tell why. 1) Because it was suggested to...



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Old School

Hey Hep Cats and Daddy-O’s. We’ve got the neat-o old school games for your little ankle-biters. These toys are swell - and they don’t even have screens! Come cast an eyeball on our kickin’ selection of analog goodness: See n’ Say: The Farmer Says, the Chatter Telephone, the Music Box Teaching Clock, kaleidoscopes, the Cat’s Cradle kits, playing cards, tinker toys, puzzles,...



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McDecember

The holidays are upon us, and here’s what’s happening at the store! For the littles - storytime with our own fantastic Sarah Carr! Stories, songs and all around fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers with Miss Sarah and an occasional friend. Tuesday, December 5th at 10:30am: Special Storytime with Linda Ashman Join McIntyre’s Books for a special storytime with author Linda Ashman...



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Our Favorite Kids’ Books

Looking for the perfect gift for the littles on your holiday list? McIntyre's kids' section has something special for your littlest readers, to middle school! Check out our favorite picture and board books below - then stop by the store to shop them! 5 Favorite Picture Books 1. Don't Blink, by Tom Booth Think you can win a staring contest against an elephant? What about a gorilla, a...



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Stocking Stuffers

The staff at McIntyre's Books have compiled a list of their favorite stocking stuffers to gift to those on your holiday list. From bookmarks to glitter gel and action figures, there's something for everyone on your list! For Anyone i-Lite Book Lights $3.95 Louis Sullivan Bookplates $12.95 3-D Bookmark $3.00 Tub Truffle $4.00 A pad of "Yes, I am Actually Reading This"...



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