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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 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!

The Beltie Mystery Prize Finalist: William Boyle

This has it all. Great characters- two ex-porn star best friends, a feisty 14-year old, and a psycho with a sledge hammer, to name only a few, dialogue that tickles the ear, and a place so vivid, you’ll think you're reading in 3-D. Then there’s the plot revolving around $500,000 in a briefcase followed by a frisky octogenarian looking for his ’62 stolen Impala plus lots, lots,...



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Christopher McDougall's Running with Sherman the donkey with the heart of a hero

Running with Sherman

Running with Sherman is one of those special books that just makes you happy. Sherman, an abused donkey adopted by Christopher McDougall and family, needs a task, and that task turns out to be joining the World Championship of burro running in Colorado. In his inimitably engaging style, McDougall has taken the best of his two previous books--the personal stories of Born to...



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Reindeer Readers at School

Reindeer Readers Is Back!

This holiday season, McIntyre's Books is sharing holiday cheer with Chatham County students through their Reindeer Reader program, gifting more than 1,500 pre-k, kindergarten and first grade students in Chatham County with a book to take home over the holidays. To get all our littlest  readers in the holiday spirit, come in your pajamas and celebrate the holiday season with a special story...



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The Third Annual Beltie Mystery Prize Finalists!

Time flies when you’re having fun reading. It seems like just yesterday we announced the 2019 finalists for the Beltie Prize. Now, here we are again a year later with another list chock full of thrills and chills. Check ‘em out, see what you think. Then come out to CRIME SCENE, our first Mystery festival, on February 8th to see who takes home the prize. Hint… Pete doesn’t know yet. But...



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Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA by Amaryllis Fox

Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA

Of all the current spy books, this is my favorite. Life Undercover blows all the others all away. This woman was the real deal. Read the beginning of the book when she was in Karachi, and you won't be able to put it down. Pete McIntyre's Books



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Canal House Cook Something: Recipes to Rely On hirsheimer & hamilton

Cook Something: Recipes to Rely On

STOP! If you collect cookbooks, you need this book. Canal House women write recipes that work. If you are traveling to the mountains, this is the one book you'll need. Or if you're traveling anywhere. Keebe McIntyre's Books



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Adam O'Fallon Price's Hotel Neversink

The Hotel Neversink

Stories creep up from the basement, swirl in the swimming pool, thunder through the banquet hall, and hang their heads at the bar of the Hotel Neversink - a madman's mansion turned Catskills resort that houses as many secrets as it does guests. The characters in this novel seem so real that you'll expect to see them sitting next to you on the rare occasion that you look up from the...



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Alice Hoffman's The World That We Knew

The World That We Knew

Alice Hoffman’s The World That We Knew hit the shelves September 24th. Let me tell you how much I loved this book. A fablish tale of hope and love and adverse times (Nazi Germany and occupied France), Hoffman follows a core group of characters as they survive. Add to this a golem who grows sensate. Beautiful read in a tough time that really resonates today. Couldn’t help but...



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Caroline Criado Perez's Invisible Women

Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

When I first read an excerpt of this book I was enthralled - and enraged - and began to tell everyone I know about the design bias in our world - from medical research to crash test dummies to public transit... Criado-Perez delves deeply into the myriad ways the male body and typically masculine social rules / customs are not just preferred, but considered the automatic default. The...



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Stave Cavanagh's TH1RT3EN

TH1RT3EN

Steve Cavanagh has done it again. 3 novels, 3 pulse pounding page-turners that will keep you up all night reading, with his latest, TH1RT3EN, maybe being the best of the lot. Eddie Flynn returns and works his grifter’s magic in the courtroom as he defends his client from the crimes of an anonymous somebody very close to the trial itself. Eddie has his suspicions but how to prove...



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