On October 22, 2015, people across the country will unite to read the children’s book Not Norman, a humorous tale about a child who finds a new friend in an unexpected place.  Join a national movement to set a new record for reading the same book on the same day!

Not Norman: A Goldfish Story Cover Image
By Kelly Bennett, Noah Z. Jones (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763627638
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - March 11th, 2008

Phoenix Books Rutland, borne through a community-supported pre-buy program and local investment, will celebrate its grand opening Sept. 28, followed two days later by an event with arguably Vermont’s most successful author, Chris Bohjalian.

Mayor Chris Louras, Steve Costello (Vice President - Generation and Energy Innovation for Green Mountain Power), Mary Powell (President & CEO, Green Mountain Power) and Mike Coppinger (Executive Director, Downtown Rutland Partnership) will speak, as well as Phoenix Books Rutland's co-owner/manager, Tricia Huebner and Phoenix Books co-owner Mike DeSanto!  Please join us in celebrating the opening of Phoenix Books Rutland.

Curious George Goes to a Bookstore (Curious George 8x8) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780544320734
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - October 7th, 2014

Chris Bohjalian will visit Rutland for a presentation on Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands. We're thrilled that Chris will be part of our Grand Opening Week - and the first of many authors featured by Phoenix Books Rutland!

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307743930
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Published: Vintage - May 26th, 2015

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385534833
Availability: Special Order
Published: Doubleday Books - July 8th, 2014

Things are moving along nicely at Phoenix Books Rutland.  Our book fixtures have arrived in the store, and we're working on finding just the right places for them. The Rutland community continues to welcome us with enthusiasm.  Phoenix Books Rutland will truly be a community bookstore.

Our point of sale counter, with lots of bookshelves in the background.


Join Archer Mayor for a discussion of The Company She Kept, the 26th Joe Gunther Mystery!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Archer Mayor, in addition to writing the New York Times bestselling Joe Gunther series, is an investigator for the sheriff's department, the state medical examiner, and has twenty-five years of experience as a firefighter/EMT. He lives near Brattleboro, Vermont.

The Company She Kept Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250064677
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Minotaur Books - September 29th, 2015

Join acclaimed Vermont author Howard Frank Mosher for a discussion of his new novel, God's Kingdom.

God's Kingdom Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250069481
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: St. Martin's Press - October 6th, 2015

Tricia Huebner, a Rutland community leader who has served a variety of local nonprofit organizations, will join Phoenix Books Rutland as the store manager and minority owner with her husband, Tom.

In announcing her hiring and partnership, which includes an investment in the community-supported enterprise, co-owner Michael DeSanto said Huebner was a perfect fit for the new store, expected to open late this summer.

Phoenix Books Essex's manager, Colleen Shipman, visited the Rutland Farmers' Market on Saturday, May 2nd, in anticipation of Phoenix Books opening our third store in Rutland later this summer. Since it was Independent Bookstore Day, visitors were asked to to complete  the following sentence: "I'm excited to have an indie bookstore in Rutland because ..." Customers at Phoenix Books locations in Essex and Burlington were asked to complete a similar sentence in honor of independent bookstore day.