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We’re keeping our fingers crossed, hoping we’ll be able to have these events (and more) this summer. It’s all dependent on the pandemic and public health recommendations at the time of each event. Check before coming to any event listed.

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Author Fest
June 18

After a two year hiatus, Author Fest, our annual celebration of Minnesota authors and their books, will be back! It will be at the American Legion, 900 1St. E., from 11:00 to 3:00!! It's a great chance to visit with authors, meet new authors, get signed books, and hear authors read! Authors and books will be listed as they are confirmed. Check back often!

For the latest information on the event, contact the store, 218-237-2665 or

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Jeanne Cooney
It's Murder, Dontcha Know?

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Molly Beth Griffin
Ten Beautiful Things

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Cheryl Johnson
Box Lunch Lifestyle

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Terry Smith
Code 4
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Tom Maltman
The Land and others
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Staci Lola Drouillard
Seven Aunts

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Wendell Affield
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Cary Griffith
Cougar Claw

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Cate Belleveau
Kayak Cate

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Linda LeGarde Grover
Gichgami Hearts
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Frank Weber
Black and Blue
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Marcie Rendon
Girl Gone Missing

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Bill Durbin
The Hidden Room

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Will Weaver, editor of Days of Smoke by Jon Hassler, deceased. Weaver's books will be available.
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Doug Mayfield
The Saint Patrick’s Day Hero

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Julie Jo Larson
100 Things to do in the Minnesota Northwoods Before You Die

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John Enger 

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Matt Goldman
Carolina Moonset


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Where's Waldo?
July 1 to 31

Details to come.

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August 12, 1:00 to 3:00

Minnesotan Chris Norbury is the award-winning author of the suspense-thriller Matt Lanier series.

The books feature Matt Lanier, a southern Minnesota farm-kid-turned-professional-musician whose comfortable middle-class world is turned upside down by a conspiracy of powerful, ambitious, violent men.

Lanier used to be a world-class musician. Now he’s a homeless fugitive suffering from PTSD and wrongly accused of murdering a cop. He survives by playing guitar on the streets of Minneapolis for spare change. The first two books in the series will also be coverbook cover


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William Kent Krueger
August 26

We are excited to welcome William Kent Krueger to visit by with his latest book, Fox Creek, on August 26. That’s just three days after the book is released!

Our Lake LodgeOne of the Fall Retreats is already full!
October 7 to 9 is available: there's a waiting list for October 14 to 16

Our fall retreats are a chance to get away for a relaxing week-end, talking about books with a great group of women, eating food someone else has prepared, all at a leisurely pace. We’ll all read the same three books (titles and theme to come.)

Discussion from aboveIdentical retreats will be held October 7 to 9 and 14 to 16. The second retrreat is full, but we are accepting names for a waiting list. There are still openings for the October 7 to 9 retreat.

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Author jigsaw puzzle half workedTo reserve your place for October 7 to 9, send a check for $50 to:

Beagle and Wolf Books, ATTN Sally, 112 3rd St. W., Park Rapids MN 56470
In the check's memo field, indicate the date you’d like to attend.

You can be added to the October 14 to 16 waiting list without the deposit.

As with all our events this year, it’s all dependent on COVID (and we’ll refund all deposits if we’re forced to cancel.)

Thank you for respecting out policy!
About our Book Signing Policy

We ask that only books purchased from us be presented for signing at events. We appreciate your cooperation with this policy.

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