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Join us for Saturday Morning Live at Beagle and Wolf: Saturday, August 4 at 10:00 CDT.Join us on Facebook for a virtual tour of our store! We sell new and used books, fun non-book items, and offer bbndery services. We're excitd to show you around, and to introduce you to our staff, incuding Tripod, the store dog. See you Saturday! We hope you can join us!

Watch the video on Facebook or come down to the store and be IN the video!
(If you miss us Saturday morning, you can see the video anytime.)

Jason Gobble3rd Annual Lit Bit with Jason Gobble

August 21, 6:00 pm

You track your physical health with your fit bit; try Lit Bit to keep your reading life healthy. Jason Gobble, our Penguin Random House rep, will share great titles for summer reading in this after hours event. We’ll have light refreshments; come prepared for a laid back evening with fellow book lovers.

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Mindy Meija
August 25, noon

Mindy Meija will be signing copies of Everything You Want Me to Be, a psychological thriller set in in Minnesota. Hattie Hoffman has spent her whole life playing many parts: the good student, the good daughter, the good girlfriend. When she's found brutally stabbed to death the opening night of her high school play, the tragedy rips right through the fabric of her small-town community. The book’s many plot twists will keep you guessing—and turning pages!


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Candace Simar
August 25, noon

Candace Simar will be signing copies of her latest book, Escape to Fort Ambercrombie. Listen to her talk about the book on video; then come to meet her and hear about the book in person! Candace will also be signing copies of her earlier books.

Our Lake Lodge
Save the date for our fall retreat!

Our annual fall retreat will be October 26 to 28, at Our Lake Lodge, a comfortable and stunning lodge just north of the store.

Our theme is “What is Family? Before the event, we’ll each read Stray City and The End of the Wild. We’ll announce the title of the third book soon. (And when we do, we’ll open registration.) If you buy the books, we expect you to buy them from us.

Cost of the retreat will be $200 for a shared room; $250 for a single room. Registration is limited.

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Fall New Releases!

Some great books are coming this fall! We’re very excited about the October release of Virgil Wander, by Leif Enger (author of Peace Like a River.) Here’s Enger talking about the book. You’ll be able to hear him in person this tall at Beagle and Wolf—date to be announced soon.

July Bestsellers

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Give a Girl a Knife
Amy Thielen


Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance


The Radium Girls
Kate Moore


A Sister in My House
Linda Olsson


The Second Mrs. Hockaday
Susan Rivers


The Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann

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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman


The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen
Hendrik Groen


Sulfur Springs
Willian Kent Krueger


The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware


Manhattan Beach
Jennifer Egan


The Alice Network
Kate Quinn


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Midwest Connection Picks


The Lost Queen of Crocker County
Fiction by Elizabeth Leiknes

Jane Willow may have moved to Los Angeles to become a famous film critic, but when a family tragedy prompts her return to Crocker County, Iowa, for the first time in eighteen years, she is forced to confront everything she left behind.



The Leopold and Loeb Files: An Intimate Look at One of America's Most Infamous Crimes
Nonfiction (true crime) by Nina Barrett Agate Midway

This comprehensive, ephemera-driven history allows the reader to act as a fly on the wall and speaks powerfully to the unsolved mysteries of this distinct crime, in which the guilt of the perpetrators is unambiguous but almost everything else is open to interpretation.


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Fiction by T. Sean Steele

Fleeing a talking mold stain in the ceiling of his bedroom in Chicago, a young man moves to Los Angeles, where he rents an apartment with his sister, Kim, in this fictional diary. Despite the new city, new friends, and love interests, something haunts him. Perhaps Kim can help him out of his funk. Or maybe she'll just lead him to hell...


bookNew Poets of Native Nations
Poetry anthology edited by Heid E. Erdrich Graywolf

New Poets of Native Nations gathers poets of diverse ages, styles, languages, and cultures to present the extraordinary range and power of new Native poetry. Editor Heid E. Erdrich has selected twenty-one poets whose first books were published since the year 2000 to highlight Native poets in this century.

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