Order Signed Copies of Rachael MacFarlane and Spencer Laudiero's New Book!

Eleanor Wyatt Princess and Pirate by Rachael MacFarlane and Spencer Laudiero signed book with unicorn and seagull

Welcome to the award-winning Once Upon A Time Bookstore

Welcome to Once Upon A Time Bookstore -- established 1966

We are thrilled to be celebrating our 52nd year in the community and have FABULOUS events planned.  We pride ourselves on our recommendations, events, and activities that have built community and kept families coming back to us for generations.  Shop, browse, and follow us on Facebook (@onceuponatimebookstore), Instagram (@onceuponatimebkstore), Twitter (@onceuponatimebk), as we have exciting upcoming events at your favorite family bookstore. THANK YOU for shopping local and for helping us to remain the Oldest Children's Bookstore in the Nation!

Happy Reading!


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Our Children's Bestsellers This Week

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13 Cover Image
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Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic Cover Image
Winterhouse Cover Image
Spy School Goes South Cover Image
Her Right Foot Cover Image
Spirit Hunters Cover Image

Our Adult Bestsellers This Week

My Days: Happy and Otherwise Cover Image
The Three Theban Plays: Antigone; Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus Cover Image
Centennial: A Novel Cover Image
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI Cover Image
The Library Book Cover Image
The Alice Network: A Novel Cover Image

How do you say thank you?

The Thank You Book Cover Image
We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga Cover Image
Little Tree Cover Image
Sometimes Rain Cover Image
Leaves Cover Image
The Birchbark House Cover Image

How Audiobooks Grew the Reader in Me

I was 7-years old and I did not want to read.  I knew that I was able to but I felt that something was missing.  I come from a tradition of voices: pirate growls, southern drawls, prim ladies, and bold animals.  My mother was a drama major in college and used her talent to engage and enchant my sister and me every night as she read or made up stories for us.  Every word had energy and intention; the sleepy house made me long for naptime and the adventurous cowboy had me jumping all over my room. But I was never able to get the stories to come to life in the same way when reading by myself. 

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Harry Potter Audiobooks through Libro.fm

Staff Picks

This slow burning suspenseful novel will keep you up at night. Right from the start, an asteroid hits Scotland and all heck breaks loose! Families torn apart, way of life non-existent and trying to survive when the odds are stacked against you. Your heart will be beating frantically in this suspenseful thriller. Not to be missed. - Maureen