I have new obsession with secret places. One of my favorite things to do is visit different cities and find their underground taverns or back-alley restaurants. Even things like the Starbucks secret menu gets me excited. Perhaps my obsession started after I read The Diviners, by Libba Bray. It’s a story that takes place in 1920’s Chicago, a time of prohibition, when secret clubs and speakeasies where thriving. I may be
Nestled in beautiful Aspen, Colorado is one of my favorite bookshops, Explore Booksellers. This historic Victorian home was transformed into a bookstore that has been a part of the community for nearly 40 years. The cozy yet elegant atmosphere makes it the perfect stop for relaxing between ski runs and film festivals. Last fall, while vacationing in Vail Valley, I made it my mission to find all the bookstores in the area.
In the Western part of the United States is a college town called Bozeman, Montana. Although it’s small, it packs a lot of diverse culture between its city walls. It has Barnes and Noble, which is always somewhere I love to stop for books and coffee, but it also has some amazing local bookstores that are worth a look. I visited The Country Bookshelf first. I was so excited to find