Eagle Harbor Book Company

It is hard to believe when you walk into the Eagle Harbor Book Company on Bainbridge Island, Washington, that it started out in 1969 as tiny 500 square foot store front with only enough room for a handful of titles and a great deal of determination. Since then, despite having moved to a larger space,… Continue reading Eagle Harbor Book Company


The Princess Diarist, by Carrie Fisher

Like many, I was surprised and saddened at the sudden loss of Carrie Fisher, a woman who had played a huge part in my (and every other child of the 1970’s) childhood. She was a talented actor and writer, with a free spirit and a huge heart, as her book demonstrated time and time again.… Continue reading The Princess Diarist, by Carrie Fisher

About BookTrekker

Sometimes in life, we all just need to get away from it all. For me, this recalibration of spirit has almost always, in one way or another, involved books and stories. Through books, I have traveled to far-off exotic places I may never see in person, explored other planets, experienced history, and have had adventures… Continue reading About BookTrekker

Liberty Bay Books

  Unlike most places in our modern world, Downtown Poulsbo, Washington, promotes the long lost art of window-shopping, perambulating, and just slowing down in general, by being pedestrian friendly. The slower pace, beautiful marina, and historic buildings are home to dozens of artisans, boutiques, and antique stores, all within the 3-block area that comprises the… Continue reading Liberty Bay Books

Updates for Book Trek: I am Princess X

After initially posting Book Trek: I am Princess X, I sent a copy of it to the author, Cherie Priest, in the hope that she might enjoy it. Much to my extreme surprise, she wrote back, and offered some valuable details to help fill in some of the holes in my knowledge. I have updated… Continue reading Updates for Book Trek: I am Princess X