Visit our new jewelry shop! The link is at the top of the page, in the black bar, all the way to the right: SHOP!

You’ll find some gorgeous sterling silver rings, gems, handmade earrings, pendants, and more. We will be adding items daily!

You can buy online through our cart (shipping to the US and Canada only — if you live overseas, contact us through and we will accommodate you).

You can also come in the store and buy here! We’d love to see you!

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Howard Frank Mosher – POINTS NORTH

We have in the books for the even on January 27th. The books officially can go on sale on January 23.

You can reserve your copies here at the store—call or stop by!

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POINTS NORTH – Howard Frank Mosher

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“Virtual North American Tour” of Howard Frank Mosher’s last book, POINTS NORTH. Reading by a local author — as requested by Howard before his death — in this case, Dean Whitlock of Thetford, VT — discussion of Howard’s work and how it has affected us here in northern VT. The newly published book will be available here for sale.

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Winter Hours

Star Cat Books of Bradford, VT, is going over to its winter hours starting with this next week.

Tuesday – Saturday, 11am-6pm
Sunday – Monday, closed

We wish you all a good winter & hope to see you in the store!

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Holiday Hours changed for the better!


Christmas Eve, 11am-5pm; Christmas Day, closed.
New Year’s Eve, 11am-5pm; New Year’s Day, closed.

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4th Annual Solstice Sale!

4th Annual Winter Solstice Sale at STAR CAT BOOKS! 10% off all new books & items (jewelry, gifts, cards, games, stocking stuffers & more); 15% off all used and antiquarian books.
Friday Dec 22, 11am – 6pm
We just got in a whole bunch of new books and items, including some marvelous children’s books and stuffed toys.
Cookies (gluten free), hot cocoa, tea, and coffee all throughout the day — come hang out in our comfy chairs and listen to our eclectic celtic holiday music.
Come support your local businesses and local economy; your national economy. SUPPORT INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORES!
157 Main Street, Bradford, VT 05033
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Star Cat Books will be closed Thanksgiving Day so we can get our turkey on!

We’ll be open on Friday, and of course SATURDAY IS SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY! Sales, Dean Whitlock is coming to present his newest book FINN’S CLOCK, refreshments, and more. You don’t want to miss Saturday!

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INDIES FIRST on SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY at Star Cat Books! Save your money from Black Friday and come shopping on Saturday, instead, to benefit the local economy and support your local small businesses, owned and run by your friends and neighbors.

We will be having a HUGE SALE:

~ 10% off all new books and items (including cards, jewelry, magnets, gifts, games, and bookmarks)

~ 15% off all used books

Deep discounts on selected books, down to $1 for a hardcover and .50 for a paperback!

Light refreshments will be served.

Come and get a special SWEEPSTAKES TICKET from Penguin/Random House that could win you $1,000 in books!

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Dean Whitlock, Sat. Nov 25 — reading & Q&A for FINN’S CLOCK


Come meet Dean Whitlock, local author from Thetford, VT, read from his latest book, Finn’s Clock, a young adult novel set in Boston of 1853.

“It’s 1853. Steam is threatening sail, factories are displacing tradesmen, and the immigrants are Irish—unwanted as ever. Young Finn O’Neill is learning the trade of a boatman from his father, when into Boston Harbor sails a Chinese junk, bearing mysteries and magic….”

Dean will talk about the art of writing as well as do a Q&A in addition to his reading. This is Dean’s sixth book in print.

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Win from Penguin Random House!

Nov 15-Nov 26, Twitter & Instagram users who tag a US indie bkstore & use the hashtag #ShopIndiesFirstSweepstakes will be entered to win $1k of bks from Penguin.

#starcatbooks at both Twitter & Instagram

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