Featured Books

For the Young Readers on Your Gift List

Mail by the Pail

By Colin Bergel, Illustrated by Mark Leonig

A Great Lakes Books Series

A Great Lakes Books Series

Create Your own rain forest sticker picture

By Turi MacCombie

Knitted finger puppets

By Meg Leach

too hot? too cold?

By Caroline Arnold, Illustrated by Annie Patterson

calendars for the new year

Louise Hay I Can Do It 2015 Calendar - 365 Daily Affirmations

Doreen Virtue's Messages from Your Angels

A Journey into 365 Days of Black History

Llewellyn's 2015 Astrological Calendar

Gift Wrapping Paper Books

By Pepin Van Roogen

Four styles to choose from : 

Skeletons, Musical Instruments, 1950s and Hawaii

Pepin gift and creative paper books all contain 4 pages of introduction and 12 large sheets of very high-quality wrapping paper.





thurs., dec. 18

6 p.m.

Winter Solstice Conversation w/Min. Saladin

Sat., Dec. 20

10 a.m.

Mind, Body & Spirit Class

tai chi w/ted

We're here at 10 a.m. each Saturday with our Mind, Body & Spirit classes. Check out the class schedule on our Events page here.

We're here at 10 a.m. each Saturday with our Mind, Body & Spirit classes. Check out the class schedule on our Events page here.




Dec. Special Store Hours:

Sun: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Mon.-Sat: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Thurs., 12/18: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Christmas Day-12/27: CLOSED

Let there be Peace, Joy & Light!

A beautiful bouquet from one of our wonderful customers.

A beautiful bouquet from one of our wonderful customers.

Book News!


By Hector Tobar

NPR's Morning Edition recently announced its new book club, Morning Reads and the selection of Deep Down Dark by Hector Tobar as the inaugural book club selection. Check out the story here.

We announced the book's arrival when it was released in October, and we're pleased to carry it on our shelves. 

Ann Arbor Comes to Detroit!

Source Booksellers in Model D 

Model D's guide to shopping local this holiday season

Read the story here in Model D.

Holiday season brings good tidings of new Detroit bookstores

Check out the story here in Model D Media. 

Yahoo Travel Guide on shopping local in Detroit

The story, which you can read here mentions A Detroit Anthology, available in the store.


Source Booksellers Receives Longevity Award

On Sat., Oct. 18, Source Booksellers owner, Janet Jones received the Longevity Award at the 11th Annual Detroit Black Women's Business Expo. We thank James Cohen for the recognition. 

Indie Bookstore News!

Did you know indie bookstores are on the rise? Find out  more here in this article from Slate Magazine.

What makes bookstores special?

We found this intriguing story on BBC News about bookstores. We thought you'd enjoy it, too. Check it out here

Source Booksellers' Owner on WDET - 101.9

On Monday, Sept. 29, Source Booksellers' owner Janet Webster Jones had the awesome opportunity to be an on air panelist on WDET - 101.9's show Detroit Today "Aging Together" segment. Led by Laura Weber Davis, panelists included Randal Charlton, and Dennis Archambault. Listen to the podcast here. 

Detroit Resurgent Exhibit Opening September 18 at MSU Detroit Center

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Source Booksellers' owner, Janet Webster Jones is featured in the book Detroit Resurgent and will participate in this opening reception for the first showing of all 62 portraits and stories of hope, determination and renewal in Detroit.

Source Booksellers is featured in model D:

'Encore entrepreneurs' add vibrance to Detroit's small business scene.

Check out the story here.

Check out the story here.

Source Booksellers  Participated in the Kerrytown BookFest in Ann Arbor, Sept. 7!

Special Note:

For our customers who travel Woodward, the M-1 Rail Project is well underway.

As you travel to visit us in Midtown and around the area, stay up-to-date with the construction project and traffic redirects here