Welcome to Silver Lake Books™ a division of Loucks Studios, Inc., a locally-owned independent bookstore serving Rochester, Minnesota and the surrounding communities.
Silver Lakes Books is a bricks-and-mortar bookstore housed inside Loucks Studios, Inc. corporate office.
Silver Lake Books sells new, used, out-of-print, vintage, collectible, and exclusive books and art by Lisa Loucks Christenson.
Our clients love searching our store for books that are hard to find, books from their childhood, and exclusive new release titles we sell in our stores, books, ebooks and art. We sell new and used books in new, mint, good, used, and heavily used conditions (sometimes this is the only way to find these treasured books!), in a wide variety of genres.
We stock a rotating selection of over 10K children's books, middle grade, YA, over 1K Christian books, and thousands of secular titles.
We carry most genres: art books, action, adventure, agriculture, arts, autobiography, biography, classics, cooking, diets, environment, essays, fantasy, graphic novels, health, historical, horror, nature, medical, memoir, music, mystery, political, self-help, science-fiction, suspense, thriller, WWII, westerns, and wildlife.
Our available inventory changes daily. We list some of our book inventory on our website, but not always with photos or descriptions, and only as time allows. Please call if you are searching for a title that you don't see listed.
We maintain a page for book requests that we post for clients searching for new books, out-of-print, and hard-to-find books. Call us with your book request and we'll try and find you a copy. If you have a book that we have a request for, please let us know your best price to see if its a book or collectible we want to purchase for our clients.
Loucks Studios, Inc. imprints publishes, exclusively, the original works by Lisa Loucks Christenson, it doesn't offer publishing contracts, and never has. Please don't submit manuscripts.
Loucks Studios, Inc. Bookstores:
Peacock Books & Wildlife Art by Lisa Loucks Christenson is a division of Loucks Studios, Inc. and sells new releases, new books, exclusive books, ebooks, artwork, collector cards and works created by Lisa Loucks Christenson.
NEW & USED:
Silver Lake Books™ is a division of Loucks Studios, Inc. that sells new and used books, ebooks, wildlife art, and art cards. Silver Lake Books is a bookstore.
Please Note Our Store Policies:
All of our books are purchased from reputable sellers. We may be interested in books you want to sell, just make an appointment and ask.
We don't offer any wholesale programs.
We don't offer any trade for credit program, coupons, gift cards, loyalty cards, or other discounts.
We keep our pricing simple and sell our curated books at our set prices included with each title.
The Silver Lake Books price is what we have listed, we won't honor other booksellers stamped or written prices in the books (if any).
We sell at fair market values, so if a book is valued at $60 at other sources, we will ask for $60, not $2 dollars. We are a bookstore that makes its profits by selling new, exclusive titles, and valuable books at the prices we determine our property is valued at.
USED & EBOOKS: All sales are final, sold as-is. Please examine your books before making a purchase.
We can't refund any electronic books. Once sold the sale is final.
NEW BOOKS: Books may be returned for store refund, if returned with receipt, and within 14 days of purchase in the condition it was purchased.
We do not offer any consignment program at this time.
We reserve the right to refuse books or customers for any reason.
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Parents or guardians must take care of their children in the store and not allow them to climb shelves, mishandle, or damage our products.
We don't have public bathrooms.
We reserve the right not to allow scanners in our stores.
Our titles, information is Loucks Studios, Inc. and Lisa's proprietary information, it's not allowed to be stored in any medium, on any storage device, cloud, phone, app, or computer without express written permission by Lisa. Silver Lake Books has the exclusive rights to sell products by Lisa Loucks-Christenson, who owns the registered trademark on the Bow Wow Detectives® and trademarks we claim as ours.
We don't allow filming of our books, covers, art, customers, prices, or our business owners or family. Please respect our personal property and legal rights and know it's our right to deny photos our business, products with Lisa's registered trademark, trademarks, and copyrighted art, logos, designs.
Loucks Studios, Inc. is a Minnesota Corporation with its own imprints, brands, and divisions that include two independent bookstores, owned by Lisa Loucks Christenson.
Our phone, contact forms, and sales support is limited to answering inquires for book orders, art purchases, and inquires about upcoming events, new releases, or asking us to find a book for purchase, or questions regarding our Silver Lake Books store.