BOOKS
05/21/2010 10:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Ann Patchett On Her Love For A Little Bookstore In Petoskey, Michigan

When I walked into the bookstore of this dreamy little town, at that moment, all the other bookstores I've known in my life fell away. Julie Norcross founded McLean & Eakin Booksellers in 1992, naming it for her two grandmothers. Like the town she comes from, she must have a long history of people falling in love with her at first sight.

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