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Read This Book

You probably already know all about our staff picks. And chances are, if you've read a staff pick from our Lake Forest Park store, you've read one of Anje's. Anje is perhaps our most prolific, most hilarious staff pick writer. I've seen her convice a person to read a book with just three words. Here is one of her latest suggestions.

New Release Tuesday

Leaves are changing colors, there's a crispness in the air, pumpkin spice is in everything. Oh, and there are a million boxes in our receiving bay. That's how booksellers can tell it's fall. Autumn is all about new releases, and all about the heavy hitters. It's like the book version of Oscar season. Here are a few books that we are excited to see this week:

Get Bored!

SO, this might be a hard sell here in tech-centric Seattle, but why don't you put down your phone. Studies show that putting down your phone, and letting yourself be bored activates parts of your brain that have gone dormant from constant stimulation. Putting down your phone and getting bored helps you access that sad, almost dead part of your brain and boosts your creativity and problem solving skills.

Welcome To Our New Home!

You have found your way to the new home of Third Place Blog! Check back for staff reviews, book suggestions, and news from the literary world. And don't worry, if you just have to know what we were talking about in 2012, our old blog is still out there in the internet ether.

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