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Quarantine Bestsellers

Wondering what your neighbors are reading? Here are our bestsellers since we started processing online orders exclusively.

Comforting Reads

The doctor is in!

We all have that book we turn to when we need a break from the stressors of the real world. The real world is offering an abundance of stressors lately, so I thought I'd compile a list of books that offer some respite from the uncertainty, fear, and boredom we're all dealing with right now. Most likely you've read a lot of the books on this list; these are old favorites, books that radiate warmth and comfort to help us get through this pandemic together -- from a safe distance.

Books We Can't Wait to Start Selling

There are many things to love about being a bookseller, but my favorite double edged sword is that we get to read so many amazing books before they are officially released in stores. Double edged only because we read books we love and then we have to WAIT, sometimes MONTHS before we get to shove them breathlessly into your hands. 

There’s been a lot of buzz around the bookstore lately because of all the wonderful advance reading copies we’re getting through, and because the suspense is killing us, this is what we can’t wait to recommend in the coming months:

Books to Read on Valentine's Day if You're So, So Single

Look, Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to mean anything. You get to decide whether it’s a holiday celebrating love, or a capitalist trap designed to sell cards and chocolate. Maybe it’s both, or neither. Maybe it’s just another random Friday in February. 

Our Favorite Books of 2019

The data is in, folks! You've seen our individual list of favorites -- part one, part two, and part three -- but if you looked at that and were overwhelmed with the sheer number of books we loved last year, this is the list for you.

2018 Bookseller Top 20

Twenty favorite books of 2018 from your favorite booksellers.

Happy May Day!

Photo by Alice Donovan Rouse.

Some suggestions for your May Day inspiration.

Bookseller Top Tens

top ten part 4

Our favorite books of 2017 - Part 4 of 4.

Bookseller Top Tens

Our favorite books of 2017 - Part 3 of 4

Bookseller Top Tens

Our favorite books of 2017 - Part 2 of 4.

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