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World Book Night, April 23rd 2014

TODAY IS WORLD BOOK NIGHT! About World Book Night: Each year, 30- 35 books are chosen by an independent panel of librarians and booksellers. The authors of the books waive their royalties and the publishers agree to pay the costs of producing the specially-printed World Book Night U.S. editions. Bookstores and libraries sign up to be community host locations for the volunteer book givers. After the book titles are announced, members of … [Read More...]

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World Book Night, April 23rd 2014

TODAY IS WORLD BOOK NIGHT! About World Book Night: Each year, 30- 35 books are chosen by an independent panel of librarians and booksellers. The authors of the books waive their royalties and the publishers agree to pay the costs of producing the specially-printed World Book Night U.S. editions. Bookstores and libraries sign up to be community host locations for the volunteer book givers. After the book titles are announced, members of … [Read More...]

Invention of Wings

The Invention of Wings

By Sue Monk Kidd From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a magnificent novel about two unforgettable American women. Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world – and it is now the newest Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection. Hetty "Handful" Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth century … [Read More...]

DecodingYorDog

Decoding Your Dog

Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists More than ninety percent of dog owners consider their pets to be members of their family. But often, despite our best intentions, we are letting our dogs down by not giving them the guidance and direction they need. Unwanted behavior is the number-one reason dogs are … [Read More...]

Featured INDIE Bestsellers

StoriedLifeAJFikry

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

By Gabrielle Zevin In the spirit of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Gabrielle Zevin's enchanting novel is a love letter to the world of books – and booksellers – that changes our lives … [Read More...]

KinderThanSolitude

Kinder Than Solitude

By Yiyun Li A profound mystery is at the heart of this magnificent new novel by Yiyun Li, "one of America's best young novelists" (Newsweek) and the celebrated author of The Vagrants, winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award. Moving back and … [Read More...]

BoySnowBird

Boy, Snow, Bird

By Helen Oyeyemi As seen on the cover of the New York Times Book Review, where it was described as "gloriously unsettling…evoking Toni Morrison, Haruki Murakami, Angela Carter, Edgar Allan Poe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Chris Abani and even Emily … [Read More...]

LastWild

The Last Wild

By Piers Torday In a world where animals no longer exist, twelve-year-old Kester Jaynes sometimes feels like he hardly exists either. Locked away in a home for troubled children, he's told there's something wrong with him. So when he meets a flock of talking pigeons and a bossy cockroach, Kester thinks he's finally gone crazy. But the animals have something to say. And they need him. The … [Read More...]

WildwoodImperium

Wildwood Imperium

By Colin Meloy From Colin Meloy, lead singer of the Decemberists, and Carson Ellis, acclaimed illustrator of The Mysterious Benedict Society, comes the stunning third book in the New York Times bestselling fantasy-adventure series the Wildwood Chronicles. A young girl's midnight seance awakens a long-slumbering malevolent spirit… A band of runaway orphans allies with an underground … [Read More...]

SecretPool

The Secret Pool

By Kimberly Ridley You might walk right by a vernal pool and not notice it. Often mistaken for mere puddles in the woods, vernal pools are the source of life for many interesting creatures. If you look carefully, you can find them and be amazed! These secret pools form every year when low places on the forest floor fill up with rain and melted snow. They soon become home to hatching wood frogs, … [Read More...]

ScrapsBook

The Scraps Book

By Lois Ehlert The renowned Caldecott Honoree and illustrator of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom provides a moving, intimate, and inspiring inside look at her colorful picture book career. Lois Ehlert always knew she was an artist. Her parents encouraged her from a young age by teaching her how to sew and saw wood and pound nails, and by giving her colorful art supplies. They even gave her a special … [Read More...]

Math Doesnt Suck

Math Doesn’t Suck

Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail By Danica McKellar From a well-known actress and math genius – a groundbreaking guide to mathematics for middle school girls, their parents, and educators. As the math education crisis in this country continues to make headlines, research continues to prove that it is in middle school when math … [Read More...]

Saint Peters

St. Peter’s Bones: How the Relics of the First Pope Were Lost and Found . . . and Then Lost and Found Again by Thomas Craughwell

In this fascinating account of the search for the remains of the world's first pope, none other than Peter, the chief apostle of Jesus, Thomas J. Craughwell takes us on one of the most exciting archaeological finds of the twentieth century.  In 1448 a team of architects and engineers brought Pope Nicholas V unhappy news: the 1,100-year-old Basilica of St. Peter suffered from so many structural … [Read More...]

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