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Independent Bookstore Day: Saturday April 24

Independent Bookstore Day! Saturday April 24 is Independent Bookstore Day— to celebrate we are planning an outdoor All DAY SEED & PLANT SWAP. Come pick out your own wildflower SEED BOMB and spread the beauty. Bring a small plant, plant clippings or seeds and trade for another. Our Plant S...

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100 Poems to Break Your Heart

Message in a Bottle In 1998, poet, educator, and MacArthur Fellow Edward Hirsch wrote How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry, a bestselling book that remains in print still today. Hirsch’s essays are exciting guideposts and prompts for enjoying and understanding poetry better. Hirsch ...

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April Newsletter from Book Beat

  Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to Spring! This month we’d like to share a Bookshop catalog created by the staff of Book Beat with some of our favorite spring books. The reading suggestions are a mix of new, older releases and about to be released hardcovers deserving attention. Our c...

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i arrogantly recommend… by Tom Bowden

For Poetry Month, Tom Bowden has provided a collection of reviews from recent small press poetry books. As usual, the titles are linked to our affiliate pages on Bookshop.org — please feel free to contact Book Beat where these books are either in stock now or can be ordered directly.  Ell...

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