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Teacher’s Appreciation Day!

Thank you to all our friends, publishing reps, and employees that helped us put our teacher’s appreciation day together… to the authors, teachers, and librarians that came,  to our stay-safe outside event… on a perfect day with billowy clouds watching over us. There were many ...


October Reading Group Selection: Malpertuis

The Book Beat reading group selection for October is Malpertuis by Jean Ray, translated from the French by Iain White. This will be a virtual Zoom meeting scheduled for Wednesday, November 3rd at 7 PM. Books are available in the store now and are discounted 15%. If you would like to attend, and...


I arrogantly recommend… by Tom Bowden

Batlava Lake Adam Mars-Jones Fitzcarraldo Editions Barry Ashton is a civil engineer deployed to Kosovo with the British Army after the civil war there in the 1990s. He’s a bit of an ass—a dull-minded bureaucrat who imagines himself as rational, ticking off boxes on administrative forms, ...


Teacher Appreciation Day, Sun., Oct. 17

We are excited to announce our first ever Teacher Appreciation Sale that will take place on Sunday, October 17th from 12-4:30 PM. Local authors with new releases will be here to sell their books and our staff will be giving talks about some noteworthy titles we want teachers to know about! The Book ...