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What’s New on the Book Block This Week?

What’s New on the Book Block This Week?
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We’re still coming down off the great list of new releases from last week BUT that’s not stopping us from showcasing what’s new this week! Maybe you’ll find your next great read in the list below!! What’s New in Hardcover: Chowderland by Brooke Dojny Creamy Clam Chowder. Portuguese Caldo Verde Chowder. Northwest Salmon Chowder with […]

6 Questions with Jacqueline Suskin – Author of Go Ahead & Like It!

6 Questions with Jacqueline Suskin – Author of Go Ahead & Like It!

Towards the end of May we are so excited to host Jacqueline Suskin!! She has a new book out titled, Go Ahead & Like It. We were able to ask her a few questions about how she got started writing poetry and how the Poem Store came about as well as a little look into […]

Guest Blog Post – Jason Squire Fluck – Author of Jon Fixx!!

Guest Blog Post – Jason Squire Fluck – Author of Jon Fixx!!

Local Author, Jason Squire Fluck is on deck for this month’s Local Author Day (May 31, 4pm). We’re so excited to have him be a part of a day that we love month after month. Jason was kind enough to do a guest blog post for us about Jon Fixx. Read on and make sure […]

This Weeks Tuesday Newbies!!

This Weeks Tuesday Newbies!!

Some of the new kids on the block this week! Hardcover: The Book of Aron by Jim Shepard The acclaimed National Book Award finalist—“one of the United States’ finest writers,” according to Joshua Ferris, “full of wit, humanity, and fearless curiosity”—now gives us a novel that will join the short list of classics about children […]

Did we Mention it was Monday???

Did we Mention it was Monday???

It may be Monday but that means you can just work on adding books to your to-read pile instead of actually working…well don’t tell your boss that! To help you in that courageous endeavor browse our Staff Picks for the week!  My Mom is a Fob: Earnest Advice in Broken English from Your Asian-American Mom  […]

6 Questions with Leslie Parry, author of Church of Marvels!!

6 Questions with Leslie Parry, author of Church of Marvels!!

On May 18th, debut author Leslie Parry will be reading from her book, Church of Marvels. It’s a fascinating book with equally fascinating characters that is sure to grab your attention. Though, she may not reside in Pasadena anymore we are very excited to welcome home such a wonderful writer. A Little About Leslie: Leslie […]

Monday Mentions for May the 4th!

Monday Mentions for May the 4th!

It’s the First Monday in May! And also May the 4th…May the 4th be with you my friends. In honor of this beautiful day I’ve picked all Star Wars themed books to mention to you today. Our CFO, Clark is a HUGE Star Wars fans so these recommendations come from him but there are plenty […]

We’ve got Mother’s Day on the Mind…

We’ve got Mother’s Day on the Mind…

Mother’s Day is Sunday May 10th and even though that’s still a few weeks away it will be here before you know it. Not only do we have books by your Mom’s favorite author but we also have a lot of sweet little gifts and cards that any Mom would love. To get your gift […]

A Sampling of Monday Mentions Just For You!

A Sampling of Monday Mentions Just For You!

Let’s take a stroll into the Kid’s Section, shall we? Our Children’s booksellers are so good at what they do and really love being there for everything you need. Here are a few suggestions straight from them to you. Seven Wild Sisters: A Modern Fairy Tale By Charles De Lint, Charles Vess “Enchanting, modern fairy […]

5 Questions with April Dammann, author of Corita Kent. Art and Soul. The Biography

5 Questions with April Dammann, author of Corita Kent. Art and Soul. The Biography

Happy Friday, friends!! I hope you’re gearing up for a relaxing and fun weekend ahead. We have an event coming up on Monday 4/27 that is already shaping up to be a really special evening. April Dammann is the author of a new biography about Corita Kent that is being put out by one of […]

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