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Introducing Short Stacks!!

Introducing Short Stacks!!
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Alright so we have to just gush about these new books we got in called Short Stack Editions! We are smitten with them and think they make the best hostess gift! What are Short Stacks?  Short Stack is a series of small-format cookbooks about inspiring ingredients, authored by America’s top culinary talents. Each edition is […]

Monday Mentions – Kickin’ off June!

Monday Mentions – Kickin’ off June!

I feel like I say this every time the calendar changes but can you believe it’s June?!?! We’re nearly into summer and it’s a little hard to believe. To kick off June I decided to plant some Monday Mentions that are a little bit summer themed for your beach reads list. Single, Carefree Mellow: Stories […]

Happy Tuesday Newbies! New Books Out Today Are…

Happy Tuesday Newbies! New Books Out Today Are…

Hardcover: The American Wife by Taya Kyle The widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle shares their private story: an unforgettable testament to the power of love and faith in the face of war and unimaginable loss and a moving tribute to a man whose true heroism ran even deeper than the legend In early 2013, […]

Introducing Catie Disabato!

Introducing Catie Disabato!

Hello there! We have a whole slew of really fun things popping up around the store these days. One of those things is a wonderful little book by Catie Disabato called the Ghost Network. Trust us you’re going to want to check out this debut! This one is published by our friends at Melville House […]

What’s New on the Book Block This Week?

What’s New on the Book Block This Week?

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 […]

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