January 21, 2016
By ezra

It is a fault of booksellers everywhere, I think, to feel like the proud parents of books we have championed, even though we are only the merchandisers and not the creators. I am especially guilty in this regard, so at first I took umbrage when I received a note from a friend in Virginia thanking me for turning him on to Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels, but then adding, “If I have a small complaint, it is that her prose doesn't create envy in me. I rarely pause to admire an...

December 3, 2015
By communitybookstore

Wolf Wilder

By Katherine Rundell

Our favorite middle-grade book of the year (and one of our favorite novels, period) speaks for itself: "Wolves, like children, are not born to lead calm lives." Read this wild, irresistible tale. You will not be sorry.

 

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December 3, 2015
By communitybookstore

 

 

Robo-Sauce

By Adam Rubin

Illustrated by Daniel Salmieri

For the robot enthusiast and everyone else you know. BEEP, dear reader. BOOP.

 

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December 3, 2015
By communitybookstore

 

Penguin Little Black Classics Box Set

Eighty years of Penguin Classics, 80 books (at a fraction of their cost if purchased separately)! What could be better than that? We guess that each book--novellas, excerpts, essays--is about 80 pages...

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