New Releases-12/31

_____________________________________________ HARDCOVER FICTION Purity of Vengeance by Jussi Adler-Olsen Jussi Adler-Olsen’s Department Q series, continues with the most chilling cold case yet. In 1987, Nete Hermansen plans revenge on those who abused her in her youth, including Curt Wad, a charismatic surgeon who was part of a movement to sterilize wayward girls in 1950s Denmark. More … Continue reading New Releases-12/31

Consuelo’s Top 5 Reads of 2013

Consuelo is an assistant manager and will read anything you put in front of her. Seriously – nutrition facts on the cereal box, maps, receipts, road signs. And books, of course. _____________________________________________________ House of Earth by Woody Guthrie A lyrical and heartfelt story, Guthrie’s only complete novel was published this year. I couldn’t have been … Continue reading Consuelo’s Top 5 Reads of 2013

Ellen’s Top 5 Reads of 2013

Ellen works in BookKids, though you may occasionally spot her wandering the grown-up areas of the store. Her favorite word is "Yummy" and she was hired for her incredible ability to talk on two telephones at the same time and not once miss a beat. These are the skills of a seasoned bookseller, y'all.  _____________________________________________________ … Continue reading Ellen’s Top 5 Reads of 2013

Winter Catalog Feature: Doc & THE VALLEY OF AMAZEMENT

Doc "The Dazzling" - Second Floor Inventory Manager Book: The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan "Lately I have been roaring for art that demonstrates a practical understanding of influences on the identity of women across history. The Valley of Amazement is the perfect canvas for Amy Tan to shed light on the cultural trends … Continue reading Winter Catalog Feature: Doc & THE VALLEY OF AMAZEMENT

Nightmare Factory Book Club Discusses The Year’s Best Horror

~post by Steve(n) Just as it began – cold, tipsy, and confused – so too shall 2013 come to an end. The Nightmare Factory Book Club is honored and more than a little self-satisfied to close out the year with twelve ferocious forces of fiction in our rearview mirror. This was a year of cultists, … Continue reading Nightmare Factory Book Club Discusses The Year’s Best Horror