Top Shelf: ‘Future Home of the Living God’ by Louise Erdrich

Every month, we choose a new book to really get behind and display on our metaphorical Top Shelf. Our hope is that you’ll read this title and encourage others to do the same, creating a sort of ripple effect. Join us on our mission to build a community bound by books! The world in Future … Continue reading Top Shelf: ‘Future Home of the Living God’ by Louise Erdrich

Top Shelf: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

by Consuelo Hacker The best way for me to describe Sing, Unburied, Sing is to say that it is full of a devastating hunger. The characters struggle with physical hunger, but also hunger for a connection with each other. The main action takes places only over a couple days, and yet Ward captures the full … Continue reading Top Shelf: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

Top Shelf Pick for September

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson In May, I attended a meeting of independent booksellers in Indianapolis. At the beginning of the meeting we performed one of those annoying icebreaker exercises that are so common in both classrooms and boardrooms. Being booksellers, our icebreaker exercise was to introduce ourselves and then tell … Continue reading Top Shelf Pick for September