What We’re Reading …

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The Three-Body Problem (The Three-Body Problem Series #1) By Cixin Liu, Ken Liu (Translated by) Cover Image
The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows By John Koenig Cover Image
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Panics By Barbara Molinard, Emma Ramadan (Translator), Marguerite Duras (Preface by) Cover Image
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Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen, Ros Ballaster (Introduction by) Cover Image
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Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte, Stevie Davies (Editor), Stevie Davies (Introduction by), Stevie Davies (Notes by) Cover Image
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Children of Fire: A History of African Americans By Thomas C. Holt Cover Image

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Stella Maris By Cormac McCarthy Cover Image
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The Club: A Novel By Ellery Lloyd Cover Image
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Spare By The Duke of Sussex Prince Harry Cover Image
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Blueberries for Sal Cookbook: Sweet Recipes Inspired by the Beloved Children's Classic By Robert McCloskey Cover Image
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Emily Wilde's Encyclopaedia of Faeries: Book One of the Emily Wilde Series By Heather Fawcett Cover Image
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Very Cold People: A Novel By Sarah Manguso Cover Image

New in Paperback

Duck, Duck, Truce (The Love Game #8) By Elizabeth Hayley Cover Image
A Marvellous Light (The Last Binding #1) By Freya Marske Cover Image
It Starts with Us: A Novel (It Ends with Us #2) By Colleen Hoover Cover Image
A Line to Kill: A Novel (A Hawthorne and Horowitz Mystery #3) By Anthony Horowitz Cover Image
Taste Makers: Seven Immigrant Women Who Revolutionized Food in America By Mayukh Sen Cover Image
Greenwich Park By Katherine Faulkner Cover Image

Avid Reader Podcast Books

The Extractionist By Kimberly Unger Cover Image
The Sleepless By Victor Manibo Cover Image
MOTHERCARE: On Obligation, Love, Death, and Ambivalence By Lynne Tillman Cover Image
Cosmogenesis: An Unveiling of the Expanding Universe By Brian Thomas Swimme Cover Image
A Song For Everyone: The Story of Creedence Clearwater Revival By John Lingan Cover Image
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The Brain in Search of Itself: Santiago Ramón y Cajal and the Story of the Neuron By Benjamin Ehrlich Cover Image

The Time is Ripe: A Two-Book Review on the Americanization of Africans

by Jim Scott

Wellington Square Bookshop bookseller and all-around excellent human, Jim Scott, takes us on an exploration of two books, which as he states, "bookend" the history of the Americanization of Africans. Enjoy. 


The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story created by Nikole Hannah-Jones and The New York Times Magazine, © 2021

Find Waldo July!

by Angella Meanix


Nothing like a good hide-and-seek game to bring a community together. Though it’s not dusk and the fireflies aren’t out and we aren’t hiding in the bushes at the neighbors house — we are hiding 5” Waldo standees at participating businesses through July 30th! If you're looking for a simple and fun activity, join us.  While searching you can claim little goodies along the way. View details HERE -- This July Find Waldo

Put on Your Seatbelts, This is a Wild Ride!

by Angella Meanix

The last fire-fishing boats of Taiwan. Joe Russo for Gastro Obscura

Travel & Food Adventure

Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer’s Guide 

by Cecily Wong and Dylan Thuras

Gravy is for Turkey!!

by Angella Meanix


Inspiration ... Taste by Stanley Tucci

“All Creatures Know Love …”

by Angella Meanix


 

To pique your interest we have an excerpt from a recent best seller. 
 

Baby Books

by Angella Meanix

 

We often get asked, "what is a good book for a baby?" ... and the answer is -- any children's book!  It depends what your goal is. 

Children listen and follow along with whatever kind of story you're reading them.  Of course, rhythm and cadence help keep attention.  As will a simple storyline.

“Warbler, if you fly above this tomb sing him your sweetest song.”

by Angella Meanix

This isn't a new suggestion. It was suggested a while ago in the summer --just after we went into quarantine. I couldn't put this book down.  It struck all the right cords. I've resurfaced my suggestion because it is out in paperback!  Enjoy!  BUY THE BOOK.