Finding Joy with Your Inner Child!

As adults, we tend to have busy and overwhelming lives; wake up for work, go to work, maybe have a sandwich, go back to work, go home, have dinner while doing some catch-up work, and go to sleep. Repeat, repeat, repeat. Joy can sometimes get lost in the churning waves of our middle-aged panic attacks, … Read more

16 New Releases Out in June to Add to Your Summer Reading List

June is one of the best months for new releases. June marks the beginning of summer and summer brings summer reading. Readers who didn’t before now have the time to spend hours outside reading some of the new summer releases. And don’t forget, June is also Pride Month. So there are plenty of LGBTQIA books … Read more

15 Must-Read Asian and Pacific Islander Books to Read in 2022

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, or AAPI month, for short. If you want to celebrate AAPI month, reading a book from an Asian or Pacific Islander author is a great way to participate, especially if the book features Asian and Pacific Islander characters. Making an effort to read from AAPI authors … Read more

Books All About Travel

Do you love to travel? Do you love to read travel tales? I certainly love both those things! Sometimes it may not be possible to go on an adventure physically so why not pick up a book and do so through your imagination.   Nomadicmatt is one my favorite travel blogs to follow and he’s … Read more

“Have You Read Any Good Books Lately?”

“Have you ready any good books lately that you can recommend?” the Customer asked… Cue the ominous music. Women and children duck into alleys. Men lower their hats over their eyes and idly drift away. A dog barks. A tumbleweed blows through the bookstore. All eyes turn to me. I nod knowingly and say:”I really … Read more

Reading List 2013

The holiday shopping frenzy is coming to an end and this shopkeeper is officially exhausted! This is my second Christmas as a bookseller and I am pleased to announce that every special order came in on time and we did a much better job keeping popular books and other items in stock this time around. … Read more

Goodreads Sells Their Soul To The Devil

I didn’t join Goodreads. Mostly because until recently I didn’t know what it was or what I would want to join for. Many authors and friends had suggested via facebook I should join, and that only made me less likely to do so, because I assumed it was another facebook game or oddity. When I … Read more

The Glass Room-Should or Shouldn’t It Be a Best 100?

  The Glass Room  Edwin Rolfe and  Lester Fuller  1946 “In 1946 the phrase first appeared in the murder mystery novel Murder in the Glass Room (by Edwin Rolfe and Lester Fuller) as “you can never tell a book by its cover.” Wow, that fact, I just found, may tip the book onto the list! We’ll … Read more