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Booksellers’ First or Worst Jobs

November 22, 2015 • No Comments Thirteen booksellers and Marilyn Dahl of Shelf Awareness shared first or worst jobs, but one of them is absolutely lying. Can you guess which one?   Emily Adams, Third Place Books Worst job (best scenery) Fish processing…


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Ed Tarkington’s Playlist for Only Love Can Break Your Heart

No Comments November 18, 2015 • No Comments Ed Tarkington’s upcoming novel, Only Love Can Break Your Heart, spins a tender, smart, suspenseful story full of the music of the 1970s and all the emotional searching of the era. The book’s title itself…


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October Reading Garden: Amy Stewart’s Books

No Comments October 1, 2015 • No Comments You’ve heard the buzz about author Amy Stewart’s new novel, Girl Waits with Gun, and here’s your chance to get the know the green-thumbed guru who wrote it. Amy knows her way around a garden…


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October Lucky Stars: All Lee Smith

No Comments October 1, 2015 • No Comments The one and only Lee Smith has written her one and only collection of non-fiction —  Dimestore, coming in March. And that seems like a good reason (there are so many good reasons!) to celebrate all…


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Enter To Win The Last September

2 Comments September 11, 2015 • 2 Comments Tuesday is pub day for The Last September, the new novel by  Nina de Gramont. And here’s your chance to win this gripping novel. Set against the desolate autumn beauty of Cape Cod, The Last…


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September Lucky Stars: Religion and Spirituality

No Comments September 10, 2015 • No Comments Whether you’re in search of peace, enlightenment or just a good book, here are some helpful tools to start your journey. Find answers in this month’s Lucky Stars e-books, all just $1.99 each throughout September.…


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Nina de Gramont’s Cape Cod Reading List

No Comments August 30, 2015 • No Comments The kids are going back to school. The daylight lasts not quite as long. That luxurious feeling of having time, the extra time, to sit on a beach and read is slipping away with summer.…


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Days of Our Lives: This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!

2 Comments August 30, 2015 • 2 Comments We wake up each day to a new story. Or, more accurately, a new chapter in the story of our lives. Each day builds the story, the story we tell about ourselves and the story…


August 30, 2015 Me, My Hair, And I

Enter for a Chance to Win Me, My Hair, and I

2 Comments August 30, 2015 • 2 Comments Hair matters. And these writers go to great lengths to help us understand why. Surprising, insightful, frequently funny, and always forthright, the essays in Me, My Hair, and I are reflections and revelations about every…


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Enter for a Chance To Win The Shift

3 Comments August 30, 2015 • 3 Comments A moving story unfolds in real time in The Shift as practicing nurse and frequent New York Times contributor Theresa Brown reveals the individual struggles as well as the larger truths about medicine in this…