Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 7:00pm

Please join us for an author talk with David Snider, who will discuss his new book, Managing Arts Organizations

Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 6:30pm

Join us for an evening of Poetry. Bring several poems to read, either your own or someone else's. 

Open to the public, all are welcome. 

Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 6:30pm

Please join us for a discussion of Kaitlyn Greenidge's novel, Libertie. 

Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 6:00pm

Please join us for an author event with Mark Green, for his book, A Scientist's View of Almost Everything. 

Sunday, June 19, 2022 - 4:00pm

Join us for a talk by writer, naturalist, and activist Janisse Ray, as she discusses her new book, Wild Spectacle: Seeking Wonders in a World Beyond Humans

WAMC Book Picks List

These are the books recommended by booksellers Heather Boyne on WAMC's The Roundtable on March 15, 2-22. 

Heiresses: The Lives of the Million Dollar Babies Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250202734
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - February 15th, 2022

New York Times bestselling author Laura Thompson returns with Heiresses, a fascinating look at the lives of heiresses throughout history and the often tragic truth beneath the gilded surface.


Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781524747183
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pantheon - January 25th, 2022

With the US Supreme Court confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson, “it makes sense to revisit the life and work of another Black woman who profoundly shaped the law: Constance Baker Motley” (CNN).


It's Me, Henry! Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781459830837
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Orca Book Publishers - March 15th, 2022

Olivia Wrapped in Vines Cover Image
By Maude Nepveu-Villeneuve, Sandra Dumais (Illustrator), Charles Simard (Translator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781459831032
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Orca Book Publishers - February 15th, 2022

"Scenes are evocative and provide endless opportunities for discussion with young children. This book is ideal for all libraries as a non-threatening and productive story that can give hope to children who feel like Olivia."--SLJ, starred review

The world is a really big place for little kids.


WAMC Book Picks List

These are the books recommended by bookseller Connie Brooks on WAMC's The Roundtable on January 5, 2021. 

The House on Vesper Sands Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781951142247
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
Published: Tin House Books - January 12th, 2021

Named a Library Reads Pick, Apple Books' Best Book, Powells’ Pick, Amazon Fiction & Literature's “Best of the Month," The Millions' Top Ten Book of the Month, and one of CrimeReads' and Oprah Daily's Best Historical Novels of 2021

"Funny, eerie, tender, haunting and unsettling, smokily atmospheric, and fantastically enjoyable." ?Helen Macdonald, author of Vesper Flights


The Devil and the Dark Water Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781728206028
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - October 6th, 2020

Compulsively readable.--New York Times Book Review

Named a Best Book of 2020 by The Guardian, Daily Mail, Financial Times, The Independent, Publishers Weekly, and more.


The Liar's Dictionary: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385546775
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
Published: Doubleday - January 5th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER“You wouldn’t expect a comic novel about a dictionary to be a thriller too, but this one is. In fact, [it] is also a mystery, love story (two of them) and cliffhanging melodrama.” —The New York Times Book Review


The Decameron Project: 29 New Stories from the Pandemic Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781982170790
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
Published: Scribner - November 10th, 2020

A stunning collection of short stories originally commissioned by The New York Times Magazine as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world, from twenty-nine authors including Margaret Atwood, Tommy Orange, Edwidge Danticat, this year's National Book Award winner Charles Yu, and more.

When reality is surreal, only fiction can make sense of it.

In 1353, Giovanni Bocca


Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593189481
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - November 10th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! AS HEARD ON NPR MORNING EDITION AND ON BEING WITH KRISTA TIPPETT


The Way Past Winter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452181554
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - October 6th, 2020

The Way Past Winter is a riveting adventure about magic, an eternal winter, and one girl's unbreakable determination to reunite her family.

Mila, her sisters, and her brother, Oskar, live in a small forest cabin, surviving in a world gripped by frost and snow.


Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781681199443
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 5th, 2021

From Children's Literature Legacy Award-winning author Nikki Grimes comes a feminist-forward new collection of poetry celebrating the little-known women poets of the Harlem Renaissance--paired with full-color, original art from today's most talented female African-American illustrators.


Independent Bookstore Day 2020

These exclusive Independent Bookstore Day products will be available to purchase beginning August 29th, 2020. 

You Have Arrived at Your Destination : An exclusive SIGNED short story by Amor Towles Cover Image
$11.00
ISBN: 9781732970403
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
(This item cannot be returned.)
Published: IBD Publishing - April 1st, 2020

A near-future science fiction story from AMOR TOWLES! When Sam's wife first tells him about Vitek, a twenty-first-century fertility lab, he sees it as the natural next step in trying to help their future child get a "leg up" in a competitive world.


The exclusive BOOKSTORE DAY CANDLE : Oak, dry leaves, and sandalwood Cover Image
By Non Non
$11.00
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9781732970410
Published: Frostbeard Studios - April 1st, 2020

Celebrate your indie pride and make the world smell a little better with the exclusive Bookstore Day candle. Earthy, relaxing and subtle. Each candle is poured by hand at Frostbeard's Minneapolis shop. Soy wax is renewable, biodegradable, and vegan! Containers are recyclable and reusable.


The Art of Protest Postcards (Set of 4) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781632890597
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Independent Bookstore Day - April 25th, 2020

In collaboration with Amnesty International, Jo Rippon presents a stunning range of more than a hundred protest posters, from the iconic to the obscure. The civil rights movement, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the global outcry against the Iraq war all make their cameos in this comprehensive collection.


Open a Book, Open Your Mind Socks Cover Image
By N/A N/A
$14.00
Email or call for price
ISBN: 0752489570733
Published: Out of Print Clothing - April 25th, 2020

Trying times call for meaningful socks. Show off your bookish values with these stylish, comfy sock. Only for Bookstore Day!


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