Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 5, 2023 - 6:30pm

Please join us for a discussion of Jess Kidd's novel, The Night Ship. 

Friday, September 1, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, September 8, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, September 15, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, September 22, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, September 29, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, October 6, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, October 13, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, October 20, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, October 27, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, November 3, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, November 10, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, November 17, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, December 1, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, December 8, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, December 15, 2023 - 2:00pm

Thursday, October 12, 2023 - 6:00pm

Please join us for an author event with Genevieve Plunkett and Richard Mirabella. Both authors will be discussing their debut novels: In the Lobby of the Dream Hotel and Brother and Sister Enter the Forest, respectively

In the Lobby of the Dream Hotel

Friday, September 1, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, September 8, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, September 15, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, September 22, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, September 29, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, October 6, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, October 13, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, October 20, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, October 27, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, November 3, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, November 10, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, November 17, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, December 1, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, December 8, 2023 - 2:00pm, Friday, December 15, 2023 - 2:00pm

Sunday, September 17, 2023 - 2:00pm, Sunday, October 15, 2023 - 2:00pm, Sunday, November 12, 2023 - 2:00pm

Please join us for an Arts and Crafts Open House, Sunday 9/17, 10/15, and 11/12 from 2-4 pm. Bring your current projects and be inspired by other makers as we create together. We will have tables set up for you to use. In addition, bookstore staff will share some of the new books on arts and craft that are inspiring us.

WAMC Book Picks

These are the books recommended by bookseller Heather Boyne on WAMC's The Roundtable on September 12, 2023. 

Cave of Bones: A True Story of Discovery, Adventure, and Human Origins By Lee Berger, John Hawks Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781426223884
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
(This item cannot be returned.)
Published: National Geographic - August 8th, 2023


A true-life scientific adventure story, this thrilling book takes the reader deep into South African caves to discover fossil remains that compel a monumental reframing of the human family tree.


Country Life: Homes of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley By William Abranowicz, Zander Abranowicz Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9780865654310
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vendome Press - August 8th, 2023

A celebrated photographer focuses his lens on distinctive period and contemporary residences amid the natural beauty of New York’s Catskill Mountains and Hudson River Valley.
 
The majestic panoramas, lush vegetation, and bucolic vibe of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson River Valley in upstate New York have long proved irresistible for city dwellers seeking respite f


Trailblazing Women Printmakers: Virginia Lee Burton Demetrios and the Folly Cove Designers By Elena M. Sarni Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781797224282
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Princeton Architectural Press - August 29th, 2023

A visual history of the Folly Cove Designers (1941-1969)—one of America’s longest-running block printing collectives.

The Folly Cove Designers (officially 1941-1969) was a grassroots collective of predominantly women block printers founded by Caldecott Award-winner and beloved children’s book author/illustrator Virginia Lee Burton Demetrios (of Mike Mulli


On the Edge of the World By Anna Desnitskaya, Lena Traer (Translator) Cover Image
By Anna Desnitskaya, Lena Traer (Translator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780802856128
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - September 26th, 2023

A uniquely formatted book about dreams, loneliness, and the universal longing for connection.


Invisible Things By Andy J. Pizza, Sophie Miller Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781797215204
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - July 18th, 2023

New York Times Bestseller

This 
creatively wacky exploration of the invisible things that make up the human experience encourages readers to look past the visible and connect with the things that are not seen.

If we could put on a pair of magical invisible glasses and see all the feelings, ideas, and other invisible things


WAMC Book Picks List

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

What Artists Wear By Charlie Porter Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324020400
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 17th, 2022

An eye-opening and richly illustrated journey through the clothes worn by artists, and what they reveal to us.

From Yves Klein’s spotless tailoring to the kaleidoscopic costumes of Yayoi Kusama and Cindy Sherman, from Andy Warhol’s denim to Martine Syms’s joy in dressing, the clothes worn by artists are tools of expression, storytelling, resistance, and creativity.


The Tree Book: The Stories, Science, and History of Trees By DK Cover Image
By DK
$50.00
ISBN: 9780744027464
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
Published: DK - May 17th, 2022

The secret world of trees is revealed in this beautiful and absorbing guide to the giants of the plant world.




 


Also By E. B. Goodale, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator) Cover Image
By E. B. Goodale, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358153948
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarion Books - February 22nd, 2022

An ode to the way memories allow us to be in many places at once, Also is a powerful exploration of being present as well as looking back. Perfect for Mother’s Day, birthdays, or graduation, this modern classic is by Ezra Jack Keats Honor winner E. B. Goodale.


A Garden of Creatures By Sheila Heti, Esmé Shapiro (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sheila Heti, Esmé Shapiro (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735268814
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tundra Books - May 10th, 2022

A tender and deeply moving picture book about loss and the big questions it leaves behind from New York Times bestselling author Sheila Heti and acclaimed illustrator Esmé Shapiro.


Children of the World By Nicola Edwards, Andrea Stegmaier (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nicola Edwards, Andrea Stegmaier (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781944530402
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: 360 Degrees - May 24th, 2022

Young readers can discover what life is like for children all around the world as they explore everything from food to family, and even learn how to say hello in many different languages.


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 By Paraic O'Donnell Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781951142247
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
Published: Tin House Books - January 12th, 2021

An Oprah Daily and CrimeReads Best Historical Novel of 2021

Named a Library Reads Pick, Apple Books' Best Book, Amazon Fiction & Literature's “Best of the Month,” and a Powell's Pick

The Millions' Top Ten Book of the Month


The Devil and the Dark Water By Stuart Turton Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781728206028
Availability: Backordered (Could take 2-4 weeks, or more)
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - October 6th, 2020

"Compulsively readable."—New York Times Book Review

From Stuart Turton, author of The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, comes an extraordinary new locked-room murder mystery.

A murder on the high seas. A remarkable detective duo. A demon who may or may not exist.


The Liar's Dictionary: A Novel By Eley Williams Cover Image
$26.95
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ISBN: 9780385546775
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 By The New York Times Cover Image
$25.00
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ISBN: 9781982170790
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 By Katherine May Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593189481
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - November 10th, 2020

THE RUNAWAY NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - AS HEARD ON NPR MORNING EDITION AND ON BEING WITH KRISTA TIPPETT

“Katherine May opens up exactly what I and so many need to hear but haven't known how to name.” —Krista Tippett, On Being


The Way Past Winter By Kiran Millwood Hargrave Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781452181554
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 By Nikki Grimes Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781681199443
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
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.


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