THIS WEEK IN APRIL

  1. Monday Apr 8 ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH MONDAY, APRIL 8, 7 PM (Line numbers beginning at 6 pm. Please show your books&co receipt for The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds to get a line number. He can also sign any of his other books you buy today and...
  2. Wednesday Apr 10 ANNE BYRN WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10; 7 PM ANNE BYRN will discuss her newest book, Unbelievably Gluten-Free!: 125 Delicious Recipes: Dinner Dishes You Never Thought You’d Be Able to Eat Again. Over 30 million Americans have gluten allergies or sensitivities and countless others...
  3. Thursday Apr 11 JAMIE MCGUIRE THURSDAY, APRIL 11; 7 PM (Line numbers beginning at 6 pm. Please show your books&co receipt for Walking Disaster to get a line number.) JAMIE MCGUIRE, author of the bestselling Beautiful Disaster, will introduce her new novel, Walking Disaster. The...
  4. Saturday Apr 13 EDUCATOR WEEK! SATURDAY, APRIL 13 to FRIDAY, APRIL 19 EDUCATOR WEEK! From noon- 4 pm on Saturday, April 13, we’ll have a display of free materials for teachers to use in their classrooms. All week long, teachers in Pre-K through High School...
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HOT BOOKS


  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Alan Dean Foster

    The official novelization of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the highly anticipated blockbuster film directed by J. J. Abrams, featuring an 8-page color photo insert of thrilling images from the hit movie. Set years after Return of the Jedi, "this stunning new action-packed adventure rockets us back into the world of Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO, R2-D2, and Luke Skywalker, while introducing a host of exciting new characters. So return to that galaxy far, far away, and prepare yourself for what happens when the Force awakens. . . .

  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up : The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo and Cathy Hirano

    This #1"New York Times" best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing. With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house spark joy (and which don’t), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.
  • See Me by Nicholas Sparks

    See Me is a story of obsession, reinvention and a love that defies every expectation, reminding us that destiny often rests in our own hands-even in matters of the heart. Colin is giving his second chance his best shot. As for Maria, the hardworking lawyer and daughter of Mexican immigrants, Colin will challenge every notion she's ever had about herself and her future, making her question what truly makes her happy.

  • The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King

    A master storyteller at his best--the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story. Magnificent, eerie, utterly compelling, these stories comprise one of King's finest gifts to his constant reader--"I made them especially for you," says King. "Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth."
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ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH

MONDAY, APRIL 8, 7 PM

(Line numbers beginning at 6 pm. Please show your books&co receipt for The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds to get a line number. He can also sign any of his other books you buy today and one from home).

ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH will introduce the 9th addition to his ever-delightful Isabel Dalhousie series, The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds. In it, Isabel, the Edinburgh philosopher and amateur sleuth, answers an unexpected appeal from a wealthy Scottish collector who has been robbed of a valuable painting. As she is dealing with that situation Isabel copes with other life’s issues large and small. In doing that, she manages to test herself as a parent, a philosopher, and a friend, always using the right combination of good sense, quick wits, and a kind heart to come to the right solution. Isabel is one of Alexander McCall Smith’s most beloved characters.

His other series include: the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Series, the Corduroy Mansions Series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs Series, and the 44 Scotland Street Series. He lives in Scotland.

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