Gallery Bookshop Bestsellers for the Week of
September 25th through October 1st
A National Book Award Finalist
A PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist
Kirsten Raymonde will never forget the night Arthur Leander, the famous Hollywood actor, had a heart attack on stage during a production of"King Lear."That was the night when a devastating flu pandemic arrived in the city, and within weeks, civilization as we know it came to an end.
The village of Mendocino, California is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and by Mendocino Headlands State Park and welcomes the visitor not only to a friendly small town but to an historic district filled with unique examples of 19th-century architecture, charming shops and bed-and-breakfast inns, art galleries and spas, gourmet restaurants, two history museums, and the renowned Mendocino Art Cente
The X-Men meets "Ocean's Eleven" in this edge-of-your-seat sci-fi adventure about a band of "super" criminals.
Funny, tender, and moving, "The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry "reminds us all exactly why we read and why we love. * A. J. Fikry's life is not at all what he expected it to be. He lives alone, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen.
Smart, important, and, as always, exquisitely written. Daniel Gilbert, author of "Stumbling on Happiness "
A brilliant, unforgettable novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award
" A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be. "
A fun and funny Halloween romp for children and parents alike
It's Halloween night, and creatures and critters from near and far are starting to gather outside the front door. And now here comes a whole army of monsters, on broomsticks, buses, and bikes, all clamoring in the darkness. What is it they want? Are they coming for you?
"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE 2014 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL
WINNER OF THE 2014 DILYS AWARD
A "SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL "BEST BOOK OF 2013
""That was it. That was all of it. A grace so ordinary there was no reason at all to remember it. Yet I have never across the forty years since it was spoken forgotten a single word." "
Most people want to avoid thinking about death, but Caitlin Doughty a twenty-something with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre took a job at a crematory, turning morbid curiosity into her life's work.
#1"NEW YORK TIMES"BESTSELLER Includes the novella "Larger Than Life"