Gallery Bookshop Bestsellers for the Week of
April 20th through April 27th
Inspired by displays at our own Santa Cruz Natural History Museum, the poems in Lisa Allen Ortiz’s collection, Guide to the Exhibit, are about what we set aside to examine and remember. The quirky, scientific lens—grimy, focused, funny, always illuminating—animates the odd and overlooked. With humility and curiosity, Ortiz is moved to learn how to see more clearly both as lover and as griever.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book, National Book Award finalist, more than two and a half years on the New York Times bestseller list
The fiery U.S.
From the editor-in-chief of io9.com, a stunning novel about the end of the world--and the beginning of our future
Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm
The New York Times Besteller, with a new preface from the author
"This estimable book rides into the summer doldrums like rural electrification. . . . It deals in the truths that matter."--Dwight Garner, The New York Times
-Phaedra Patrick understands the soul. Eccentric, charming, and wise...The Curious Charms is not just for those who are mourning over love or the past.
New York Times bestselling authors Bill Nye the Science Guy and Gregory Mone take middle-grade readers on a scientific adventure in the launch of an exciting new chapter book series, Jack and the Geniuses.
The #1 New York Times bestseller
The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kirsten Dunst, and Kevin Costner.
By the award-winning author of Team of Rivals and The Bully Pulpit, Wait Till Next Year is Doris Kearns Goodwin's touching memoir of growing up in love with her family and baseball.
The birth of a baby is an opportunity for celebration far beyond the anticipation of the new parents. There are happy aunts and uncles, and, of course, delighted grandparents who can’t wait to meet the newborn. In Grandma Loves You , Grandma Bunny joyously welcomes the new arrival. In warm and tender rhyme, long-awaited introductions are made.
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