Books to Watch For!

Saturday, May 20, 2023.

Coming soon

Ah, the anticipation!  These days, we're looking forward to lots of things: warm sunny weather, Memorial Day's unofficial start to summer, and, (hopefully) a triumphant success of our Shelf Preservation Campaign.  But being book people, we are also looking forward to a great many books.

Here are a few we just can't wait to share!

See Them All

Sapphic Literature

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Sapphic literature

It is wild to me how much LGBTQ+ literature has boomed over the last decade.  Where there once was the “token white gay best friend” character trope, there is now a vast array of diverse queer characters in science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction, and in so many other places...

 Today, bookseller Carissa take us on a tour of LGBTQ+ literature, with a special emphasis on the L!  Get her take on the changing book scene — and some of her favorite sapphic book recs, from romance to science fiction.

Sapphic Literature

Ergodic Literature

Thursday, December 29, 2022.

Ergodic literature

When you think of reading, you most likely picture sitting with a book in hand and turning the pages one by one, proceeding from front to back.  But some books make us do a whole lot more work...

Read our bookseller Carissa's article on ergodic literature: a genre including puzzle books, meta works, and volumes filled with papers and notes.

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