Tuesday, July 6, 2021
There are some books that are so out there, so delightfully oddball and perfectly bizarre, that you can't help but share them. Books like Fashion Victims and Crap Taxidermy are some of our favorite examples, but our latest find in the category of "weird but entirely awesome" is Why Cats Paint by Heather Busch and Burton Silver.
Illustrated editions of novels are having a bit of a moment. From the Harry Potter series to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, stories we love are getting a whole new look, and the latest addition to the illustrated lineup is especially beautiful
Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
Ready to take your nerdiness to the next level? Our latest Spotlight title will get you there.
Adapted from Neil Gaiman's Norse Mythology, which is, of course, a retelling of actual Norse myth and legend, this graphic novel features an all-star group of artists who bring Gaiman's stories to life in glorious technicolor.
Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
Like our last spotlight feature, Fashion Victims, our latest favorite is one of those books that brings out the inner nerd in all of us.
Written by Isabel Thomas and featuring art by Sara Gillingham, Exploring the Elements: A Complete Guide to the Periodic Table is straightforward enough for young scientists to understand, but it's also frankly fascinating even for older readers. For example, did you know palladium was named after an asteroid called Pallas? How about the fact that krypton is used in high speed photography?
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
All our booksellers have very different tastes, and while there's some overlap, it's rare we find a book that we all agree is simply fantastic. This past week, one such book arrived, and we simply had to share it.