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|Dear Friends, |
Our newsletter is dedicated to suggestions for Mom, and our week is full of events to join in the conversations at the bookstore!
Tonight, May 9, Edgy Moms in Suburbia. An alternative to Mother's Day, no - a real celebration of the Mothers we are!
Ladies Night Out with author Jill Smokler hosted by Baristakids.com at Trend Coffee and Tea House on Bloomfield Avenue.
Saturday will be a whirlwind of activities: Storytime and Craft at 10:30.
The winners of our "Show Us Your Inner Hero" Kids' Bookmark Contest will be honored at 1pm. Be the first to get the new store bookmarks from these young artists!
Inner Hero Archer by Erika Boone, age 10
Book Man by Caleb Hofmann, age 9
Fire Bomb by Robert Reifenberg, age 8
Reading Makes Us Heroes! by Ansa Maria Bijo, age 8
Captain Cat: He Flies With His Tail, by Campbell Spillett, age 5
Cattastrophe, by Sadie Goldberg, age 8
Cool Man, by Jackson Martin, age 8
Super Sheep!, by Maia Alex Kraus, age 7
Four Armed Ninja, by Jake Paccione, age 7
Bookmark the Dragon, Milo Ruggiero, age 5
AND then at 3pm, Jorge Aquirre, author of the new graphic novel sensation,
We'll top of the weekend on Monday, May 14, with our latest Pitchapolooza + Workshop to give you the nuts and bolts to launch your book successfully, from platform to pitch to publication. Seating is limited and there are a few spots left.
Enjoy your reading-- Margot, Carolyn, Marina, Nicole, Marisela and Liane
|What's New this Month||May 2012 |
OK, maybe this isn't the best choice for Mom, but it certainly has sparked a lot of conversation at the bookstore. It's so intriguing: The Angry Mother, The Controlling Mother, The Narcissistic Mother, The Envious Mother, and The Emotionally Unavailable Mother. Why is her impact so strong? Psychologist Apter unlocks the mysteries of this complicated bond. Hardcover and eBook.
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A deeply moving novel about an apparently defeated man finding his manhood - and his home. The reviews are glowing and we can't wait to read Morrison's latest, just released. Morrison writes powerfully of a Korean War vet returning hom. Hardcover and eBook.
|How to Cook Everything|
Watchung Booksellers' Marisela is conducting her own "Mari and Mark" ala Julia and Julie. She is working her way through this fabulous cookbook, and everything we've tasted has been superb. Mark never disappoints.
|Bring Up the Bodies
The second of the trilogy based on the life of thomas Crowell (Wolf Hall is the first), Mantel delves into Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn. Bring Up the Bodies follows the dramatic trial of the queen and her suitors for adultery and treason. To defeat the Boleyns, Cromwell must ally with his natural enemies, the papist aristocracy. What price will he pay for Anne's head? Hardcover and eBook.
The story of two young women who left behind the boredom of genteel society and went to teach school in the wilds of Northwestern Canada in 1916. Lovingly written by the granddaughter of one, Wickenden captures the voices of these pioneers. Paperback
A cross-continental love story about the exhilarations and complications of getting, and staying, wed. A 24-year old Muslim from Bangladesh comes to Rochester NY to wed the American man who wooed her online. Nell Freudenberger writes billiantly of collisions of all kinds - sexual, cultural, familial. This is a book to hunker down with.
Hardcover and eBook.
|Are You My Mother|
A brilliantly told graphic memoir of Alison Bechdel becoming the artist her mother wanted to be. Bechdel's mother's artistic aspirations simmered under the surface of her childhood. Poignant and hilarious, she embarks on the quest for answers about the mother-daughter gulf. Hardcover
|Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
A memoir of how life looks from the perspective of a woman in her 50s. Quindlen gives us a candid, funny book in which she uses her past, present and future to explore what matters to women, throughout the stages of life, and overall. Insightful and heartfelt - pure Quindlen. Hardcover and eBook.
|Martha's American Food|
Well, we must say, our Nutley Native never fails to disappoint us. Martha brings us another "must have" cookbook which includes stories and traditions of her favorite national dishes. Hardcover and eBook
|State of Wonder
Just in time - out in paperback for our Moms with this sumptuous new cover! We can't believe there is anyone who hasn't read State of Wonder yet, our bestseller of last summer, but just in case, we've got it for you! Patchett delivers adventure, morality, miracles, the Amazon and scientists. Paperback and eBook
|Learning to Breathe|
Now out in paperback, this book hit a cord with our readers and their busy lives. Give Mom a lifeline to learning to heal anxiety and panic.
|Coming up in June!|
Just a few of the events coming up!
June 6, Jenny Lawson, Let's Pretend This Never Happened
June 7, Dan Zevin, Dan Gets a Minivan
June 13, David Klein, Clean Break
June 14, Emma McLaughin and Nicola Kraus, Between You and Me
June 20, Delia Ephron, The Lion is In
June 21, Jon Gertner, The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation
June 28, Christopher Hayes, Twilight of the Elites: American after the Meritocracy
May: New Hardcover Books!
Please present this coupon - or mention the newsletter - and receive 20% discount on any of the hardcover books highlighted here: Difficult Mothers, The Newlyweds, Are You My Mother, Home, How to Cook Everything: The Basics, Lots of Candles Plenty of Cake, Martha's American Food, and Bring Up the Bodies.
|Offer Expires: |
May 19, 2012