November 2021 Updates

Small Business Saturday is November 27!

Plan to shop with TLB on Nov. 27, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM in celebration of Small Business Saturday! We'll do some fun giveaways and drawings, and as always, have amazing books to buy! This is a great day to get your holiday shopping off to a good start!

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Holiday Hours

November 11th and 18th: 11:00-7:00

November 24th: 11:00-4:00

November 25th and 26th: CLOSED

November 27th: 11:00-5:00

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Christmas Mother Book Donations

TLB is once again collecting NEW books for the Christmas Mother. Throughout the month of November, receive 10% off books that are purchased for this great cause. Help us support this wonderful organization that is helping families and putting books in the hands of children in our community.

Upcoming Virtual Author Events

hosted by the Southern Independent

Booksellers Alliance and

Southern author Wiley Cash

Call or email TLB to register!


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Deadheading and Other Stories with Beth Gilstrap

Tue Nov 2nd 7:00pm - 8:00pm


Frankie & Bug with Gayle Forman

Thu Nov 4th 7:00pm - 8:00pm


Volunteers: Growing Up in the Forever War with Jerad W. Alexander

Thu Nov 11th 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Books make the best gift for the holidays, and we have something for everyone!

TLB will be open until 7:00 PM on November 11th and 18th! Shop with us during the extended hours of 5:00 - 7:00 and receive 10% off your purchase.


New Books We're Excited About!


Available 11/23!

#1 New York Times bestselling author Diana Gabaldon returns with the newest novel in the epic Outlander series.


Available 11/9!

"Scintillating...More than a gripping ghost story, THE SENTENCE offers profound insights into the effects of the global pandemic and the collateral damage of systemic racism. It adds up to one of Erdrich's most...illuminating works to date." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)


Available in paperback 11/9!

"Moonflower Murders showcases Horowitz's full battalion of strengths: the whiplash plotting, the leather-smooth prose, the bold energy... and above all, the bright spark of joy that ignites the best fiction--the joy of a storyteller finding brave new ways to dazzle his audience. Sophisticated, literate novels aren't supposed to be so much fun."--A. J. Finn, author of The Woman in the Window


Available 11/23!

An enviable life shared with candor, emotion, and knockout storytelling power.-- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


Available 11/2!

"The incredible storytelling, lovable characters, and sweeping settings make this novel an absolute delight, proving that serious fiction does not have to be only dark and depressing." --Real Simple


Available 11/30!

"This novel, which has all the trappings of a

Claire Keegan story (small-town Ireland, a dark secret, a man with a burden to

bear) is sure to be absolutely beloved by all who read it."-- Literary Hub

New in Young Adult and Middle Grade


Available 11/2!

The queen of fairy-tale retellings is back, this time with "Rumpelstiltskin" as her inspiration, and the result is a gorgeously intricate tale that will have readers locked in from the start. ... Meyer weaves an enchanting tale filled with whimsically magical moments and some serious suspense. [She] knows how to capture fantastical worlds, and this one is pure perfection for her fans and new readers alike. --Booklist


Available 11/9!

"A deeply satisfying and worthy continuation of a beloved story."--Kirkus Reviews, STARRED "September 15, 2021"

New in Kids


Available 11/2!

The poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" by Clement C. Moore gains a richly illustrated new edition by Lynch. . . for traditionalists seeking a timeless option--particularly to present to first-time readers--Lynch's dreamy illustrations of the Christmas classic will surely gratify.

--Publishers Weekly


Available 11/2!

In this follow-up to the holiday hit The Tree That's Meant to Be, a fox and hare discover the magic of a first winter snowfall


Available 11/2!

What's an independent cat to do when his friend decides she's the leader of their pack? This story of friendship and power dynamics is a read-aloud joy. (publisher marketing)


Available 11/23!

Festive and fun, this is destined to become a seasonal favorite. (publisher marketing)


Available 11/16!

Jameson's retelling benefits from his striking grayscale pencil drawings, digitally colored and enhanced with textural elements. . . transcendent folk-art visuals of nature in the Russian-inflected setting will invite repeat examination.

--The Horn Book


Available 11/16!

"Animals are cast in the traditional second act: Bears dance the Russian Trepak, Arctic foxes perform the Danse Arabe ("their foxtails entwining"), and reindeer with candles on their antlers accompany Marie to a gingerbread house, where waltzing hedgehogs' quills are studded with tiny yellow flowers. Vivid, descriptive language adds further depth. . . A Christmas confection laced with an Old World sensibility." -- Publisher's Weekly


Available 11/30!

The first new original Leo Lionni picture book in nearly 30 years, featuring the beloved mouse Frederick as he guides his fellow mice--and young listeners--through a joyous celebration of the seasons. (publisher marketing)


Available 11/2!

From the Tyrannosaurus rex and saber-toothed cats, to woolly mammoths and ferns, this dinosaur book for kids is packed with a collection of amazing plants, dinosaurs and prehistoric animals. Every page will captivate young readers who are interested in fossils and natural history! (publisher marketing)


Available 11/30!

Quite possibly the cutest cookbook we've ever seen. . . with whimsical images by Rachel Stubbs, Atherton shares healthy recipes that are fun for bakers and chefs of all ages. Kids will love everything from the Hummus Lion to the Cakey Caterpillar.

--Red Tricycle


Available 11/2!

"In the illustration, a tableau of colorful mythological beings embodies Aaron's tale. . .Empathetic art and lyrical text blend for a touching and empowering tale." -- "Kirkus Reviews"


Available 11/2!

From north to south and coast to coast, America's 50 states await! Learn all about the natural wonders, man-made landmarks and incredible history that make each state unique with this fun-filled state-by-state guide. No plane ticket is needed! (publisher marketing)

What We're Listening to on


"Higuera spins a tale that crosses the depths of space, interweaving Mexican folklore with a mystical strand of science fiction."- Kirkus (starred)

Ultimately, this is less a self-help book than the personal testament of a traditional idealist with the belief that we are put on Earth for a purpose...An estimable researcher and activist tells stories and delivers uplifting advice.

--Kirkus Reviews

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Thanks so much to everyone who shopped with us during our birthday month of October! Congrats to our weekly raffle winners: Valeria, Angie, Emily, and Barb!

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