Eagle Harbor Book Co.

Yes, we have some catching up to do - so let's get started!

We're open! From 11 am to 5 pm each day we'll be open for browsing, and booksellers will be on hand to help. To keep all of us safe,
a mask will be required to enter the store. For those without a mask, we'll provide one at either entrance. We also ask that you continue to maintain spatial distancing of 6 ft. while shopping, as required by Phase 2 requirements.

For those who are still hesitant to enter the store, discover how easy it is to make the switch to online ordering at www.eagleharborbooks.com, at least temporarily. We will fill the orders and let you know when they are ready for pick-up.

It is graduation season now and Father's Day will be here before you know it. We've compiled lists of great gift ideas for both occasions. Order online, call us, or peruse our displays in the store for the perfect gifts.

Finally, we felt it would be appropriate to respond to the recent unrest by pulling together a list of anti-racist book titles, for both youth and adults. It started small, but the list has grown, and we will keep adding titles as we all learn more. Some of these books have sold out in recent days, but we are working hard to restock for you. 

You will see below that your booksellers have been busy doing what they do best, reading and recommending the books they know you'll love. For any books that interest you in this newsletter, click on the book covers to learn more and to make your selections.

Finally, our gift cards are compatible with web orders, so if you're shopping for Graduation of Father's Day, this might be the best gift of all. 

We look forward to seeing you again!
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May we recommend...
Apeirogon,  by Colum McCann
McCann, who wrote the terrific novel Let the Great World Spin, has authored a brilliant and revelatory work of fiction based on two real people: Bassam, a Palestinian from Jericho, and Rami, an Israeli who lives in Jerusalem. Bringing these two men together are the deaths by sectarian violence of their daughters, ten and thirteen years old. McCann unfolds the novel in 1,000 mostly tiny "chapters," creating a kaleidoscopic yet lyrical and beautifully focused narrative, unlike anything I have ever read. An eloquent portrayal of a friendship and a universal call for peace and understanding, this is an important book! ~ John

The Portable Frederick Douglass, by John Stauffer and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (Editors)
Frederick Douglass ranks as one of the most eloquent and powerful speakers and writers in American history.  Born a slave, he basically taught himself to read and write, and became a key leader in the Abolitionist movement.  This volume is a comprehensive but affordable collection of Douglass's most significant works, spanning a crucial period in U.S. history from 1845 to 1891.  Douglass's condemnations of slavery and racism still resonate deeply with us today. ~ David

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The American Fiancée, by Éric Dupont. 
The novel is translated from French, takes place mostly in Quebec, and follows the Lamontagne family through the 20th century. Catholic guilt abounds and each character must deal with the sins of the previous generations and add their own to the list, each in their own ways. When the novel takes a left turn to Berlin there may be connections to times past. It might have to do with the early 20th century arrival, the American fiancée. Broad in scope, compelling throughout, and filled with comic voice.   ~ Kathleen

Silent Death,  by Peter May
Glaswegian Police Investigator John Mackenzie is sent on a routine extradition trip to the Costa del Sol to retrieve a captured drug lord. Mackenzie and his wife are going through a bit of a rough patch, so the timing's not great, but he assures Susan that it will be a quick trip and he'll be home soon. Right. As soon as he lands Mackenzie learns the drug lord has deftly engineered his escape and Mackenzie is now seconded to the local Spanish police to assist in the recapture. The irascible Scotsman must now navigate three levels of complex police infrastructure while trying to capture a slippery super-felon with a fierce vendetta against a local policewoman. Who's really in charge? Who can he trust? Who's on the felon's payroll? Peter May, best known for his Shetland series, is a master storyteller who blends sensitive social convention with heart-pounding thriller plotting. This is a perfect read to make time at home evaporate! ~ Susan

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Ragweed & Poppy, by Avi
Poppy the mouse is back in this delightful adventure!  Readers will learn how Poppy and Ragweed, the adventurous little mice, first met. Fans of Poppy stories by Avi will love reading how the friendship begins and all the adventures they endure. This is some of the best animal character fiction for middle readers ever written. Ragweed & Poppy is a wonderful read for fans of the Poppy series, but also a great way to start reading about Poppy. (Release date June 9, 2020)   ~ Bernice

New in Fiction

New in Nonfiction
New in Paperback

New Books for Young Adults
Again, Again
by E. Lockhart
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
by  Suzanne Collins
All Boys Aren't Blue
by g eorge M. Johnson
New Books for Kids
My Maddy
by  Gayle E. Pitman
Friday Night Wrestlefest
by  Micah Player
Be Amazing
by Desmond Napoles
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The School of Good and Evil: One True King
by Soman Chainani
A Song Only I Can Hear
by Barry Jonsberg
A List of Things That Will Never Change
by Rebecca Stead
When Stars are Scattered
by Victoria Jamieson & Omar Mohamed
Echo Mountain
by Lauren Wolk
Every Missing Piece
by Melanie Conklin
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Our island is home to an amazingly diverse collection of small businesses which support and provide for the Bainbridge community. They are owned and operated by our family, friends, and neighbors and currently facing an unprecedented challenge. Help your favorite local business survive this difficult time with the purchase of a special Bainbridge Strong t-shirt or hoodie. For each item sold, a $10 donation goes directly to the business, organization, or non-profit of your choice - no additional work on their part, just a little help to show our love.

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