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2019 NEWS:
  • Newly released MUST-READ books for December, 2019:
    • LITTLE WEIRDS by Jenny Slate
    • GIRL, WOMAN, OTHER by Bernardine Evaristo
    • NO ONE IS TOO SMALL by Greta Thunberg
    • THE WITCHES ARE COMING by Lindy West
    • IN THE DREAM HOUSE: A Memoir by Carmen Machado
    • SOFIA VALDEZ, FUTURE PREZ by Andrea Beatty
    • THE STARLESS SEA by Erin Morgenstern
    • DEAD ASTRONAUTS by Jeff Vandermeer
    • DEAR GIRLS by Ali Wong
    • CHILDREN OF VIRTUE AND VENGEANCE by Tomi Adeyemi
    • THE GREAT PRETENDER: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness by Susannah Cahalan

    Are your books taking up more space in your home than they deserve? Moving? Need some cash for your books? Want to trade books you've read for books you haven't read? Bring us your books! We might not take all of them, but we'll pay cash or give you store credit for the ones we do want.

  • Now through Tuesday, December 31, 2019: We will NOT be buying or trading books for the rest of the year. We buy and trade books from 10:00 am through 3:00 pm during the first three weeks (21 days) of each month except April and December. We do NOT buy or trade books in April and December.

  • Wednesday, January 1, 2020 through Tuesday, January 21, 2020: We will resume buying and trading books in January.

BOOK AWARD NEWS:
  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019: The 2019 National Book Awards have been presented for the year's best Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People's Literature
    • Fiction: Trust Exercise by Susan Choi
    • Nonfiction: The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom
    • Poetry: Sight Lines by Arthur Sze
    • Young People's Literature: 1919: The Year That Changed America by Martin W. Sandler
  • Monday, October 14, 2019: Both GIRL, WOMAN, OTHER by Bernardine Evaristo and THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood have won the 2019 Booker Prize for the best novel of the year.
  • Sunday, August 18, 2019: THE CALCULATING STARS by Mary Robinette Kowal wins the 2019 Hugo Award for the best science-fiction/fantasy novel of the year.
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2019: The nominees for the 2019 Booker Prize have been announced.
  • Wednesday, June 5, 2019: AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE by Tayari Jones wins the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction - the world's most prestigious annual book award celebrating and honoring women authors.
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019: CELESTIAL BODIES by Jokha Alharthi - translated by Marilyn Booth from the original Arabic - wins the 2019 International Booker Prize for the best novel of the year translated into English.
  • Saturday, May 18, 2019: THE CALCULATING STARS by Mary Robinette Kowal wins the 2019 Nebula Award for the best science-fiction/fantasy novel of the year.
  • Friday, April 26, 2019: DOWN THE RIVER UNTO THE SEA by Walter Mosley wins the 2019 Edgar Award for the best mystery/suspense novel of the year.
  • Monday, April 15, 2019: The winners of the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction, Nonfiction, History, Biography, and Poetry have been announced.


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