New week, new books! Y'all, Dollop and Mrs. Fabulous is adorable and might actually be about me and my sister. I'm also really excited about a new series from HMH Books called From an Idea to... These are middle grade histories of businesses that affect our lives; the histories of Disney and Nike are new this week! Dave Cullen's book, Parkland, is highly anticipated and we have a collection of essays from America's greatest living author, Toni Morrison. Another beautiful book week!
Friend of the store and librarian extraordinaire Sarah Colombo will be celebrating the release of her debut novel Subterraneans with us on 9/1!
Sarah has written science fiction novel set in the near future that probes deeply into modern society. Subterraneans addresses anxieties about being over exposed and under connected through the disappearance of Hil Mills.
Hank Green has written a novel about science, puzzles, and being an internet celebrity, and it is everything you are expecting! An Absolutely Remarkable Thing is Contact meets Ready Player One, but it manages to be more fun than the former and more insightful than the latter. Average human April May discovers and vlogs about an interesting art piece that shows up in NYC. Her life quickly goes off the rails as the entire world questions just what these beings that April has dubbed 'Carls' represent. What threat or opportunity do they pose?