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In this frenetic age of megastores and e-commerce, it is comforting to know that there still remains within our community a place where time has gracefully been held at bay.  The Bookshelf located in Madeiara, is beginning its 40th year of service.  True to the vision of its founders this store continues to be a small, independent retailer where every book is carefully selected by the current owners. While paying close attention to contemporary literary trends and bestseller lists, The Bookshelf continues its rich tradition of personalized sevice. Customers are greeted by name, recommendations of good books are happily provided, hard to find titles are willingly researched and books are gift wrapped at no extra charge.

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You can find the books we are currently reading as well as our thoughts on these books below.

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Nora Webster (Hardcover)

$27.00
ISBN-13: 9781439138335
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Scribner Book Company, 10/2014
Signed copies available!

A Sudden Light (Hardcover)

$26.95
ISBN-13: 9781439187036
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Simon & Schuster, 9/2014
Read this in two days! I really enjoyed it...Garth captures the feel of the north woods near Seattle. Chris

$27.95
ISBN-13: 9780385349918
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Knopf, 9/2014
Great book!  Nicholas Kristof will be at Christ Church Cathredral on Monday, November 17! 

$29.95
ISBN-13: 9780385354042
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Knopf, 10/2014
Can't wait to start this...Jenny

Our Favorite Books for fall!

As much as I love the fall it is a busy season for all of us - and I don't look forward to the cold! So here is a list of books to read by the fireplace!

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$26.00
ISBN-13: 9780316230070
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Little, Brown and Company, 9/2014
I just started reading this and am thoroughly enjoying it!

$26.95
ISBN-13: 9781594205712
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Penguin Press HC, The, 6/2014
When I met Cleste Ng she was a true delight as is her fiction. One of the best young writers to hit the scene - suspenseful, emotionally complex story!  Chris

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