Want to see what we've been up to event-wise at Towne? Subscribe to our YouTube channel, and then keep scrolling to see who's coming up and who has already virtually stopped by! Click on the image for each author to be directed to their specific event page on our website for more information and to… Continue reading Upcoming Virtual Events: January
We're so happy to say goodbye to 2020! We hope 2021 will be a better year for everyone. Staff picks TBC Links A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik A great start to a new series! I love Naomi’s writing and greatly enjoyed seeing her write in a different style than she did for Uprooted and… Continue reading New Year, New Staff Picks!
Did you miss a post this month? Here's everything we've featured since our November in Review post - just click on the image to be directed to the post! Unique This Month While we shared all of our staff recommendations for the holidays in November, the top 10 selling titles were sharing in mid-December. The… Continue reading December in Review
While we're operating on limited hours, our book clubs are still meeting virtually. Click on the header for each one to be directed to it's page on our website, and contact our manager, Sarah, at email@example.com if you see one you'd like to join and she'll give you moderator's information! A number of our book… Continue reading Upcoming Book Club Books January/February
Welcome back to another episode of Rating What My Coworkers Like to Read, or something like that. My last blog post was the first part of this, and this is the follow up with the second half of my coworkers up to bat. So grab a drink or a snack, settle in, and read as… Continue reading Do My Coworkers Know My Reading Tastes? Part 2
For years I would get a gift card to a favorite bookstore as a kid and then when I would go right after Christmas, or even in January, the store would be out of stock on most things and to order anything would take ages. I have since found out that this is because the… Continue reading Gift Card? Buy a Great Book for Yourself!
It’s tough being cooped up in the house all day. You work from home, you learn from home, and while you get to go on an exciting trip to the grocery store (or perhaps your local bookstore), chances are, your kids don’t. While we know they must be itching for a journey, it’s best to… Continue reading Adventures from the Comfort of Your Home
What is a trope? It is a recurring literary theme. From rags to riches to being the “chosen one,” it’s a popular device used in many stories. Whether you realize it or not, you probably gravitate toward books with similar story elements. Some of my personal favorite tropes are the ones surrounding romance. Even if… Continue reading YA Books for Every Romance Trope
I am not usually a reader of the mystery genre, in fact I tend to be much more of a Fantasy reader. However I DO love a good challenge and when talking with my coworkers about genres it became clear that not many of us read mystery at this point. So I decided to try… Continue reading Mysteries for the Non-Mystery Reader
Still need the perfect gift for someone? Check out our latest staff picks! Staff picks TBC Links No One Asked for This by Cazzie David Cazzie is a good writer, and definitely funny in a early comedic way - she says she’s more like her dad than mom and the resemblance is obvious. I could… Continue reading Last Minute Holiday Gifts Staff Picks!