Check out our latest staff picks! Staff picks TBC Links Meet the Booksellers Friends Like These by Kimberly McCreight No one writes a contemporary thriller quite like Kimberly McCreight - she is a true master of her art. I loved the multiple perspectives and the immersion into the world of both privilege and poverty that… Continue reading New Staff Picks!
October is one of our favorite months here at Towne! While not entirely spooky in our selections, we do have adorably spooky headers for ourselves this month! Staff picks TBC Links Meet the Booksellers Fuzz by Mary Roach Mary is back with her distinctive inquisitiveness and desire to understand the world around her. I laughed,… Continue reading New Picks to Kick Off Spooktober!
It's that time again - time to share the books that are staff our reading and loving! Click on the cover to be directed to the book and each is followed by our staff member's review and the description from the publisher. Staff picks TBC Links Meet the Booksellers Empire of the Vampire by Jay… Continue reading Our Favorites for Fall
We're very excited to introduce our three newest booksellers, Jaclyn, Athena and Becky, along with their first staff picks! To see picture of all the booksellers at the store, check out our staff pick pages (by clicking on our names below) or by clicking on the "Meet the Booksellers" button! Staff picks TBC Links Meet… Continue reading Introducing Our Three New Booksellers!
This week we have just a few picks for you, but for the next round we're excited to introduce the first picks of our three new staff members, Jaclyn, Athena and Becky! Staff picks TBC Links Paper and Blood by Kevin Hearne A great follow up to last year's Ink and Sigil - Hearne is… Continue reading Latest Staff Picks at Towne!
Today will be the last time we're sharing Carly's staff picks - she's off to put her master's degree to good use working in a museum! Becca is also heading off to graduate school in Boston (though she's given us her picks to tide us over until her return for the holidays) and Hannah is… Continue reading New Staff Picks, Good Byes & Introductions
Did you miss a post this month? Here's everything we've featured in July - just click on the image to be directed to the post! The image links to the most recent staff summer picks and you can find all of our summer staff picks on our website HERE. These titles are always on display… Continue reading July in Review
Welcome to the Summer Staff Picks, Round 8, the last round for this summer! Every summer, each staff members picks a set number of books that they think make great warm weather and vacation reads. They write a blurb for every book, and we put them out on display in the store for all our… Continue reading Summer Staff Picks, Round 8
I have to preface this essay—Yes, I’m calling it an essay rather than a blog post. You know that meme about Shrek being a “sophisticated film” and not a movie? Yeah, that— with four notes. Let’s get a disclaimer out of the way: I was in no way inspired to write this from the viewpoint… Continue reading In Defense of Speculative Fiction
Welcome to the Summer Staff Picks, Round 7! Every summer, each staff members picks a set number of books that they think make great warm weather and vacation reads. They write a blurb for every book, and we put them out on display in the store for all our customers to see (this year they’re… Continue reading Summer Staff Picks, Round 7