Book List, Staff Post

YA Books for Every Romance Trope

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

Book List, Staff Picks

Last Minute Holiday Gifts Staff Picks!

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!

Book List, Holiday, Seasonal Picks

Jólabókaflóð: From Cookbooks to Graphic Novels, and Everything In-Between!

The last few holiday seasons at the store, we’ve really embraced the idea of celebrating Jólabókaflóð, an Icelandic tradition of giving your loved ones a book and hot chocolate on Christmas Eve. It just feels like a tradition that fits an indie bookstore so perfectly. This morning we’re sharing the rest of the books we… Continue reading Jólabókaflóð: From Cookbooks to Graphic Novels, and Everything In-Between!

Book List, Staff Picks

Top Selling Staff Picks of 2020

In continuing our 2020 Best of lists here at Towne Book Center, we're excited to share the top selling staff recommendations of 2020! Each cover links to the book's page on our website! TBC Staff Picks TBC LINKS 28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand I eagerly waited for this book and it did not disappoint.  This… Continue reading Top Selling Staff Picks of 2020

Book List, Holiday, Seasonal Picks

Jólabókaflóð: Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction

The last few holiday seasons at the store, we’ve really embraced the idea of celebrating Jólabókaflóð, an Icelandic tradition of giving your loved ones a book and hot chocolate on Christmas Eve. It just feels like a tradition that fits an indie bookstore so perfectly. This morning we’re sharing the horror, fantasy and science fiction… Continue reading Jólabókaflóð: Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction

Book List, Holiday, Seasonal Picks

Jólabókaflóð: Romance

The last few holiday seasons at the store, we’ve really embraced the idea of celebrating Jólabókaflóð, an Icelandic tradition of giving your loved ones a book and hot chocolate on Christmas Eve. It just feels like a tradition that fits an indie bookstore so perfectly. This afternoon we’re sharing the romance novels we have on… Continue reading Jólabókaflóð: Romance