Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore
“Still reeling from witnessing a tragic event many years ago, Lydia is thrown headfirst into yet another tragedy after one of her favorite bookshop patrons commits suicide in the store and mysteriously leaves all his possessions to her. As Lydia follows the thread that he leaves her, she finds out more about him, her town, and even her own past. Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore is a great book that keeps you guessing. Highly recommended for fans of a good mystery.”Will Bason, BookPeople
The Bookshop of Second Chances
A woman desperate to turn a new page heads to the Scottish coast and finds herself locked in a battle of wills with an infuriatingly aloof bookseller in this utterly heartwarming debut, perfect for readers of Evvie Drake Starts Over.
“Humor and charm abound. . . . [This] love story hits the spot.”—Publishers Weekly
Thea Mottram is having a bad... Read more »
The Red Notebook
“On one of his early morning walks around his Paris neighborhood bookshop owner Laurent finds a woman's bag left by a trash bin, nothing is left in it but a signed Modiano novel and a red notebook, with no name in it. Determined to find the owner of the bag Laurent breaks from his unadventurous life and follows the clues he finds in the notebook. Though it isn't long Laurain lets us in on the lives of two very human characters. He also explores how our personalities form the way we spend our lives.... or is it how we live our lives informs who we are? If you love bookshops, Paris, and beautiful language this is for you.”Stacey, Tattered Cover
Confessions of a Bookseller
This book is the next best thing to visiting your favorite bookstore—bookshop cat not included.
Go behind the scenes at The Bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland, with owner Shaun Bythell. Inside a Georgian townhouse with a stone façade on the Wigtown highroad, jammed with more than 100,000 books and one portly shop cat, Shaun manages the daily ups and...Read more »
The Little Paris Bookshop
“There are books that are suitable for a million people, others for only a hundred. There are even remedies—I mean books—that were written for one person only…A book is both medic and medicine at once. It makes a diagnosis as well as offering therapy. Putting the right novels to the appropriate ailments: that’s how I sell books.”
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The Girl Who Reads on the Métro
"Narrator Stephanie Racine instills an enthusiastic tone of wonder at the transformative quality of books in this tale with a beautiful dreamlike quality." -- AudioFile Magazine
For fans of Amélie and The Little Paris Bookshop, a modern fairytale about a French woman whose life is turned upside down when she meets a reclusive bookseller and his...
The New York Times bestselling author of BlackberryWinter imagines the inspiration for Goodnight Moon
Goodnight Moon is an adored childhood classic, butits real origins are lost to history. In Goodnight June, Sarah Jio offers a suspenseful andheartfelt take on how the “great green room” might have come to be.
June Andersen is professionally...Read more »
Talk Bookish to Me
Inspiration can come from the most unlikely—and inconvenient—sources.
Kara Sullivan’s life is full of love—albeit fictional. As a bestselling romance novelist and influential Bookstagrammer, she’s fine with getting her happily-ever-after fix between the covers of a book.
But right now? Not only is Kara’s best friend getting married next... Read more »
The Bookish Life of Nina Hill
“What a joyous, charming, funny and beautiful celebration of books and the people who love them. There is so much detail in both the wonderful, wide-ranging cast of characters and in the setting. Quirky in the very best sense of the word. I will certainly return to the world of Nina Hill again and again.”Leah Koch, The Ripped Bodice
The Bookshop on the Shore
“Highly enjoyable, this story of a book-loving nanny in Scotland was just the right audio listen for my daily commute. Would likely resonate with readers who loved the Sound of Music. Great narrator.”Carol, Bank Square Books
The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted
Can one unlikely bookshop heal two broken souls?
"Beautifully written . . . Full of insight into the nature of tragedy, love, and redemption."--Garth Stein
"A poignant journey of unthinkable loss, love, and the healing capacity of the written word."--Ellen Keith
It is 1968 in rural Australia and lonely Tom Hope can't make heads or tails of Hannah... Read more »
The Bookshop of Yesterdays
“Wonderful family drama and a bit of mystery with lots of book references. There are so many elements to this book that I loved. Great characters, intriguing story and fascinating look at the choices we make in life.”Tricia, Mostly Books
The Lost for Words Bookshop
The Lost for Words Bookshop is a compelling, irresistible, and heart-rending audiobook from author Stephanie Butland
Loveday Cardew prefers books to people. If you look carefully, you might glimpse the first lines of the novels she loves most tattooed on her skin. But there are some things Loveday will never, ever show you.
Into her hiding place -...
The Bookshop on the Corner
Nina Redmond is a librarian with a gift for finding the perfect book for her readers. But can she write her own happy-ever-after? In this valentine to readers, librarians, and book-lovers the world over, the New York Times-bestselling author of Little Beach Street Bakery returns with a funny, moving new novel for fans of Meg Donohue, Sophie...Read more »
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
A gleeful and exhilarating tale of global conspiracy, complex code-breaking, high-tech data visualization, young love, rollicking adventure, and the secret to eternal life—mostly set in a hole-in-the-wall San Francisco bookstore
The Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon out of his life as a San Francisco Web-design drone—and serendipity, sheer...
The Diary of a Bookseller
Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. In these wry and hilarious diaries, Shaun provides an inside look at the trials and tribulations of life in the book trade, from struggles with eccentric customers to wrangles with his own staff. He takes us with him on buying trips to old estates and auction... Read more »