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November Books

Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout – Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout continues the life of prickly, wry, resistant to change, ruthlessly honest and deeply empathetic Olive Kitteridge. The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes – Based on real events and set in Depression-era America, The Giver of Stars is the story of five women hired to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt’s new traveling library. The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern – Zachary Ezra Rawlins is a graduate student in Vermont when he discovers a mysterious…

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Trick or Treat?

Spooky Decor: Black Glitter Twig Wreath – This 21” beauty is perfect for your front door or table top. Felted Pumpkins – In a variety of sizes and neutral colors, these felted pumpkins add the perfect pop of seasonal decor. Spooky Votive Candles – These boxed set of friendly pumpkins and Halloween characters are so cute!

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Who loves ya, Baby? Gifts for little ones

Elegant Bay Cable Knit Stroller Blanket – These fur backed stroller blankets are soft and warm featuring a cable knit design with a plush fur backing. Maileg Noah’s Cruise Rattle Set – These cute little rattles are the perfect baby gift and a great way to teach children about Noah and his animals.  Babylit Little Poets Miracles Everywhere – Inspire your little ones to see the miracles of everyday life with lines from Walt Whitman’s “Miracles” in Leaves of Grass. Oli & Carol Avocado Teether – Arnold the…

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October Books

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett – Set over the course of five decades, The Dutch House is a dark fairy tale about two smart people who cannot overcome their past. Despite every outward sign of success, Danny and Maeve are only truly comfortable when they’re together. Throughout their lives they return to the well-worn story of what they’ve lost with humor and rage. But when at last they’re forced to confront the people who left them behind, the relationship…

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Easy, Tiger!

New Gifts from Easy, Tiger: Thing I’ll Cancel Later Daily Planner – Write down all those things you’ll forget anyway in 2020. Each and every page features the random holiday of the day, celebrity birthdays and a bit of trivia. $35 Curren Mood Enamel Frame – These handsome frames have a hilarious picture you can keep or add your own. “in Current Mood” and “Damn, Son!” $15/$25 Hilarious Pots and Vases – Finally your plant and flowers can speak their…

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Hot Fall Books

Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino – In nine essays, Tolentino writes about our current cultural prism: the rise of the nightmare social internet; the advent of scamming as the definitive millennial ethos; the literary heroine’s journey from brave to blank to bitter; the punitive dream of physical optimization. A true book of our time! Inland by Tea Obreht – In the lawless, drought-ridden lands of the Arizona Territory in 1893, two extraordinary lives unfold in this sweeping but little-known history that subverts and reimagines…

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Back-to-School

The Pigeon Has to Go to School by Mo Willems – Why does the Pigeon have to go to school? He already knows everything! And what if he doesn’t like it? What if the teacher doesn’t like him? What if he learns TOO MUCH!?! Thoughtfuls for Kids – Tuck one of these pop-open cards into your child’s lunchbox, pocket or backpacks and let the hidden message add encouragement, love and delight to their day.  Takenaka Bento Boxes – Transport lunches and…

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It’s Raining Books!

Easter really cut into my reading time! Now I’m back and have recently read some good ones: Miriam Toews’s Women Talking, a fictionalized story about the “ghost rapes” of Bolivia, David Brooks’s latest musings on morality The Second Mountain, Preet Bharara’s Doing Justice and Mayor Pete’s (he’s an Episcopalian!) memoir Shortest Way Home. This week I will be starting a series called “One Minute Reviews” on Instagram. Follow us so you can check it out!  We also have new spring gifts for Moms and Teachers,…

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