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New Non-Fiction

Tightrope: American Reaching for Hope by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn – The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of the acclaimed, best-selling Half the Sky now issue a plea—deeply personal and told through the lives of real Americans—to address the crisis in working-class America, while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure. Tiny Habits by B.J. Fogg – In Tiny Habits B.J. Fogg brings his experience coaching more than 40,000 people to help you lose weight, de-stress, sleep better, or achieve any goal of your choice. …

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Gifts for Women

Gifts Just For Fun: Plush Hand Warmer – Get toasty with this reusable plush hand warmer. Microwave the inner pouch and place it in the fur cover for instant warmth. $15 Sukeno Cosmetic Socks – Polish Pink or Perfume Gold/Silver – Want to feel extra pretty? Adorable metallic Cosmetic Socks can help your outfit pop! $10 Am I Overthinking This? by Michelle Rial – Did I screw up? How do I achieve work-life balance? Am I eating too much cheese? Do I have…

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Fiction for Women

The Gift of Being Transported Elsewhere (aka a GOOD NOVEL): The Dutch House by Ann Patchett  – A richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go. Colette, Susan and I all loved this one. Great for women with strong attachments to the home of their childhood and siblings. The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern – A timeless love story set in a secret underground…

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Fun New Ornaments

Have you seen how festive the store is yet? Last year we went all out with nativities because of our nativity show, and this year we thought we would feature something different: ornaments. We have several trees along our glass wall bursting with really fun and unique ornaments. I’ve been posting a “daily ornament” on instagram @dogwoodbooksandgifts. Follow us and see! Bitten Gingerbread Man You’re My Jam Festive Camel Anna Wintour

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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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