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Specializing in contemporary fiction, children's books, young adult, local authors, & a large Shakespeare & theatre section.

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Holiday Books 2016

Staff Choices: Holiday Books 2016

absolutelyonmusicABSOLUTELY ON MUSIC
Haruki Murakami and Seiji Ozawa
A deeply personal, intimate conversation about music and writing between the internationally acclaimed author and his close friend, the former conductor of the Boston Symphony.

cookingforjeffreyCOOKING FOR JEFFREY
Ina Garten
The beloved cookbook author shares 85 never-before-published recipes that she makes for her husband of thirty-six years.

hiddenlifeoftreesHIDDEN LIFE OF TREES
Peter Wohlleben
This international best-seller will convince you that the forest is a social network by describing how trees are like human families and are able to communicate with each other. A walk in the woods will never be the same.

borntorunBORN TO RUN
Bruce Springsteen
Much more than a legendary rock star’s memoir, it is a book for workers and dreamers, lovers and loaners, artists, freaks or anyone who has ever wanted to be baptized in the river of rock and roll.

theundoingprojectTHE UNDOING PROJECT
Michael Lewis
How a Nobel Prize-winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality, written by the author of the Big Short.

Thomas L. Friedman
The award-winning New York Times columnist’s most ambitious book—and an essential guide to the uncertainty of the present and future.

lithiapark2LITHIA PARK
John Enders
The history of Ashland’s jewel in a beautiful gift book, with contemporary and historic photographs, and a narrative by long-time Ashland resident, John Enders.

thebookofjoyTHE BOOK OF JOY
Dalai Lama & Desmond Tutu
Learn how these two wise men have been able to discover a level of peace, courage and joy to which we can all aspire in this book of comfort and hope.

hillbillyelegyHILLBILLY ELEGY
J.D. Vance
“You will not read a more important book about America this year.” –The Economist

theraininportugalTHE RAIN IN PORTUGAL
Billy Collins
From the former U.S. Poet Laureate, a collection of poems that are by turns entertaining, engaging and enlightening.

herooftheempireHERO OF THE EMPIRE
Candice Millard
A thrilling, best-selling narrative of Winston Churchill’s extraordinary and little-known exploits during the Boer War.

pacificcresttrailTHE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL
Mark Larabee, Barney Scout Mann
With more than 250 spectacular contemporary images, and unpublished historical photos and documents, this stunning gift book celebrates the history, beauty and importance of the West Coast’s most iconic hiking trail.

Margaret Atwood
William Shakespeare’s The Tempest retold by the winner of the Man Booker Prize.
Colton Whitehead
A magnificent tour-de-force chronicling a young slave’s adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. A National Book Award finalist and an Oprah Pick.

agentlemaninmoscowA GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW
Amor Towles
A transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel, brimming with intrigue and a glittering cast of characters—lots of interesting Russian history and vastly entertaining.

Ann Patchett
The beloved, best-selling author tells the story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families’ lives. It is a story of divorce, blended families, pain, courage and, most of all, the love and endurance of family.

thelyricsTHE LYRICS 1961-2012
Bob Dylan
A major publishing event—a beautiful, comprehensive collection of the lyrics, with artwork, by the Nobel Prize winner.

swingtimeSWING TIME
Zadie Smith
An ambitious, exuberant novel about two brown girls who dream of becoming dancers. A profound and beautifully written book by an esteemed young novelist.

Michael Chabon
Pulitzer Prize winner Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece in a novel of truth and lies, family legends and existential adventure.

todaywitllbedifferentTODAY WILL BE DIFFERENT
Maria Semple
If you are looking for well-written, escapist fiction, this novel is a hilarious, heart-filled story about reinvention, sisterhood and how, sometimes, it takes facing up to our former selves to truly begin living.

Brit Bennett
Published to outstanding reviews, it is a surprising story about young love, a secret and the things that haunt us the most. Readers at Bloomsbury love his dazzling novel.

thenixTHE NIX
Nathan Hill
This mother-son drama set in the radical politics of 1968 and present-day politically correct academia has earned Hill comparisons with Jonathan Frazen and John Irving.

thetrespasserTHE TRESPASSER
Tana French
Her latest is being lauded as her best—from “the most important crime novelist to emerge in the last years.” -The Washington Post

For Children

Chris Colfer
A wonderful and readable compilation of favorite fairy tales. For young children.

Aaron Becker
The third book in this wordless trilogy, where a little girl takes a journey into an enchanted world. Exquisitely illustrated. For young children.

inquisitorstaleTHE INQUISITOR’S TALE
Adam Gidwitz
An exciting adventure tale about three children with superpowers. Beautiful manuscript illuminations! For middle grade readers.

gertiesleaptogreatnessGERTIE’S LEAP TO GREATNESS
Kate Beasley
Spunky and optimistic, Gertie is determined to be the greatest 5th grader in the universe. However, she meets with numerous obstacles along the way. For middle grade readers.

thereaderTHE READER
Traci Chee
Danger, magic and adventure combine to create a beautifully written fantasy for teens. First book in this new series.

theforgettingTHE FORGETTING
Sharon Cameron
in the city of Canaan, every 12 years, each person’s entire memories are lost unless they have been written and recorded in a book. Only Nadia retains her memories…and the truth. For teens.