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The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone

We are pleased to welcome Alicia Silverstone with her latest book The Kind Mama.  Books and Tickets go on-sale 4/15/14.  Signing line ticket required, receive your complimentary ticket with the purchase of The Kind Mama at Third Place Books.

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The Kind Mama: A Simple Guide to Supercharged Fertility, a Radiant Pregnancy, a Sweeter Birth, and a Healthier, More Beautiful Beginn Cover Image
By Alicia Silverstone, Amy Neunsinger (Photographer)
$23.99
ISBN: 9781623360405
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Rodale Books - April 15th, 2014

When did making babies get to be so hard? Infertility is on the rise globally, affecting as many as one in six couples. But instead of considering diet and lifestyle factors, doctors pump their patients full of expensive and invasive fertility treatments.


David Shields - Other People: Takes & Mistakes

Can one person know another person? How do we live through other people? Is it possible to fill the gap between people? If not, can art fill that gap? Grappling with these questions, David Shields gives us a book that is something of a revelation: seventy-plus essays, written over the last thirty-five years, reconcieved and recombined to form neither a miscellany nor a memoir but a sustained meditation on otherness.

Other People: Takes & Mistakes Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385351997
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - February 21st, 2017

An intellectually thrilling and emotionally wrenching investigation of otherness: the need for one person to understand another person completely, the impossibility of any such absolute knowing, and the erotics of this separation.


Charles Johnson - The Way of the Writer

Luminous, inspiring, and immenently accessible, The Way of the Writer is a revelatory glimpse into the mind of the writer and an essential guide for anyone with a story to tell.

The Way of the Writer: Reflections on the Art and Craft of Storytelling Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501147227
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Scribner Book Company - December 6th, 2016

From Charles Johnson--a National Book Award winner, Professor Emeritus at University of Washington, and one of America's preeminent scholars on literature and race--comes an instructive, inspiring guide to the craft and art of writing.


Book Swap

Bring a book, take a book! Come mingle with your friendly neighborhood booksellers for our first-ever book swap! Used book buyers will be here to discuss and help familiarize our neighbors with the ins and outs of our book buyback policies. We will have a wide array of selected titles for the taking, so bring down a book or two you're ready to pass along and exchange it for a new read.

Shuja De'Peace AKA Zackery Max Driver - Number 344317

Through the words of one whose life was wrought with sex abuse, domestic violence, addiction and incarceration, and who overcame these obstacles even while incarcerated with a relentless pursuit of higher understanding, Spiritual enlightenment and Liberation, this book gleams on the misuse of prison to solve these problems, and sparks hope in the power of self determination and the will to heal and realize true freedom individually and collectively as a global community. 

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$19.99
ISBN: 9780692672426
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Zackery Max Driver - October 7th, 2016

Gowri Nat Story Time

Join us for a special story time with Gowri Nat reading her book Little Jessie's Beach Fun, a trilingual book in English, Spanish and ASL! No purchase required and all are welcome.

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$15.95
ISBN: 9781478750895
Availability: May not be available. Please call (206) 366-3333 for info.
Published: Outskirts Press - April 8th, 2015

TPB Literary Book Club - The Book of Memory

Awaiting trial for the murder of her adopted father in a Zimbabwean prison, an albino woman named Memory must write her story as she remembers it, her only chance to avoid a mandatory death sentence. In crisp, vivid prose, Gappah's debut novel questions the reliability of memory and perception, demonstrating how superstition and prejudice can shape a life.

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$16.00
ISBN: 9781250117922
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Picador USA - February 7th, 2017

An albino woman named Memory is languishing in a maximum security prison in Harare, Zimbabwe, where she has been tried and convicted of murder. As part of her appeal, her lawyer insists that she write down what happened; that is, the events that led to the killing of her adoptive father, Lloyd Hendricks. But who was Lloyd Hendricks? Why does Memory feel no remorse for his death?


Third Place Kitting Book Club - The Little Paris Bookshop

Join us to knit or crochet while we discuss The Little Paris Bookshop, the tale of a floating bookshop and the bookseller with the uncanny ability to hand someone the pefect book for the present momnent. Bring your own project or help us reach our goal of providing 200 hats for the homeless in December. New to knitting? Come at 6:30 and get a free lesson.

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780553418798
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Broadway Books - March 22nd, 2016

Monsieur Perdu can prescribe the perfect book for a broken heart. But can he fix his own?


Third Place Kitting Book Club - The Girl from the Savoy

Join us to knit or crochet while we discuss The Girl from the Savoy. In 1923, a job as a chambermaid at the Savoy Hotel gives Dolly hope of rubbing elbows with the right people to launch her into a position as a chorus girl. Bring your own project or help us reach our goal of providing 200 hats for the homeless in December. New to knitting?

The Girl from the Savoy Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062403476
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: William Morrow & Company - June 7th, 2016

Presenting a dazzling new historical novel The Girl From The Savoy is as sparkling as champagne and as thrilling as the era itself.

Sometimes life gives you cotton stockings. Sometimes it gives you a Chanel gown


TPB Literary Book Club - Purple Hibiscus

This coming-of-age novel follows the path of a teenaged girl growing up in a walled compound in Nigeria with a fanatically religious, abusive father. When she and her brother are sent away to visit an aunt for the first time, they discover new possibilities in a house full of books, laughter, and love.

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$15.95
ISBN: 9781616202415
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - April 17th, 2012

Fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a privileged life in Enugu, Nigeria. They live in a beautiful house, with a caring family, and attend an exclusive missionary school. They're completely shielded from the troubles of the world. Yet, as Kambili reveals in her tender-voiced account, things are less perfect than they appear.


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