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 Posted January 18, 2023 by Sarah C.

After the holidays, we all start with a little desire to do something different for the year ahead, even if we don't strictly call these changes "resolutions." And maybe the new thing you want to try is cracking open the book of an author with an overwhelming amount of work, which is where the Third Place Books staff steps in to help narrow down your options!


 Posted January 11, 2023 by Allie

We made it to the new year and the air is abuzz with exciting upcoming releases! Now that we’ve figured out our favorite books of 2022, and your favorite books of 2022, it’s finally time to look ahead. 

I asked Third Place booksellers what they’re anticipating in the new year and here were some of their answers: 


 Posted January 5, 2023 by Allie

Happy New Year everyone! We made it through 2022, and if you’re anything like us, you’re very excited for all the books coming up in 2023. But before we get into the books on the horizon, we thought it would be fun to look back at 2022. 

You already know all about our favorite books of the year, but what books did Third Place Books shoppers love this year? To answer that question, we dove into our records and made a list of the ten bestselling books that came out this year. 


 Posted December 14, 2022 by Laura

Audiobooks are my favorite way to pass the time on the way to work, and some books just lend themselves to audio production. They also make a great holiday gift!
 
In 2022 I made it through more than seventy audiobooks from Libro.fm. Here are the standouts: 
 


 Posted December 12, 2022 by Allie

Buying books for book lovers can be deceptively difficult! Sure, you can buy them a book off their wish list, but anyone can buy a book off someone’s wish list! We’re looking for something personal, something with a little bit more pizzazz. 

Here are some thoughtful gift ideas for the book lovers in your life. 


 Posted December 4, 2022 by Laura

Reading in winter feels very different then reading in summer. Curling up to read in your most comfortable chair, with fuzzy socks, a big blanket, and a cup of your beverage of choice as day turns quickly to evening feels like the best possible pastime during the cold months. 

But what to read? We know what makes a great Beach Read, but what makes a great cold weather book?

In this booklist we’ll try to answer that question, and recommend some great, wintery books along the way!
 


 Posted November 23, 2022 by Allie

There have been a number of books that have come into my life at the exact right moment over the years. Some of them have given me perspective I needed, or held my hand through uncomfortable transitions. I think many book lovers can relate to the relief of finding a book that reflects or illuminates exactly what one needs to see, and when that happens I for one am so grateful. 

Given the impending holiday, I asked Third Place booksellers what books they feel especially grateful for this season. 


 Posted November 17, 2022 by Allie

It’s that time of year again! We asked everyone at all three Third Place Books locations for their 10 favorite books that came out in 2022, collected the hundreds of books we loved this year, and compiled the ten books that appeared on the most lists. 

So without further ado, here are the top ten books that Third Place Booksellers loved in 2022: 
 


 Posted October 25, 2022 by Sarah C.

The theory of the Final Girl is one of my favorite tropes to follow in horror films, because in a genre regularly looked down upon as schlock for sickos, it is also one of the few that gives women the main role, and has them fight back with a cathartic violence usually not afforded to people experiencing the most harm. The Final Girl follows her instincts, and accepts that no one is coming to her rescue, thus leading her to drive the knife in the killer's heart if necessary. 


 Posted October 22, 2022 by Third Place Books


Spook season is almost over, which means, for those of us who love to terrify ourselves, it’s time to dig deep and find the scariest books we can stand. To that end, I asked three booksellers to recommend, in a single sentence, a book that really spooked them.


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