Happy National Poetry Month!

Here are a few of our favorite poetry books at the Bookloft:      Questions About Angels by Billy Collins Going to Seed: Dispatches From the Garden by Charles Goodrich Over the Anvil We Stretch by Anis Mojgani      You & Yours by Naomi Shihab Nye Devotions by Mary...

Staff Picks for Dystopian Books

In light of The Big Read 2018 selection, Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite dystopian novels. Happy reading!               The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood The Curfew by Jesse Ball Good Morning,...

2017 Staff Book Picks

Here’s a list of some of the Bookloft’s favorite books published in 2017:                Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith     ...

Fire in the Heart Reading & Book Signing

Join us Wednesday, November 29 at 7 pm for a reading and book signing of Fire in the Heart with Mary Emerick. This much anticipated second book is a memoir of Mary Emerick’s years as a wildland firefighter. It not only describes life on the fire lines, but also...

Pure Beef Book Signing on Dec. 8

Friday, December 8 from 3 to 5 PM we will host a book signing with Lynne Curry to celebrate the reprinting of Pure Beef: An Essential Guide to Artisan Meat with Recipes for Every Cut. In Pure Beef, author Lynne Curry answers every home cook’s most important...

Mary’s 10 Favorite Books Read in 2017

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles A Russian count, convicted by the Bolsheviks of treason, is housebound in the hotel where he lives. As he spends the next thirty years there, we watch history unfold outside.  $27.00 American Copper by Shann Ray The paths of three...

Top Ten books from 2015

Here are my 10 favorite reads from last year (in no particular order). THE MEMORY OF OLD JACK by Wendell Berry In the course of a day in 1952, an old man reflects on his life as a farmer in a small town in Kentucky. Eloquent, deeply reflective and beautifully written....