Jen

Meet Jen, one of our new booksellers. Jen hails from New Jersey and now lives in Queen Anne. She loves walking, reading and knitting ( sometimes does all three at the same time). She reads a little of everything.

 

 

 

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The Murder of Mr. Wickham (MR. DARCY & MISS TILNEY MYSTERY #1) By Claudia Gray Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593313817
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Vintage - May 3rd, 2022

What fan of Jane Austin hasn't thought of killing off that cad Mr. Wickham? This takes place in a universe where all the characters of her books know each other. We are introduced to Elizabeth and Darcy's son and spunky Miss Tilney. This is a delightful mystery series. I gobbled them up. Looking forward to the next one already.


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Bride By Ali Hazelwood Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780593550403
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Berkley - February 6th, 2024

Vampyres and Werewolves living together. Ali Hazelwood's first trip into paranormal romance and I AM HERE FOR IT!! Fun world building, romance and SPICE. Waiting for the sequal already.


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How to Cook a Wolf By M. F. K. Fisher Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780865473362
Availability: Available to order - Usually arrives at our store in 1-5 days
Published: North Point Press - October 1st, 1988

This should have been required reading during the pandemic.  Fisher spends time not only giving much needed advice during times of shortage and crisis but how to find comfort. While at the time, she was writing for people going through WWII, much can be pulled from these pages for our own time. 


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That Time I Got Drunk and Saved a Demon (Mead Mishaps #1) By Kimberly Lemming Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316570275
Availability: Available to order - Usually arrives at our store in 1-5 days
Published: Orbit - January 2nd, 2024

"I'm sorry? A fantasy romcom that is ACTUALLY funny and has a Black woman lead? And there's buckets of nachos? And a lesbian centaur? YES, PLEASE! " - LADY ON THE INTERNET I AGREE WITH 

SPICY, DEMONS, ADVENTURING,  


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Betting on You By Lynn Painter Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781665921237
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 28th, 2023

Sweet Young Adult ROMCOM. Forced Proximity, Enemies to Friends. Fun ride watching how Charlie and Bailey navagate their parents divorces, moving cross country and new jobs. 


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A Merry Little Meet Cute: A Novel (A Christmas Notch #1) By Julie Murphy, Sierra Simone Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063222595
Availability: Available to order - Usually arrives at our store in 1-5 days
Published: Avon - September 26th, 2023

Can an adult film star make a Halmark Movie under an assumed name without getting found out? Can a teen idol bad boy rehab his image? No, but fun is had by all! WARNING VERY SPICY!!!!


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Project Hail Mary: A Novel By Andy Weir Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593135228
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Ballantine Books - October 4th, 2022

What do you do when you wake up on a space ship with two corpses and don't remember your name? You science the heck out of things until you figure it out. Fun fast paced science packed thriller. Loved it.


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How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen By David Brooks Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593230060
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Random House - October 24th, 2023

David Brooks' writing style keeps this book moving along. Some of the information may be intuitive to some but everyone can learn to be a little kinder and listen a little better. Next time someone you love is looking for a military history book this may be a great alternate.


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The Premonition: A Pandemic Story By Michael Lewis Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324035534
Availability: Available to order - Usually arrives at our store in 1-5 days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 5th, 2022

The worst of the pandemic is over, right? Maybe it's time to review the things that worked that we didn't know were happening behind the sences. Also President Bush read a good book about the 1918 flu that may have helped saves lives. Who knew?


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The Bodyguard: A Novel By Katherine Center Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250219411
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 13th, 2023

She is a bodyguard charged with keeping a famous actor safe from his stalker.  He is a house hold name but due to a family tragedy, he has dropped out of the pubic eye. How will she keep him safe on a trip back to the family farm? They pretend to be dating of course! Solid romcom with forced proximity and some spice. 


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Eligible: A modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice By Curtis Sittenfeld Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780812980349
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 18th, 2017

 What if Mr Darcy was a neurosurgeon that lives in Cincinnati? What if his friend, Dr. Chip Bingley, was on a "Bachlor like" reality show? Lizzy as a magazine writer? Jane as a yoga instructor?  Fun ride watching this time tested tale play out in modern times.


The Scandalous Confessions of Lydia Bennet, Witch By Melinda Taub Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538739204
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 3rd, 2023

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Chloe Baker's Lost Date By Katie Wicks Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781990778605
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: W by Wattpad Books - May 7th, 2024

This first date almost never happens when Jack is 30 mins late. It turns into the best date ever. Unfortunately, the next date never happens.

Fun, sweet rom com about missed opportunities and mistaken identities.

NYC is a beautiful background for fun dates and heartbreak.

 


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Every Time I Go on Vacation, Someone Dies: A Novel (The Vacation Mysteries #1) By Catherine Mack Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250325853
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Minotaur Books - April 30th, 2024

 

Touring through Italy with people who may or may not want to kill you is not all it is cracked up to be. Eleanor Dash, best selling author, has to deal with extortion, poor choices and bad feelings. A springy who-done-it with a cast of characters that will keep you guessing.