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Booksellers since 1952

 

Mission

 

Our goal is to provide customers with a variety of choices and to promote reading and education in our communities and surrounding areas. We offer a wide variety of books, magazines, toys, games, and gifts for the entire family. Our emphasis is on customer service and friendly advice. Our family owned business started its humble beginnings in Jefferson City over fifty years ago. We thank you for your continued support and we welcome you into our bookstore family.

  

 New York Times Bestsellers  -  Top 5's

            

HARDCOVER FICTION

  1. THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins
  2. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr
  3. THE NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah
  4. TRIGGER WARNING, by Neil Gaiman
  5. PRIVATE VEGAS, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

 

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

  1. BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande
  2. KILLING PATTON, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
  3. YES PLEASE, by Amy Poehler
  4. WHAT IF?, by Randall Munroe
  5. LEAVING BEFORE THE RAINS COME, by Alexandra Fuller

 

PAPERBACK TRADE FICTION

  1. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James
  2. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn
  3. FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James
  4. ORPHAN TRAIN, by Christina Baker Kline
  5. FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E. L. James

 

PAPERBACK MASS MARKET FICTION

  1. POWER PLAY, by Danielle Steel
  2. PRIVATE L.A., by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan
  3. VIPER GAME, by Christine Feehan
  4. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn
  5. THE SECRETS OF SIR RICHARD KENWORTHY, by Julia Quinn

 

PAPERBACK NONFICTION

  1. AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice
  2. UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand
  3. WILD, by Cheryl Strayed
  4. GHOST BOY, by Martin Pistorius with Megan Lloyd Davies
  5. THE BOYS IN THE BOAT, by Daniel James Brown

 

ADVICE HOW TO  & MISCELLANEOUS

  1. THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP, by Marie Kondo
  2. THE 20/20 DIET, by Phil McGraw
  3. 10-DAY GREEN SMOOTHIE CLEANSE, by JJ Smith
  4. THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES, by Gary Chapman
  5. SCARY CLOSE, by Donald Miller

 

YOUNG ADULT

  1. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, by John Green
  2. IF I STAY, by Gayle Forman
  3. PAPER TOWNS, by John Green
  4. LOOKING FOR ALASKA, by John Green
  5. WHERE SHE WENT, by Gayle Forman

 

CHILDREN’S SERIES

  1. THE MAZE RUNNER, by James Dashner
  2. DIVERGENT, by Veronica Roth
  3. DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney
  4. LUNAR CHRONICLES, by Marissa Meyer
  5. I FUNNY, by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein. Illustrated by Laura Park

 

EDUCATION

  1. THEY SAY / I SAY, by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein
  2. I AM MALALA, by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb
  3. THE WATER IS WIDE, by Pat Conroy
  4. A SHORT HISTORY OF THE WORLD, by Christopher Lascelles
  5. EVERYTHING'S AN ARGUMENT, by Andrea A. Lunsford, John J. Ruszkiewicz and Keith Walters

 

HUMOR

  1. YES PLEASE, by Amy Poehler
  2. NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL, by Lena Dunham
  3. CAN'T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT?, by Roz Chast
  4. IS EVERYONE HANGING OUT WITHOUT ME?, by Mindy Kaling
  5. BOSSYPANTS, by Tina Fey

 

 

 

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