northshire bookstore

 

Today's Book Picks list comes from Rachel Person of The Northshire Bookstore.

List:
They May Not Mean To, But They Do by Cathleen Schine
Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick
Cook Korean! A Comic Book with Recipes by Robin Ha (to be released 7/5)
Just My Luck by  Cammie McGovern
The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle
The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubraker Bradley

  Now in his mid-seventies, Russell Banks has indulged his wanderlust for more than half a century.

In Voyager, Russell Banks, a lifelong explorer, shares highlights from his travels: interviewing Fidel Castro in Cuba; motoring to a hippie reunion with college friends in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; eloping to Edinburgh, with his fourth wife, Chase; driving a sunset orange metallic Hummer down Alaska’s Seward Highway.

Russell Banks will be at Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs on Friday, June 24th.

  Today's Book Picks list comes from Aubrey Restifo of The Northshire Bookstore.

List:
When We Collided by Emery Lord
The Haters by Jesse Andrews
Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit
Scar Girl by Len Vlahos
Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo
A Hungry Lion, or a Dwindling Assortment of Animals by Lucy Ruth Cummins

  Girl Through Glass is the literary debut of Sari Wilson. It tells the story of a young girl's coming-of-age in the cut-throat world of New York City ballet - a story of obsession and perfection, trust and betrayal, beauty and lost innocence.

In the roiling summer of 1977, eleven-year-old Mira is an aspiring ballerina in the romantic, highly competitive world of New York City ballet. Enduring the mess of her parents divorce, she finds escape in dance the rigorous hours of practice, the exquisite beauty, the precision of movement, the obsessive perfectionism. Ballet offers her control, power, and the promise of glory. In the present day, Kate, a professor of dance at a midwestern college, embarks on a risky affair with a student that threatens to obliterate her career and capsize the new life she has painstakingly created for her reinvented self.

Sari Wilson will be in conversation with Darlene Myers of Northeast Ballet at Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs on Thursday, February 25th at 6 p.m.

    Today's Book Picks list comes from Leah Moore of The Northshire Bookstore.

Pugs of the Frozen North by Phillip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre Illustrated by Sarah McIntyre
Princess In Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde by Shannon Hale, Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Claudia and Mean Janine by Ann M. Martin and Raina Telgemeier
The Great Pet Escape by Victoria Jamieson
Brambleheart by Henry Cole
Lilliput by Sam Gayton, Illustrated by Alice Ratteree
Cats of Tanglewood Forest by Charles DeLint and Charles Vess
The Search for Wondla by Tony DiTerlizzi
Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld, Illustrated by Keith Thompson
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne, Illustrated by William O'Connor

 Today's Book Picks list comes from Maeve Noonan of The Northshire Bookstore.

List:
Magna Carta by Dan Jones
The Greatest Knight by Thomas Asbridge (out in paperback in November)
Entry Island by Peter May
The Ivory Vikings by Nancy Marie Brown
The Witches by Stacy Schiff (out October 27)
Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson
Trace by Laret Savoy (out November 10)
The Girl Who Sang to the Buffalo by Kent Nerburn

  Today's Book Picks list comes from Jessica Elder of The Northshire Bookstore.

List:
Pretty Is by Maggie Mitchell
Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dicks
The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs by Matthew Dicks
The Wicked Fairytale Trilogy by Sarah Pinborough
Sunny Side Up by Jennifer and Matthew Holm
Displacement by Lucy Knisley
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

  Today's Book Picks list comes from Stan Hynds of The Northshire Bookstore.

List:
The Sunlit Night by Rebecca Dinerstein
I Saw A Man by Owen Sheers
The Unfortunates by Sophie McManus
Bell Weather by Dennis Mahoney
The High Divide by Lin Enger
The Painter by Peter Heller
Fives and Twenty-Fives by Michael Pitre

  Today's Book Picks list comes from Jess Hanlon of The Northshire Bookstore.

List:
Get in Trouble by Kelly Link
Funny Girl by Nick Hornby
Midnight in Europe by Alan Furst
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War by Karen Abbott
Rules of Scoundrels series by Sarah MacLean
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm
El Deafo by Cece Bell

  When Helen Macdonald's father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconer—Helen had been captivated by hawks since childhood—she'd never before been tempted to train one of the most vicious predators, the goshawk.

  There will be a reading and book launch celebration at Northshire Bookstore for Saratoga Springs author Robin Antalek’s new novel, The Grown Ups.

The book is an evocative coming-of-age novel involving three friends who explore what it means to be happy, what it means to grow up, and the difficulties in doing both together.

Antalek is also the author of The Summer We Fell Apart. She will be at the Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs at 6PM on Thursday, January 29th.

  Today's Book Picks list comes from Jess Hanlon of The Northshire Bookstore.

List:
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott
Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore
Yes Please by Amy Poehler
MaddAddam Trilogy by Margaret Atwood (Oryx and Crake, Year of the Flood, MaddAddam)
Neverhome by Laird Hunt
The Kept by James Scott
Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
The Quick by Lauren Owen
The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

    Garrison Keillor is a storyteller, humorist, essayist, newspaper columnist, screenwriter, poet and broadcaster.

Now a single volume brings together the full range of his work: essays, stories, excerpts from novels and newspaper columns. 

   Today's Book Picks list comes from Patricia Vunk of The Northshire Bookstore.

List:
Journey by Aaron Becker
Quest by Aaron Becker
The Farmer and the Clown by Marla Frazee
Mr. Wuffles! by David Wiesner
The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak
Mouse Mansion by Karina Schaapman
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen
Sparky by Jenny Offill and Chris Appelhans
The Witch's Boy by Kelly Barnhill
Jackaby by William Ritter
Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld
Anatomy of a Misfit by Andrea Portes
Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

  Today's Book Picks list comes from Jennifer Armstrong from The Northshire Bookstore.

List:
Skink -- No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen
Vanilla Ice Cream by Bob Graham
The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
Egg and Spoon by Gregory Maguire
I Wish I Had a Pet by Maggie Rudy
There Will Be Bears by Ryan Gebhart
Viva Frida by Yuyi Morales
Greenglass House by Kate Milford
Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh
Where Is the Green Sheep? by Mem Fox

  Today's Book Picks list comes from Sarah Knight of The Northshire Bookstore.

List:
How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny - Event 7/29 - 6 PM Northshire Manchester
The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Dicker
The Heist by Daniel Silva
Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore
Junior Bender Series by Tim Hallinan
Fetch the Devil: The Sierra Diablo Murders and Nazi Espionage in America by Clint Richmond

  Bestselling author Paul Doiron is the editor in chief of Down East: The Magazine of Maine. A native of Maine, he attended Yale University and holds an MFA from Emerson College. His first book, The Poacher's Son, is the winner of the Barry award, the Strand award for best first novel, and a finalist for the Edgar and Anthony awards. His latest book is The Bone Orchard.

    

  Today's Book Picks list comes from Christopher Linendoll of The Northshire Bookstore.

List:
Serpent of Venice by Christopher Moore
Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer
The Intern's Handbook: A Thriller by Shane Kuhn
Redeployment by Phil Klay
The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey
Andre the Giant: Life and Legend by Box Brown
One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B. J. Novak
Timmy Failure by Stephan Pasti
Silo Saga by Hugh Howey

    

  Today's Book Picks list comes from Stan Hynds of The Northshire Bookstore.

List:
Redeployment by Phil Klay
Inappropriate Behavior by Murray Farish
Make It Stick by Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel
The Bear by Claire Cameron
Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
Tenth of December by George Saunders

  Today's Book Picks list comes from Gail King of The Northshire Bookstore.

List:
Paperboy by Vince Vawter
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper
P. S. Be Eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia
The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadahota
Will in Scarlet by Matthew Cody
(other books by Matthew Cody: Powerless, Super, and Villainous [Fall 2014])
The Water Castle by Megan Frazer Blakemore
The Real Boy by Anne Ursu
The Center of Everything by Linda Urban
Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin
The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing by Sheila Turnage

  Today's Book Picks list comes from Amelia Stymacks of The Northshire Bookstore.

List:

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
S. by JJ Abrams & Doug Dorst
River of No Return by Bee Ridgway
Secret History and Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

Mitch Albom has carved out a special place among contemporary authors with New York Times best sellers such as Tuesday with Morrie, and Five People You Meet in Heaven.

The humanism and the gift of story telling is on full display in his new novel called, The First Phone Call From Heaven. It is the story of a small Midwestern town whose residents begin to get phone calls from the departed. It is a compelling novel with equal parts mystery, love story, and an allegory about the power of hope and belief.

Mitch Albom will be joining Joe Donahue on stage in Saratoga Springs this Friday night in a Northshire book store event at 7pm. For more information visit Northshire’s website.

    

  From the author of the acclaimed Island at the Center of the Earth comes Amsterdam: A History of the World's Most Liberal City; an endlessly entertaining portrait of the city of Amsterdam and the ideas that make it unique.

Weaving in his own experiences in his adopted home, Russell Shorto provides an ever-surprising, intellectually engaging story of Amsterdam from the building of its first canals in the 1300s, through its brutal struggle for independence, its golden age as a vast empire, to its complex present in which its cherished ideals of liberalism are under siege.

Russell Shorto is the bestselling author of Descartes' Bones and The Island at the Center of the World and will be at Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga on Saturday at 7PM.

    Today's Book Picks have been selected by Marika McCoola from Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, VT and Saratoga Springs, NY.

List:
Sophie's Squash by Pat Zietlow Miller, illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf
Odd Duck by by Cecil Castellucci, illustrated by Sara Varon
The Lost Boy by Greg Ruth
Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made by Stephan Pastis
Jane, the Fox, and Me by Fanny Britt, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault, translated by Christine Morelli and Susan Ouriou
Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner, illustrated by Julian Crouch
You're All Just Jealous of My Jetpack by Tom Gauld
The Property by Rutu Modan
Killer of Enemies by Joseph Bruchac

  Jessica Wood of Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, Vermont (and soon to open a second location in Saratoga Springs, NY) joins us with this week's Book Picks list.

List after the break.

  This week's Book Picks list comes from Bill Lewis of Northshire Bookstore.

List after the break.