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August 2014 eNewsletter

            "Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all."—Henry David Thoreau

Island Books

Gone fishin'.

Come check up on the staff while I'm away; they get lonely.

Warmly,

Roger Page

Owner and Bookseller 

 

COUNTER INTELLIGENCE

Nancy's August Pick

If you're looking for an entertaining satire to amuse you on vacation, Nancy speaks highly of Lost for Words by Edward St. Aubyn. A send-up of literary prizes and the politics behind the awards, this sly look at a panel of judges voting for best book of the year and the hungry authors desperate to win will have you laughing out loud.

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HOT TOPICS ON OUR STORE JOURNAL

Reading-Related Rambles

July featured an ode to a special father-in-law, a farewell to World Book Night and a hello to Phinney Books, a review of I Didn't Come Here to Make Friends by Courtney Robertson, and a closer look at the the semifinalists in the World Cup of Literature.

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Store Hours

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Thurs: 9:30 - 8:00

Fri: 9:30 - 7:00

Sat: 9:30 - 6:00

Sun: 11:00 - 5:00

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Island Books

We're unplugging in August. Check back in September for new store happenings!

Open Book Club

Open Book Club

 

 

 

 

Our Open Book Club is on summer hiatus for August, but we'll be back in business come September. See you then!

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20% Off Indie Bestsellers

20% Off Indie Bestsellers

We always offer a 20% discount on the top ten bestsellers in non-fiction and fiction for the week, as reported by independent booksellers across the country.

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