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Cryptogram Ink
in store $10.00
Coming Soon
The Anthropocene Reviewed (Signed Edition)
John Green
Hardcover | May 2021
on order $28.00
(releases May 18 2021)
Whereabouts
Jhumpa Lahiri
Hardcover | Apr 2021
on order $24.00
(releases Apr 27 2021)
Project Hail Mary
Andy Weir
Hardcover | May 2021
on order $28.99
(releases May 4 2021)
The Premonition
Michael Lewis
Hardcover | May 2021
on order $30.00
(releases May 4 2021)
While Justice Sleeps
Stacey Abrams
Hardcover | May 2021
on order $28.00
(releases May 11 2021)
The Other Black Girl
Zakiya Dalila Harris
Hardcover | Jun 2021
on order $27.00
(releases Jun 1 2021)
Stamped (For Kids)
Jason Reynolds
Hardcover | May 2021
on order $15.99
(releases May 11 2021)
World Travel
Anthony Bourdain
Hardcover | Apr 2021
on order $35.00
(releases Apr 20 2021)
Dear Senthuran
Akwaeke Emezi
Hardcover | Jun 2021
on order $27.00
(releases Jun 8 2021)
How the Word Is Passed
Clint Smith
Hardcover | Jun 2021
on order $29.00
(releases Jun 1 2021)
Filthy Animals
Brandon Taylor
Hardcover | Jun 2021
on order $26.00
(releases Jun 22 2021)
Somebody's Daughter
Ashley C Ford
Hardcover | Jun 2021
on order $27.99
(releases Jun 1 2021)
Finding the Mother Tree
Suzanne Simard
Hardcover | May 2021
on order $28.95
(releases May 4 2021)
People We Meet on Vacation
Emily Henry
Paperback | May 2021
on order $16.00
(releases May 11 2021)
The Man Who Lived Underground
Richard Wright
Hardcover | Apr 2021
on order $22.95
(releases Apr 20 2021)
On Juneteenth
Annette Gordon-Reed
Hardcover | May 2021
on order $15.95
(releases May 4 2021)

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Current Status
Our Northside storefront remains closed to the public, but we’re shipping, doing contactless deliveries in the neighborhood, and offering curbside pickup. You’re always welcome to come to the door for books or puzzles during pickup hours even if you haven’t ordered ahead. We are not currently booking private shopping appointments. Click here for additional details on shipping, pickup, browsing the website, and more. Thank you for hanging in with us.
 
Current Pickup/Walkup Schedule:
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 4pm–7pm, Saturday 11am–2pm
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On Our Front Table: Fiction
On Our Front Table: Nonfiction
Asian American Voices
Get Your Hands Dirty
Every Body
Object Lessons
the hidden lives of ordinary things
Policing, Prison, Justice
Sweet Teeth
Strategize! Organize!
The Extra Great Outdoors
Pandemic Times
Cluck & Buzz
Capitalism and Its Discontents
MAKE!
Relations
Views from Appalachia
As Seen on Screen
Works Recently Adapted
Belt Revivals
40% off Influential Works Resurrected by Cleveland-Based Belt Publishing
Give and Take Care
Local Authors
(A Partial List)
Lost Art Press
Covington-Based Publisher of Books on Hand-Tool Woodworking
Regional Essentials
Cookbooks We Love
Card Sets