“A good bookstore is a lot like the products it sells: It has to grab you, then settle into a comfortable place, all the while building upon itself, opening up new aspects and ideas with each chapter until you’re ultimately hooked. It has to envelope you in a world you can get lost in and …
“When the star-spangled banner is stolen and hidden in a snowed-in Washington, DC airport, three kids with a mysterious connection decide to try and find it. Part national treasure, part Hardy Boys, this fast, fun read is great for younger middle-grade and reluctant readers. After all, what kid hasn’t dreamed of climbing through the airport …
“I read this book in a single sitting. It is as much about family and forgiveness as it is about finding unexpected love, and as full of reflection as it is full of momentum. A great read!”—Laura “Wally” Johnston, Rediscovered Bookshop, Boise
“Cady is getting married, but Walt Longmire and Henry Standing Bear are not cut out to be wedding planners. While scouting a location for the wedding, Walt witnesses a dramatic murder and finds himself mentoring a rookie Indian sheriff through the investigation. Craig Johnson delivers a satisfying installment in the Longmire story with quirky characters, …
“Jazz is the son of the most infamous serial killer ever, William Cornelius Dent, and when another set of murders occur in his hometown, mimicking his father’s first crimes, Jazz is the only person in the world with enough knowledge about his father to catch the killer. This adventure grabbed me, captivated me and brought …
“The Checquy is a sort of bureaucratic X-Men agency protecting Britain from supernatural threats (mostly Belgians). Myfanwy (rhymes with Tiffany) Thomas just woke up in a public park surrounded by dead bodies that are all wearing latex gloves. She remembers nothing, but the letter in her pocket was written by her and will lead her …
“Five storylines nestle like Russian dolls. Moving from the 19th century to the 25th, the stories seem unrelated. Then connections appear when you least expect them. This is a book for readers who love book puzzles.”—Barb, Rediscovered Bookshop, Boise. Buy Cloud Atlas from Rediscovered Bookshop in Boise.
“I read this book clear through the night, nearly hurt myself laughing, and didn’t stop until the sun came up. If Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde had a steampunk baby, this book would be that baby. Evil robots, swearing rabbits, mischief, disguises and more!”—Wally, Rediscovered Bookshop, Boise. Buy All Men of Genius from Rediscovered Bookshop.
On the Grid: A Plot of Land, An Average Neighborhood, and the Systems that Make Our World Work by Scott Huler
“Scott Huler’s On the Grid does for our neighborhoods what Michael Pollen’s Omnivore’s Dilemna did for our dinners. Huler traces the journey our water, electricity and other services take to get to our humble faucets and light switches. His book is well-written and clear and also great if you have inquisitive children who keep asking …