At the Bookstore This Week: 5/27/15

We just had the dandiest time with all of the wonderful authors who visited with us this weekend! An Island Bookstore shout out to Suzanne Tate, David McCullough and Mary Kay Andrews – thank you for kicking off the summer with us!

Staff with McCullough

from left to right: Meaghan Beasley, Olga Blyum, Bill Rickman (owner), Melissa Law, David McCullough, Anastasia Osti, Lori Jo Scott, Sarah Skinner

 

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Mary Kay Andrews flanked by Sara Mei (left) and Sarah Skinner (right)

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Lori Jo Scott takes a break from taking care of Mary Kay to pose for a photo. (See Lori Jo’s review below!)

What we’re reading:

Carrie: just finished The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor – “It’s an exciting read, a good twists on Alice in Wonderland; different from others I have read”Looking Glass Wars

Cindy: Tuesday morning picked up Charlie Martz and other Stories by Elmore Leonard – her first Leonard, so we look forward to hearing what she has to say about him

Charlie MartzLori Jo: just finished Beach Town in anticipation of Mary Kay Andrew’s signing – “I really enjoyed Beach Town. It’s a perfect summer beach read. What made it especially fun was getting to talk to Ms. Andrews afterwards about her process writing it. What a sweet, fun lady she is! I’m a fan!”

Beach TownMeaghan: reading Jade Dragon Mountain by Elsa Hart – “A mystery set in early 17th c. China; the main character is an exiled librarian who is roped into trying to solve the  murder of a Jesuit priest before a much anticipated visit by

the emperor. Beautifully detailed and very intriguing.”Jade Dragon Mountain

Melissa: just finished Tiny Little Thing by Beatriz Williams – “I really enjoy all of her books” – and The Sound of Glass by Karen White – “I just started it last night so we’ll see…”

Tiny Little Thing

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