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First Pages: Dark of the Moon

October 18, 2013 // first pages // No Comments

It’s coming up on Halloween so I thought I’d read the beginning of a book that seems like it packs some gruesome and scary bits for you. Enjoy the start of John Sandford’s Dark of the Moon: http://youtu.be/JkwnLqHPlSA

First Pages: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

October 6, 2013 // first pages // No Comments

It’s been a while but I thought I’d read the beginning of an old favorite, and chose this one in honor of Banned Book Week that ended last week. Twain is one of my favorite authors and on a recent […]

First Pages: Jane Eyre

June 22, 2013 // first pages // No Comments

We’ve got a number of copies of this classic.  I recently reread it myself, and really enjoyed it once again.  Definitely worth another read through!  Here’s the very beginning. http://youtu.be/N6YNvTRGZOM

First Pages: Bel Canto

June 10, 2013 // first pages // No Comments

Somehow we have a few copies of this lovely book in the shop right now. (I usually try to push it on people because I liked it so much, so this is surprising.)  Take a listen and then come get […]

First Pages: Dress Your Family In Corduroy and Denim

May 26, 2013 // first pages // No Comments

While it’s still Short Story Month, I thought I’d post another collection, this time by David Sedaris.  He usually leaves the shelf pretty quickly after he comes in, but right now there are a few copies of this one in […]

First Pages: Virtual Mode

May 18, 2013 // first pages // No Comments

A selection from our science fiction section: Virtual Mode by Piers Anthony http://youtu.be/yaLgvR3M724

First Pages: Drinking Coffee Elsewhere

May 16, 2013 // first pages // No Comments

May is Short Story Month, so here is a First Pages of a short story collection by ZZ Packer: http://youtu.be/w1FqyLfT63s

First Pages: The Accidental Tourist

May 14, 2013 // first pages // No Comments

See if you’re interested in reading more after hearing this first page of Anne Tyler’s The Accidental Tourist, one I’m looking forward to rereading myself soon: http://youtu.be/MMBFUgMONSk

First First Pages: Acts of Malice

May 12, 2013 // first pages // No Comments

Welcome to our newest “feature” here at the blog.  Under the title First Pages, we’ll be “featuring” a book that we have multiple copies of here at the shop with a short reading for your pleasure, and to see if […]