Welcome to Books on the Square

We strongly encourage all customers to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status.  Masks are required for unvaccinated adults.  Thank you!

Monday to Thursday 10AM to 7PM--Friday & Saturday 10AM to 8PM
--Open 11AM to 5PM on Sunday  
**Order online any time.

Storytime is back!  Starting Tuesday, July 26th at 1pm in Humboldt Park.
--Weather permitting, call us if you're not sure.

Storytime in the Park

Lost Summers of Newport Event

Biggest Book Club, Smallest State --Purchase a copy of The Lost Summers of Newport and a percentage of sales will go to The Izzy Foundation.
Order The Lost Summers of Newport

--On Wednesday, August 24th at 7:00 p.m., The Rhode Show and Reading with Robin will host a ticketed event with the authors at The Greenwich Odeum.  You can find more information on this event here.

Featured Books to Pre-Order

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Fairy Tale By Stephen King Cover Image
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The Winners: A Novel (Beartown Series) By Fredrik Backman Cover Image
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Healing Through Words By Rupi Kaur Cover Image
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Stories from the Tenants Downstairs By Sidik Fofana Cover Image
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Haven By Emma Donoghue Cover Image
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Dinner in One: Exceptional & Easy One-Pan Meals: A Cookbook By Melissa Clark Cover Image
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One Hundred Saturdays: Stella Levi and the Search for a Lost World By Michael Frank, Maira Kalman (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships By Nina Totenberg Cover Image
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The Fight of Our Lives: My Time with Zelenskyy, Ukraine's Battle for Democracy, and What It Means for the World By Iuliia Mendel Cover Image
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Profiles in Ignorance: How America's Politicians Got Dumb and Dumber By Andy Borowitz Cover Image
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Fen, Bog and Swamp: A Short History of Peatland Destruction and Its Role in the Climate Crisis By Annie Proulx Cover Image
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Gateau: The Surprising Simplicity of French Cakes By Aleksandra Crapanzano Cover Image
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The Night Ship: A Novel By Jess Kidd Cover Image
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Boldly Go: Reflections on a Life of Awe and Wonder By William Shatner, Joshua Brandon (With) Cover Image
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Preppy Kitchen: Recipes for Seasonal Dishes and Simple Pleasures (A Cookbook) By John Kanell Cover Image
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Down and Out in Paradise: The Life of Anthony Bourdain By Charles Leerhsen Cover Image

Featured Fiction & NF Bestsellers

Mercury Pictures Presents: A Novel By Anthony Marra Cover Image
Beautiful World, Where Are You: A Novel By Sally Rooney Cover Image
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Dirtbag, Massachusetts: A Confessional By Isaac Fitzgerald Cover Image
Do the Work!: An Antiracist Activity Book By W. Kamau Bell, Kate Schatz Cover Image

Featured Children's & YA Bestsellers

You Know, Sex: Bodies, Gender, Puberty, and Other Things By Cory Silverberg, Fiona Smyth Cover Image
Invisible: A Graphic Novel By Christina Diaz Gonzalez, Gabriela Epstein (Illustrator) Cover Image
Long Live the Pumpkin Queen: Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas By Shea Ernshaw Cover Image
Crumbs By Danie Stirling Cover Image

Browse our Indie Bestseller Lists

Featured Books Page - Browse & Shop Online
--Including New & Noteworthy Books, Cookbooks, Gift Books, & Staff Picks.

Black Voices Matter - Support Local Authors

Browse and shop our page featuring Local Black writers, illustrators, poets, playwrights, and scholars.

Here are our Top 10 Books for Fiction, Non-Fiction, Young Adult, Juvenile Middle Reader, Juvenile Graphic Novels, and Picture Books.

Kids' Store with Bestsellers, Brain Quest, New Books, and More!
You can also check out our Kids' Page!

Books to Go - Parking Lot Pickup

Free Parking Lot Pickup
--Call us at 401-331-9097 to place your order and pay over the phone.
--Pull into the parking lot, call us, and we'll bring your order out to you.

Free Local Delivery on Tuesday and Friday to:
Wayland Square, College Hill, Thayer Street, East side of I-95 to the Pawtucket line,
Rumford, and East Providence north of I-195.

Indie Celebrations

Our Favorite Books of 2021

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The Lincoln Highway: A Novel By Amor Towles Cover Image
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The Man Who Died Twice: A Thursday Murder Club Mystery By Richard Osman Cover Image
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Golden Girl By Elin Hilderbrand Cover Image
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The City of Good Death By Priyanka Champaneri Cover Image
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Fox and I: An Uncommon Friendship By Catherine Raven Cover Image
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Crying in H Mart: A Memoir By Michelle Zauner Cover Image
A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Murder in Ancient Rome By Emma Southon Cover Image
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A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life By George Saunders Cover Image
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Naturally Curious: A Photographic Field Guide and Month-By-Month Journey Through the Fields, Woods, and Marshes of New England By Mary Holland Cover Image
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The Storm of Echoes: Book Four of the Mirror Visitor Quartet By Christelle Dabos, Hildegarde Serle (Translator) Cover Image
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Taking Up Space By Alyson Gerber Cover Image
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Aaron Slater, Illustrator (The Questioneers) By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator) Cover Image

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