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--Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Gardening Books

The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Northeast (Regional Vegetable Gardening Series) Cover Image
Growing the Northeast Garden: Regional Ornamental Gardening (Regional Ornamental Gardening Series) Cover Image
Native Plants for New England Gardens Cover Image
The Comic Book Guide to Growing Food: Step-by-Step Vegetable Gardening for Everyone Cover Image
How to Garden, New Edition: A practical introduction to gardening Cover Image
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The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Great Vegetables Cover Image
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The Urban Vegetable Patch: A Modern Guide to Growing Sustainably, Whatever Your Space Cover Image
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The Heirloom Gardener: Traditional Plants and Skills for the Modern World Cover Image

We have revamped our Gallery of Staff Picks so you can see our most recent staff picks, as well as the last 8 book recommendations from our booksellers.  See them here.

Our Recent Staff Picks

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Tokyo Love Story: A Manga Memoir of One Woman's Journey in the World's Most Exciting City (Told in English and Japanese Text) Cover Image
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Like Home Cover Image
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We Had a Little Real Estate Problem: The Unheralded Story of Native Americans & Comedy Cover Image
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The Mysterious Disappearance of Aidan S. (as told to his brother) Cover Image
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Mel Fell Cover Image
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A Certain Hunger Cover Image
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Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America Cover Image
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All the Devils Are Here: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel #16) Cover Image
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The City of Good Death Cover Image
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Past Mistakes: How We Misinterpret History and Why It Matters Cover Image
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Milk Blood Heat Cover Image
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The Swallowed Man: A Novel Cover Image

Featured Books to Pre-Order

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The Consequences of Fear: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Cover Image
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Sunflower Sisters: A Novel Cover Image
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Broken (in the best possible way) Cover Image
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First Person Singular: Stories Cover Image
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Maxwell's Demon Cover Image
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Peaces: A Novel Cover Image
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Hour of the Witch: A Novel Cover Image
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When the Stars Go Dark: A Novel Cover Image
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Hour of the Witch: A Novel Cover Image
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World Travel: An Irreverent Guide Cover Image
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Whereabouts: A novel Cover Image
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The Anthropocene Reviewed (Signed Edition) Cover Image

Featured Fiction & NF Bestsellers

A Court of Silver Flames (A Court of Thorns and Roses #4) Cover Image
The Glass Hotel Cover Image
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need Cover Image
The Truths We Hold: An American Journey Cover Image

Featured Children's & YA Bestsellers

When You Trap a Tiger: Winner of the 2021 Newbery Medal Cover Image
From the Desk of Zoe Washington Cover Image
The Gilded Ones Cover Image
Game Changer Cover Image

View are our top 10 bestsellers for 2020.
--How many have you read?

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.

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
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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.

Our 2019 Top Ten Book Lists

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