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--New Sunday Hours: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

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Gardening Books for Spring

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
The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Great Vegetables Cover Image
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

Poetry Month Recommendations

The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country Cover Image
An American Sunrise: Poems Cover Image
DMZ Colony Cover Image
Furious Flower: Seeding the Future of African American Poetry Cover Image
The Odyssey Cover Image
Selected Poems Cover Image
Orlando Furioso: A New Verse Translation Cover Image
The Best American Poetry 2020 (The Best American Poetry series) 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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Peaces: A Novel Cover Image
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Maxwell's Demon Cover Image
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Broken (in the best possible way) Cover Image
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Wonder Walkers Cover Image
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Be a Tree! Cover Image
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Sail Cover Image
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The Duck Who Didn't Like Water Cover Image
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Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage Cover Image
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Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age Cover Image
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A Thousand Ships: A Novel Cover Image
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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

Featured Books to Pre-Order

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Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
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The Hill We Climb and Other Poems Cover Image
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Folklorn Cover Image
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When the Stars Go Dark: A Novel Cover Image
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The Hero Code: Lessons Learned from Lives Well Lived Cover Image
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Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty Cover Image
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The Man Who Lived Underground Cover Image
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A Gambling Man (An Archer Novel) Cover Image
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Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power Cover Image
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World Travel: An Irreverent Guide Cover Image
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Folklorn Cover Image
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The Music of Bees: A Novel Cover Image
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Sooley Cover Image
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Whereabouts: A novel Cover Image
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Hour of the Witch: A Novel Cover Image
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Great Circle: A novel Cover Image

Featured Fiction & NF Bestsellers

Libertie: A Novel Cover Image
The Book of Longings: A Novel Cover Image
A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds Cover Image
Dirt: Adventures in Lyon as a Chef in Training, Father, and Sleuth Looking for the Secret of French Cooking Cover Image

Featured Children's & YA Bestsellers

Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories Cover Image
Wow in the World: The How and Wow of the Human Body: From Your Tongue to Your Toes and All the Guts in Between Cover Image
You Don't Have to Be Everything: Poems for Girls Becoming Themselves Cover Image
The Cousins 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.

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