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Chris Morrow - Co-Owner

Growing up in the bookstore was a treat. Books have literally been in my blood since I was young. Now I mostly read books about the state of the world or the various possible futures we might face. I hope books, learning, communication, dialog, and the chance to ponder possibilities beyond our everyday lives will contribute to a world which thrives culturally, economically and environmentally.

Escape Artist: Memoir of a Visionary Artist on Death Row by William A. Noguera - Book Review

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$28.95
ISBN: 9781609807979
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Seven Stories Press - January 9th, 2018

Escape Artist is a gripping, sad, inspirational and amazing story of being on death row in America's worst prison and, more interestingly, the emotional journey that got Mr. Noguera into prison and how he evolved into a world-class artist and rehabilitated human being. This book is fascinating on many levels. ~ Reviewed by Chris Morrow


Tangerine by Christine Mangan - Book Review

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$26.99
ISBN: 9780062686664
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Ecco Press - March 20th, 2018

Tangerine is a superbly written journey of the relationship between two young women and the power of love and loss. The book goes in directions unexpected and satisfying while engaging the reader by presenting mesmerizing psychological watercolors of deep subtlety. I got lost in this book. ~ Reviewed by Chris Morrow


Mem by Bethany C. Morrow - Book Review

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$25.00
ISBN: 9781944700553
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Unnamed Press - May 22nd, 2018

MEM is a mind bending exploration of what it means to be human. In this tight, gripping novel doctors have the ability to extract people's traumatic memories. These memories become people, sort of... Or maybe not. And what happens to the people who abuse the procedure? How do our memories shape our lives? MEM is a great read, especially for those interested in the ethics and strange reality of how new technologies impact the human condition. ~ Reviewed by Chris Morrow


Only Killers and Thieves by Paul Howarth - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780062690968
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Published: Harper - February 6th, 2018

A heart wrenching story of a child forced to lose his innocence. Set in the Australian outback in the years of settlement, Only Killers And Thieves is a brutal filleting of frontier life, race relations, and the ambition of men. The characters are unforgettable and the writing is effortless yet juicy. Such a great read. ~ Reviewed by Chris Morrow


Camino Island by John Grisham - Book Review

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$23.16
ISBN: 9780385543026
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Published: Doubleday Books - June 6th, 2017

Camino Island is a fun mystery, especially so because it has books and booksellers as central characters. What could be better? Rare Fitzgerald manuscripts get stolen from Princeton in a brazen heist and we follow the adventure through the eyes of a young writer sent undercover. Filled with wacky characters and a sustained pace, Camino Island is a summer read for anyone. Enjoy. ~ Reviewed by Chris Morrow


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