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Run for Your Life – It’s Calvin and Hobbes!

Just in at The Eclectic Reader…look! An astonishing array of books about a young boy and his tiger friend.  “Whither goest thou, young rogue?  Can there yet remain some villany thou hast not committed?”   Priced from $5-$15. Advertisements

The Role of the Community Bookstore

Locally-owned independent bookstores have always been an important facet of any community. Foremost, they are advocates for literacy and challenging thought. Their shelves are stocked with thousands of books, each representing a unique point of view. Minds on a shelf, so to speak. Almost universally, bookstores are supporters of human diversity. Books themselves teach us … Continue reading

Great American Read Finale

What a smashing, thrilling final episode in the summer-long Great American Read series.  It was like watching The Academy Awards of literature.  Not to brag, but my favorite book WON.  It was in the lead at the start of the voting and never wavered. Two of my other favorites also won top places:  the Outlander … Continue reading