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Booksellers since 1952


 


Mission

 

Our goal is to provide customers with a variety of choices and to promote reading and education in our communities and surrounding areas. We offer a wide variety of books, magazines, toys, games, and gifts for the entire family. Our emphasis is on customer service and friendly advice. Our family owned business started its humble beginnings in Jefferson City over fifty years ago. We thank you for your continued support and we welcome you into our bookstore family.

  

 

 


New York Times Bestsellers  -  Top 5's

            

HARDCOVER FICTION

  1. THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins
  2. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr
  3. THE BURIED GIANT, by Kazuo Ishiguro
  4. A SPOOL OF BLUE THREAD, by Anne Tyler
  5. THE ASSASSIN, by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

 

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

 

  1. BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande
  2. GIRL IN A BAND, by Kim Gordon
  3. KILLING PATTON, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
  4. YES PLEASE, by Amy Poehler
  5. H IS FOR HAWK, by Helen Macdonald

 

PAPERBACK TRADE FICTION

  1. FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James
  2. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James
  3. STILL ALICE, by Lisa Genova
  4. THE HUSBAND'S SECRET, by Liane Moriarty
  5. FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E. L. James

PAPERBACK MASS MARKET FICTION

 

  1. THE TARGET, by David Baldacci
  2. ONE WISH, by Robyn Carr
  3. FESTIVE IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb
  4. THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks
  5. MISSING YOU, by Harlan Coben


PAPERBACK NONFICTION

  1. AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice
  2. THE BOYS IN THE BOAT, by Daniel James Brown
  3. WILD, by Cheryl Strayed
  4. UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand
  5. A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME, by Stephen Hawking

ADVICE HOW TO  & MISCELLANEOUS

  1. THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP, by Marie Kondo
  2. GODDESSES NEVER AGE, by Christiane Northrup
  3. THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES, by Gary Chapman
  4. 10-DAY GREEN SMOOTHIE CLEANSE, by JJ Smith
  5. THE 20/20 DIET, by Phil McGraw

 

YOUNG ADULT

  1. MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN, by Ransom Riggs
  2. PAPER TOWNS, by John Green
  3. THE DUFF, by Kody Keplinger
  4. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, by John Green
  5. LOOKING FOR ALASKA, by John Green

 


CHILDREN’S SERIES

  1. THE MAZE RUNNER, by James Dashner
  2. DIVERGENT, by Veronica Roth
  3. DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney
  4. THE SELECTION, by Kiera Cass
  5. HARRY POTTER, by J. K. Rowling

 


HUMOR

  1. YES PLEASE, by Amy Poehler
  2. NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL, by Lena Dunham
  3. BOSSYPANTS, by Tina Fey
  4. IS EVERYONE HANGING OUT WITHOUT ME?, by Mindy Kaling
  5. AS YOU WISH, by Cary Elwes with Joe Layden

 

 

 

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Cowley Distributing, Inc. (573) 635-6511 732 Heisinger Rd, Jefferson City, MO 65109