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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. THE STRANGER, by Harlan Coben
  3. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr
  4. NYPD RED 3, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp
  5. A SPOOL OF BLUE THREAD, by Anne Tyler

 

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

  1. DEAD WAKE, by Erik Larson
  2. BECOMING STEVE JOBS, by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli
  3. BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande
  4. PIONEER GIRL, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  5. H IS FOR HAWK, by Helen Macdonald

 

PAPERBACK TRADE FICTION

  1. THE HUSBAND'S SECRET, by Liane Moriarty
  2. THE ESCAPE, by David Baldacci
  3. ORPHAN TRAIN, by Christina Baker Kline
  4. THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir
  5. THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks

PAPERBACK MASS MARKET FICTION

  1. THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks
  2. I'VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN, by Mary Higgins Clark
  3. THE TARGET, by David Baldacci
  4. MISSING YOU, by Harlan Coben
  5. FESTIVE IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb


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. UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand
  4. WILD, by Cheryl Strayed
  5. THINKING, FAST AND SLOW, by Daniel Kahneman

ADVICE HOW TO  & MISCELLANEOUS

  1. THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP, by Marie Kondo
  2. GET WHAT'S YOURS, by Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller and Paul Solman
  3. THE 20/20 DIET, by Phil McGraw
  4. BETTER THAN BEFORE, by Gretchen Rubin
  5. 10-DAY GREEN SMOOTHIE CLEANSE, by J J Smith

 

YOUNG ADULT

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


CHILDREN’S SERIES

  1. DIVERGENT, by Veronica Roth
  2. THE MAZE RUNNER, by James Dashner
  3. DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney
  4. BIG NATE, written and illustrated by Lincoln Peirce
  5. THE SELECTION, by Kiera Cass

 
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