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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 stores like YOU are family!
New York Times Bestsellers
New York Times Hardback Fiction Bestsellers
1 CONCEALED IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam) Lt. Eve Dallas is on the case when the demolition of a building that once sheltered troubled teenagers reveals skeletons hidden in the walls; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.
2 PRIVATE L.A., by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan. (Little, Brown) Shocking truths emerge after a
3 THE GOLDFINCH, by Donna Tartt. (Little, Brown) A painting smuggled out of the Metropolitan Museum of Art after a bombing becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden.
4 THE INVENTION OF WINGS, by Sue Monk Kidd. (Viking) The relationship between a wealthy Charleston girl, Sarah Grimké, who will grow up to become a prominent abolitionist, and the slave she is given for her 11th birthday.
5 LIKE A MIGHTY ARMY, by David Weber. (Tor/Tom Doherty) In Book 7 of the Safehold science fiction series, the empire of Charis fights for self-determination.
6 STILL LIFE WITH BREAD CRUMBS, by Anna Quindlen. (Random House) An aging photographer rents a rural cottage and discovers sparks of creativity and desire.
7 ONE MORE THING, by B. J. Novak. (Knopf) Humorous stories from the writer and actor (“The Office”).
8 KILLER, by Jonathan Kellerman. (Ballantine) The psychologist and police consultant Alex Delaware becomes embroiled in a child custody dispute that escalates into murder.
9 SYCAMORE ROW, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) A sequel, about race and inheritance, to “A Time to Kill.”
10 MOVING TARGET, by J.A. Jance. (Touchstone) Ali Reynolds discovers a connection between an attack on a jailed computer hacker and a cold-case murder in Britain.
New York Times Mass- Market Paperback Bestsellers
1 SIX YEARS, by Harlan Coben. (Signet) Six years after the woman he loved married another man, Jake discovers that neither she nor their life together were what they seemed.
2 THE HIT, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central) The government hit man Will Robie uncovers a serious threat as he tries to stop Jessica Reel, a fellow assassin who has gone rogue.
3 THE WITNESS, by Nora Roberts. (Jove) A woman hides from the Russian mob in the Ozarks, but her sharp mind and secretive nature attract the attention of the local police chief.
4 VAMPIRE MOST WANTED, by Lynsay Sands. (Avon/HarperCollins) Marcus Notte, an immortal, has been tasked with bringing Basha Argeneau back to the powerful clan, but she’ll do anything to outrun her past.
5 THE ENGLISH GIRL, by Daniel Silva. (Harper) Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, steps in to help the British prime minister when a beautiful young Englishwoman vanishes on the island of Corsica.
6 A DANCE WITH DRAGONS, by George R. R. Martin. (Bantam) In the aftermath of a colossal battle, the Seven Kingdoms face new threats; Book 5 of “A Song of Ice and Fire.”
7 THE EYE OF GOD, by James Rollins. (Harper) As the end of the world looms, Cmdr. Gray Pierce and Sigma Force race to unravel a mystery tied to the fall of the Roman Empire.
8 ENDER’S GAME, by Orson Scott Card. (Tor) To develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race’s next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers.
9 NYPD RED, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. (Vision) Detective Zach Jordan and his partner (and ex-girlfriend) must stop a deranged killer who has targeted a glittering New York film festival.
10 A GAME OF THRONES, by George R. R. Martin. (Bantam) In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering; Book 1 of “A Song of Ice and Fire.”
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