A man approaches the front counter with an ice cream cone and asks for a copy of Lunch With Buddha by Roland Merullo-
bookseller-sure we have that, it’s one of Marilyn’s favorite books
customer with ice cream cone- I know, she just told me about it.
bookseller- Just now? (Marilyn isn’t in the store)
customer with ice cream cone- I just bumped into her over at J. P. Licks
Is it okay to reblog your self on tumblr? we just love this story about Marilyn hand selling books in line for ice cream at J. P. Licks.
The New England Book Awards have just been announced and they are all great reads (and very colorful).
Fiction winner Euphoria by Lily King
Non-fiction winner Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant by Roz Chast
Children’s Firefly July by Paul B. Janeczko illustrated by Melissa Sweet
They are chosen each year by members of NEIBA (New England independent Booksellers Association) and must be either about New England, set in New England or by an author living in New England.
"Well the bunny person is happy"- Margaret
Seriously. That is what she just said.
Finally in paperback! Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
We will finish our month long Waldo in Wellesley celebration with a party on Thursday July 31st at at 4 PM, there are many great prizes including Waldo books and gift cards from local merchants like Magic Beans, The Wellesley Toy Shop and Boloco. Ice Cream will be supplied by our friends at J.P. Licks and Truly Yogurt. You may also catch a glimpse of Waldo himself.