New to the Booker Prizes list? It’s something you’re going to want to check out if you’re a fan of fiction. This foundation highlights the finest fiction. For more details click: The Booker Prizes Foundation. We’re thrilled to share that we carry all the books that were nominated, including the winner of 2020 which was The Discomfort of Evening, declared the winner on August 26th. All of us at Bay Books are so excited for […]
Come on in and visit us. We’re so excited to see you. You can’t see it but we’re smiling underneath our masks. Our new store is located where Nifty Things used to be. It’s official, we love our new location. If you haven’t checked it out yet, come on in! We promise you’ll love it as much as we do. It’s perfectly cozy and there is more room to browse your favorite literature or find […]
The Wicked Sister is officially being released tomorrow (AUG. 4th, 2020). We’ve got your copy already. So come on in and pick it up or give us a call. We deliver locally or ship if you’re more comfortable ordering it.
Aaron Stander, local author and very popular, writes a series based around character of sheriff Ray Elkins and all the action takes place in ‘Leelanau County’ which he calls Cedar County. His latest and 11th book in the series “Destination Wedding” is due out this fall so let’s encourage folks to catch up on the series, which we carry ALL the books, to be ready for when his latest one his our shelves. His books […]
Who hasn’t wanted to escape surburbia, especially these days? This family does it, or tries it, or for an entire year. But there are secrets upon secrets, and revelations upon revelations, as we read Juliet’s account of the trip alternating with her husband’s captain’s log. This dual perspective gives this novel depth and emotion.
Better known for his most recent work “How to Be An Anti-Racist”, don’t miss this earlier non-fiction book written defining the racist ideas that have historically been built into our society, not through ignorance, but through rationalization of inequity in our institutions. I read about history that we were never taught in our K – 12 years and it was fascinating. Kendi is an excellent writer.
Described as “Bridget Jones Diary” meets “Americanah” is an understatement. That description really doesn’t do the justice that Williams puts into this novel which describes in an honest and bold manner how black women are treated in relationships and how it affects them emotionally and behaviorally. Don’t let the humor blind you to the painful realities of how society has built in prejudices that as a white person you may not recognize. With her texting […]
Lynne Rae Perkins is a Newbery Award Winning author of "Criss Cross", "Wintercake", "Secret Sisters of the … [Read More...]