EXCLUSIVE OFFER! The first ten people that pre-order “Dune” will receive a 8×10 Dune exclusive poster as a gift through Bay Books. On sale November 24th for $24.99 The definitive graphic novel adaptation of Dune, the groundbreaking science-fiction classic by Frank Herbert Dune, Frank Herbert’s epic science-fiction masterpiece set in the far future amidst a sprawling feudal interstellar society, tells the story of Paul Atreides as he and his family accept control of the desert planet […]
You can preorder your copy of A Promised Land which will be released on November 17th. Each copy is $45, this is a highly anticipated first volume of his Presidential memoirs. Description: In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and […]
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 […]
Jessica, the heroine of this twisty psychological thriller was raised in a cult in the Adirondacks. In the 12 years since she escaped and left her family behind, she has been filled with anger, guilt and alcohol but one day in a bar, she meets a stranger who has the same name and the same birthday as she does. A few days later, she realizes that her identity has been stolen so she seeks out […]
“New American” by Micheline Aharonian Marcom. This follows the story of an undocumented college student at UC Berkley who, after being in a car accident, is unable to produce a valid ID. He is turned over to ICE, jailed for months and then sent to Guatemala. The treacherous trip he has to make to get back to his home, his studies, his family and his girlfriend is compelling and reminiscent of a problem that is still ongoing […]
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.
Local author of the popular Ray Elkins book series taking place right here in Leelanau County, Aaron’s latest … [Read More...]