May/June Book of the Month

“Owens reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that nature keeps.” -Good Reads

Haunting and thoughtful – we loved this book. It is beautifully written in a lyrical rhythm at different moments in time and paints vivid views of the Marsh. Kya Clark, while abandoned by many, finds a way to survive and inspire us all.

March 2019 – Book of the Month

In 1903, Mamah and her husband, Edwin, commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to design a new home for them. During the construction of the house, a powerful attraction developed between Mamah & Frank, and in time the lovers, each married with children, embarked on a course that would shock Chicago society and forever change their lives.

Drawing on years of research, Horan weaves little-known facts into a compelling narrative, vividly portraying the conflicts and struggles of a woman forced to choose between the roles of mother, wife, lover, and intellectual.

February 2019 – Book of the Month

Educated Book Tara Westmover
One of the book clubs that met in the store this month read “Educated” by Tara Westover. It is an account of the struggle for self-invention, a tale of fierce family loyalty and of the grief that comes with severing the closest of ties. Raised in a Mormon-survivalist home, Tara self-educates until the age of 17 when she is admitted to Brigham-Young University. This is her first novel.

“Tara’s process of self-discovery is beautifully captured. It’s the kind of book that I think everyone will enjoy, no matter what genre you usually pick up. She’s a talented writer, and I suspect this book isn’t the last we’ll hear from her. I can’t wait to see what she does next.” – Bill Gates

January Book of the Month

Searching for colleges this winter?

We love this book by Loren Pope.  It  helps parents/students cut through the noise of annual rankings, thousands of pamphlets that show up in the mail and endless recommendations from family/friends.

College should and does change your life – to find your “ideal spot” – this book looks at not just the end results but how you can be educated for life.

Book Blvd Dec 29 Promotion

Clearing out any books as you head into the new year?

Join us Dec 29, Sat, 10-3, during public hours……502 Wyoming Ave, Wyoming OH and receive 10% off our annual membership!  We are Cincinnati’s used, member-only bookstore……members can sell/buy used books, use the space anytime during non public hours, get free WiFi and coffe/tea/hot cocoa.  #joinbookblvd

December Book of the Month

Who knew that there was a story before “Columbus sailed the Ocean Blue” in 1492????  We love a deep dive into good historical fiction and this book does not disappoint…..

The Children Of the First Man tells the fascinating story of a European people gradually absorbed into the American culture until their literacy was lost and their Christian religion submerged in the legend of Madoc, the First Man.

Also a favorite as a fellow mid-west resident (an Indiana neighbor), we are thrilled to highlight Mr Thom and this wonderful book he has shared with us.  Stop by the store – we have it in stock as well as several of his other novels.

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