Longfellow Books Newsletter



Greetings Dear Readers,

Another scorching day outside! A little more than most of us have acclimated to so far, but nothing we can't temper with some strategic shade and a good book to get lost in. If you're on the hunt for your next read, then come on in, enjoy the air conditioning, and check out the latest new releases. For more information, read on!

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06.08.2021: WHILE THEY'RE HOT - Books Featured: Night Came With Many Stars; Everyone Knows Your Mother Is A Witch; The Plague Year; One Last Lie; Luster; All Our Hidden Gifts; Faraway Things; Turtle In A Tree; Nia And The New Free Library; Haven Point

06.03.2021: FUN ON THE HORIZON - Books Featured: Night Came With Many Stars; Haven Point; In The Heights; Union; Dead by Dawn

06.01.2021: A SWEET SLATE - Books Featured: The Ride of Her Life; The Confidence Men; Islands of Abandonment; On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous; If It Bleeds; Instructions for Dancing; The Magic School Bus Explores Human Evolution; A Little Devil in America

05.27.2021: THE VERY IMPORTANT ILLUSTRATORS - Books Featured: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom; The Very Hungry Caterpillar; Color Zoo; Leaf Man; Planting a Rainbow; The Very Busy Spider; The Grouchy Ladybug; Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

05.25.2021: LIFE DOWNEAST - Books Featured: Downeast; Day Zero; Helgoland; Homeland Elegies; One Mighty and Irresistible Tide; Aetherbound; MIx It Up!; Minor Feelings

05.20.2021: MORE THAN JUST RECIPES - Books Featured: Finding Freedom; The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book; The Man Who Ate Too Much; Notes From a Young Black Chef; Our Lady of Perpetual Hunger; An Onion in My Pocket; The Apprentice; Heat; Dirt; The Cooking Gene; Eat A Peach; Always Home; My Life in France; Stalking the Wild Asparagus; A Cook's Tour

05.18.2021: CHASING THE THRILL - Books Featured: Light Perpetual; Chasing the Thrill; Hamnet; The Inner Life of Animals; We Are Not From Here; Jelly; Dessert Person

05.13.2021: OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

05.11.2021: FACING THE SUN - Books Featured: Facing the Mountain; The Plot; Journey to the Edge of Reason; The Dirty South; Summer; Hattie and Hudson; Line and Scribble; Wintering


05.04.2021: A SECOND CHANCE - Books Featured: Second Chances; Project Hail Mary; Great Circle; Second Place; The Mirror & The Light; Utopia Avenue; The Bruce Swap; The Crayons' Book of Feelings; Monsters

04.29.2021: THE INTERNET AGE - Books Featured: Fake Accounts; The Silence; No One is Talking About This; The Circle; Trick Mirror; Snow Crash; Sympathy; Neuromancer; Self Care; The universal Subject of Our Time; How to Break Up with Your Phone; Reclaiming Conversation

04.27.2021: FOR MOMS OF ALL KINDS - Books Featured: The Bomber Mafia; Buses Are a Comin'; The Law of Innocence; How to Pronounce Knife; Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All; Echo Mountain; Can You Find My Robot's Arm?; Finding Freedom

04.22.2021: FINDING FREEDOM, RESCHEDULED! - Books Featured: Finding Freedom; Flavor; Dessert Person; No-Recipe Recipes; The Hill We Climb; Becoming; Kamala's Way; Writers & Lovers; Landslide; The Souvenir Museum; Recollections of My Nonexistence; Good Boy; Solutions and Other Problems; The Three Mothers; The Equivalents; Confident Women; The City of Good Death

04.20.2021: UNDERGROUND - Books Featured: The Man Who Lived Underground; Margreete's Harbor; World Travel; The Price of Peace; Such a Fun Age; A Shot in the Arm; How Do You Dance?; No One is Talking About This; Who's Your Daddy; The City of Good Death; Finding Freedom

04.15.2021: MAINLY MAINERS

04.13.2021: BEGINNINGS - Books Featured: Second Chances; The Souvenir Museum; Genesis; The Bookseller of Florence; Entangled Life; The Mysterious Correspondent; The Rock from the Sky; A Gentleman in Moscow

04.08.2021: A ROCK FROM THE SKY - Books Featured: The Rock From the Sky; I Want My Hat Back; This Is Not My Hat; We Found a Hat

04.06.2021: FINDING FREEDOM - Books Featured: Finding Freedom; Hummingbird Salamander; Peaces; You Made Me Love You; Why Fish Don't Exist; And I Do Not Forgive You; Merci Suarez Can't Dance; The Cost of Knowing; Charles Harper's Birds & Words

04.01.2021: DIGGING IN THE DIRT - Books Featured: Growing the Northeast Garden; The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Northeast; How to Attract Birds to Your Garden; The Vegetable Gardener's Guide to Permaculture; The New Gardener's Handbook; The Kitchen Garden; The Well-Tended Perennial Garden; The Comic Book Guide to Growing Food; Gardenista

03.30.2021: A SPECIAL PLACE - Books Featured: The Hill We Climb; A Little Devil in America; The Five Wounds; Where the Crawdads Sing; Three Hours in Paris; Felon; Tigers, Not Daughters; We Became Jaguars; The Ghost Variations

03.25.2021: AMANDA GORMAN: THE HILL WE CLIMB - Books Featured: The Hill We Climb

03.23.2021: LEAVING A LEGACY - Books Featured: The Consequences of Fear; Places of Mind; The Night Watchman; Half Life; Wicked Enchantment; Someone Builds the Dream; Blue Floats Away; Several Short Sentences About Writing

03.18.2021: BOOKS WE LOVE

03.16.2021: ENDURING CLASSICS - Books Featured: In Search of a Kingdom; Lolita in the Afterlife; Shooting Midnight Cowboy; No-Recipe Recipes; The Twilight Zone; Beverly, Right Here; Klara and the Sun; The Lowering Days

03.11.2021: MYCELIUM READING - Books Featured: Entangled Life; The Mushroom at the End of the World; Mexican Gothic; Annihilation; Mycelium Running; The Hidden Life of Trees; The Beauty; Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms; Field Guide to Mushrooms

03.09.2021: SHEDDING LIGHT - Books Featured: 2034; Life's Edge; The Code Breaker; Recollections of My Nonexistence; Tyll; When We Were Infinite; When You Were Everything; Lift

03.04.2021: FOR THE KIDS

03.02.2021: COMMITTED - Books Featured: Klara and the Sun; The Committed; Infinite Country; Becoming; Hidden Valley Road; The Downstairs Girl; Mornings with Monet; Redwall

02.25.2021: KEY NOTES - Books Featured: Utopia Avenue; Daisy Jones & the Six; Nocturnes; The Commitments; Swing Time; The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

02.23.2021: DEEPLY-ROOTED - Books Featured: The Blizzard Party; Blood Gun Money; Tom Stoppard; Unworthy Republic; Conjure Women; How to Change Everything; The Searinged World; The Valley and the Flood; Maybe Tomorrow 

02.18.2021: HARD AT WORK

02.16.2021: BREAKING THROUGH - Books Featured: How to Avoid a Climate Disaster; No One is Talking About This; Writers & Lovers; The Glass Hotel; We Ride Upon Sticks; Shy Willow; Legendborn; Landslide; The Book of V. 

02.09.2021: UNDER A WHITE SKY - Books featured: Under a White Sky; Probable Impossibilities; Amnesty; Greenwood; Cast Away; Anonymouse; Shit, Actually


02.02.2021: THE SNOWY DAY - Books Featured: A Swim in a Pond in the Rain; Four Hundred Souls; The Four Winds; Landslide; Deacon King Kong; My Dark Vanessa; Wolfboy; Luster

01.27.2021: THE YEAR'S BEST - Books Featured: A Promised Land; The Overstory; Union; How to Be an Antiracist; Sigh, Gone

01.19.2021: A BRIGHTER FUTURE - Books Featured: A Swim in a Pond in the Rain; Detransition, Baby; The Dutch House; Weather; Concrete Rose; Spring Stinks; The Museum of Whales You Will Never See


12.11.2020: FULL SWING - Books Featured: A Promised Land; Utopia Avenue; Dearly; The Cold Millions; Inland; Hurricane Season

12.04.2020: WHO DUN IT? - Books Featured: The Searcher; The Dirty South; One By One; If It Bleeds; The Ninth House; All The Devils Are Here; The Sentinel; The Best American Mystery Stories, 2020

12.01.2020: FOLLOWING FOOTSTEPS - Books Featured: A Promised Land; Sigh, Gone; Good Boy; Big Friendship; The Yellow House; His Truth is Marching On; Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Figuring