Kate Schlademan started working at a small university book store just out of college. After this, she went on to work at various Borders locations for 7 years managing all aspects of daily store operations along with traveling as a trainer. She took a short break from the book industry and mostly cured her travel bug by teaching English in South Korea for 5 years. Upon returning to the States, she was hired at the Learned Owl where she soon became the events coordinator and manager. She went on the buy The Learned Owl in 2013 and has never looked back. Kate is currently our amazing owner! ❤️
"A first-rate thriller . . . Past and present merge in The Current, Tim Johnston's atmospheric, exquisitely suspenseful novel of two murders separated by ten years."
—The Washington Post
“Gripping . .Email or call for price. 330-653-2252 or 1-800-968-2685 or firstname.lastname@example.orgISBN: 9780765399137Availability: Special OrderPublished: Forge Books - June 5th, 2018
The Devil's Half Mile by Paddy Hirsch is a riveting historical thriller debut set in 1799 New York City, perfect for the fans of Gangs of New York and the works of Caleb Carr and Erik Larson.Email or call for price. 330-653-2252 or 1-800-968-2685 or email@example.comISBN: 9781616205041Availability: Special OrderPublished: Algonquin Books - August 22nd, 2017From the author of the international bestseller The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry comes another novel that will have everyone talking.
Aviva Grossman, an ambitious congressional intern in Florida, makes the mistake of having an affair with her (married) boss. When the affair comes to light, the popular congressman doesn’t take the fall.$17.99ISBN: 9780425290408Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 DaysPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 22nd, 2017
A 2018 Pura Belpré Author Honor Book
The First Rule of Punk is a wry and heartfelt exploration of friendship, finding your place, and learning to rock out like no one’s watching.$26.00ISBN: 9780735213005Availability: BackorderedPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - June 13th, 2017
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“Brilliant....About as good as a thriller can be.”—The New York Times Book Review
“[A] nail-biter perfect for Room fans.”—Cosmopolitan
“Sensationally good psychological suspense.”—Lee Child
$17.99ISBN: 9781484749579Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 6th, 2017
This "thought-provoking, hilarious, eloquent" (Kirkus Reviews) debut novel by a remarkable new talent explores the relationship between identity and place, marvels at the speed at which a well-planned life can change forever, and asks the question, "
How can a total stranger understand you better than the people you've known your entire life?"$26.99ISBN: 9780778330165Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 DaysPublished: Park Row - May 2nd, 2017
"A brilliant debut." --Graeme Simsion, New York Times bestselling author of The Rosie Project
$25.00ISBN: 9780802125873Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 DaysPublished: Atlantic Monthly Press - January 3rd, 2017
Kate says: Loved this coming-of-age story set in rural Minnesota. Lots of areas for discussion with this one. Book clubs will eat it up!Email or call for price. 330-653-2252 or 1-800-968-2685 or firstname.lastname@example.orgISBN: 9781616205812Availability: Special OrderPublished: Algonquin Books - January 10th, 2017
Kate says: Beautifully written and well researched. Rivers keeps you captivated at every turn.Email or call for price. 330-653-2252 or 1-800-968-2685 or email@example.comISBN: 9781626722880Availability: Special OrderPublished: Roaring Brook Press - January 3rd, 2017
Kate says: Patience and persistence is the key! I too am now in love with Ox!Email or call for price. 330-653-2252 or 1-800-968-2685 or firstname.lastname@example.orgISBN: 9780399186219Availability: Special OrderPublished: Dial Books - January 31st, 2017
Kate says: Holly Goldberg Sloan hits us again with humor and heart.$18.99ISBN: 9780553496680Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 DaysPublished: Delacorte Press - November 1st, 2016
Kate says: Eleanor and Park meets Nick and Norah. A beautifully written exploration of love set in the shadow of the timely issue of immigration and deportation. Much, much love!$18.00ISBN: 9780143034902Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - January 25th, 2005
"Gabriel García Márquez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borges for a sprawling magic show."—The New York Times Book Review
"One gorgeous read." —Stephen King
A New York Times BestsellerEmail or call for price. 330-653-2252 or 1-800-968-2685 or email@example.comISBN: 9780060255237Availability: Special Order
(This book cannot be returned.)Published: HarperCollins - April 22nd, 1981
With Papa off to sea and Mama despondent, Ida must go outside over there to rescue her baby sister from goblins who steal her to be a goblin's bride.$17.99ISBN: 9780395746561Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for DetailsPublished: Clarion Books - September 20th, 1999
The Caldecott Honor–winning adventure of a young boy and a mischievous cloud in a funny, touching story about art, friendship, and the weather by three-time Caldecott Medalist David Wiesner.
Only the person who gave us Tuesday could have devised this fantastic Caldecott Honor–winning tale, which begins with a school trip to the Empire State Building.$16.00ISBN: 9781501175138Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 DaysPublished: Atria Books - December 4th, 2018
*Wall Street Journal’s “Mysteries: Best of 2018”
*Book of the Month Club Selection
*Edgar Award Nominee: Best First Novel by an American Author
A “hugely entertaining” (Wall Street Journal) mystery starring “a Royal Tenenbaums-esque clan of geniuses” (Martha Stewart Living)—perfect