Laugh Library: Chuckle-Worthy Reads

In the bustling world of fiction, a hearty dose of humor serves as the perfect seasoning, adding zest and delight to the narrative. From witty observations to outlandish escapades, these humorous books weave tales that tickle the funny bone and leave readers grinning from ear to ear.

Memoirs Celebrating Women’s History Month

As we embrace Women's History Month, it's important to amplify the voices and stories of women in independent publishing. In celebration of this occasion, our fair-trade bookstore proudly presents a curated selection of literature penned by independent women authors. These poignant memoirs encapsulate the diverse narratives of women throughout history and across cultures.

Support Black Authors and Celebrate Black History Month

Throughout February, celebrate Black excellence and history. BookBaby Bookshop is committed to highlighting the diverse library of books written by Black authors – and being an equitable platform that supports their sales. Discover some of our favorite books for Black History Month – and view the entire list by visiting the storefront.

Five Books to Add to Your 2024 Reading List

Bring in the New Year the right way – with gratitude, celebration, and of course, reading goals. As you are building out your reading list for the year, take some time to check out these five indie titles. All are highly praised, worthwhile reads that have unique appeal to readers of all backgrounds. Happy reading!

Giftable Reads for the Holiday Season

Do you still need to get the perfect gift for that special someone? Check out these books! Whether it is fiction, non-fiction, a children’s book, or even a cookbook, you can find wonderful gifts for readers you love on BookBaby Bookshop. Check out five of our most popular and giftable reads this holiday season.

Book of the Day: Heroes in the Shadows

Anyone who is interested in American history knows about the tragedy of the USS Indianapolis. Losing this great ship remains one of the darkest moments of United States naval history. But beyond tragedy, there is so much to be learned about the USS Indianapolis – particularly its many examples of heroism and valor. Heroes of the Shadows pays tribute to the heroic young black sailors who perished in the wreck – highlighting their service and sacrifice that has long been overlooked.

Book of the Day: Raine, Raine Went Away

Raine, Raine Went Away by Katherine T. Vaughan (Fiction / Women) This thoughtful novel powerfully displays the monstrous burden that is early-onset Alzheimer’s – while also tackling other pertinent mental health themes. In the story, protagonist Raine Moss feels like she found the man of her dreams – Hartley. He came at the perfect time,... Continue Reading →

Book of the Day: Yard Down

Johnny Rey’s new book is informative, compelling, and thought-provoking. Yard Down takes you on an educational journey through violent gang crime investigations that happen inside of the walls of one of California’s oldest prisons. It’s a must-read for true-crime fans and other readers who are intrigued by the intricate processes that go into capturing and convicting some of the country’s most harmful criminals.

Book of the Day: Rebel in Venus

Who we are and what we become is directly influenced by where we have been. This overarching theme is masterfully woven into the narrative of Rebel in Venus. Written with authority and tremendous skill by Marissa Alma Nick, this is a must-read novel with memorable characters and a powerful plot.

Book of the Day: You Anthem

No matter who you are, where you’re from, or what you’ve dealt with in life, you’ll find tremendous meaning in Tori Franklin’s book, You Anthem. This triumphant collection of stories and reflections takes you on an immersive journey through the highs and lows of her life as an Olympic athlete. Illuminating the transformative power of the human spirit, her book demonstrates how we can overcome the crippling grasp of mental illness and achieve an authentic, joyful life.

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