User login

964 Pearl Street Napa, California 707-733-3199 
Tues-Sat: 10AM - 8PM Mon: 10AM - 6PM Sun: 12PM - 5PM            

610 First Street, Shop 4 Napa, California 707-726-6575
Sun-Mon: 9AM - 7PM Tues: 9AM - 8PM Thurs: 9AM - 7PM Fri: 9AM - 8PM Sat: 8:30AM - 8PM

0 Items $0.00

Blogs

NB + KVON radio 3/15/19

Listen to this week's book talk here!

Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393635065
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 12th, 2019

Frans de Waal has spent four decades at the forefront of animal research. Following up on the best-selling Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?, which investigated animal intelligence, Mama's Last Hug delivers a fascinating exploration of the rich emotional lives of animals.


Gingerbread: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594634659
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - March 5th, 2019

"Exhilarating...A wildly imagined, head-spinning, deeply intelligent novel." - The New York Times Book Review


The Island of Sea Women: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501154850
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - March 5th, 2019

A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island.

Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are best friends that come from very different backgrounds.


Daisy Jones & The Six: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781524798628
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ballantine Books - March 5th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup.


Husbands That Cook: More Than 120 Irresistible Vegetarian Recipes and Tales from Our Tiny Kitchen Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781250151544
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - March 12th, 2019

FEATURED IN: LA Times • Relish Magazine • Epicurius.com • Eat Your Books • The Eagle Rock Boulevard-Sentinel Men's Vow's • Powell's Books Blog • Bay Area Reporter

Gaby Dalkin says: "Adam and Ryan make vegetarian recipes that are not only delicious but they'll satisfy any meat lover too!"


The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid Cover Image
By Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062342461
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - March 5th, 2019

From the creators of the New York Times bestselling Wildwood Chronicles comes an original, humorous, and fast-paced middle grade novel about a band of child pickpockets—imagine The Invention of Hugo Cabret meets Oliver Twist.


NB + KVON radio 3/8/19

Listen to this week's book talk here!

Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062310736
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - March 5th, 2019

A Finalist for the PEN/Bograd Weld Prize for Biography

Four influential women we thought we knew well—Jane Jacobs, Rachel Carson, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters—and how they spearheaded the modern progressive movement


Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait?: Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, and the Fight for the Right to Vote Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501177767
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria / 37 INK - March 5th, 2019

An eye-opening, inspiring, and timely account of the complex relationship between notable suffragist Alice Paul and President Woodrow Wilson in her fight for women’s equality.

Woodrow Wilson lands in Washington, DC in March of 1913, a day before he is set to take the presidential oath of office.


The House of Broken Angels Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316154895
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - March 5th, 2019

In this "raucous, moving, and necessary" (San Francisco Chronicle) story by a Pulitzer Prize finalist, the De La Cruzes, a family on the Mexican-American border, celebrate two of their most beloved relatives during a joyous and bittersweet weekend.


The Sea Beast Takes a Lover: Stories Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101986639
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dutton - March 5th, 2019

“This debut author rightfully earns his place on the storytelling totem pole with this wildly original short story collection.”San Francisco Chronicle


Us Against You: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501160806
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Washington Square Press - March 5th, 2019

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and Beartown returns with an unforgettable novel “about people—about strength and tribal loyalty and what we unwittingly do when trying to show our boys how to be men” (Jojo Moyes).

Have you ever seen a town fall? Ours did.
Have you ever seen a town rise?


Kill the Farm Boy: The Tales of Pell Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781524797768
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Del Rey - February 26th, 2019

In an irreverent new series in the tradition of Monty Python, the bestselling authors of the Iron Druid Chronicles and Star Wars: Phasma reinvent fantasy, fairy tales, and floridly written feast scenes.

“Ranks among the best of Christopher Moore and Terry Pratchett.”—Chuck Wendig


A Woman's Place: The Inventors, Rumrunners, Lawbreakers, Scientists, and Single Moms Who Changed the World with Food Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780316452243
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - March 5th, 2019

Discover the trailblazing women who changed the world from their kitchens.

If "a woman's place is in the kitchen," why is the history of food such an old boys' club?

A Woman's Place sets the record straight, sharing stories of more than 80 hidden figures of food who made a lasting mark on history.


Mary Wears What She Wants Cover Image
By Keith Negley, Keith Negley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062846792
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - January 15th, 2019

From the award-winning creator of My Dad Used to Be So Cool and Tough Guys Have Feelings Too comes a charming picture book inspired by the true story of Mary Edwards Walker, a trailblazing 19th-century doctor who was arrested many times for wearing pants.


History vs Women: The Defiant Lives that They Don't Want You to Know Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250146731
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 2nd, 2018

Rebels, rulers, scientists, artists, warriors and villains
Women are, and have always been, all these things and more.


NB + KVON radio 3/1/19

Listen to this week's book talk here!

Girlhood in the Borderlands: Mexican Teens Caught in the Crossroads of Migration (Nation of Nations) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781479862016
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New York University Press - July 31st, 2018

How gender and generation shape perceptions of place and time as told through the voices of Mexican teenage girls


A Fire Story Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419735851
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 5th, 2019

The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781984802439
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - February 19th, 2019

“If you enjoyed An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, read The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls...an absorbing commentary on love, family and forgiveness.”—The Washington Post 
 


Dinner for Everyone: 100 Iconic Dishes Made 3 Ways--Easy, Vegan, or Perfect for Company Cover Image
By Mark Bittman, Aya Brackett (Photographs by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780385344760
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarkson Potter - February 12th, 2019

The first major new work from the man who taught America How to Cook Everything is truly the one book a cook needs for a perfect dinner--easy, fancy, or meatless, as the occasion requires.


Lucky Broken Girl Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780399546457
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - April 10th, 2018

Winner of the 2018 Pura Belpre Award!

“A book for anyone mending from childhood wounds.”—Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street

 


NB + KVON radio 2/22/19

Listen to this week's book talk here!

She's Got This!: Essays on Standing Strong and Moving on Cover Image
By Joanne Hartman (Editor), Mary Claire Hill (Editor)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781733523707
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Write on Mamas - February 2019

Boldly and unapologetically told, the essays featured in this powerful collection exemplify strength and resilience as these writers--published authors as well as fresh voices--take their truths public. Filled with hope, humor, and determination, these stories tackle love, loss, friendship, identity, and parenthood.


Separate: The Story of Plessy V. Ferguson, and America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780393239379
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 12th, 2019

Plessy v. Ferguson, the Supreme Court case synonymous with "separate but equal," created remarkably little stir when the justices announced their near-unanimous decision on May 18, 1896. Yet it is one of the most compelling and dramatic stories of the nineteenth century, whose outcome embraced and protected segregation, and whose reverberations are still felt into the twenty-first.


The White Card: A Play Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555978396
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - March 19th, 2019

A play about the imagined fault line between black and white lives by Claudia Rankine, the author of Citizen


A Work in Progress: A Journal Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780714877549
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Phaidon Press - February 13th, 2019

The world-famous chef René Redzepi's intimate first-hand account of a year in the life of his renowned restaurant, noma


Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles (Ronan Boyle #1) Cover Image
By Thomas Lennon, John Hendrix (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419734915
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 5th, 2019

NB + KVON radio 2/15/19

Listen to this week's book talk here!

The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250076748
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - January 22nd, 2019

The cofounder of the Zen Hospice Project and pioneer behind the compassionate care movement shares an inspiring exploration of the lessons dying has to offer about living a fulfilling life.


See What Can Be Done: Essays, Criticism, and Commentary Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525433859
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - March 5th, 2019

A New York Times Critic's Top Pick of the Year


Passing (Restless Classics) Cover Image
By Nella Larsen, Maggie Lily (Illustrator), Darryl Pinckney (Introduction by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781632062024
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Restless Books - October 16th, 2018

Restless Classics presents the ninetieth anniversary edition of an undersung gem of the Harlem Renaissance: Nella Larsen's Passing, a captivating and prescient exploration of identity, sexuality, self-invention, class, and race set amidst the pealing boisterousness of the Jazz Age.

When childhood friends Irene Redfield and Clare Kendry cross paths at a whites-only restaura


Double Awesome Chinese Food: Irresistible and Totally Achievable Recipes from Our Chinese-American Kitchen Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781611805574
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roost Books - February 5th, 2019

Wildly inventive Chinese-American home cooking from the siblings behind Boston’s acclaimed Mei Mei restaurant.


Ellie May on Presidents' Day Cover Image
By Hillary Homzie, Jeffrey Ebbeler (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781580899284
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Charlesbridge - December 18th, 2018

Just how far will Ellie May go to be chosen as class flag leader during the exciting week leading up to Presidents' Day?


NB + KVON radio 2/8/19

Listen to this week's book talk here!

The Life of Frederick Douglass: A Graphic Narrative of a Slave's Journey from Bondage to Freedom Cover Image
By David F. Walker, Damon Smyth (Illustrator), Marissa Louise (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780399581441
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ten Speed Press - January 8th, 2019

A graphic novel biography of the escaped slave, abolitionist, public speaker, and most photographed man of the nineteenth century, based on his autobiographical writings and speeches, spotlighting the key events and people that shaped the life of this great American.


Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom Cover Image
$37.50
ISBN: 9781416590316
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 16th, 2018

A NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, and TIME TOP 10 BOOK OF THE YEAR

The definitive, dramatic biography of the most important African American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era.

As a young man Frederick Douglass (1


The Sparsholt Affair Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101873083
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - February 5th, 2019

In 1940, the handsome, athletic, and charismatic David Sparsholt arrives at Oxford University to study engineering, unaware of his effect on others—especially on Evert Dax, the lonely son of a celebrated novelist who is destined to become a writer himself.


Zaitoun: Recipes from the Palestinian Kitchen Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781324002628
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 5th, 2019


"Yasmin Khan draws on her vast experience as a storyteller, cook, human rights activist, itinerant traveler and writer to create a moving, empathetic, hugely knowledgeable and utterly delicious book." --Anthony Bourdain.


Breathe with Me: Using Breath to Feel Strong, Calm, and Happy Cover Image
By Mariam Gates, Sarah Jane Hinder (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781683640301
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sounds True - January 2019

When you're mad or worried or can't wake up in the morning, what can you do? Use the amazing superpower that you already have--breathing.

Our newest offering from the bestselling creators of Good Night Yoga teaches kids fun and easy breathing practices based on the proven methods of yoga and mindfulness meditation.

Sample practices:


NB + KVON radio 2/1/19

Listen to this week's book talk here!

The Stressless Brain Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781982204280
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balboa Press - February 28th, 2019

Though the modern world has given us many benefits and privileges, it has also burdened us with constant stimulation and endless expectations. Feeling overwhelmed, we become distracted from our life's purpose. Because we have lost our path, we feel emotionally, physically, and spiritually imbalanced - and this has left many of us stressed and anxious.


Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393241020
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 29th, 2019

On her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies, beloved writer Pam Houston learns what it means to care for a piece of land and the creatures on it. Elk calves and bluebirds mark the changing seasons, winter temperatures drop to 35 below, and lightning sparks a 110,000-acre wildfire, threatening her century-old barn and all its inhabitants.


Elsey Come Home: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525520986
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - January 15th, 2019

ONE OF THE “BEST WOMEN’S FICTION OF 2019 (SO FAR)”—MARIE CLAIRE
ONE OF THE “61 BOOKS WE’RE LOOKING FORWARD TO READING IN 2019”—THE HUFFINGTON POST
ONE OF THE “16 FICTION RELEASES TO WATCH FOR”—WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF BOOKS


The Largesse of the Sea Maiden: Stories Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812988659
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 8th, 2019

Twenty-five years after Jesus’ Son, a haunting new collection of short stories on mortality and transcendence, from National Book Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Denis Johnson


NB + KVON radio 1/18/19

Listen to this week's book talk here!

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735210639
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - January 8th, 2019

The instant New York Times Bestseller
#1 Wall Street Journal Business Bestseller
Instant Washington Post Bestseller

"Brims with a surprising amount of insight and practical advice." --The Wall Street Journal


A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African American Women from Harriet Tubman to Sandra Bland Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781635572612
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 15th, 2019

A Publishers Weekly Top 10 History Title for the season
Booklist's Top 10 Diverse Nonfiction titles for the year
BookRiot's "50 Must-Read Poetry Collections"
Most Anticipated Books of the Year--The Rumpus, Nylon


An Anonymous Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250133731
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - January 8th, 2019

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller (January 2019) everyone is talking about!


Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062437310
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 15th, 2019

An enlightening narrative history—an entertaining fusion of Tom Wolfe and Michael Pollan—that traces the colorful origins of once unconventional foods and the diverse fringe movements, charismatic gurus, and counterculture elements that brought them to the mainstream and created a distinctly American cuisine.


The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm: Tales from Alagaësia (Volume 1: Eragon) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984894861
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - December 31st, 2018

The internationally bestselling fantasy sensation is back, with brand-new stories set in the world of Eragon and the Inheritance Cycle!

A wanderer and a cursed child. Spells and magic. And dragons, of course. Welcome back to the world of Alagaësia.


NB + KVON radio 1/11/19

Listen to this week's book talk here!

Bad with Money: The Imperfect Art of Getting Your Financial Sh*t Together Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501176333
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria Books - January 2019

“Humorous and forthright...[Gaby] Dunn makes facing money issues seem not only palatable but possibly even fun....Dunn’s book delivers.” —Publishers Weekly

The beloved writer-comedian expands on her popular podcast with an engaging and empowering financial literacy book for Millennials and Gen Z.


Freshwater Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802128997
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - December 18th, 2018

A National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" Honoree
Shortlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize

One of the most anticipated and best reviewed novels of 2018, Freshwater is the remarkable debut of an astonishing young writer.


Once Upon a River: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780743298070
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - December 4th, 2018

“One of the most pleasurable and satisfying new books I've read in a long time.


What's for Breakfast? Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250176486
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - November 27th, 2018

“Wake up!” says Rufus, a large and very hungry owl. “It’s time to catch the fearsome mouse. I’m in a mood for a bowl of mouse soup for breakfast.”

Pip, who’s better at sleeping than swooping, leaps from the nest and lands right on top of that fearsome mouse whose name, he learns, is Theodore.

Is it time for breakfast. . . . or friendship?


Mousie, I Will Read to You Cover Image
By Rachael Cole, Melissa Crowton (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524715366
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Schwartz & Wade - November 13th, 2018

Like Rosemary Wells's Read to Your Bunny and with the charm of The Wonderful Things You Will Be, this gorgeous book will surely appeal to families who want their children to become lifelong readers.

Long before the words make sense, Mousie,
I will read to you
The simplest story,


NB + KVON radio 12/21/18

Listen to this week's book talk here (recording quality isn't great for the first half, so sorry about that!).

American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501180910
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery Books - September 25th, 2018

From award-winning actress and political activist America Ferrera comes a vibrant and varied collection of first-person accounts from prominent figures about the experience of growing up between cultures.

America Ferrera has always felt wholly American, and yet, her identity is inextricably linked to her parents’ homeland and Honduran culture.


Alice Isn't Dead: A Novel Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062844132
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - October 30th, 2018

New York Times bestseller

From the New York Times bestselling co-author of It Devours! and Welcome to Night Vale comes a fast-paced thriller about a truck driver searching across America for the wife she had long assumed to be dead.


Stream System: The Collected Short Fiction of Gerald Murnane Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780374126001
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 3rd, 2018

Stories from a mind-bending Australian master, “a genius on the level of Beckett” (Teju Cole)

Never before available to readers in this hemisphere, these stories—originally published from 1985 to 2012—offer an irresistible compendium of the work of one of contemporary fiction’s greatest magicians.


Outline: A Novel (Outline Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250081544
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador - February 9th, 2016

A Finalist for the Folio Prize, the Goldsmiths Prize, the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction
One of The New York Times' Top Ten Books of the Year


Transit: A Novel (Outline Trilogy #2) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250151797
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Picador - December 19th, 2017

National Bestseller • A Finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize • A Finalist for the Goldsmiths Prize • Long-listed for the International Dublin Literary Award • One of Time Magazine's Top 10 Fiction Books of the Year


Kudos: A Novel (Outline Trilogy #3) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374279868
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 5th, 2018

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2018 Amazon Editors' Top 100 of 2018

Rachel Cusk, the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of Outline and Transit, completes the transcendent literary trilogy with Kudos, a novel of unsettling power.


Nourish Cakes: Baking with a Healthy Twist Cover Image
By Marianne Stewart, Rebecca Hiscutt (Foreword by), Catherine Frawley (Photographs by)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781787131163
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Quadrille Publishing - February 6th, 2018

The 50 simple recipes for cakes and bakes, both large and small, focus on nourishing ingredients such as nuts, vegetables, and dried fruit, plus flours such as rye or buckwheat. Many of the recipes are allergy- or intolerance-friendly, using wheat-free flours and unrefined sugars.


Harbor Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399252525
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

Jacqueline Woodson's first middle-grade novel since National Book Award winner Brown Girl Dreaming celebrates the healing that can occur when a group of students share their stories.


Pages

Subscribe to RSS - blogs