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Our New Favorites for Young Readers, From Babies to Teens (Plus the Latest ParnassusNext Pick!)

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Are the young readers in your life claiming “nothing to read”? Do you need a perfect baby shower gift or birthday present for a grade-schooler or teen? Would you perhaps just like an excuse to come browse the darling titles on the shelves of our children’s section? Come on over — we’ve got you covered. Read the rest of this entry »

12 Reasons to Get Excited: New Releases, Autographs, and Events for YA-Lovers and Young Readers

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Looking for a book that’ll blow your mind (in a good way)? Check out the latest ParnassusNext pick, selected by our manager of books for young readers, Stephanie:  Read the rest of this entry »

Don’t Panic, Parents: Great Spring Break Reading for Kids and Teens

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Whether you’re headed out of town or hunkering down for a restful staycation, there’s bound to come a time when someone says, “I’m bored.” That’s where these books come in. Stop by the store or place your order online (just click the title of any book on the list), and we’ll get you all set up for a week off school.  Read the rest of this entry »

30+ Books to Make Your Days Different

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In honor of the many exciting author events on the Parnassus calendar this month, we’ve borrowed a title for the theme of our November book picks: Today Will Be Different. Read the rest of this entry »

Your Next Favorite Reads, Selected by Your Own Personal Booknerds

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(Booksellers Sissy and Tristan with some of the books our staff love so much they’re recommending them to you.)

Ever wish you had a personal assistant to help you get more done in a day? We can’t quite offer that (trust us, we can’t even remember to pick up our own dry cleaning); but we can offer you a cadre of personal book-shoppers.  Read the rest of this entry »

43 Books to Read Right Now

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Sometimes, when we know there’s a slew of spectacular books coming out later in the season,  we have to force ourselves to slow down and savor the books we can enjoy today. Are there some awesome books coming our way later this fall? Yes, indeed. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves! Here are some of our booksellers’ current book-crushes — brand-new September releases, new-in-paperbacks, and even a few old favorites.  Read the rest of this entry »

Beach Bag Refill: More Great Summer Books

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Summer? Oh, it’s not over until we say it’s over. Read the rest of this entry »