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Book review: New novel raw look at Syrian civil war

This review of "A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea," by Melissa Fleming and published by Flatiron Books was written by Virgie DeNucci, a bookseller at Off the Beaten Path. This review was originally published in The Steamboat Pilot

December 2016 Staff Picks for Young Readers

"Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them." - Neil Gaiman. Our December staff picks make great gifts for the youngest of book lovers.

December 2016 Staff Picks

Our December staff picks make great gifts - for bibliophiles, history buffs, globetrotters, mystery solvers and everyone else on your list.

Book reviews: Kids books expand mind, heart

This week, we are highlighting some of our favorite children’s books that will expand the mind and the heart of your young reader.

November 2016 Staff Picks

"Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day." ~Thornton Wilder. You'll be thankful for this month's staff picks.

Book reviews: Children’s books suggested for holiday giving

Some of us like to receive gift suggestions long before the hectic weeks ahead, so here they are. These recommendations are for the children on your holiday list. We were fortunate to visit the Brandywine Museum in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, this fall, and what was their featured show? Children’s Illustrators, which is a bookstore owner’s dream.

Book review: New novel explores racism, justice

This book review of "Small Great Things," by Jodi Picolt, is written by Virgie DeNucci, a bookseller at Off the Beaten Path. This review was originally published in Steamboat Pilot.

Book review: Moriarty hits again with 'Truly Madly Guilty'

This book review of “Truly Madly Guilty,” by Liane Moriarty, is written by Kim Brack, bookseller at Off the Beaten Path. This review was originally published in Steamboat Pilot.

September 2016 Staff Picks

"The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading." ~David Bailey

Books to grow in knowledge in this month's staff picks.

Book review: Great picture books for fall

Now that school is back in session, picture books are a great way to relax after a long day. The following are a selection of new pictures books that Off the Beaten Path is proud to share.

All the books are targeted toward children age 3 through 8, though picture books are also fun for kids who already know how to read; they help with building vocabulary, fluency and keeping kids engaged and interested in reading.