“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”
- Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood
“Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.” ―Helen Keller
“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ~ C.S. Lewis
“A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.” –Chinese Proverb. Books to welcome spring in this month's staff picks.
Happy new year, book lovers! The sub-zero temperatures earlier this month kept us inside, but no matter: we’ve stayed busy reading these books! We hope you enjoy them as much as we do.
While we have your attention, we have exciting news!
- Off the Beaten Path will now open at 7:30 am 7 days per week. Stop by for a coffee, pastry, and a good book.
- We now offer e-books and audio books from our new online store and the My Must Reads app. This is a great opportunity to read and listen wherever you go, while still shopping with Off the Beaten Path.
"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.
Our December staff picks make great gifts - for bibliophiles, history buffs, globetrotters, mystery solvers and everyone else on your list.
"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.
"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.
"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." ~ Joseph Addison
Books recommended by our staff for an active mind.