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Best of the Decade: 1920s

Get a good look at the grandstanding books, music and movies from the decade that left dancers flapping in the wind…see what we did there? You guessed it. It’s the 1920s!

29 Short Books to Read on Leap Day

2020 is a leap year, which means this February we get one extra day to read. If you’ve ever wanted to up your book reading from say, fifty a year to seventy-nine, then this list is just for you.

The Inside Story: The Underground Railroad

In this blog series, HPB Buy Guy Steve Leach takes a closer look at the unique curiosities that we see in our stores.

Have Books, Will Travel: Through African-American History

In this edition of Have Books, Will Travel, we present books that capture that history; depicting what it means to endure the trial and triumph, pain and promise, heartache and hope that is commonly found in the stoic African-American experience.

Behind the Book: Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts

For our first Book Club pick of 2020, Half Price Books has selected Finding Dorothy, the fictional retelling of the true life of Maud Baum, wife to L. Frank Baum, author of The Wizard of Oz. This a perfect read for lovers of all things Oz and historical fiction. We had the wonderful opportunity ask author Elizabeth Letts some in-depth questions regarding her inspirations, discoveries and insights into this wonderful book!

The Inside Story: The Day of the Triffids

In this blog series, HPB Buy Guy Steve Leach takes a closer look at the unique curiosities that we see in our stores. Some years back, HPB got the opportunity to make an offer on 100,000 books from the Penguin Publishing archives warehouse in Bristol, England. The huge shipment of acquired books certainly cramped our… View Article

Behind the Book: Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris

Read on to discover the inspiration behind bestselling author Heather Morris’ latest novel, Cilka’s Journey!

Behind the Book: Hope Rides Again by Andrew Shaffer

Read on to discover the inspiration behind bestselling author Andrew Shaffer’s latest novel, Hope Rides Again!

Behind the Book: Whisper Network by Chandler Baker

Chandler Baker gives us a sneak peek into the inspiration behind her adult debut novel, Whisper Network!