Braving the Brightest

Welcome to Braving The Brightest 2021

A reading challenge for book lovers, designed to get you out of your reading comfort zone, and discover a new literary adventure every month.

Here's how it works:

Print this bookmark at home, or come grab one from us at the bookshop. Each month pick out a book that follows the challenge, and get a stamp on your bookmark. You can come into the store, or shop with us online with the discount code: BRAVE2021 to receive 10% off that month's pick. You can also stop by to collect your stamp every month, or save your receipts to get them all at once. At the end of the year turn in your bookmark to receive an award. Prizes will be given to all participants, based on how many months you have completed. 

Can't decide on a book for this month? Check out our reccomendations below, or our booksellers are always happy to personally recommend a good read! Stop in to say hi, or contact us here.

Moonglow: A Novel (Harper Perennial Olive Editions) Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780063036550
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-5 Days
Published: Harper Perennial - October 6th, 2020

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (with bonus content): A Novel Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780812983586
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-5 Days
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 12th, 2012

The World That We Knew: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501137587
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - September 1st, 2020

We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250757975
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-5 Days
Published: Picador - August 4th, 2020

The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062379276
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-5 Days
Published: Amistad - July 31st, 2018

Devil in a Blue Dress (30th Anniversary Edition): An Easy Rawlins Novel (Easy Rawlins Mystery #1) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982150341
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-5 Days
Published: Washington Square Press - October 6th, 2020

To Be a Man: Stories Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062431028
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper - November 3rd, 2020

Jew-ish: A Cookbook: Reinvented Recipes from a Modern Mensch Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780358353980
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 9th, 2021

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780618711659
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - April 4th, 2006

Bee Season: A Novel Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780385498807
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-5 Days
Published: Anchor - May 15th, 2001

Everything Is Illuminated Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780544484009
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - April 14th, 2015

The Red Tent - 20th Anniversary Edition: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780312427290
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-5 Days
Published: Picador - August 21st, 2007

The Golem and the Jinni: A Novel (Harper Perennial Olive Editions) Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780063036574
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-5 Days
Published: Harper Perennial - October 6th, 2020

The Orchard: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062974747
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - November 17th, 2020

Einstein's Dreams (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781400077809
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - November 9th, 2004

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616204518
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - December 2nd, 2014

Young Jane Young: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616208691
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - May 1st, 2018

The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition Cover Image
By Anne Frank, Otto M. Frank (Editor), Mirjam Pressler (Editor), Susan Massotty (Translated by)
$13.95
ISBN: 9780385480338
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - February 1st, 1996

Night Cover Image
By Elie Wiesel, Marion Wiesel (Translated by), Elie Wiesel (Preface by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780374500016
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-5 Days
Published: Hill and Wang - January 16th, 2006

Death in Her Hands: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984879356
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Press - June 23rd, 2020

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781328662057
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 2nd, 2019

The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594481925
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - February 7th, 2006

Yes No Maybe So Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062937032
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-5 Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - December 15th, 2020