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Book of the Month: Encounter

Every month we'll introduce you to an important book and offer it at a 15% discount!

Based on the journal kept by French explorer Jacques Cartier in 1534, Encounter, by Brittany Luby, imagines a first meeting between a French sailor and an Iroquoian fisher. As they navigate their differences, the wise animals around them note their similarities, highlighting their common ground. 

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By Brittany Luby, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780316449182
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

Book of the Month: The Nickel Boys

15% off for the month of July!

The Nickel Boys 

In this 2020 Pulitzer Prize award-winning book, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes a devastating time in American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.

The Nickel Boys: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780345804341
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - June 30th, 2020

Book of the Month: Invisible Man

Every month we will introduce you to an important book and offer it at 15% off!


Invisible Man is a milestone in American literature, a book that has continued to engage readers since its appearance in 1952. A first novel by an unknown writer, it remained on the bestseller list for sixteen weeks, won the National Book Award for fiction, and established Ralph Ellison as one of the key writers of the century. 

Invisible Man (Vintage International) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679732761
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - March 14th, 1995

Book Exchange

Bring a book you’re willing to part with and leave with something new to you!

Join us on Sunday, March 1, after-hours from 7-8pm to take part in our book exchange!

There is NO charge for attending, but please RSVP on Facebook or at (651) 430-3385 so we have an idea of how many people will be there.

The Daily Grind will be open until 7pm so feel free to grab a drink or something to snack on. We will lock the doors and begin the game at 7pm after the DG is closed. We’ll also be offering 20% off any purchases made that night.

Book of the Month: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Every month we will introduce you to an important book and offer it at a 15% discount!

The Book of the Month for January is Behind the Beautiful Forevers. In this breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport.


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