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October 17th, 7:00pm

Ken McGoogan examines the riddle of thr Northwest Passage in Dead Reckoning.
Dead Reckoning
Ken McGoogan
Hardcover | Sep 2017
25+ in store $33.99
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Persepolis Rising
James S A Corey
Hardcover | Dec 2017
on order $36.50
(releases Dec 5 2017)
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Jann Arden comes to Bolen Books!
December 17th | 2:00pm
In-store, free to attend. Books will be available for purchase.

We are excited to announce this holiday season you have the opportunity to experience the moving story of Jann Arden and her mother, who is currently in the grip of Alzheimer's.

When the disease entered their life it forever changed their relationship, and Jann Arden had to learn how to negotiate this illness. They found comfort in Arden's kitchen, where she prepares meals to nourish her mother 5 to 6 times a week.

Feeding My Mother, the beautiful memoir of their coping process told in a way that only Jann Arden could tell it, is uplifting and poignant in equal measure. It's the perfect reminder to cherish our loved ones.

In Jann Arden's own words: "We still fall into so much laughter, feel so much insane gladness and joy. It's such a contrast from one minute to the next and it teaches me constantly: it makes me stronger and more humble and more empathetic and caring and kind."  

Save the date! This is the holiday event you can't afford to miss!

Bolen Books would like to say Thank you and to wish you a wonderful World Gratitude Day. It has been nine months since we lost Mel Bolen and in that time we have had a chance to reflect on just how many things in life there are to feel grateful for. From life changing events like welcoming a new member of the family to the simple things like when someone holds a door for you.

We, of course, are incredibly thankful for your patronage and recently introduced our new gratitude program. Our gift certificates have been immensely popular over the years and ​recipients​ love shopping with them. We are now offering pre-stamped thank you cards should you want to send a note to the person you received the gift from. The card​s are available at all our cash desk and we have a writing table near one of our front window for you to take a quiet moment to fill them ​out​.

We wish you all the very best in life and hope you have a chance today to look around and see all the truly wonderful things life has to offer.
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