My husband was in a wedding over the weekend. We drove out early to a small California mountain town so he could get ready with the groomsmen and take pictures. My friends had told me about a fantastic indie bookstore in this town that I just had to visit. So I did!
The store—which shall not be named here—has a great atmosphere; it reminded me of the hippy bookstores in Portland that I so miss. Most of the books are used, so I was able to find four for an awesome price:
- Small Island by Andrea Levy
- The Rector’s Wife by Joanna Trollope
- The Ladies’ No. 1 Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
- The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
These have been on my list for a while, so I’m super excited about them. Basically, this store was everything I wanted for a relaxing afternoon on my own.Continue Reading