“Local baking wizard Erin Jeanne McDowell’s ‘Savory Baking’ continues to find an audience, which is a wonderful thing for a wonderful book. Over the last two weeks, our good friend Erin outsold even Bob Dylan and Bono,” the Raven Book Store writes.
“If this week’s bestseller list has a theme, it’s ’new books from fiction royalty,’” the Raven Book Store writes.
“Topping this week’s chart easily is Erin McDowell’s fantastic new cookbook ‘Savory Baking,’ of which we have loads of signed copies in-store!” the Raven Book Store writes.
“We’re still riding high on how great our 35th Anniversary Celebration was last month, and our bestseller list is too!” the Raven Book Store writes.
“September, a time of changing seasons. Summer to fall. Baseball to football. No school to school. Most importantly to us, September is the official beginning of Fall Books Season,” the Raven Book Store writes.
“Our No. 1 bestseller this week is Michael Travis’ ‘Celebrating Kansas Breweries,’ but the list as a whole might as well be called ‘Celebrating Kansas Books,'” the Raven Book Store writes.
Over the course of three and a half decades, The Raven has overcome odds that have been insurmountable for many other book stores. And this September, it will celebrate 35 years serving the Lawrence community.
New ordering policies from a corporate book store make it harder for debut authors to get hardcover books on shelves, the Raven Book Store writes. This week’s bestsellers present “an interesting study in contrast between independent and corporate bookselling.”
For as long as she can remember, Izzy Wasserstein aspired to write. Now 41, she recalled the rush of hope and feelings books stirred within her early in life.
“This week’s top 4 are all from events we’ve done at the Raven! Thanks so much for attending our events and buying these great books!” the Raven Book Store writes.
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