Off Site Event

Author Ann Leary at East Granby Public Library

Our friends at East Granby Public Library are hosting author Ann Leary in celebration of her latest release, The Foundling.  River Bend will be there with books!  Grab your book club and take a little road trip to join us, it is sure to be a facinating discussion.

Registration is requested.

 

The Foundling: A Novel By Ann Leary Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982120382
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Published: Scribner / Marysue Rucci Books - May 31st, 2022

The Good House: A Novel By Ann Leary Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250043030
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Published: Picador - October 1st, 2013

The Children: A Novel By Ann Leary Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250045386
Published: Picador - June 6th, 2017

Modern Love, Revised and Updated: True Stories of Love, Loss, and Redemption By Daniel Jones (Editor), Andrew Rannells (Contributions by), Ayelet Waldman (Contributions by), Amy Krouse Rosenthal (Contributions by), Veronica Chambers (Contributions by), Deborah Copaken (Contributions by), Jean Hanff Korelitz (Contributions by), Trey Ellis (Contributions by), Ann Hood (Contributions by), Howie Kahn (Contributions by), Mindy Hung (Contributions by), Terri Cheney (Contributions by), Ann Leary (Contributions by), Larry Smith (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Daniel Jones (Editor), Andrew Rannells (Contributions by), Ayelet Waldman (Contributions by), Amy Krouse Rosenthal (Contributions by), Veronica Chambers (Contributions by), Deborah Copaken (Contributions by), Jean Hanff Korelitz (Contributions by), Trey Ellis (Contributions by), Ann Hood (Contributions by), Howie Kahn (Contributions by), Mindy Hung (Contributions by), Terri Cheney (Contributions by), Ann Leary (Contributions by), Larry Smith (Contributions by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593137048
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Published: Crown - September 3rd, 2019

Outtakes from a Marriage: A Novel By Ann Leary Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307405883
Published: Crown - May 12th, 2009

An Innocent, a Broad By Ann Leary Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060527242
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 12th, 2005

Sebastian Junger at CT Historical Society in West Hartford

Connecticut Historical Society Welcomes Sebastian Junger, Books available from River Bend Bookshop

 

The Connecticut Historical Society is pleased to welcome Sebastian Junger, Award-Winning Journalist, Director, and Best-Selling Author of The Perfect Storm & TRIBE, to deliver this year’s Charles Guilford Woodward Lecture.

Freedom By Sebastian Junger Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781982153410
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 18th, 2021

Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging By Sebastian Junger Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781455566389
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Published: Twelve - May 24th, 2016

WAR By Sebastian Junger Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780446556224
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Published: Twelve - May 17th, 2011

The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea By Sebastian Junger Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393337013
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 29th, 2009

A Death in Belmont By Sebastian Junger Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780060742690
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 3rd, 2007

Fire By Sebastian Junger Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060088613
Published: Harper Perennial - September 24th, 2002

Where's Waldo 2022

THE SEARCH FOR WALDO IS BACK ON!

Where's Waldo?: Deluxe Edition By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763645250
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Published: Candlewick - August 14th, 2012

Where's Waldo? The Boredom Buster Book: 5-Minute Challenges By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781536211450
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Published: Candlewick - March 10th, 2020

Where's Waldo? The Search for the Lost Things By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780763658328
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Published: Candlewick - February 14th, 2012

Where's Waldo? Double Trouble at the Museum: The Ultimate Spot-the-Difference Book! By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536224405
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Published: Candlewick - May 10th, 2022

Where's Waldo Now?: Deluxe Edition (Where's Waldo?) By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763645267
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Published: Candlewick - September 25th, 2012

Where's Waldo? The Fantastic Journey: Deluxe Edition By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763645281
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Published: Candlewick - May 14th, 2013

Playhouse 2022 - The Agitators

 

PLAYHOUSE ON THE PARK

We are excited to be continuing our partnership with Playhouse on the Park! River Bend will have a pop-up shop in the lobby throughout the run of THE AGITATORS (May 25 - June 12), filled with books & gifts relating to Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Bring your friends and family for a wonderful time down in West Hartford at 244 Park Rd, West Hartford, CT 06119 and enjoy "The Agitators" related goodies at the shop!

AUTHOR STAGE at Glastonbury Arts Festival on the Green

The River Bend Author Stage is back!  

We are delighted to once again partner with Glastonbury Arts at the "On the Green" Fine Arts & Crafts Show.  In addition to many exciting author and illustrator panels, we are bringing back the Art & Poetry Pairings with Glastonbury's Poet Laureate.

The show runs from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11, 2022.  The Author Stage will be active from 11am to 4pm each day.  Check back as we get closer to the show for a full schedule.

 

Wethersfield Historical Society: Howard Sherman presents Another Day's Begun

Wethersfield Historical Society, in collaboration with the Wethersfield Library and Wethersfield High School, is fostering a town-wide discussion about Pulitzer Prize-winning play Our Town, by longtime Connecticut resident Thornton Wilder.  

Another Day's Begun: Thornton Wilder's Our Town in the 21st Century By Howard Sherman Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781350123434
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Published: Methuen Drama - January 28th, 2021

Our Town: A Play in Three Acts By Thornton Wilder Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063003996
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - July 28th, 2020

BOOK TRUCK: Willimantic Children's Book Fair

Hosted by the Willimantic Public Library, UConn Dodd Center and ECSU, the Children's Book Festival will be one for the books!  The River Bend Book Truck will be there, featuring books from visiting authors, award winners, and lots of local favorites. Held at Memorial Park, 10am-2pm. 

We Are the Fire By Sam Taylor Cover Image
$20.89
ISBN: 9781250241429
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Published: Swoon Reads - February 16th, 2021

Little Old Farm Folk By Andrea Wisnewski Cover Image
$8.95
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ISBN: 9781567925944
Published: David R. Godine Publisher - May 25th, 2017

Little Red Riding Hood By Andrea Wisnewski Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781567925890
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - June 30th, 2017

Lubaya's Quiet Roar By Marilyn Nelson, Philemona Williamson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525555551
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - October 6th, 2020

Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain By Cheryl Bardoe, Barbara McClintock (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cheryl Bardoe, Barbara McClintock (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316278201
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 12th, 2018

A Wreath for Emmett Till By Marilyn Nelson, Philippe Lardy (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marilyn Nelson, Philippe Lardy (Illustrator)
$8.99
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ISBN: 9780547076362
Published: Clarion Books - January 12th, 2009

American Ace By Marilyn Nelson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780803733053
Published: Rocky Pond Books - January 12th, 2016

Three Little Kittens By Barbara McClintock, Barbara McClintock (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338125870
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 21st, 2020

Trio: The Tale of a Three-Legged Cat By Andrea Wisnewski Cover Image
$17.95
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ISBN: 9781567926088
Published: David R. Godine Publisher - November 1st, 2017

Vroom! By Barbara McClintock Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626722170
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 2nd, 2019

AUTHOR STAGE at On The Green Art Show

River Bend Bookshop hosted our first Author Stage at Glastonbury Arts' On The Green Art & Craft Show on September 11 & 12.  We were thrilled to showcase 40 incredible local authors, representing a wide range of work - from children's books to historical fiction to thrillers and poetry, we had a little something for everyone!  

Signed books are now avaliable in limited quantities at the shop.  

 

Road of Bones (A Billy Boyle WWII Mystery #16) By James R. Benn Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781641292009
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Published: Soho Crime - September 7th, 2021

The Family Plot: A Novel By Megan Collins Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982163846
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Published: Atria Books - August 17th, 2021

Don't Look for Me: A Novel By Wendy Walker Cover Image
$27.99
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ISBN: 9781250198709
Published: St. Martin's Press - September 15th, 2020

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The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna: A Novel By Juliet Grames Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062862839
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Published: Ecco - April 28th, 2020

Reaching Riverdale By Geeta Schrayter Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781734980004
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Published: Prema Press - October 27th, 2020

No Rules: A Memoir By Sharon Dukett Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631528569
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Published: She Writes Press - June 2nd, 2020

Strange New England By Thomas D'Agostino, Arlene Nicholson Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467148979
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: History Press - May 31st, 2021

Lacking Evidence to the Contrary: A Lowbrow Novel of Questionable Necessity By Mark A. Henry Cover Image
$19.79
ISBN: 9781736344637
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Operation Dodecahedron - August 16th, 2021

The Rage of Achilles By Terence Hawkins Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781733647465
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Published: Calliope Group - August 3rd, 2021

The Surrogate By Lynn Katz Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781684336821
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Black Rose Writing - May 6th, 2021

State v. Claus: A Tale of Lawyers, Reindeer, Love, and Magic By P. Jo Anne Burgh Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781735715704
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tuxedo Cat Press - November 5th, 2020

The Liability of Love By Susan Schoenberger Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781647421304
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Published: She Writes Press - July 20th, 2021

Statelessness and Contemporary Enslavement By Jane Anna Gordon Cover Image
$51.54
ISBN: 9780367358549
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Routledge - December 9th, 2019

Grow Up: A Collection of Short Stories By Taryn Balchunas Cover Image
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ISBN: 9798567744505
Published: Independently Published - November 19th, 2020

Dealing: Tarot poems and pictures By David Wasserman, Helen Castillo (Artist) Cover Image
$18.40
ISBN: 9781950730032
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Unsolicited Press - July 30th, 2019

We Are the Fire By Sam Taylor Cover Image
$20.89
ISBN: 9781250241429
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Swoon Reads - February 16th, 2021

Mercury Boys By Chandra Prasad Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781641292658
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Published: Soho Teen - August 3rd, 2021

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From the Desk of Zoe Washington By Janae Marks Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062875860
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 5th, 2021

A Soft Place to Land By Janae Marks Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062875877
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 14th, 2021

Nat Enough: A Graphic Novel (Nat Enough #1) By Maria Scrivan, Maria Scrivan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maria Scrivan, Maria Scrivan (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338538199
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Published: Graphix - April 7th, 2020

Forget Me Nat: A Graphic Novel (Nat Enough #2) By Maria Scrivan, Maria Scrivan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maria Scrivan, Maria Scrivan (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338538243
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Published: Graphix - September 1st, 2020

The Stitchers (Fright Watch #1) By Lorien Lawrence Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781419756061
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Amulet Paperbacks - August 3rd, 2021

The Collectors (Fright Watch #2) By Lorien Lawrence Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419756047
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Published: Amulet Books - August 31st, 2021

The Way I Say It By Nancy Tandon Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781623541330
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Charlesbridge - January 18th, 2022

To Tell You the Truth By Beth Vrabel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534478596
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 8th, 2021

Soul Food Sunday By Winsome Bingham, C. G. Esperanza (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Winsome Bingham, C. G. Esperanza (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419747717
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 16th, 2021

The Bedtime Knight By Katie L. Carroll, Erika Baird (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katie L. Carroll, Erika Baird (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780998925462
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Published: Shimmer Publications, LLC - January 26th, 2021

Is Was By Deborah Freedman, Deborah Freedman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534475106
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 4th, 2021

How to Talk Monster By Lynn Plourde, Mike Lowery (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lynn Plourde, Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525515807
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - June 8th, 2021

Best Buddies By Lynn Plourde, Arthur Lin (Illustrator), Becky Ronan (Consultant) Cover Image
By Lynn Plourde, Arthur Lin (Illustrator), Becky Ronan (Consultant)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781684461431
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Capstone Editions - August 15th, 2021

Go, Grandma, Go! By Lynn Plourde, Sophie Beer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lynn Plourde, Sophie Beer (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534452220
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little Simon - March 10th, 2020

Go, Grandpa, Go! By Lynn Plourde, Sophie Beer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lynn Plourde, Sophie Beer (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534452244
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Published: Little Simon - March 10th, 2020

BOOK TRUCK: Riverfront Music Series at Riverfront Park

This year, one free concert (co-presented by The Town of Glastonbury & The CT River Valley Chamber of Commerce) is scheduled for Wednesday, September 8. The concert will be held at the Welles Street Riverfront Park on the lawn behind the Riverfront Community Center in Glastonbury, CT from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm and will feature the band eta Music!.

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