February News at The Bookstore

Our Choices for Book Clubs in 2015

What's your book club reading in 2015? Join our lively discussion during the annual Book Club Night at 7 p.m. Feb. 24. The Bookstore staff will share our recommendations to keep your club active and well-read. This popular event fills up quickly so be sure to RSVP. And remember, book clubs receive a discount on their monthly selections. See a few of our book club choices below.

The Bone ClocksA Replacement Life Being MortalVanessa and Her Sister

Part of our Book Club Night tradition is sharing our predictions for popular book group reads. The four titles will whet your appetite for more to come during Book Club Night. Plus, check out our recommendations from 2014.

We also provide reading group guides and suggestions as well as treats. RSVP is appreciated so we have enough chairs and materials. Email justbook475@yahoo.com or call 630-469-2891. One or two representatives per book club are welcomed; please plan to take one set of materials back to your club.

Who(m) Do You Love?

The Book of Love ImprovisationsFebruary brings Valentine's Day and loving thoughts. What do we love? Books! Stop in to browse our selection of books on love, kisses, and hugs for your valentine. We have a fun selection of Valentine's Day greeting cards, too. And be sure to take a look at the literary couples featured on the handcrafted valentines in our front display window.

February New Fiction Favorites

Looking for something new to read? Check out these titles:

A Spool of Blue ThreadDreaming SpiesThe NightingaleFunny Girl

Go Team BAM!

Team BAM Sue, Jill and DanaJoin us in cheering for the BAM team - the spelling whiz trio from The Bookstore and Marcel's - who will compete this month in Spellapalooza!

Sue, Jill and Dana will be defending their community-wide spelling bee championship title from 2014. This year's Spellapalooza is at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in the  Glenbard West High School Auditorium. 

The event benefits the Glen Ellyn Children's Resource Center.

Preorder Special of the Month

The preorder book of the month is

A Spool of Blue Thread

Come into the store to preorder a copy and we'll give you 10% off.


What We're Talking About in February

► What local book clubs are reading. (Book clubs that order from the Bookstore receive a 10% discount.)

New in Paperback

February Staff Picks 

Books into Movies

Movies out in theaters now are based on popular books. Read them before you see them. 

In the Heart of the Sea

Fifty Shades of Grey


Come cheer on the BAM team of Bookstore staffer Sue Kowalski and Jill and Dana from Marcel's as they defend their championship title at the annual Spellapalooza at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Glenbard West High School

The event is a fundraiser for the Glen Ellyn Children's Resource Center.

Book Club NIght

What books are ideal for your book club in 2015? Come to our lively discussion on Book Club Night at 7 p.m. Feb. 24. 

This popular event fills up quickly so be sure to RSVP at justbook475@yahoo.com or call 630-469-2891. 

Drop-in Storytime

Get out of the house with your toddler or preschooler and join us for a Drop-In Storytime at The Bookstore.

Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., we'll read new and favorite children's stories. No registration is required