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HAPPY FEBRUARY EVERYONE! HAPPY FEBRUARY 2024!

Thank you devoted customers for your continued patronage.

We thank you for valuing our expertise and customer service.

DIANE'S BOOKS FOREVER AND FOREVER!

AND a perfect VALENTINE every time is always a FABULOUS book!

HISTORICAL FICTION:

THE WOMEN. Kristin Hannah.

Powerful, mesmerizing, THE WOMEN-the missing, the forgotten, the brave, THE WOMEN who served in Vietnam! BEYOND FABULOUS!

A WILD AND HEAVENLY PLACE. Robin Oliveira

I loved this fascinating history of early Seattle"-part love story, part history of place, part geography." 

THE PHOENIX CROWN. Kate Quinn, Janie Chang. 

From San Francisco 1906 to the glittering palaces of Versailles, a legendary relic: THE PHOENIX CROWN.

THRILLER:

THE YEAR OF THE LOCUST: A Thriller. Terry Hayes.

Much awaited and anticipated, Terry Hayes, author of I AM PILGRIM (2013!) dazzles us again with a fully packed techno-thriller epic!

ROM COM:

FINDING MR PURRFECT. Codi Gary. 

My Valentine ROM COM! "Frenemies +fake dating=falling for the wrong person for all the right reasons."

NON-FICTION:

IMAGINATION: A Manifesto. Ruha Benjamin. 

Time to exhume IMAGINATION-One of the salient reasons I opened the doors of Diane's Books!

FOR CHILDREN:

RICHARD SCARRY'S CARS AND TRUCKS AND THINGS THAT GO: 50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION. 

Celebrate FIFTY YEARS of planes, trucks, cars with this anniversary edition of the beloved classic complete with never before seen sketches! HOORAY FOR RICHARD SCARRY!

AND OF COURSE THESE ARE JUST A SMALL TASTE! Please come, browse, talk books with us-in the bookstore, on the telephone, on our new exciting website dianesbooks.com.

WE LOVE TO TALK BOOKS WITH YOU!

AND please remember our signature DIANE'S BOOKS RED READING WAGONS-traveling all over this country and beyond, enchanting readers young and old.

Such joy to put books in the hands of precious children and special grown-ups!

AND perfect gifts every time are DIANE'S BOOKS GIFT CERTIFICATES and DIANE'S BOOKS PICK OF THE MONTH CLUB! TALK TO OUR MARIA.

And as always, I thank my devoted, caring, amazing, hardworking, intrepid staff members: Maria; Joanie; Danielle; Chris; Lisa; Verna; Dorothy; Diana; Alex; Dimple and Rachel.

PLEASE READ OUT LOUD TO YOUR CHILDREN EVERY DAY

PLEASE SHOP LOCAL TO YOU CAN SHOP LOCAL FOREVER

AND my final February thought from Virginia Woolf:

"Books are the mirrors of the soul"

diane