The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family
Joshua Cohen$17.95 $16.69
Although this 2022 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel takes place in 1959 at a college in New York, the Netanyahus lived right here in Cheltenham Township just beforehand—between 1956 and 1958, and again in the mid 1960s when borothers Benjamin and Yonatan attended Cheltenham High School (with classmate Reggie Jackson, a.k.a. "Mr. October")
Christine Marie Eberle$19.95 $18.55
Christine Eberle has been a supporter of Open Book Bookstore since the week we opened our Elkins Park store in 2014. FINDING GOD ABIDING, Christine's second book of meditations provides four weeks of daily meditations, and identifies movements that run like threads through the story of our lives. Written in an accessible, contemporary voice, each reflection contains a true story, a nugget of spiritual insight, several thought-provoking questions, and a memorable selection.
Eileen Brill$16.95 $15.76
During some renovations after author Eileen Brill moved to Elkins Park, she found a fascinating letter related to a former resident and a true crime—a murder. Brill researched the people and incidents described within, and fashioned, the San Francisco Book Review wrote, "An ideal read for historical fiction fans."
Hank Albert$24.95 $23.20
Using his own life as a model, former elementary school teacher and Elkins Park resident Hank Albert explores the unique and powerful bond of identical twins.
Andrea Denish and Bluebean$14.99 $13.94
Ann Patchett$17.00 $15.81
Ann Patchett's novel is set here in Elkins Park, along with Jenkintown (home of "The Goldbergs" and Bradley Cooper), and nearby Rydal.
Liz Moore$18.00 $16.74
Liz Moore addresses the opioid problem in the Kensington area of Philadelphia in her latest thrilling novel.
Laurie Halse Anderson$11.99 $11.15
Our favorite local YA author's memoir is now in paperback!
Melissa Bank$16.00 $14.88
The 1999 classic story cycle by Cheltenham High School alumna Melissa Bank.
Laurie Halse Anderson and Leila del Duca$16.99 $15.80
Laurie Halse Anderson's first graphic novel
Madeline Miller$18.99 $17.66
Madeline Miller of the Mainline Philadelphia suburbs deserved all the raves she's received for this fantastic retelling of tales from Greek mythology.
Jon McGoran$12.99 $12.08
Jon McGoran's thrilling conclusion of the SPLICED trilogy, now in paperback.
Christine Eberle$19.95 $18.55
Christine Eberle has been a supporter of Open Book Bookstore since the week we opened our Elkins Park store in 2014. This compact collection of daily reflections draws on Christine's 25-year career as a college campus minister.
Leah Rachel Berkowitz and Daniele Fabbri$12.99 $12.08
Leah Rachel Berkowitz and Ruth Bennett$17.95 $16.69
The second picture book from Rabbi Leah Berkowitz of Congregation Kol Ami of Elkins Park.
Nomi Eve$18.00 $16.74
Local author Nomi Eve's second novel of a Jewish woman from Yemen was the 2014-2015 "One Book One Jewish Community" title for the Philadlephia area.
Kiley Reid$26.00 $24.18
Kiley Reid moved from New York to the Philadelphia area after her main character did the same!
Erica Armstrong Dunbar$25.99 $24.17
Local author Erica Armstrong Dunbar's lively non-fiction telling of the Harriet Tubman is a stunning and powerful mix of pop culture and scholarship.
Ann Patchett$27.99 $26.03
Ann Patchett's novel takes place mostly in Elkins Park, Jenkintown, and Rydal.
Cheltenham High School alumna Elise Juska looks at a school shooting from a new perspective.
Janet Benton$16.00 $14.88
Local author (and bookstore customer) Janet Benton certainly did her research! Her first novel, about an unwed Quaker mother in late 19th century Philadelphia was named a Library Journal Best Historical Fiction Book of 2017.
9th Grade Chs Project Based Learning$14.99 $13.94
This publication is the result of text, images, and production by the students of the Cheltenham High School Project-Based-Learning (PBL) initiative during the 2020-2021 school year.
Liz Moore$16.95 $15.76
Liz Moore's wonderfully sad but hopeful literary tale of the oversized Arthur Opp.
Nomi Eve$15.00 $13.95
Nomi Eve's first novel was a Book-of-the-Month Club main selection and was nominated for a National Jewish Book Award.
David Siegel Bernstein$14.95 $13.90
Local resident David Bernstein, author of "BLOCKBUSTER SCIENCE: The Real Science in Science Fiction" has dipped his toes into detective fiction with this new novel.