The Bookshop of Yesterdays (First Time Trade)


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$16.99  $15.80
Park Row
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6.1 X 9.0 X 1.0 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author

Amy Meyerson teaches in the writing department at the University of Southern California, where she completed her graduate work in creative writing. She has been published in numerous literary magazines and currently lives in Los Angeles. The Bookshop of Yesterdays is her first novel.


"[A] novel... you can lose yourself in." --Bustle

"Charming." --HelloGiggles

"Perfect for summer vacation." --Southern Living

"[A] great read." --Philadelphia Inquirer, Best Book of Summer 2018 selection

"Part mystery and part drama, Meyerson uses a complex family dynamic in The Bookshop of Yesterdays to spotlight the importance of truth and our need for forgiveness." --Associated Press

"[Readers] will be charmed by this tale of self-discovery and new beginnings." --Library Journal, Best Debut of Summer 2018 selection

"Meyerson writes beautifully... A lovely look at loss, family, and the comfort found in a good bookstore." --Kirkus Reviews

"[A] novel with an unalloyed sweetness at its heart." --Toronto Star

"Heartfelt.... Meyerson's evocative novel is a fun homage to book lovers and the eclectic spirit of L.A." --Publishers Weekly

"A charming family story for lovers of books and bookshops... [and] anyone who longs to get lost in a good book."

"An incredible read... intimately interwoven with lessons and stories from classic and popular literature, and the bookstore setting is dreamy." --Manhattan Book Review

"Terrifically fun... Part riddle, part mystery, part family drama, part a bookstore lover's dream, and then more." --Aimee Bender, New York Times bestselling author of The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

"[Meyerson's] affection for all things literary pours forth on every page and through a cast of characters every book lover will embrace." --Charlie Lovett, New York Times bestselling author of The Bookman's Tale

"This delightful, propulsive debut is part cozy literary mystery, part family drama, and 100% heart. [A] page-turner in the best sense." --J. Ryan Stradal, New York Times bestselling author of Kitchens of the Great Midwest

"I was hooked from the start.... An homage to books--to the pleasures they can bring, and the loving connections they can conjure." --Matthew Sullivan, author of Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore

"Captivates with its emotional honesty, fully realized characters, and precision of detail... Meyerson is a writer to watch." --Diane McKinney-Whetstone, bestselling author of Tumbling and Lazaretto

"A heartfelt triumph! This suspenseful scavenger hunt will keep the pages turning late at night." --Suzanne Rindell, author of Eagle & Crane and The Other Typist

"[A] charming novel, full of passion and suspense." --Judith Freeman, author of The Long Embrace: Raymond Chandler and the Woman He Loved

"The best kind of hybrid--part mystery, part romance, part family drama. I devoured it!" --Emily Jeanne Miller, author of The News from the End of the World

"Twisty, heartfelt and uplifting." --Deborah Lawrenson, author of 300 Days of Sun

"Lovely, charming, and full of heart." --Lindsey Lee Johnson, author of The Most Dangerous Place on Earth