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3.29 – “Roaming with Rudy, Paris” Book Launch Party!


“Roaming with Rudy, Paris!” the first city in local author and PCPAA artist Corinne Humphrey’s Kids-Only travel guide series is finally here! Corinne Humphrey invites everyone to her Book Launch Party and Soiree at Dolly’s Bookstore this Sunday, March 29 3:00-6:00. Join us for refreshments, baguettes, a bit of brie and mini eclairs! Hope to […]

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Author Event: Keith Donnelly – Donald Youngblood Mysteries | 3.21.15


Dolly’s welcomes back Keith Donnelly, author of the Donald Youngblood mystery series. Donnelly will be joining us at Dolly’s, Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 2:00 PM. Donnelly just released the fifth book in the Youngblood series, “Three Dragons Doomed.”  This follows “Three De uces Down,” “Three Days Dead,” “Three Devils Dancing,” “Three Deadly Drops.” For more information:  […]

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Author Event: Dr. Monty Brower – “The Earthen Vessel: Poems of Yoga and Meditation”


Dolly’s is pleased to welcome Boston-area psychiatrist and artist Monty Brower on Friday, March 20th from 3:30-5:30. Brower has created an eye-popping illustrated book celebrating the joy and transformational power of yoga. Titled The Earthen Vessel: Poems of Yoga and Meditation, Brower’s 36-page, author-illustrated volume features brightly hued, pen-and-ink-and-watercolor tableaux of yoga figures and symbols, […]

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Our Literary Heroines


Today is International Women’s Day. And we here at Dolly’s are celebrating by remembering our favorite literary heroines. Who are yours?    Liza says: Scout of To Kill a Mockingbird [as featured below] & Ruth, of Louise Penny’s Series “The Chief Inspector Gamache” — because “she is a poet who cusses a lot”.   Michaela: Hazel Evans […]

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“Trigger Warning”


trig·ger warn·ing noun a statement at the start of a piece of writing, video, etc., alerting the reader or viewer to the fact that it contains potentially distressing material (often used to introduce a description of such content). A new book by Neil Gaiman call Trigger Warning capitulates this definition. I hate to admit it, but I […]

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Belated February Love from Dolly’s


We wanted to get back into the blog writing fun. Especially with the roller coaster ride our website has been on in the past couple of months. We apologize for any inconveniences this has caused you — but onwards and upwards and here we are with a brand new and improved page!   Bookish links […]

Book Reviews – February 2015


Many visitors compliment us on our “Staff Picks” table in the store — so we wanted to provide a bit of a virtual version — here it goes:   Cassidy’s latest quick review: In Jenny Offill’s Dept of Speculation, a collection of thoughts perfectly portray a complex person and short anecdotes explain a long relationship. It’s a […]