If you are anywhere on Cape Cod I encourage you to visit Where the Sidewalk Ends.
Celebrate Children's Literature with us! Friday, July 14th we are hosting a Young Readers' Breakfast with Newbery Honor-winning author Lauren Wolk to hear about the process behind Wolf Hollow and Beyond the Bright Sea. Held at the Wequassett Resort at 9:30am. Tickets on sale at www.booksonthecape.com
Helen Simonson, bestselling author of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, and The Summer Before the War, will be signing TOMORROW, FRIDAY JUNE 2nd from 11-12 at our bookstore! She is in town for the sold-out, fantastic annual fundraiser event for WE CAN and is coming by to sign stock and meet readers. Hope to see you!
Sign-ups are now available for Silhouette Artist Erik Johnson when he visits our store Saturday, July 1st. Keepsake heirloom gifts that are hand cut in minutes - it's amazing to watch!
The Sharks in the Park have arrived in Chatham! Thank you to the talented Deborah Fowler Greenwood for her imaginative creation! We are honored to be a part of this Chatham tradition. Come visit the sharks when you are on Cape Cod, and learn more about our shark's artist here: http://www.deborahfowlergreenwood.com/
"J. Courtney Sullivan’s ‘Saints for All Occasions’ is this year’s best book about family" - we couldn't imagine a better article title than that for Ron Charles' Washington Post review of "Saints for All Occasions"! Our event with J. Courtney Sullivan is the Friday of Memorial Day weekend (May 26th). Join us for an exceptional afternoon at the Wequassett Resort with a charming writer of "ferocious discipline."
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The lovely Captain's House Inn will be hosting our Fancy Nancy Tea Parties again this summer! Dates are July 11, 18, 25 and August 1. Tickets will be on sale beginning today at 5pm through our Fancy Nancy website page. Looking forward to another summer of extraordinary memories. Oooh-la-la!
Happy Independent Bookstore Day! 📚 If you are in Chatham come by for yummy cupcakes and fun giveaways! Thank you for your support of local businesses wherever you are!
Happy Earth Day! We are proud to be celebrating nearly a full year plastic-bag free. Need a tote for your books? Visit our display of Chico Bags that pack up small enough to fit in a little purse, and are ready whenever you need them!
Celebrate National Poetry Month with author Anthony Antin, former VP Creative Director of Reader's Digest, and poet, whose collection "Love in Old Age" was written for his wife on their 60th wedding anniversary. He will be signing at our bookstore today from 1-3!
Terrific Mother's Day Gift idea! Tickets are on sale now for J. Courtney Sullivan's Author Literary Luncheon on Friday, May 26th at 12:30. Celebrate her new book "Saints for All Occasions" over gourmet dining at Cape Cod's five-star Wequassett Resort. Tickets are available at Where the Sidewalk Ends Bookstore or online at www.BooksOnTheCape.com. Join us!
Congratulations to our long-time staff member Fran Duke for another published IndieNext book recommendation! And congratulations to Sally Hepworth on her newly-published novel - we are happy to have a stack on our shelves.
The Mother’s Promise: A Novel, by Sally Hepworth
(St. Martin’s Press, 9781250077752, $26.99)
“The Mother’s Promise is an emotional story of a mother’s love for her teenage daughter, who is struggling with severe social anxiety. Alice and her daughter, Zoe, ...cope with their problems until Alice becomes critically ill and is faced with a heartbreaking prognosis. She turns to two strangers for help with Zoe and her future. As the relationship among Zoe and these women evolves, they all confront their own personal problems and secrets. This beautifully written story will move readers to tears of grief, compassion, and, at its conclusion, hope.” —Fran Duke, Where the Sidewalk Ends, Chatham, MA