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Dockside Bookshop Book Picks Are In

Here is where you will find what’s new at St. Thomas’s well known Dockside Bookshop at Havensight Mall. Every week you will find new titles to peruse. Look for updates of our "picks" for fiction and non-fiction. We will gladly order any books you want. E-mail dockside@islands.vi

Mon. through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sat. – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sun. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
774-4937
E-mail: dockside@islands.vi

BOOK PICKS FOR THE SEASON

The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan

“The Mark of Athena” by Rick Riordan, Tradepaper, $12.00
In "The Son of Neptune," Percy, Hazel and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will unite them with Jason, Piper, and Leo. But they number only six–who will complete the Prophecy of Seven?
The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. Then they will have to sail together to the ancient land to find the Doors of Death. What exactly are the Doors of Death? Much of the prophecy remains a mystery. . . . With old friends and new friends joining forces, a marvelous ship, fearsome foes, and an exotic setting, “The Mark of Athena” promises to be another unforgettable adventure by master storyteller Rick Riordan.
“The Racketeer” by John Grisham, hardcover, $28.95
"Given the importance of what they do, and the controversies that often surround them, and the violent people they sometimes confront, it is remarkable that in the history of this country only four active federal judges have been murdered.
Judge Raymond Fawcett has just become number five.
"Who is the Racketeer? And what does he have to do with the judge’s untimely demise? His name, for the moment, is Malcolm Bannister. Job status? Former attorney. Current residence? The Federal Prison Camp near Frostburg, Maryland.
On paper, Malcolm’s situation isn’t looking too good these days, but he’s got an ace up his sleeve. He knows who killed Judge Fawcett, and he knows why. The judge’s body was found in his remote lakeside cabin. There was no forced entry, no struggle, just two dead bodies: Judge Fawcett and his young secretary. And one large, state-of-the-art, extremely secure safe, opened and emptied.
What was in the safe? The FBI would love to know. And Malcolm Bannister would love to tell them. But everything has a price–especially information as explosive as the sequence of events that led to Judge Fawcett’s death. And the racketeer wasn’t born yesterday . . .
Nothing is as it seems and everything’s fair game in this wickedly clever new novel from John Grisham, the undisputed master of the legal thriller.
“The New Caribbean Home Garden Handbook” by Shirley Hall, Tradepaper, $20.00
Inside this book is a complete guide to grow your own food at home with delicious, easy, healthy, inexpensive recipes. Included are over 160 fruits, vines, vegetables, roots, herbs and spices, plus unique trees — each with how to best grow instructions, a history, nutritional value and medicinal therapies.
• Garden growing tips
• Natural and food remedies
• Glossary of agricultural and medical terms
• Origin of fruits and vegetables
• How hot a pepper
• Gardening and the happy family

WE HAVE A NEW AND EXPANDED SALE SECTION FILLED WITH EXCITING BOOKS FOR ALL AGES INCLUDING: CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS, EXERCISE, BUSINESS, HISTORY, NONFICTION, LITERATURE, FICTION AND LOTS MORE

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