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The pace of a Saturday

Saturday is our busiest day. The Troy Waterfront Farmers Market adds to the joy of the day. We open the same time the Market does and the door bells (a real bell attached to the door) tinkles all day long. It’s a day of pure energy and there’s little time for the grunt work of […]

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Once more, with feeling!

If you’ve ever done it, keeping up with a blog can be a lot of work. Hence my absence of late. I’ve been putting energy into the bookstore and all that entails. Sometimes dusting, sometimes toilets, but mostly selling books. So here’s the chance to add a bit more depth to the life of a […]

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Young Adult oh my!

I love reading, if that wasn’t obvious, and this year some of my favorite authors are coming out with new books or even wrapping up a series. Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instuments series will come to a dramatic conclusion in City of Heavenly Fire, due May 27th 2014. This young adult paranormal series follows Shadowhunters Clary, […]

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New kids titles 6/28/13

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWwe1E51w2U New titles at Market Block Books in Troy, NY Here are some wonderful new titles for kids: Middle School: How I Survived Bullies, Broccoli and Snake Hill by James Patterson Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein Margritte’s Marvelous Hat by D.B Johnson John Feinstein Mysteries: Cover-Up (Super Bowl) Rush for the Gold (Olympics) The […]

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Entwined with You by Sylvia Day

Entwined with You by Sylvia Day IT’S HERE!!! I know the book you’ve all been waiting for is finally here. Can Eva and Gideon really make it or will the toxicity of their pasts doom them forever?! I know you’re probably saying please don’t let this be the end of their story and I am […]

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Welcome to the new year

It was a wild and good holiday season for us but that meant being too busy to keep up with posting blog entries. We’re resolving to do better at that. But the other thing we changed is the removal of comments. So sorry about this, but the number of spam comments was far far greater […]

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Heads in Beds

Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality By Jacob Tomsky Doubleday ISBN 978-0-385-53563-2 Due out November 20, 2012 Here is the authentic voice of the Front Desk Agent: funny, experienced, profane, and able to tell a good story or two. How many people have said “Gosh, the things that I’ve […]

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Market Block Books, Troy, NY: 11/13/12 New Titles

Market Block Books, Troy, NY: 11/13/12 New Titles. The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance (Illustrated Edition) by Edmund De Wall (FSG) Later Poems: Selected and New 1971-2012 by Adrienne Rich (Norton) Lucky Peach Issue #5: The China Town Issue (McSweeney’s) Kindness: A Story For All Ages by Judith Barnes, Erick James and Jeff […]

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Market Block Books, Troy, NY: New titles11/7/12

Market Block Books, Troy, NY: New titles11/7/12. Moby-Dick in Pictures: One Drawing for Every Page by Matt Kish (Tin House Books) Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper) Train Tracks: Family Stories for the Holidays by Michael Savage (William Morrow) Chuck Norris: Longer and Harder: The Complete Chronicle of the World’s Deadlist, Sexiets and Beardiest Man […]

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Market Block Books, Troy, NY 9/22/12 Childrens Books

Market Block Books, Troy, NY 9/22/12 Children’s Board Books – YouTube.

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