*GIVEAWAY CLOSED, WINNER DMED*! We’re giving away a copy of past #Belletristbook ‘My Sister the Serial Killer’ by @oyinbraithwaite in PAPERBACK! Comment and tag your bff below in the comments for your chance to win. Contest closes this Sunday at 11:59pm PST. T+C’s link in our profile 💛
BRIEFING LISA TADDEO 💌 [sign up for the Belletrist Brief via link in bio]
they can’t understand all of your book recs 🤷♀️ [via @books.in.films ]
Have you started @threewomen_book yet?
JULY INDIE BOOKSTORE @papercutsjp is the award-winning, woman-owned independent bookstore located in the beautiful Boston neighborhood of Jamaica Plain. Kate Layte opened Papercuts in 2014 after a decade working in the book industry. The store is very small, with a team of just two: Layte and her brilliant Assistant Manager, Mwahaki King. These women are extremely passionate readers and booksellers, always delighted to help readers find their next perfect book from our selection of carefully curated titles. They’ve had events with Morgan Parker, Lindy West, Celeste Ng, Eve Ewing, Paul Tremblay, Jennifer Tseng, Michelle Tea and many more! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ PAPERCUTS is offering 20% off the July #BelletristBook to Belletrist users! Code: BELLE20 [link in profile]
JULY BOOK @threewomen_book by @lisadtaddeo is one you won’t be able to put down ⚡️⚡️⚡️ our July #belletristbookstore @papercutsjp is offering belle users 20% off with code ‘BELLE20’ [link in our profile] 💫 GIVEAWAY: comment below tagging a bestie with whom you want to read this book and we will select two winners [plus their tagged friend] at random tomorrow before 11:59pm PST and send copies to each! Limited to residents of the United States. *giveaway closed, winners DMed* thank you for participating!
Happy 4th ✨ to celebrate, we’re offering 10% off Belletrist goods all weekend long [hit the link in bio and use code BELLE10]
Saturday mornings... 🌻
Karah’s current read: ‘Rough Magic’ by Lara Prior-Palmer Emma’s current read: ‘In Pieces’ by Sally Field Comment your current read!
Where are you reading this month’s #belletristbook 🌊🌸🌞
#hermajestyjoandidion in Barcelona ✨
(NO, YOU’RE A) CHAMP 🥔 @laurajgood is making a champ [really good mashed potatoes] on #belletristbites this morning! Head to our insta story or highlights at the 🔝to make them yourself! 💙 also, we highly recommend her cookbook CARBS, which has the most amazing spaghetti and meatballs recipe among other greats!
Where to begin? ✨ Chongqing Zhongshuge Bookstore by X+Living, China. [photo: @shaofenghsu ]
Afternoon reading break [no phones allowed] 📸 Whitney and Micah Stansell
Comment your favorite #BELLETRISTBOOK 🦋
*GIVEAWAY CLOSED, WINNER DMED, THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING!* 🚨 we’re partnering with one of our favorite beauty brands @eskerbeauty to bring you a little summer self-care package! One winner will receive: Belletrist swag 💫, Belletrist's June book pick 📚, an Esker body wash 💦🚿and an Esker dry brush 🌾! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ HOW TO ENTER: 1. Like this photo 2. Tag the friend below in the comments 3. Make sure you're following BOTH @eskerbeauty and @belletrist The giveaway closes on Monday, June 10 when we'll pick a winner at random. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sweepstakes is open to Instagram users who are 18 years or over and a legal US resident. Sweepstakes begins on 6/7 and ends on 6/10. Winner will be announced 6/11.
JUNE INDIE BOOKSTORE @Mjudsonbooks is an independent literary hub coming to you from a gorgeous historic courthouse, right in the middle of thriving downtown Greenville, SC. Specializing in cookbooks, Southern lit, and kids books of every kind, we also offer bestsellers, new releases, fun and funky goods and goodies from South Carolina and beyond. Our events are spectacularly thoughtful, our bookclubs have cult followings, and our partnership with The Chocolate Moose Bakery keeps us sweet and caffeinated. If you live far away, our book subscription service The Letterbox will deliver a little bit of M. Judson right to your door. M. Judson is offering 20% off the June #BelletristBook to Belletrist users! Link in profile ✨
SUNDAY VIBES [Lee Miller and Tanja Ramm. Photo by Theodore Miller]
✍️ Frances Stark’s Censorship Now paintings reproduce text spreads from a book of the same name by musician Ian Svenonius, complete with her own notes and underlining.
What is everyone currently reading? 🤓 [Brigitte Bardot photographed by Luc Fournol, Paris, 1958]
We spent the morning picking out our favorite #HarlandMiller vintage Penguin cover prints for each other 📚which one would you pick?
Couples that read together...
reading room 💯
@splitrockbks [belletrist May Indie Bookstore] is an independent bookstore in Cold Spring, NY in the Hudson Valley, about 70 minutes north of New York city by train. It was founded in 2018 by Heidi and Michael Bender, a married couple with over 10 years experience in bookselling. They carry a curated selection of new books with a focus on literary fiction and non-fiction, small presses, local interest and children's books. They host a variety of children's and family programming, book clubs, readings, signings and discussions. Split Rock Books is offering 10% off the May #BelletristBook THE FARM by JOANNE RAMOS to Belletrist users with code: BELLE10 [link in profile!]
dream library ✨
TGIF. [Gertrude Stein with her dogs Pepe & Basket]