Wait...book shopping is part of getting ready for school? 🙌 Book list at the link in bio!
Behind this cat lies the BIG REVEAL 😲🙈, the SECRET we’ve been keeping 🚪⁉️, the ULTIMATE SURPRISE ⚠️🚫: The book picks for this September’s #TheBookHookUp subscription box! 💥 Swipe to reveal IF YOU DARE!! •• 📩 Order a Strand Box at the link in bio! •• Cat belongs to @erinmorgenstern 😻
Strand shelfie! ☺️ Tap through our stories today to see what events we have going on this week or click the link in bio •• 📷: @turning_every_paige
Good morning! ☺️📚
A whole mood! Tag a friend who needs this. 🖕
Has this ever happened to you? 😫 Tag a fellow book lover in the comments.
Here’s our (highly requested) list of graphic novel staff picks! 📚🙌 Some people don’t even consider reading graphic novels because they have false assumptions about them. Trust us—they’re well worth the read; you just have to find which ones are right for you! Hint: start with one of these 😏.
We’re answering ALL the questions you have for #TheBookHookUp today in our *stories*! ❤️📙💛📗💙 Make sure to tap through, even if you’re just curious 😉.
New vintage book bag tote! 🖤📕 P.S. Who has seen this rather audacious quilting book in real life?
Happy #WomenInTranslationMonth! 🥰 Please recommend one translated work you enjoyed written by any gender, but especially women AND/OR ask for a recommendation in the comments.⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ↪️ See some of our top (mostly fiction) picks at the link in bio!
Spend your special evening surrounded by rare and antique books curated by Strand's resident experts. 🥂 Rent the Rare Book Room at the link in bio!
This is the table to take a first date to 🥴 #truecrime #mystery
Finish this sentence: This cat is an absolute legend; this cat sees your precious collector's item books and steps on them anyway; this cat...
Like if you agree 😬
Late 70s/ early 80s map of the store! #tbt
If you could be living in another time period, when would it be? 🕒🚀 Also check out our new Time Travel table on the main floor! Full booklist available at the link in bio.
It’s Leo szn! 🦁🔥 Check out these firey book recommendations for every zodiac sign in August, curated by our very own bookseller @somanyhedgehogs. 🔥Tap the link in bio to see which one is meant for you!
“He licked his lips. ‘Well, if you want my opinion--‘⠀ ‘I don’t,‘ She said. ‘I have my own.'” ⠀ ― Toni Morrison, Beloved
We are devastated at the news that author Toni Morrison has passed away at the age of 88. The trailblazing author, best known for her novel Beloved, won both the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Pulitzer Prize. Let’s honor her by sharing a favorite work of hers, a quote, or a memory. (📸: Chuck Close)
Fun fact: Customers can use all ladders in the store 🤓. Just make sure to close them and lean them against a sturdy shelf afterward!
Tag someone who keeps adding to their #tbr pile 😫
Name a short story and/or short story collection you love in the comments 💛📕
📚📦 Now taking orders for September! #TheBookHookUp (link in bio!)
🖤🖤🖤Sell us your books!🤓🤓🤓
It sounds like summer at Strand! 🌞🎶 Come down to the basement to see our remodeled vinyl section and hand-picked summer soundtrack.
Book lovers, they come in all shapes and sizes. 😼 @lou.x.winter
Would you rather have a hundred books you could never read past the first page OR a hundred copies of one book that you had to keep rereading for the rest of your life with no option to read another book again? 🤔
💸 Managing money shouldn’t be this hard 😫 Financial expert @brokemillennialblog shared her top books for a mindful, financially sound life. ☝️☝️Tap the link in bio to see why she chose these!
*beep beep* We offer international shipping for Strand lovers across the globe! 🚚💨 Find out more by visiting the link in bio. 📷: @leorawrites
Don't @ me.
Win this copy of Hippie by Paulo Coelho! 💫 To win: tag a friend in the comments & make sure to follow @vintageanchorbooks
Now accepting applications to Strand U 😉
ATTN ROMANCE LOVERS! 🌹We asked five romance writers to narrow down their favorite rom-coms...then we turned them into book suggestions. Read more at the link in bio!
Raise a pinky if you remember The Finer Things Club 😭🎩🙌☕️📗 via @books.in.films
Boop! Here’s a cute shelfie on the Main Floor by the checkout 🥰 curated by our Books by the Foot department! 📸: @epicreads
We've got lots going on this week! 📆 Watch our stories to see the exciting events we're hosting this week.
Let the games begin.
Getting lost in the stacks > Getting lost in someone's eyes
We’re going green! ♻️ Strand is getting rid of plastic bags for good! Which reusable tote color would you like us to stock up on? 👇 Comment your favorite below!
Today's #staffpick comes from Visual Merchandiser @laurkgreb! Moan: Anonymous Essays on Female Orgasm by @emjuko! 🙆♀️⠀ ⠀ ⠀ "Brutally honest, comforting, painful, and empowering--this book hits the spot. Plus, Emma Koenig's choice to keep the authors anonymous gives the reader an unbiased view with each essay." Find it on the Main Floor Staff Picks column!
If you got to live in one section of a bookstore, what would it be? (Obviously bookstores have different ways of categorizing, so pick one that has stood out to you!) P.S. the section you choose will always get replenished with new books. (📷: @wordchild)