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Autumn excitement abounds in the book aisles | Fresh Reads


Last updated 10/24/2018 at Noon

Among the perks of running a bookstore is the opportunity to read new books before they are published.

Edmonds Bookshop receives advance readers copies (ARCs, or galleys) of works as early as six months before pub date.

Publishers send these galleys, often with laudatory letters from their editors, to booksellers all over, in the hope that some enthusiasm will be built and transmitted to their customers once the book appears for sale.

As fall is the most active time for publishers, galleys pile up during the summer, and we like to unearth new work by favorite authors, as well as uncover...

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