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Ellen's Review Corner, Book Event, Gathering Best Sellers, Friends Journal Suggests and more...

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Dear Communications,

Want a Quaker bestseller, or maybe you're looking for some classic Quaker writing? Either way, this BookMusings, and QuakerBooks, has something for you. With our shiny website makeover, and new bookstore manager, QuakerBooks is invigorated for the end of summer and prepared for the start of fall. Grab a good book, kick back, and join us!

In the Light,
Bookstore Staff


In This Issue:
Ellen's Review Corner: Holy Nation
Among Friends: Book Event
Friends Journal Suggests
- Bestsellers: Top 5 best selling books from Gathering 2016 on Sale!
- Children's Books on African American Experience
- Quaker Classics: Quaker Writings An Anthology: 1650-1920

Ellen's Review Corner: Holy Nation


Sarah Crabtree’s new book Holy Nation: The Transatlantic Quaker Ministry in an Age of Revolution is a gift that allows Quakers to see with fresh eyes what we do, how we’re perceived, and who we are. Read Ellen's review.
 

New to QuakerBooks Staff: Samantha Wilson 


FGC is pleased to welcome Samantha Wilson as Manager of QuakerBooks of FGC. Samantha will begin her new position in early September. Learn more about Samantha here.
 

Among Friends: Book Event

On September 29th, Pendle Hill and QuakerBooks of FGC invite you to hear T. Vail Palmer read from his new book, Face to Face: Early Quaker Encounters with the Bible, and talk about his process in preparing for and writing this book. Vail will also sign copies of his book following his talk. Refreshments will be served. Find out more about this event here.
 

Friends Journal Suggests


Every month Friends Journal reviews a wide selection of by Quakers and of interest to Friends. Here's the August 2016 edition of Friends Journal Review books you'll find at QuakerBooks here!

You can get any of these books for 10% using the code "FJReviews" at checkout.
Photo by Marta Rusek

Bestsellers: Top 10 best selling books from Gathering 2016 on Sale!

Use code FGC16 Bestellers and get 10% off our top selling titles from this year's Gathering!


photo by Marta Rusek

Children's Books on African American Experience


These thoughtful and powerful stories are important staples of any children's book collection.

See the list here.


photo by Piper Lewis

Quaker classics: Quaker Writings An Anthology: 1650-1920

Covering nearly three centuries of religious development, this comprehensive anthology brings together writings from prominent Friends that illustrate the development of Quakerism, show the nature of Quaker spiritual life, discuss Quaker contributions to European and American civilization, and introduce the diverse community of Friends, some of whom are little remembered even among Quakers today. it gives a balanced overview of Quaker history, spanning the globe from It's origins to missionary work, and explores daily life, beliefs, perspectives, movements within the community, and activism throughout the world.
Find out more.


 
About Book Musings
Book Musings is an eNewsletter presented by the staff and friends of QuakerBooks of FGC. Each issue highlights books and themes carefully selected by bookstore staff for your enjoyment, as well as information about sales and other unique opportunities available to our readers. Book Musings is just one of FGC's eNewsletters offering Friends news they can useyear-round. Click here to receive messages from additional FGC programs

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