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Belmont Books and Black Bear Cafe - Open for Curbside Pick Up & Take Out But Closed for Browsing 1/18-1/25

Update: The cafe is open for takeout, the bookstore is open for curbside pickup only (no browsing) January 18-25 

Black Bear Cafe Hours
Monday - Saturday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Contactless Curbside Pickup Hours: 
Monday - Saturday:  10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Belmont Books and Black Bear Cafe closed for in-store shopping:  
January 18 - January 25

Curbside Pickup Orders: All orders are placed alphabetically by last name in boxes outside our REAR entrance. Please enter from the parking lot side, proceed up the short stairway, and turn right.

All customers are required to wear a mask while in the building.

January Greetings!

Happy New Year! Finally, 2021, it's got to be better than the trash fire of the year 2020. We can finally see the small light at the end of the tunnel. We are so happy to see your properly masked faces and to briefly chat with you in person or on line. This new year brings a whole new crop of books. And trust us when we say, there are some great new releases coming out. There is so much to look forward to and we are carefully curating our lists to help you find a read that suits your mood. (See our Staff Picks and new releases below.) Our reading focus may be a bit off now and then with everything going, but that means every great read we find brings an even bigger sigh of relief. And, fingers crossed for a mild winter so that we can also enjoy the fresh air. As always, we can ship to you or your favorite reader(s).

We so appreciate all the orders and support, and we are so grateful to you, our customers. Stay safe and healthy. Thank you!

Staff Picks

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Notes from a Young Black Chef: A Memoir Cover Image
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I Don't Expect Anyone to Believe Me Cover Image
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The Last True Poets of the Sea Cover Image
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Girl Gone Viral: A Novel Cover Image
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The Quaker Cover Image
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Tiny Pretty Things TV Tie-in Edition Cover Image
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Bloom County Babylon: Five Years of Basic Naughtiness Cover Image
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Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements Cover Image

Coming Soon - Pre-Order Now

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Milk Blood Heat Cover Image
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The Kindest Lie: A Novel Cover Image
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This Close to Okay: A Novel Cover Image
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How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need Cover Image

New Adult Fiction

Detransition, Baby: A Novel Cover Image
What Could Be Saved: A Novel Cover Image
The Children's Blizzard: A Novel Cover Image
Useless Miracle Cover Image

New Adult Non-Fiction

You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism Cover Image
Run to Win: Lessons in Leadership for Women Changing the World Cover Image
Walking with Ghosts Cover Image
Aftershocks: A Memoir Cover Image

New Picture Books

The Sea in Winter Cover Image
Race to the Sun Cover Image
A Sled for Gabo Cover Image
Harry and the Guinea Pig Cover Image

New Middle Grade Books

Many Points of Me Cover Image
The Ambassador of Nowhere Texas Cover Image
My Jasper June Cover Image
City of the Plague God Cover Image

New Young Adult Books

You Have a Match: A Novel Cover Image
Tales from the Hinterland (The Hazel Wood) Cover Image
The Meet-Cute Project Cover Image
One of the Good Ones Cover Image

Comics & Graphic Novels

Stephen McCranie's Space Boy Volume 8 Cover Image
Little Witches: Magic in Concord Cover Image
InvestiGators: Take the Plunge Cover Image
Witches of Brooklyn Cover Image

Indie Bestsellers

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Kids Indie Next List

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