Indie Next List - February 2023

Big Swiss: A Novel
by Jen Beagin (Scribner)

Exiles: A Novel
by Jane Harper (Flatiron Books)

Don’t Fear the Reaper
by Stephen Graham Jones (Gallery/Stage Press)

Secretly Yours: A Novel
by Tessa Bailey (Avon)

by Susan Stokes-Chapman (Harper Perennial)

Georgie, All Along
by Kate Clayborn (Kensington)

Brutes: A Novel
by Dizz Tate (Catapult)

Maame: A Novel
by Jessica George (St. Martin’s Press)

The Guest Lecture: A Novel
by Martin Riker (Grove Press)

B.F.F.: A Memoir of Friendship Lost and Found
by Christie Tate (Simon & Schuster)

Radiant Sin (Dark Olympus #4)
by Katee Robert (Sourcebooks)

The Reunion: A Novel
by Kayla Olson (Atria Books)

Looking for Jane: A Novel
by Heather Marshall (Atria Books)

Stone Blind: A Novel
by Natalie Haynes (Harper)

The Mitford Affair: A Novel
by Marie Benedict (Sourcebooks)

Our Share of Night
by Mariana Enrquez (Hogarth)

The Applicant
by Nazli Koca (Grove Press)

Really Good, Actually
by Monica Heisey (William Morrow)

The House of Eve
by Sadeqa Johnson (Simon & Schuster)

Decent People
by De’Shawn Charles Winslow (Bloomsbury Publishing)

Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone
by Benjamin Stevenson (Mariner Books)

The Chinese Groove
by Kathryn Ma (Counterpoint)

by Keiran Goddard (Europe Editions)

by Maylis De Kereangal, Jessica Moore (Archipelgo)

New Animal: A Novel
by Ella Baxter (Two Dollar Radio)

Holiday Shopping Night - Thursday, Dec 8 from 5-9 PM

Appletree will host our Holiday Shopping Emporium on Thursday, December 8th from 5 to 8 PM.

Enjoy shopping in the store with prosecco and cheese.  The following local vendors will be at the store as well:

McCune Family Apiaries

Sophie La Gourmande

T. Florals

Small Batch Jams

NoExitNew Music's Sean Gabriel will provide music background for the eveneing.

Our neieghbors Still Point Gallery will be open as well.  You can also visit Parnell's Pub, Vero Pizza, and Zhug for food and refreshement.


Plaid Friday -November 25, 2022

The name Plaid Friday was conceived from the idea of weaving the individual threads of local businesses together to create a strong fabric that celebrates the diversity and creativity of independent businesses.  It's a fun and enjoyable alternative to the big box store “Black Friday” consumer frenzy. Also, it's a way to show your support for our local economy. So plan to wear PLAID the day after Thanksgiving, and help support local businesses!

Appletree will have author Brendi Larsen in the store from 2-3 PM.


Books In A Bar - Winter and Spring 2023

Our Books In A Bar book group continues in 2023 with book discussions at Parnell's Pub on Cedar Road.  Shown below are books the group will be discussing starting in February. The discussions will be from 7-9 PM in the back room of Parnell's.  Grab a beer, glass of wine, or other beverage and join Holly and Jane for a lively discussion.

February 13, 2023: Wide Sargasso by Jean Rhys (W.W. Norton & Company)

March 13, 2023: The Peregrin by J.A. Baker (NY Review of Books)

April 10, 2023: The Ride of Her Life: The True Story of a Woman, Her Horse, and Their Last-Chance Journey Across America (Penguin)

May 8, 2023: Lean Fall Stand by Jon McGregor (Catapult)

Books are available for purchase in the store.


Books In A Bar Fall 2022

During the fall of 2022, our Books In A Bar book group read and discussed the following books:

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata (Grove Press)

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach (W.W. Norton & Company)

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro (Vintage International)

My Antonia by Willa Cather (Mariner Books)



Holiday Shopping Evening - December 8, 2022

Appletree will be holding our Holiday Shopping Evening on Thursday, December 8, 2022, from 5-8 PM. The store will be filled with holiday gifts and more that evening.  We will be hosting four local vendors who will have a wide selection of holiday gifts for friends and family.

Confirmed vendors include:

T. Florals

McCune Family Apiaries

Sophia La Gourmand

Small Batch Jams

Book The Bookstore

Want to have a private shopping experience for yourself and some friends?  Appletree is offering our Book The Bookstore Holiday Shopping evening again this holiday season.

Beginning on November 4, 2022, you can reserve the Bookstore on Friday evenings from 6 to 8 PM. Appletree will provide you and your guests with deserts and prosecco as you shop in your private bookstore.

The cost for the evening is $75, payable at the time of reservation

Maximum of 8 people, and no guests under the age of 12.

Covid precautions are encouraged.

Call us at 216.791.2665 or email to make your reservation.

Holiday Hours - Effective November 1, 2022

Effective Tuesday, November 1, 2022, Appletree will be open till 6 PM Tuesday thru Saturday til December 24th.

Effective 11/1/22, our store will be open on:

Tuesday: 11 AM - 6 PM

Wednesday: 11 AM - 6 PM

Thursday: 11 AM - 6 PM

Friday: 11 AM - 6 PM

Saturday: 11 AM - 6 PM

The store will be closed Sunday and Monday.

Personal Shoppers November-December 2022

Debuting this season, Personal Shoppers will be available during November and December to help you find books and/or small gift items for someone on your Holiday shopping list! Personal shoppers will be available from 11-1 Wednesday through Saturday starting on November 2nd.

Please call the store or email us at to learn more or to schedule an appointment with a personal shopper.