Welcome to The Reading Bug

Check out The Reading Bug on Kickstarter

We're extremely excited to launch our new adventure - the Reading Bug Box - on Kickstarter. Please take a look and lend your support if you can! We're creating the Reading Bug Box to extend the reach and mission of our independent bookstore store outside of our community - and help connect families and grow imaginations across the globe!  Please tell all your friends - by tweet, facebook or whatever! Here's a link to the campaign if you need it: 



Check Out These Upcoming Events at The Bug...

Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 11:00am

The Toymaker's Apprentice & Craft w/ SHERRI SMITH!

Make your own nutcracker ornament with author Sherri Smith!

$20 Inludes one copy of the book, The Toymaker's Apprentice, and one nutcracker ornament!

Great for ages 7 and up! Please RSVP to contact@thereadingbug.com with the names and ages of attending children.


Stefan Drosselmeyer is a reluctant apprentice to his toymaker father until the day his world is turned upside down. His father is kidnapped... (read more)

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 3:00pm

Ivy & Bean Forever w/ ANNIE BARROWS!

We are deilighted to have the author, Annie Barrows! We love of the wildly popluar series, Ivy and Bean, for early readers as well as her newer series for middle readers, The Magic Half.

Presentation and Q&A followed by book signing.

Ages 5-12

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 6:30pm

Caldecott-Winning Author Brian Selznick!

The Reading Bug is honored to host Caldecott-winning author Brian Selznick at Tierra Linda Middle School Gym!  We love The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck with their gorgeous drawings throughout and wonderful stories, so we can't wait to see him present his latest masterpiece, THE MARVELS!!!

Take a look at how Brian put together his... (read more)

Featured Staff Reviews

There is a reason why there has been so much buzz about All the Light We Cannot See by Story Prize winner Anthony Doerr—it is a very special novel.  Set during World War II, Doerr weaves the story of a blind French girl, Marie-Laure, with the story of an orphaned German boy, Werner.  Marie-Laure’s quiet life is turned upside down when the Nazi occupation of Paris forces Marie-Laure and her father to flee their home in the city for the seaside town of St. Malo after the Nazis occupy the city.  Meanwhile, Werner, a tow-headed young orphan who becomes an expert at building and fixing radios, is sent to an elite Nazi training school, followed by a special assignment to track the... (read more)

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