Weather shines on carnival

We sell a lot of books, but this one took us by surprise! If you enjoy David Baldacci, Lee Child, Tom Clancy, Nelson DeMille, Ken Follett, Vince Flynn, James Patterson, Daniel Silva, or Brad Thor, odds are you’ll be smiling just a few pages into the new book by internationally bestselling author Tim Tigner, who began his career in Soviet counterintelligence with the U.S. Army Green Berets.

This memoir is a real learning experience

Aloha readers! It has been a little while since we reviewed a biography and we know there are readers out there who especially love biographies! If you loved “The Glass Castle,” then you will love this book as well!

Tales of Twain and his time in the islands

Aloha readers! Another nice surprise this week! Just when you thought you knew everything about Mark Twain! Author Bettye Oliger Fox presents us with a fascinating, easy-to-read biography of this unforgettable figure of American history’s time in 1800s Hawaii, “The Privilege of Man is to Dream: Mark Twain’s Visit to Hawaii.”

Win friends, influence people, read books

Occasionally, we like to remind you of books that are still just as important today as when they were first released. Author Dale Carnegie, born in poverty, became an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking and interpersonal skills.

Perhaps they’re the sane ones and we’re crazy

Throughout history, there have been those who have been called out toward the water. Some answer this calling by surfing, some by joining the Navy, or taking up recreational boating as a hobby, among other things. However, there are those who feel the seas beckoning them to a greater endeavor…

Fun and games in paradise

Games are a part of every culture and Hawaii is no exception. Hawaiian games are exciting and fun, even if you are just a spectator! Reports note how hundreds, even thousands would attend.

Do you believe in ‘Faeries’?

Celebrating the long-standing mythology of faeries is this beautifully illustrated deluxe collectors’s edition of “Faeries” by the two famous artists, Brian Froud and Alan Lee. Froud and Lee became even more world renown after being hired by Peter Jackson to assist him for “The Lord of the Rings” movies.

A humorous, dark look at life

“All My Friends Are Dead.” Everybody of all ages love it! As soon as they see the cover, they open the book, start laughing, show their friends and say “Oh, I gotta get this!”