Martha Merrell’s Community Involvement
Martha Merrell’s Books is a community-minded independent bookstore, meaning that we host, participate, or are involved in many community events.
Examples of the depth of our commitment to Waukesha and the community include:
Event and Community
- Waukesha Downtown Business Association
- Waukesha Friday Night Live
- ProHealth Care RiverWalk for Breast Cancer, 1st Saturday in May each year
- Alzheimer’s Walk, 1st Saturday in September each year
- Waukesha’s Friday Night After Dark Music Series (indoor music from October – December)
- Downtown Trick or Treating on the Saturday before Halloween
- Holiday Stroll featuring Author Mania (before the Christmas Parade)
- Christmas Clearing Council
- Silver Bells activities during the Christmas season
- Santa’s Breakfast Workshop on Saturdays from Thanksgiving to Christmas
- Art Crawls on the 1st Saturday in March, May, August, October & December
- Waukesha JanBoree
- Waukesha Farmers’ Market on the RiverWalk
- Waukesha GuitarTown Project (a public art project with Gibson Guitar Company)
- Waukesha County Reading Council
- Waukesha Reads Program each October
- Wisconsin State Reading Association
If at all possible, we try to be supportive of any proposals brought to our attention.
Norm and Eve Bruce
Just out as a hardcover: Daniel Silva's latest....THE CELLIST
Just released as a paperback: THE GUEST LIST by Lucy Foley
(Reese's Book Club selection)
Additional titles in Sarah Maas's The Court of Thorns and Roses fantasy series: A COURT OF WINGS AND RUIN and A COURT OF FROST AND STARLIGHT
Sherry Thomas creates a female version of the famed detective with additional titles in The Lady Sherlock series: THE ART OF THEFT and A MURDER ON COLD STREET
Looking for a romance? Jasmine Guillory's latest in paperback is WHILE WE WERE DATING
Family drama more your cup of tea? ALWAYS THE LAST TO KNOW by Kristan Higgins
Martha Merrell's Books is open seven days a week so that you can take a peek at all of these titles and find something to beat the summer heat.......
Historical fiction/paperback: Sara Ackerman's RADAR GIRLS
(World War II) ... See MoreSee Less
MEAL PREP FOR TWO by Casey Seiden
8 weekly plans and 75 recipes to get healthier together
COOKING FOR ONE by@ America's Test Kitchen
scaled recipes, no-waste solutions and time-saving tips
Martha Merrell's Bookstore has a variety of cookbooks that will save you time in the kitchen while putting smiles on those at your dinner table. ... See MoreSee Less
CALL YOUR DAUGHTER HOME by Deb Spera
"a mesmerizing Southern tale"
TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE by Meg Mitchell Moore
"Some secrets aren't meant to be shared"
INCENSE AND SENSIBILITY by Sonali Dev
(the third title in a modern Indian version of Jane Austen)
A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES by Sarah J. Maas
(the first in the series; "fast-paced and explosively action-packed) ... See MoreSee Less
Sherry Thomas has authored the Lady Sherlock series with the first two titles being:
A STUDY IN SCARLET WOMEN
A CONSPIRACY IN BELGRAVIA
The debut novel of Amy Mason Doan has also arrived: THE SUMMER LIST. We already have her latest title LADY SUNSHINE on our shelves.
Stop in at Martha Merrell's Bookstore to take a look...... ... See MoreSee Less
HISTORY OF THE WORLD (includes
WHAT IS CONGRESS?
WHAT IS THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE COVID-19?
WHO IS ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-
WHO WAS JULIETTE GORDON LOW?
WHO WAS A. A. MILNE?
(author of Winnie the Pooh) ... See MoreSee Less
Christina Kline, THE EXILES
(author of Orphan Train)
Emma Donoghue, THE PULL OF THE STARS
(author of Room)
Megan Miranda, THE GIRL FROM WIDOW HILLS
(author of The Last House Guest)
Asha Lemmie, FIFTY WORDS FOR RAIN
(Good Morning America Book Club Pick) ... See MoreSee Less
Kristin Harmel, author of the popular THE BOOK OF LOST NAMES, has now written THE FOREST OF VANISHING STARS. The novel tells the story of a young woman who sets out to help Jewish refugees escape from the Nazis by using her knowledge of the wilderness........until a past secret endangers her efforts. ... See MoreSee Less
MISS CECILY'S RECIPES FOR EXCEPTIONAL LADIES
by Vicky Zimmerman
by Amy Mason Doan
THE MOST BEAUTIFU GIRL IN CUBA
by Chnel Cleeton
Beatriz Williams follows up her historical novel HER LAST FLIGHT with a brand-new title involving espionage during the Cold War: OUR WOMAN IN MOSCOW. ... See MoreSee Less
Parents, help prevent the "summer slide" by taking advantage of our 30% discount on in-stock summer workbooks.
Our summer book club for grades 2-6 continues for 7 more Wednesdays at 10:30 AM. ... See MoreSee Less
Ann Hazelwood has two books in her latest quilt mystery series set in Door County: QUILTERS OF THE DOOR and DOOR TO DOOR QUILTS.
Lisa Wingate, THE BOOK OF LOST FRIENDS
John Grisham, A TIME FOR MERCY
Diane Wilson, THE SEED KEEPER
Valerie Perrin, FRESH WATER FOR FLOWERS
Are you more of a nature lover? Why not give Jennifer Ackerman's latest title a try: THE BIRD WAY A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent and Think ... See MoreSee Less
Special promos for the 4th of July: 25% off these two Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty:
RED LIGHT & BLUE ... See MoreSee Less
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