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East City Bookshop’s adult buyer since 2016, Emilie has sent hundreds of books home in the right hands. Expect selections to include highly-anticipated literary fiction and memoirs that, whether they top the best-seller lists or not, reflect the exceptional and enthusiastic recommendations Emilie is known for across Capitol Hill.

"I can think of no other person who I trust more with book recommendations...I trust her implicitly." - Rachel 

"I find myself making long lists of books to buy and read every time we meet." - Elizabeth 

How It Works

For Monthly Subscribers: You'll receive one highly anticipated release, curated by Emilie, in hardback every month. After a $0.99 enrollment fee, your card will be billed a flat fee of $35 (including shipping, if desired) in the beginning of each month. Books will ship, or ready for in-store pick-up, by the 15th of each month. 

For 6- and 12-Month Subscribers: There is no $0.99 enrollment fee and subscriptions are paid upfront, including taxes and shipping.

To cancel a subscription, please email but please note that cancellations must be made before the 1st of each month to avoid being charged for that month's book.  

In-Store Pick-up? You'll want a monthly subscription. Simply select "In-Store Pick-Up" as your preferred delivery method. 

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Gifting A Subscription

Great books make even better gifts and book subscriptions are no exception! Simply indicate the recipient name and shipping address when selecting your subscription.

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