May 29, 2014 8:46 AM
If you haven't yet put Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore ($10) by Robin Sloan on your summer reading list, we'll wait while you tab over to Evernote and add it to the top. It's a quick and easy read; you're immediately swept up into the plot as you follow the protagonist, Clay, as he investigates the mysterious goings-on at Mr. Penumbra's. Why do customers come into the store but never make purchases? Clay enlists his web savvy friends to help him investigate the oddities he observes. Oh, and a tip: purchase a hard copy of this one - even the book's cover art holds a delightful secret!