Yay Book of the Month is presented by Ben Nockles, of Common Place Books Edmond.

February Pick: These Precious Days by Ann Patchett.

These Precious Days, written by Ann Patchett who is a New York Times Best Selling Author, is a story collection of essays written about her life. She reflects on day to day experiences from when she was a young girl to now; focusing on home, relationships, family and everything in between. A deeply personal and emotional read, connecting readers to the importances in life.


Photo of: Ben Nockels


Ben Nockels says Ann Patchett is the Matron Saint of Independent Bookstores and per Commonplace books of Edmond;




“We’ve adopted her philosophy around here: We don’t care what or how you read; we care that you read.”

About Commonplace Books of Edmond

A bookstore, locally owned by Ben Nockles in the heart of Downtown Edmond. CPB of Edmond is a gathering spot for people who want to lead meaningful, thoughtful lives. Our collection of unique books and small goods are thoughtfully curated by a small, caring staff with great input from our community. Store is open daily. (21 South Broadway, Edmond, OK)


Cheers and happy reading from our Yay Dude MVPS: Urbach Law Firm, Nine on 33rdCitizens Bank of Edmond.