GGP's Status and How You Can Support Us

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Dear Friends,

We hope all of you are safe and adjusting to our “new normal.” We write to let you know about our status, and how you can support us in this difficult time.

We have temporarily closed the bookstore in accordance with Alameda County's Shelter at Home order. Under the order, bookstores may not continue on-premises operations because they are not classified as an “essential business.”  This makes sense to us because it is more important that we collectively limit the spread of this virus so that our hospitals are not overwhelmed (aka “flattening the curve”).

Despite these restrictions, we can still get books to you in the following ways:

  • If you want a book in hardcover or paperback, we are working out details on direct shipments from our warehouse to your house. If you want this, please order the book from this website, and we will be in touch with you.
  • We also recommend audiobooks from our audiobook partner, ( is currently running a special to help indie bookstores – you can buy a one month membership for $15 and all of that money goes to GGP. That $15 gets you one audiobook. It is a wonderful and generous offer, and we hope you take advantage of it.
  • Finally, you can buy a Kobo ebook for reading on your phone, tablet or computer. Kobo is an app that you download to your phone or tablet. You simply buy the book on our website ( The top right sidebar of our site now has a Kobo search bar for your convenience.

You can also buy a gift certificate for use once we reopen. Email us at with your phone number, and we will call and arrange it for you.

Thank you so much for your support. Stay safe.

Kathleen & the Staff of GGP