Welcome to Four-Eyed Frog Books!

A Community-Owned Bookstore

Four-Eyed Frog Books is a community-owned, independent bookstore located in the quaint Mendocino County coastal town of Gualala, in northern California. The Frog, as it’s affectionately referred to, is owned by nearly two dozen community shareholders, who jointly purchased their beloved bookstore in 2016 when the original owner moved out of the area. To read the whole story click here About the Frog .

We made the news on our anniversary! Click here to read the story of the first year in the life of our community owned bookstore, as reported by S.J. Black in the Independent Coast Observer, Volume 49, Number 14, July 7, 2017. 


Meet Max, the Frog's newest (and youngest) community shareholder. Read the story here.   



Independent Bookstores Cultivate Community

When you shop at a local independently (Indie) owned business, your entire community benefits:
 - Local retailers are your friends and neighbors—support them and they’ll support you.
 - Spend $100 at a local-owned business and $68 of that stays in your community. 
 - More of your taxes are reinvested in your community--where they belong.

Did you know you can search our stock online and order print books, audio books, and e-books through our website? Your support helps to ensure the survival of a community owned independent bookstore.

Upcoming Events at the Frog

Tuesday, March 20th - 3-5pm Publishing Consultations with Connie King

Curious about how to turn your manuscript (or the vision of it) into a finished book? Four Eyed Frog Books and graphic designer & marketer, Connie King, have joined together to offer FREE individual publishing consultations and the basics of self-publishing your book on a monthly basis at the Frog. Drop in to discuss your specific work with Connie - questions are welcomed! Click here to learn more. 

Saturday, March 31st - 4pm Author Event with Glenda Carroll

Author Glenda Carroll shares her newly released Drop Dead Red. "Trisha Carson is back again as the amateur sleuth in Drop Dead Red. The gripping  whodunit is set against the backdrop of the tree‐lined streets of Marin County, AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants and the swimmable lakes in the East Bay parks. Drop Dead Red is the second book in the Trisha Carson series, following the widely praised Dead in the Water."

 "A smart, steadfast gumshoe who, in her second book, continues to flourish...Carroll's writing bounces off the page." Kirkus Reviews.


2017 Best Selling Books at the Frog


Click here to see the top 20 best selling books at Four Eyed Frog Books in 2017!

A Perfect Gift Idea


Mendonoma Sightings Throughout the Year, by Jeanne Jackson   
Get it signed, personalized, or gift wrapped for free!




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