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

Author Jerry Coker - Saturday, August 10th at 4pm 

Former Sea Rancher, Jerry Coker, returns to the Frog to share his newest book, Hunt of the Kite, a historical thriller. Anna had a future in medicine only a few women could aspire to, but in the spring of 1940 as Hitler raced to Paris, her dreams disappeared. Despite her father's efforts to mask their past, even the Sorbonne was no longer a safe place. Fleeing in the night, her journey home takes four years, blending into the underclass of France, hiding in plain sight. Anna finds security in the arms of the enemy and for a time, love.  Joining the Resistance in desperation, she is recruited by British and American Special Operations, returning to France for an assassination mission of a key German commander on D-Day. Competing priorities have the Allies working against each other, one side trying to stop Anna, the other supporting her mission. Anna, the gray survivor, must thread the needle in one pass, with little hope for escape.

July 2019 Best Selling Books at the Frog


Click here to see the top 20 best selling books at Four Eyed Frog Books for July 2019!

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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