Independent Bookstore Day 2017

Happy book hunting! May your weather be clear, parking be plentiful, and the traffic be bearable.

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Updates for Book Trek: I am Princess X

After initially posting Book Trek: I am Princess X, I sent a copy of it to the author, Cherie Priest, in the hope that she might enjoy it. Much to my extreme surprise, she wrote back, and offered some valuable details to help fill in some of the holes in my knowledge. I have updated… Continue reading Updates for Book Trek: I am Princess X

Book Trek: I am Princess X

This Trek was a birthday present for my 12-year-old daughter. I am Princess X, by Cherie Priest, is one of her favorite books. One she loved so much, that she begged me relentlessly for weeks to read it. When at last I finally agreed to read the book, my only regret was not doing so… Continue reading Book Trek: I am Princess X

Amazon Books

Back in July of 1995, when Amazon.com hung out it’s original online-shingle as an online bookseller, I am not sure even the most imaginative of executives would ever have dreamed, let alone predicted, the level of growth or success that the company has achieved in the last 21 years. Today, there is virtually nothing you… Continue reading Amazon Books

Magus Books

I love bookstores; especially those wonderful little hole-in-the-wall places that you hear about from a friendly local, or even better yet, that you just stumble across when you aren’t even looking for them. Magus Books is one of those places. Housed in an old brick building, that is covered in ivy, and has the uneven… Continue reading Magus Books