Sunday, December 14, 2014

This week:
Shelved a box of Fantasy pocket books.
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Shelved a Pack of Tarot cards, and some tarot books.
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Shelved a stack of old Playboy Special Edition magazines.
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Shelved another stack of CDs.
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Massive mark down on the comic magazines, re-filled the quarter boxes out front.
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Born on this date: 1916Shirley Jackson, 1968Kelley Armstrong.
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Item of the day:

033496
*Signed* In the Palm of Darkness (1st)
Montero, Mayra; Grossman, Edith

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Purchased and shelved a stack of just released series Romance.
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Born on this date: 1845Joel Chandler Harris, 1899Jean de Brunhoff, 1933Ashleigh Brilliant (we have a rack of his postcards available at the counter).
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Item of the day:


034756
*Signed* Duel of Wits (1st)
Peter Churchill

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Monday, December 01, 2014

Shelved some kids books on WWII.
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Shelved a stack of Ancient History DVDs.
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Born on this date: 1886Rex Stout, 1942 – John Crowley, 1964 – Jo Walton, 1975Matt Fraction,
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Item of the day:


015213
*Signed* Forever Laughter
Don Freeman

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Friday, November 28, 2014

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Shelved some books on rare dolls & some old PS2 games.
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Purchased a stack of textbooks.
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Born on this date: 1919 – Frederik Pohl.
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Item of the day:
034090
Galaxy Magazine, 1968, August (Vol. 27, No. 1)
Mack Reynolds; Robert Silverberg; Fritz Leiber; Damon Knight; Frederik Pohl [Editor]; Vaughn Bode' [Illustrator];

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Monday, November 24, 2014

Shelved some more Yu-gi-oh & Pokemon cards in the boxes at the counter.
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Shelved a stack of Cookbooks, and a stack of books on Poker, along with much more non-fiction hardcover books today.
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Born on this date: 1826Carlo Collodi, 1849Frances Hodgson Burnett, 1888Dale Carnegie, 1916Forrest J Ackerman, 1946 – Penny Jordan, 1948Spider Robinson, 1962John Kovalic.
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Item of the day:



016445
I Bequeath'' The Fantasy Foundation "I, Forrest J. Ackerman, being of imaginative mind, bequeath to the Fantasy Foundation, upon my demise, my 1300 fantasy books" (4 July 46)
Forrest J. Ackerman

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