Thursday, December 31, 2009

Purchased more Art & Military books.

Packed the online orders, although they won't go out until Saturday.

Answered some emails.

Bestsellers of the day = Music.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Science Fiction mass market paperbacks.

Took in a few first edition fiction hardcovers, and some laserdiscs.

Pics of the day:

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Military History.

Dealers stopped by and made a purchase, and received the standard dealer discount.
Packed the online orders.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Shelved some Asian Art & Horror Entertainment books in the morning.

David was here.

Shelved a pile of Art & How-To Art books, and some military history.

Bestsellers of the day = Romance mass market paperbacks.

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Purchased a large collection of art & how-to art books.

Bestsellers of the day = erotica.

Finished packing the online orders, finally.

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Sorted 4 boxes of books.

Hubbell was here.

Processed a box of books.

Shelved 2 boxes of books, some of everything, classics, fiction, science, military history, etc.

Purchased a textbook, just the one out the the pile.

Bestsellers of the day = Hardcover 1st Edition Fiction.

Friday, December 25, 2009

Packed more online orders for shipment tomorrow.

Sorted some boxes.
Cleared some boxes out of the front isle and took them to storage.

Happy Holidays

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Purchased some WW2 military books, and even shelved a few already.

Packed the online orders, but they won't ship until Saturday, due to the Holiday.

Bestsellers of the day = Young Adult fiction.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Fiction.

Went to work on some stuff online in the evening and amazon was down, not a good sign this close to xmas.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

A bit more busy than usual.

Bestsellers of the day = Kids books.

Packed the online orders.

Took in a box of old SF & Horror.

Purchased some Textbooks, Art books, and kids books.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Fiction.

David was here.

Processed & shelved a box of mildly collectible books.

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Manga.

Packed the online orders, probably the last gasp for x-mas shipping.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Played X-mas music all day.

Bestsellers of the day = Metaphysical.

Hubbell was here.

Processed a box of collectables.

Messed with credit cards & other bills.

Booted from eBay's Powerseller program, weren't making enough $$ for them.

Off to Warren's x-mas party.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Answered emails.

Paid BOE sales tax - late again, wish they'd not switched to email only.

Hubbell was here.

Processed a box of books.

Bestsellers of the day = Hardy Boys.

Pic of the day = Our Village

The Philosophy Section

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Fixed some problems with ABE, mostly involving items that were shipped but never paid, grr...

Spent the rest of the day on the computer futzing with things, but not really getting anything done...

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Comic Books.

Took in a large collection of comics, mostly Image & Valiant.

Packed the online orders. Ran out of packing tape in the middle, had to call in a favor from David to some more and finish.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Westerns.

David was here.

Managed to get 2 boxes processed.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Finished packing the online orders, finally. There were quite a few this time, 4 mail tubs full.

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Pouring rain all day, and the roof's leaking down the center isle. Not badly, but dripping constantly all the same. Thankfully not on the books, just in the center of the isle, so buckets were sufficient.

Hubbell was here, sent him up onto the roof to find the leak, but it wasn't obvious.

Processed 2 or 3 small boxes.

Bestsellers of the day = Mystery.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Shelved a stack of Signed Sue Grafton mysteries H, K, L, M, O, P, Q, R, S, T, & U.

Shelved 2 boxes of magazine.

Hubbell was here.

2 small boxes processed.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Best Used Bookstore redux

OC Weekly gave A Castle of Books a plaque comemorating the pick as Best Used Bookstore.

Packed online orders - just a few, x-mas rush may be over already.

Bestsellers of the day = Fiction.

Went to the Sue Grafton autograph signing.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Science Fiction.

It was so cold (for socal anyhow) that a bowl shattered just soaking in the sink.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Horror fiction.

Packed online orders - a bunch again.

Monday, December 07, 2009

Purchased some textbooks.

David was here.

Sorted 4 boxes of books.

Shelved some new toys.

Bestsellers of the day =Fiction

Sunday, December 06, 2009

Packed the large number of online orders, perhaps a bit of an x-mas rush.

Bestsellers of the day = Literature.

Saturday, December 05, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Science Fiction.

Hubbell was here.

3 boxes shelved, Fiction 1sts, art how to, military, transportation, etc.

Friday, December 04, 2009

Cleared a few boxes out from behind the counter.

Hubbell was here.

Shelved a couple of boxes of books.

Bestsellers of the day = Romance.

Pic of the day = Dolls.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Just shelved a complete run of the Nightmare Before Christmas NBX original series 1 and 2, 7" action figures.

Bestsellers of the day = Fiction.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = History.

Applied to sell on B&N online.

Packed the online orders.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Fiction.

David was here.

Pics of the day:

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Finished packing the online orders early.

Managed to get a pile of cheap things listed online.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Hassled with old receipts trying to match up bills & charges.

Hubbell was here.

Renewed some online ads.

Did the the filing that had built up over the last 4 or 5 months...

Friday, November 27, 2009

Shelved some collectable Automotive books (Tractors & engines), among a few other items.

Hubbell was here.

Culled & re-filled the $1.00 carts.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Have a Good Thanksgiving

Shelved more as new role-playing games.

Packed the online orders.

Closed a bit early.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Managed to get the bills paid.

Shelved some comics, X-men, Batman, and some Trades.

Bestsellers of the day = Little Golden Books.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Civil War Military History.

Packed the online orders.

Cleared a couple of boxes out of the front.

Yelled imprecations at the computer, and finally managed to get the bookmarks back.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Tried to pay bills, but the internet was uncooperative.

David was here.

Donation of about 10 huge boxes.

Sorted 4 huge boxes.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

4 boxes of mass market paperbacks shelved, all genres.

Hubbell was here.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Reptile place still down, Church having an early Thanksgiving feast.

Hubbell was here.

Purchased some kids books, some nautical books, and some comics.

Packed the online orders a day early.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Military History.

Hubbell was here.

Shelved 3 boxes of mass market paperbacks.

Shelved some kids books, history, other.

Took in some Harry Potter.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Shelved some collectable books, erotica, history, collecting, etc.

David was here.

Culled more in the Religion section.

Packed the online orders, less than usual.

Bestsellers of the day = History

Purchased a few kids Young adult books.
Shelved some collectable books, erotica, history, collecting, etc.

David was here.

Culled more in the Religion section.

Packed the online orders, less than usual.

Bestsellers of the day = History

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Dealt with some emails.

Bestsellers of the day = Anime DVDs

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

It's officially winter now, had to turn on the heat today.

Packed the online orders.

Purchased a small stack of books.

Bestsellers of the day = Role Playing Games - Dungeons & Dragons.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Took in four huge boxes of mostly junk, be managed to get a dozen or so okay books out of them.

Managed to clear a few boxes out of the front area.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Fiction.

Packed the online orders, larger pile than there has been for awhile.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

2 boxes of books shelved, hardcover & tpb art, fiction, cookbooks, history, etc.

More tax accounting.

Hubbell was here.

6 boxes sorted.

Friday, November 13, 2009

More tax accounting nonsense again.

Hubbell was here.

Sorted 3 or 4 boxes.

Fixed up the SUV a tad.

Didn't purchase anything in the few loads of moderately ok stuff that came by.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Purchased a few things from several loads.

Packed the online orders.

Bestsellers of the day = Romance.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Science Fiction.

Worked on taxes again more.

Took in a few things for trade, turned down boxes full of not so good stuff.

Pics of the month:


Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Fiction.

Packed the online orders.

Some accounting, always a problem with something.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Marked down more Religion books.

Sorted religion books.

David was here.

There's a big hullabaloo going on next door at the reptile store, something bad it looks like.

Bestsellers of the day = Romance.

Sunday, November 08, 2009

Shelved some games & boardgames.

Packed the online orders.

Bestsellers of the day = Fantasy fiction.

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Purchased some vintage junk - reading copies at best.

Shelved some more CD's and VHS, as well as some collectable modern fiction first editions, and some other books.

Hubbell was here.

Bestsellers of the day = Fiction.

Friday, November 06, 2009

Shelved a stack of Walt Disney Comic books.

Hubbell was here.

Shelved a stack of music CDs, some toys, VHS, and even a few books.

Bestsellers of the day = Entertainment

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Fiction, followed closely by Literature.

Packed the online orders.

Shelved some toys & games.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Fiction once again.

Shelved & sorted 2 stacks of books, some vintage 1880's titles.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Fiction.

Packed the online orders.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Re-calculated online selling pricing chart.

David was here.

Purchased a load of modern fiction trade paperbacks, and some self help.

Sunday, November 01, 2009

Packed the online orders.

not much else, down with flu.

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Happy Halloween!

Bestsellers of the day = Fiction hardcover 1st editions.

Hubbell was here.

Shelved more uncommon/collectable non-fiction books: RPG game books, woodworking books, How-to, engineering, and a stack of Modern fiction 1st editions in VG to Fine condition.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Ordered computer supplies & packing supplies.

Culled & refilled the $1.00 carts.

Hubbell was here.

Shelved some vintage bondage mags.

Shelved some collectable books, military, how to, others.

Bestsellers of the day = fiction.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Fantasy.

Packed online orders.

Cleaned up and took some stuff to storage.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Sorted signed books from Long Beach Comic Con and some from San Diego Comic Con.

Fixed some Amazon.com errors.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Packed the online orders.

Processed a pile of new Fantasy mass market paperbacks, lots of TSR & FASA stuff.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Sorted & shelved.

David was here.

Ran boxes through buybacks.

Bills & Accounting.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Young Adult fiction.

Picked up some VHS, mostly going on the $1.00 pile.

Packed the online orders.

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Science.

Hubbell was here.

Priced & shelved some Vintage books, including a couple of Leatherbound books from 1650 & 1740.

Purchased some Religion books.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Purchased a load of Music and Military books.

Took in a load of Military and Transportation books.

Hubbell was here.

2 boxes of hardcover & trade paperbacks shelved, fiction, young adult, metaphysical, more.

Bestsellers of the day = none.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Purchased a load of Military books.

Packed the online orders.

Bestsellers of the day = Fiction.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Bestsellers of the day = Travel books.

Picked up a stack of Military Aircraft books.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Fixed the stool for the 5th! time after someone stepped on a brace and broke it again. Why can't people tell that it's not a step?

Packed the online orders, several overseas.

Bestsellers of the day = Mystery.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Two boxes of hardcover and trade paperbacks shelved, all subjects.

David was here.

Shelved some rare books, including three '30's era Oz books.

Bestsellers of the day = Romance.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

4 boxes of mass market paperback books shelved, filled in the spin racks with newer stuff.

Hubbell was here.

Fencing.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

We won't be purchasing books this Sunday

Bestsellers of the Day = Mystery.

Packed the online orders.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Shelved a box of Hardcover & trade paperback books, some SF/Fantasy, young adult, military, other.

IRS.

Bestsellers of the Day = Romance.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Accounting.

Packed online orders.

Bestsellers of the day = Science.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Shelved a box of Hardcover & trade paperback books, some SF/Fantasy, politics, young adult, other.

Accounting.

Bestsellers of the day = Religion.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Packed the online orders.

Tax accounting.

Bestsellers of the day = Mystery fiction.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Finished marking down the Self Help and Philosophy sections.

David was here.

Accounting.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Mention in the OC Weekly seems to have induced 2 new customers to stop in.

Packed the online orders.

Bestsellers of the day - General Fiction.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Took in 6 boxes of modern fiction first editions, about a box have been shelved already.

Hubbell was here.

Bestsellers of the day = Fantasy Fiction.

Friday, October 09, 2009

Wasted hours trying to get the USPS to do anything about a package they've lost, ah well.

Hubbell was here.

Bestsellers of the day = Science Fiction.

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Shelved a box of Hardcover & trade paperback books, some SF/Fantasy, politics, young adult, other.

OC Weekly arrived.

Packed the online orders.

Bestsellers of the day = Manga.

A Castle of Books picked Best Used Bookstore in OC!

A Castle of Books has been picked as the Best Used Bookstore in Orange County! In today's OC Weekly, their annual 'Best of OC' issue, A Castle of Books was the editors choice for best used-book store. "What this store lacks in space, it makes up for in, oddly enough, books." - OC Weekly.

Bring in the article, clipped or the whole issue, and GET A FREE BOOK from the outside carts, (one book per visit) until the end of October!

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Purchased a few things.

Traded a few things.

Bestsellers of the day = How-To woodworking/repair.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Purchased a few fiction books.

Packed the online orders.

Bestsellers today = Comic books.

Monday, October 05, 2009

Sorted and culled some of the Self Help.

Re-filled the $1.00 carts.

David was here.

Bestsellers = Fantasy fiction.

Sunday, October 04, 2009

Coming down with a cold, blah.

Packed the online orders.

Bestsellers of the day = Art books.

Saturday, October 03, 2009

LBCC

Hubbell was here.

Shelved 3 boxes of mass market paperbacks.

Bestsellers of the day = Religion.

Friday, October 02, 2009

LBCC

Hubbell was here.

Shelved 2 boxes of mass market paperbacks.

Bestsellers of the day = General Fiction mass market paperbacks.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

WE WILL NOT BE PURCHASING ANY BOOKS UNTIL MONDAY

WE WILL NOT BE PURCHASING ANY BOOKS UNTIL MONDAY the 5th.

Packed the online orders.

Bestselling category today = Fantasy fiction.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Purchased 2 small and 1 larger collections of books.

Did some accounting.

Bestsellers today = Romance mass market paperbacks.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Donated kids books to a college project.

Packed online orders.

Sent Diamond comics order in.

Bestselling category for today: Westerns.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Sorted and cleared out the front isle some.

Shelved 2 boxes of hardcover/trade paperback books.

David was here.

Bestselling category today: Mystery mass market paperbacks.

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Packed online orders.

Accounting tax stuff.

Bestseller for today = Military History.

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Added images to some eBay listings.

Picked up a donation of kids books.

Hubbell was here.

Shelved some collectable books.

Purchased an art book, this one
Pic of the day:
Wang Lan Chinese Opera Watercolors
Top selling category for today: Fiction mass market paperbacks.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Sorted boxes all over the place, but managed to clean some room out, and get at some of the better books that were buried in the boxes.

Hubbell was here.

Top selling category today: Romance mass market paperbacks.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Checked a stack of boxes.

Packed the online orders.

Sorted more boxes, stuff left over from the previous months...

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Finished sorting all the boxes of donations/purchases from the last week, well all but the 5 boxes of records.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Purchased some SF mass market paperbacks & some kids books.

Packed the online orders.

Sorted more boxes of books.

Paid some bills.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Sorted boxes of donations.

Took in some kids books for trade.

David was here.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Sorted and culled some boxes in the front isle.

Sorted and repacked some boxes of comics so you can (barely) get to the toys & DVDs again.

Packed the online orders.

Fixed some more emails.

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Fixed more emails.

Hubbell was here.

Donation of 3 boxes.

Donation of 25+ boxes books & toys.

Sorted 4 or 5 boxes.

Picked up yet another donation.

Friday, September 18, 2009

More accounting.

Took a few mass market paperbacks in trade, then later a few bags of SF.

Didn't purchase a pile of ratty playboys.

Continued to fix emails that directnic messed up.

Purchased some books, some CDs and some more books.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Purchased some business books.

Packed the online orders.

Accounting 'til late.

Found out that the domain provider suddenly stopped forwarding emails. Don't know how long it's been going on, but if you've sent an email and didn't get a reply in the last few months, try it again.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

So tired of people smoking right out side the open door, finally made a sign.

Received a very unwelcome letter from the IRS.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Looked into going to the new Long Beach Comic-Con.

Searched for a freeware simple program to add images together, could do it with Gimp but takes too much effort, looking for a simple program to do just the one thing. Amazon complaining about embedded links to images, so need to make them into just one, as uploading multiple images takes too long. Eventually found something, still more robust than needed but should work.

Packed the online orders, but finished late, too much messing about online.

Monday, September 14, 2009

David was here.

Robin was here.

Lots of stuff sorted, and cleared out in the main isle.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Loaded some boxes of books & toys to take to storage.

Packed the online orders.

Took in a stack of RPG books for trades.

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Sorted books.

Hubbell was here.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Hubbell was here.

Sorted and organized the closet a bit, sorted more of that donation from the other day, and finished sorting the purchase of kids and classics for several days ago.

Refilled the $1.00 cart with a lot of medical & self-help titles.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Online orders.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Answered emails, added images online.

Someone left their phone, but called back about it.


Pics:
Clayton Moore - Lone Ranger
Black's Law
B-24 Nose Art Name Directory
Ketcham's Dennis the Menace 1st 2 years.
Nancy Drew Quest Missing Map

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Packed the online orders.
USPS came to get the orders from the other day, silly holidays...

Traded for 7 boxes of comic books.

Did some repairs.

Answered some emails.

Pics:

Monday, September 07, 2009

Spent the day sorting a large donation.

David was here.

Sunday, September 06, 2009

It's nice to sell some Manga, but why can't anyone put them back on the shelf right side up?

Purchased some VHS, classic cartoon & anime still sealed.

Then purchased a computer book.

And at the end of the day purchased 6 boxes of classics and kids books and a few easton press titles, in only 90 minutes.

Packed the online orders.

Saturday, September 05, 2009

Lots of Plays.

Hubbell was here.

Purchased some medical books, that later turned out to have been stolen from a library, so dumped them in the book drop.

2 boxes of mass market paperbacks shelved.

Friday, September 04, 2009

Researched and priced some of the vintage books purchased yesterday.

Purchased a collection of modern plays and writing.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Spent around an hour going through a load of books, purchased about 4 boxes, some nice vintage items, hopefully some will be shelved soon.

Packed the online orders in good time.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Culled the Medical and Health bookcase, pulled 7 boxes for the $1.00 carts, and marked just about everything left to $3.95.

Shelved that stack of 6 boxes of Religious books which had been sitting in front for a month or so.

Purchased a small stack of books, and a couple of textbooks.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Ash dusting over the car in the morning, smoke and ash making the sky dark orange on the way in to the store.

Purchased a collection of Metaphysical books.

Purchased some self help relationship books.

Packaged the online orders.

Orders from Sunday were picked up late.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Refreshed and filled the $1.00 Carts.

David was here.

Shelved some science, and other non-fiction, some cookbooks a Juila Child, and a Betty Crocker.

Took in some Kids chapter books on trade.

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Ended up needing to get a new printer cartridge.

Packed the online orders.

re-purchased some history books.

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Tons of mass market paperbacks traded in.

Purchased some SF/Fantasy.

Hubbell was here.

Shelved about 4 boxes of mass market paperbacks, romance, sf, fantasy, fiction, etc.

Purchased some Audiobooks on cd, & VHS.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Dropped of the recycling in the morn, and picked up a nail in the tire, thankfully tires were still covered and got that fixed without much hassle.

There were too many useless parents with bratty kids in the store today, kids just pulling books off the shelves thrashing them and stuffing them back anywhere, while their parents ignore it and wander about.

Computer's being especially slow after upgrading to firefox 3.5, may have to try and remove it.

Purchased a vintage book.

Amanda was here.

1 box of mass market paperbacks shelved, lots of romance.

Diamond order processed.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Packed the online orders, *$%#$%# printer kept dying, but managed to get the shipping labels to print eventually.

Took in a few mass market paperbacks for trade.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Accounting and bills, and late bills, ...ugh.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Packed up a good pile of online orders.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Spent the day avoiding doing accounting. Shelved several stacks of books.

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Packed up the good amount of online orders.

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Shelved a stack of Classics & Literature in hardcover.

Took in some Mystery mass market paperbacks for trade.

Shelved a mass of Fiction Trade paperbacks.

Hubbell was here.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Finally got to the amazon queries.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Packed the online orders, but 2 missing items sold online, drat.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Shelved some new comics.

Some paranormal romance, fiction, fantasy, & mystery mass market paperbacks traded in.

Marked down the rest of the how-to section, lots at $3.95 now.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Packed the online orders, fairly low.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Attempted to actually fix what was wrong with the computer, instead of just getting it to work again. Took all day, but it does seem like done now.

Purchased a few car magazines.

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Packed the online orders. Took in a few trades. Messed with the computer.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Shelved some comic books, Star Trek, Marvel, others.

Traded in some Paranormal Romance mass market paperbacks.

Hubbell was here.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Purchased a stack of construction books, and managed to get them on the shelves.

Marked down a bunch of How-To books, and put a pile onto the $1.00 cart.

Amanda was here for a bit in the evening.

A Box of mass market paperbacks were shelved.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Come on people, put things back where you found them.

USPS website giving problems, but eventually finished packing the online orders.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Lots of stuff coming in on trades, but didn't take much.

Quite a crowd in the store for a bit in the mid-afternoon, especially for Wednesday.

Computer crapped out, but managed to resurrect it.

Shelved a stack of books, some kids books, other fictions.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

3 people at once brought in large loads to trade. Took in some kids books, and military books.

Packed the online orders.

Finally got to the eBay questions.

Pics:

Monday, August 10, 2009

David was here.

Sunday, August 09, 2009

Packed the online orders, quite a pile.

Saturday, August 08, 2009

Shelved some Kids books sets.

Shelved a stack of signed books by James Rollins, Greg Bear, Alan Dean Foster, Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson.

Shleved some CDs and DVDs.

Hubbell was here.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Sorted comics, shelved some comics.

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Packed the online orders.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Shelved some CDs, Anime DVDs, and other movies.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Packed the online orders.

Monday, August 03, 2009

Purchased a load of books, one of VHS, and one of CDs.

Shelved some Japanese Manga.

Sunday, August 02, 2009

Lots of internet orders packed.

Saturday, August 01, 2009

Purchased a small load of kids books.

Hubbell was here.

Shelved about a half box of comics, lots of Batman.

Diamond order sent, late again...

Friday, July 31, 2009

The day for comics, purchased 2 loads of mostly comics, one had a bunch of DVDs as well.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Packed online orders.

2 people turned down offer to purchase.

More signed stuff from SDCC09

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Began sorting signed stuff from SDCC09. These should be available to purchase in the next few weeks.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Did the online orders, and caught back up.

Purchased 2 boxes of Anime DVDs and Manga.

Spent an hour and a half going through piles of gardening books, but he declined.

Traded some Manga.

Started sorting stuff from the con, some freebies on the free shelves.

Purchased some autographed items, Rollie Fingers.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Back from SDCC09.

Managed to get the online orders that had built up done. Only one previously sold, and one missing. Then the printer crapped out and wouldn't do the last 3 shipping labels... bah.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

SDCC09.

Hubbell was here.

Saturday, July 25, 2009

SDCC09.

Hubbell was here.

Friday, July 24, 2009

SDCC09.

Hubbell was here.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

SDCC09.

Hubbell was here.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

SDCC09.

Hubbell was here.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Packed online orders.

Ready to go to SDCC09 as will get.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Continuing con readying.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Packed online orders.

Did a bit more con stuff.

Saturday, July 18, 2009

More con research.

Hubbell was here.

Some old guy turned down an offer on his stack of not all that vintage porn, although he sure talked it up.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Getting ready for SDCC09.

Amanda was here.

A box and a half of mass market paperbacks shelved.

Signed Stephen King AudioBook.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Packed the online orders.
Had a return due to an error, but fixed the shipping system so it shouldn't happen again.

Purchased a large collection of CD's and put most of them online already.

Everyone trying to sell stuff at the end of the day, barely closed in time.
Purchased some kids books, nothing special, and traded for some paperbacks.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Sorted several boxes of kid books, managed to clear the front isle out a bit.

Shelved some kids books, and a stack of Nancy Drew yellow backs.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Packed the online orders.

Purchased some board games & kids books.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Fixed images and other problems with the Amazon listings.

Revised the website & tri-fold.

Traded for some Signed Fiction.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Sold more SF than usual.

Finally finished the online orders.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

The Church had a parking lot fair/event.
It blocked off parking for a while in the afternoon, but people still seemed to make it in. No one seemed interested in religious books, sales were about average.

Hubbell was here.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Filled the $1.00 carts

Shelved 4 giant stacks of Hardcover & Trade paperback books, lots of metaphysical/occult, some cookbooks, classics, various history, military, general fiction, more

Answered emails.

Amanda was here.

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