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.

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