Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Some anonymous donations left by the door this week, thanks to whomever that was.

Born on this date: 1924Truman Capote, 1928Elie Wiesel, 1950Laura Esquivel, 1953 – S. M. Stirling.
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Item of the day:

035910
*Signed 2x* Warrior (There Will Be War Volume 5)
Pournelle, Jerry; Harry Turtledove

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Friday, September 26, 2014

Purchased a small stack of Folio Society hardcovers in slipcases.
Purchased about 400 more comics.
Spent the morning modifying the website.
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Born on this date: 1949 – Jane Smiley, 1962 – Mark Haddon.
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Item of the day:

034875
*Signed* China Through the Eyes of a Tiger
Roland Sperry; Terryl C. Boodman

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Born on this date: 1897William Faulkner, 1930 – Shel Silverstein, 1955 – Luanne Rice.
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Item of the day:
033533
*Signed* Bloodline (1st)
Sheldon, Sidney

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Shelved some CD's & DVDs just now. Shelved another few stacks of comics the other day, and a stack of western pocket books yesterday.
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Born on this date: 1896F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1934 – John Brunner, 1950 – John Kessel.
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Item of the day:

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035642
*Rowena Signed* The Dolphins of Pern (Dragonriders of Pern Series)
Anne McCaffrey

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Purchased several boxes of NM graphic novels & comic book collections.
Shelved a stack of comics including some older Hulk titles.

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Born on this date: 1908John Creasey, 1916Mary Stewart, 1932Robert B. Parker, 1935Ken Kesey, 1947 – Gail Carson Levine.
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Item of the day:

035651
*Ken Kelly Signed* Conan: The Hour of the Dragon
Rober E. Howard

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Shelved another stack of comic books, mostly copper & modern age, also a complete run of the original Elfquest series. Shelved a stack of non-fiction hardcover & softcover of various subjects & religion.
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Born on this date: 1789James Fenimore Cooper, 1890 – Agatha Christie, 1914 – Robert McCloskey, 1940 – Norman Spinrad.
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Item of the day:

034819
*Signed* Daredevil #s 1,2,3,5,6,8
Kevin Smith; Joe Quesada [Illustrator]; Jimmy Palmiotti [Illustrator];

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Saturday, September 13, 2014

Shelved some more comics, and a couple of boxes of Romance pocket books. 
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Born on this date: 1876Sherwood Anderson, 1916Roald Dahl, 1917Carol Kendall.
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Item of the day:

035982
*Signed* Dancing in the Wings
Allen, Debbie; Nelson, Kadir

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Friday, September 12, 2014

Shelved a stack of Weirdo underground comix with R. Crumb and many more.
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Born on this date: 1921Stanisław Lem, 1943 – Michael Ondaatje, 1945 – Milo Manara.
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Item of the day:

034750
*Signed* Living, Loving & Learning
Buscaglia, Leo; Steven Short (editor)

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Shelved a few comic books. Purchased some metaphysical books the other day, and they've been shelved as well.
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Born on this date: 1941Stephen Jay Gould, 1960Alison Bechdel.
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Item of the day:

032293
*Signed* Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora
Sheree RenÃ(c)e Thomas [Editor]; Steven Barnes; Octavia E. Butler

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Sunday, September 07, 2014

Purchased  four boxes of underground/independent comics.
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Born on this date: 1900Taylor Caldwell, 1950 – Peggy Noonan.
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Item of the day:

034216
*Signed* More Than This: A Novel
Candela, Margo

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Saturday, September 06, 2014

Put about a third of the religious  section out on the $1.00 table, and filled the space back up with new stock. Shelved another stack of DVDs.
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Born on this date: 1869 – Felix Salten, 1937Sergio Aragonés, 1969Tony DiTerlizzi, 1972 – China Miéville.
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Item of the day:
035907
*Signed* Barrier World
Louis Charbonneau

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Friday, September 05, 2014

FREE Books for First Friday - Sep 5th

FREE Books for First Friday - Sep 5th

Stop by and pickup all the FREE BOOKS you like! (From the designated carts/boxes outside.) All Day Long. We'll be open until 10:00 pm tonight for First Friday.
Then, if you feel like it, you can shop inside among our over 30,000 unique books, comics, toys, movies, music & more.



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Recently shelved several boxes of comic books, SF/Fantasy pocket books, and four boxes of non-fiction of in nearly all subjects.
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Born on this date: 1817Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, 1916 – Frank Yerby.
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Item of the day:

031940
*Signed* Monty Python: Life of Brian [VHS]
William Stout; Graham Chapman; John Cleese; Michael Palin; Terry Gilliam; Eric Idle; Terry Jones

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Monday, September 01, 2014

Shelved the last of that load of Signed Horror hardcovers, a stack of Signed Clive Barker, Richard Matheson, Charles L. Grant, and more.
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Born on this date: 1875Edgar Rice Burroughs, 1942C. J. Cherryh, 1964 – Holly Golightly, 1974 – Jhonen Vasquez.
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Item of the day:
005083
*Signed* Love & Rockets Sketchbook Vol. 2
Jaime Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez

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