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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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Purchased and shelved another stack of DVDs lots of military in this batch.
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Born on this date: 1819George Eliot, 1940 – Roy Thomas,1956 – Ron Randall.
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Item of the day:

035815
*Signed* How to Write Horror Fiction (Genre Writing Series)
William F. Nolan

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Shelved several Neil Gaiman & Joe Hill books.
Purchased a very large collection of RPG books, tons of White Wolf, & some D&D 3.5, and have shelved it all.
Shelved a small stack of DVDs.
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Born on this date: 1902 – Isaac Bashevis Singer, 1908Leo Politi.
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Item of the day:

002697
*Signed* Dark Destiny (World of Darkness) (1st)
Editor-Edward E. Kramer; John Mason Skipp, Robert Bloch, Nancy A. Collins, Harlan Ellison, Esther M. Friesner, Rick Hautala

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Shelved a large collection of Stephen King hardcovers.
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Born on this date: 1929 – Michael Ende, 1945 – Tracy Kidder, 1962 – Neal Shusterman, 1962 – Naomi Wolf.
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Item of the day:

015720
*Signed* Just a Gigolo LP ST 0073 Vinyl
Louis Prima

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Monday, November 10, 2014

Pulled down the holiday books, over 2 shelves of X-mas Craft & Kids books now easily browseable.
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Born on this date: 1728Oliver Goldsmith, 1893John P. Marquand, 1929 – W. E. B. Griffin, 1960Neil Gaiman, 1971Holly Black.
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Item of the day:


021888
Christmastide: It's History, Festivities, and Carols
William Sandys

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Saturday, November 08, 2014

Shelved 350 CDs, many still in shrinkwrap, quite a few out on the $1.00 cart.
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Born on this date: 1847 – Bram Stoker, 1900Margaret Mitchell, 1932 – Ben Bova.
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Item of the day:

035648
*Rowena Signed* The Golden Helix
Sturgeon, Theodore

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Friday, November 07, 2014

FREE Books for First Friday

It's First Friday again, don't forget to stop by and pick up all the FREE Books you want from our cart & table outside. There's lots of stuff out there this month, come and get some.
All Day Long. 9:30 am to 10:00 pm First Friday hours.
Then, if you feel the need, you can shop inside, among our over 30,000 unique books, comics, toys, movies, music & more.

Monday, November 03, 2014

Shelved 2 stacks of DVD's some TV show sets & history documentary discs.
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Shelved some more young adult chapter books & some of those books on Antiques & collectables.
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Born on this date: 1942Martin Cruz Smith.
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Item of the day:

035847
*Signed* Open Roads & Front Engines
Wimpffen, Janos

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