Sunday, May 31, 2009


David was here.

A box of more popular mass-market paperbacks shelved.


Saturday, May 30, 2009

No buying Sunday May 31st.

Started to pack the online orders.

Hubbell was here.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Shelved more from the SF/fantasy purchase the other day.

Amanda was here.

2 boxes of mass-market paperbacks shelved.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Purchased 12 boxes of SF/Fantasy, lots of newer titles, lots of Baen & Ace hardcovers, managed to get a few stacks shelved already.

Packed the online orders.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Purchased some Eastern religion books.

Turned down & was turned down on lots of trades/purchases.

Sorted 6 or so boxes, clearing out the back corner a bit.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Packed the online orders.

Sorted 2 boxes mass-market paperbacks.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Sorted a stack of boxes of mass-market paperbacks.

David was here.

Shelved some collectable books.

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Packed the online orders, except there's no mail on Monday, so could have waited...

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Friday, May 22, 2009

Shelved some kids picture books.

ReFilled the $1.00 carts, some kids education books (probably good for homeschooling), politics, religion, fiction, etc.

Astoundingly we have 266 twitter followers.

Amanda was here.

Several boxes of romance mmpb's traded in lots of paranormal, some shelved already.

2 boxes of better mmpb's shelved.

New brakes on the ACOB-mobile, $600+, but suppose they're rather necessary...

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Traded for some history books, and some 1940's sheet music. Shelved some of the sheet music.

Fixed some online listings.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Monday, May 18, 2009

Answered emails, trying to keep up with that better...

Attempted to fixed some online listings - Amazon this time.

Printed more tri-folds.

Comics orders.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

More Signed Books Shelved

Sorted a box of kids picture books.

Hubbell was here.

Shelved more Signed books, Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, David Drake, Sheri S. Tepper.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Managed to wade through all the emails.

Amanda was here.

3 Boxes of mass-market paperbacks shelved, lots of recent releases.

Sorted 3 or 4 boxes.


Thursday, May 14, 2009

Packed the online orders.

Some recent releases of mass-market paperbacks came in on trade.

Dealt with some emails.

Had a costly return on a cheap online order.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Sorted 5 or 6 boxes from the back corner.

Shelved some kids picture books.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Monday, May 11, 2009

Shelved 3 boxes of various HB & trade paperbacks, fiction, classics, travel, and many non-fiction titles.

Restocked the $1.00 cart with a lot of romance mass-market paperbacks.

Managed to get several more of the Signed Books from the PB show shelved.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Packed the online orders, and complained about the USPS postal increase.

Saturday, May 09, 2009

Signed books by Niven & Pournelle available

Sorted a few boxes.

Hubbell was here.

Shelved the CDs that came in the other day.

Shelved a stack of collectable books.

Finally got at the Signed book from the Mission Hills Paperback Show - in march. Shelved a few Signed Niven & Pournelle already.

Friday, May 08, 2009

Really behind on emails, but finally managed to catch up on the eBay questions.

Shelved most of the old books that came in yesterday.

Amanda was here.

2 boxes of better mass-market paperbacks shelved.


Thursday, May 07, 2009

Traded for a few boxes of old books, nothing great, they took that back, but some ok older classics and such.

Purchased a stack of CDs Jazz, Blues and pop.

Packed the online orders.

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Sorted 5 boxes of hardcovers.
Shelved a few collectable hardcovers.

Traded for some Graphic Novels /TPBs.

Culled and refilled the $1.00 cart.

Didn't manage to get to any more emails.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Packed the online orders.

Answered some emails.

Wood Magazine 1989-2007

Saturday, May 02, 2009

Free Comic Book Day 2009 was a fine success. The leftovers from last year went really quick, but there are still some leftovers from 2009.

Hubbell was here.

Heard that some online listings had the incorrect address, and it was so, looked them up and attempted fixes.

Comics orders in - late.

Friday, May 01, 2009

Massive Manga Markdown - in prep for Free Comic Book Day tomorrow.

Amanda was here.

Free Comics display all ready for the locusts to descend tomorrow at 9:30! :)

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