Blood Sucking Genius

…when a woman brought in a few bags of vampire books – mostly what they are calling paranormal romance – I was more inclined to look. Obviously we’ve paid some measure of attention to Anne Rice (as she’s slowly become impossible to sell) and the Twilight books have moved rapidly in and back out of the shop, but I was completely unprepared for how this phenomenon still has legs…

Pazzo Books – A Moving Story

It’s funny – when I was packing up our 20,000 books and all of the associated detritus that collected along with them over the past five years, I swore that had to be the worst part of the move. Before that, when I was pulling down pink plywood, plastering over holes, sheet rocking and painting, … Read more

Is the world ready for The Book Spider?

Clicks and bricks, bricks and clicks – people throw these around, and they
are certainly descriptive of a business that operates both real world and
virtual stores, but what they lack in practice is a true synergy between
the businesses. I know for our shop that we’re really just running two
largely parallel businesses out of the same location.