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where have all the bookstores gone?

Remember the days when if you had a little extra time, you’d meander into a bookstore? Walk between the aisles, looking for something new or maybe a long lost book written by a favorite author? 452 more words

The Life

Thought of the Day

Overwhelming is the perfect word to describe my list of books to read. Do you ever walk into a bookstore or library and think ‘Oh my goodness, look at how many novels I have to read’? 374 more words

Number 1 tip for selling books

Following my high praise for my best book stockist yesterday, today I have experienced the other end of the scale – my worst.When I sold out of Write About Me books over a month ago at this particular bookstore, I was quick to replenish supplies. 61 more words

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

“I do not like postmodernism, postapocalyptic settings, postmortem narrators, or magic realism….I do not like genre mash-ups a la the literary detective novel or the literary fantasy.

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At Powells

I am back from a vacation to Portlandia. Oh my, what a lovely place it is. The weather cooperated perfectly. Every day was sunny and mild. 141 more words

What's missing from the shelves?

I’d give anything to see more fantasy and urban fantasy novels about brothers. I’d be just as happy to see more LGBT couples on the shelves, without them being killed off or going through chapter after chapter of excruciating, back-breaking torment. 10 more words


Books and the City

New Yorkers love to read. Whether it’s just for a stolen moment at work…

or enjoying (or hoping that whatever we’re reading will distract us from) our subway commute… 981 more words

Digital Project