Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Few of Our Newest Acquisitions:

The Shepherd’s Crown, the last of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld books The Company She Kept, Archer Mayor (local author)’s latest mystery/thriller Library of Souls, third in the Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children trilogy by Ransom Riggs Come get ’em while they last! Remember, I … Continue reading

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Please call ahead if you have a ton of books to trade in

PLEASE CALL AHEAD IF YOU’RE BRINGING IN A TON OF BOOKS TO TRADE IN. We have to go through the books, figure out the credit, check all the books by hand and send back books we can’t use or don’t … Continue reading

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Closing 5pm Sat 9/26/15

Closing the store at 5pm today, Saturday — family stuff. Nothing to worry about, just need to get out of here early.

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Neil Gaiman Signed Books Auction: Books

Just a reminder that these are the following books that will be in the auction, which we anticipate will be in about 2-3 weeks. The Graveyard Book vol. 1, graphic novel (hardcover) The Graveyard Book vol. 2, graphic novel (hardcover) … Continue reading

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Update on Neil Gaiman Signed Books Auction

Update re Neil Gaiman signed books auction ! I’ve sent off the last two books (The Sleeper and the Spindle—just released this week—and Trigger Warning) for Neil to sign. Along with a little plushie hedgehog for their new baby, Anthony (awwww). … Continue reading

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CORALINE graphic novel SOLD

sold!!! Nice young lady came into the store today looking for a present for a friend and is a Neil Gaiman fan. Instantly sold the graphic novel to her. Win win!

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“Chocolate box” book for sale

I know you’ve all seen the “chocolate box” books the F. M. Lupton Publishing Company made back in the 1800s, cheaper versions of what A. Mame and Company was making in France at the same time. I have one for … Continue reading

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CORALINE, by Neil Gaiman

CORALINE graphic novel for sale Someone in town ordered Neil Gaiman’s Coraline, the graphic novel, and I have a brand-new copy of it for sale now, as they decided not to buy it after all. (Rule #2 in my store: If you … Continue reading

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Trading in books

#1 Rule for trading in books at my bookstore (and any bookstore) Do not bring in books that are water-damaged or have water on them. They will develop book mold. Book mold spreads faster than cancer. The spores can infect everything near … Continue reading

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EARLY WARNING: Halloween Costume Contest at the store!

HALLOWEEN, Oct 31, FALLS ON A SATURDAY THIS YEAR! Star Cat Books is going to have a costume contest, judged by moi, for the best costume to walk in the store that day. I’ll take photos of everyone who wants to … Continue reading

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