Voting is now open for The Austin Chronicle's Best Of Austin awards! You can vote now through Tuesday, so hurry up and get your ballot in. Make your voice heard...and remember your favorite local bookstore! Posted by alisonkn
As soon as I finished reading The Little Book by Selden Edwards, I had to shuffle some things around in my head to make room for it on my Top Five Favorite Novels of All Time list. It's almost impossible for me to describe how incredible this book is - it is about time travel … Continue reading Staff Reviews: Laurie recommends….
Photo by Rodolfo Gonzalez One of our beloved assistant manger's, Dan Nugent, was recently spotlighted in the Austin American-Statesman. Check out the lovely article, and give Dan a high-five the next time you're in the store. Posted by alisonkn
I always get a little nostalgic during this time of year. I think it's because I see new backpacks, boxes of crayons and other back-to-school necessities, and I have no need for them. The end of August and beginning of Fall was always a time of excitement for me, because I loved school. Yes, I … Continue reading Get ready for Fall!
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson In May, I attended a meeting of independent booksellers in Indianapolis. At the beginning of the meeting we performed one of those annoying icebreaker exercises that are so common in both classrooms and boardrooms. Being booksellers, our icebreaker exercise was to introduce ourselves and then tell … Continue reading Top Shelf Pick for September
Hello fellow bibliophiles! We are finally jumping on the blogging bandwagon. Seems like just yesterday this "internet thing" was remote and futuristic, a difficult concept to grasp in an age when dewey decimals systems and encyclopedias were the apex of reading and research. These days, "Google" is a verb and cell phones are an extension … Continue reading We’re Indiebound!