Super nice vintage SciFi collection

If you love vintage SciFi, check out this great grouping. The authors are legendary names, the books are ‘book club’ small size hardcovers, tight and clean with great cover art (protected by Brodart pro bookcovers). Each is priced at $9.50.

Dayworld, Philip Jose Farmer

Dayworld Rebel, Philip Jose Farmer

The Best of Frederik Pohl, Frederik Pohl

The Best of Damon Knight, Damon Knight

The God of Mars & the Warriors of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs

The Star Road, Gordon R. Dickson



What’s on the spinner?

What is on the spinner today? Our staff (always reading) graces our shelves with mini book reviews we call ‘Staff Recommendations’. Three such books are on the spinner today:

Dan Brown – Inferno

Emma Donoghue – Room

Tarzan of the Apes – Edgar Rice Burroughs

One of our staff noticed a plethora of gold colored books and built a showy display with them. Titles include:

This Book Will Change Your Life – Benrik

The Complete Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook – Joshua Piven

The Idea – Masereel

One Good Dog – Susan Wilson

Shooter – Jack Coughlin

Bossypants – Tina Fey

The Silent Cry – Dorothee Soelle

The Lemoncholy Life of Annie Aster – Scott Wilbanks




What’s on the Spinner?

This old Danner revolving bookcase has been a fixture in the Book Shop for many years. We use it to display new arrivals and just plain interesting books we want to bring to your attention.

What’s on the spinner today?

Were’d You Go, Bernadette: Maria Semple – $7.50

All Gone: Alex Witchel – $9.45

Depraved Heart: Patricia Cornwell – $14.50

Colorless Tsuuru Tazaki: Haruki Murakami – $7.95

Beach Town: Mary Kay Andrews – $13.50

Skippy Dies: Paul Murray – $8.00

I Thought You Were Dead: Pete Nelson – $7.20

You Want to Go Where? Jeff Blumenfield – $8.75

Return From the River Kwai: Joan and Clay Blair Jr. – $8.00

Unbroken: Laura Hillenbrand – $9.45

The Silent Cry: Dorothee Solle – $15.00

Drop City: T. C. Boyle – $7.00

Robert in a Forbidden Land – Mary Frances Sanders – $12.00

Manila and Santiago: Jim Leeke $10.50

The Unexpected Waltz: Kim Wright – $8.00

Slipping Into Paradise: Jeffery Moussaieff Masson – $8.75

We Are Water: Wally Lamb – $9.00

Call the Midwife: Jennifer Worth – $8.00

Imperfect Bliss: Susan Fales-Hill – $7.20

The Traditional Bowhunter’s Bible: (various) – $18.00

Tarzan of the Apes: Edgar Rice Burroughs – $5.00

The Invention of Wings: Sue Monk Kidd – $8.40

Your Hate mail Will Be Graded: John Scalzi – $7.50

In The Plex: Steven Levy – $9.10

Fool: Christopher Moore – $8.10

Turn Coat: Jim Butcher – $7.80

Shooter: Jack Coughlin – $7.45

Live, Laugh, Leamonade: Kendra Gottsleben – $7.25

Hollow City: Ransom Riggs – $6.30

The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted: Elizabeth Berg – $7.50


New Arrivals: Vintage Science Fiction

This week we’ve added a large batch of paperbacks to our “Vintage Science Fiction/Fantasy” section!

There’s a great selection of authors represented in this batch, including quite a few Poul Anderson, Robert Heinlein, and Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Stop by and browse in-store or take a look in our online shop!