Games, games, games...

GamesWe have the BEST selection of board games in the store right now. Let me tell you about them. First, there is Bang! A card game that involves a lot of thought, some trickery, some shooting! and a lot of laughter. We like to play it while wearing moustache tattoos which adds to the hysterics.  Inklings also sells these sets of tattoos - the 

Team Mimi

Our long-time bookseller, Mimi Applebaum, is in need of a heart transplant. As you can imagine, this is a very serious and expensive endeavor and will mean that she will be relocating to another city to await the transplant and then start her recuperation. Read her blog here for new information.

Amazon vs Local

We found this wonderful article over at Institue for Local Self-Reliance. Go Local!

Read The Book Before You See The Movie

It's been said that the book is always better than the movie. Those looking for something to read this winter can put it to the test, with a list of book adaptations coming out in theaters throughout the year.

The 5th Wave,” by Rick Yancey

ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

Looking for a good book for a child in your life? Search no longer! This catalog Has. It. All. Click on the catalog and browse away!

ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

Small Business Saturday 2015

Shop SmallSmall Business Saturday is almost upon us! Every year (for the past 4 years) we have participated in this nationwide event by encouraging everyone to 'Shop Small'. It is a movement encouraging people to shop at local businesses; millions of individuals, businesses, and communities have embraced it all over America.

Info about Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas ChildHello book friends,

We would like to inform you that we are no longer a drop-off sight for Operation Christmas Child boxes. It was a hard decision to make, we really loved participating in the past. Here is a list of locations where you can take your boxes, from Nov 16-23:


If you've noticed that we've been pretty busy around the store this weekend...then you'd be correct! We're selling books down at the convention center for the Washington Library Media Association (WLMA) conference. It's a lot of planning and hauling books around, but we love the librarians, and have a good time being there.

Thanks for all your patience with us!

New Toys

Take a look at the new toys we ordered in!
  • tree hopper toysTree Hopper Toys- Pizza teether and matching games
  • Hape- German educational toys that are super cool!!