Weekly Specials, News & More

Bookstore News July 30 - August 2

So many books – so little time! That is the story of my life. Truthfully I could fill a box with books that came in this week that I want for my own. The donations have been superior. When you can buy wonderful books at one or two dollars apiece it’s easy to quickly have more books than time, but what a glorious problem.  I want you to know that I didn’t fill a box because that would just be greedy and because I want you to come in and be bedazzled by all the wonderful choices!
CarolM

Bookstore News July 23 - 26

We’ve been having so much fun with the “Where’s Waldo in Kalamazoo” game participants. I think we have had some of the cutest and smartest kids in Kalamazoo visit our store in the last couple of weeks. You still have time to start your search. If you don’t already have a Waldo passport, pick yours up at the bookstore. Get your passport stamped at the store and in the Children’s Room in the library.

In the spotlight this week:
• Art
• Poetry
• History and Military History
All VHS videos ½ off – this means single videos are only 50¢

We added lots of new books to most categories. The selection is great!

CarolM

Bookstore News July 16 - 19

Specials this week include:
• A great collection of military history books and magazines
• Special collections of art, hobbies and gardening books
• All vhs videos ½ off – most only 50¢
CarolM

Bookstore News July 9 - 12

It’s an especially good week to come browse at the bookstore if your reading choice is nonfiction. We received a large donation of really nice books, mostly nonfiction; many are history, science, sociology, and travel books. In addition, we pulled together a collection of art books that’s varied, interesting and priced right. We look forward to seeing you.
CarolM

Waldo is in the bookstore starting July 1

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Where’s Waldo in Kalamazoo? Waldo is hiding in 25 local businesses in Kalamazoo

3-2-1-HUNT! Pick up your FIND WALDO LOCAL passport here at the bookstore (or at any of 25 other participating businesses listed in the passport) and start searching for Waldo. Win prizes when you collect stamps or signatures from at least 10 different businesses, win even more with 20 or more. For more information click on the following link: http://www.bookbugkalamazoo.com/event/wheres-waldo-kalamazoo-kick-0

Look for this guy (left)

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CarolM

Bookstore News June 25 - 28

The smallest bookstore still contains more ideas of worth than have been presented in the entire history of television. ~Andrew Ross, author

Our small bookstore is filled with ideas to contemplate, facts to learn, and stories to immerse yourself in.

I want to share a list with you of the categories of books we have available in the bookstore. Lots of food for thought.

Architecture, Art, Biography, Black Studies, Business, CDs (music), Children’s, Civil War, Classics, Collectibles, Computers, Cooking, Crafts, Diet, Drama, Education, Fiction, Fitness, Food, Foreign Language, Gardening, Geography, Government, Health, History, Hobbies, How To, Humor, Language, Law, Literature, Marriage, Mathematics, Medicine, Michigan, Military, Miscellaneous, Music, Mystery, Native American, Nature, New Age, New Arrivals, Occult, Parenting, Philosophy, Poetry, Psychology, Reading, Reference, Religion, Romance, Science, Science Fiction, Self Help, Seniors, Sociology, Speaking, Speech, Sports, Spy, Travel, True Stories, Westerns, Women’s Issues, Writing, Young Adult Fiction

We welcome you to come in and browse.

CarolM

Bookstore News June 18 - 21

I just walked through the store, giving it the once over before I go home for the night, checking to make sure that things will look good when we open for business tomorrow. At the same time I was trying to decide what to write about in this weekly bookstore blog. Voila, I thought why not write what I see? Here are a few titles that caught my eye.

   • Local author Margean Gladysz’s book – A Spy on the Bus
   • Local author Mark Nepo’s book - Unlearning Back to God
   • The Social Animal by David Brooks
   • Annie’s Ghosts by Steve Luxenberg
   • Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
   • I’ve Got You Under My Skin by Mary Higgins Clark (April 2014)

None of these books cost more than $2.50. Good books and great prices; it’s a winning combination.

CarolM

Bookstore News, June 11 - 14

I saw lots of familiar faces Saturday at the Bag-of-Books Sidewalk Sale. What a day! I often say this is as much a community event as a sale. There’s an air of excitement and anticipation while people are waiting for the yellow ribbon to be cut and the sale to start. It almost feels like a party. On the other hand it’s serious business for many folks too; they come prepared with multiple bags, a bit of patience, and the resolve to hit the book bargain jackpot! The Bag-of-Books Sidewalk Sale during June Jubilee weekend signals the beginning of summer. I hope you were able to stock up on lots of great books for your summertime reading at our sale.

Spotlights in the store this week include: gardening and cooking.

CarolM

Bookstore News May 14 - 17

 This week it looks like May showers will be bringing June flowers. That means it’s a great time to rest up in preparation for the gardening and lawn work that’s just ahead. You might as well be reading a good book while you’re resting! We have a couple of specials you might want to check out. This week you’ll find:


• Select hard cover mysteries priced $1.00 each and these select books are Buy One Get One Free
• A really interesting selection of Michigan books: histories, biographies, nature books, Michigan authors, and more

CarolM

Bookstore News May 7 - 10

The smallest bookstore still contains more ideas of worth than have been presented in the entire history of television. ~Andrew Ross, author

Our small bookstore is filled with ideas to contemplate, facts to learn, and stories to immerse yourself in.

I want to share a list with you of the categories of books we have available in the bookstore. Lots of food for thought.
Architecture, Art, Biography, Black Studies, Business, CDs (music), Children’s, Civil War, Classics, Collectibles, Computers, Cooking, Crafts, Diet, Drama, Education, Fiction, Fitness, Food, Foreign Language, Gardening, Geography, Government, Health, History, Hobbies, How To, Humor, Language, Law, Literature, Marriage, Mathematics, Medicine, Michigan, Military, Miscellaneous, Music, Mystery, Native American, Nature, New Age, New Arrivals, Occult, Parenting, Philosophy, Poetry, Psychology, Reading, Reference, Religion, Romance, Science, Science Fiction, Self Help, Seniors, Sociology, Speaking, Speech, Sports, Spy, Travel, True Stories, Westerns, Women’s Issues, Writing, Young Adult Fiction.


We welcome you to come in and browse.

CarolM