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A list of book-related blogs to enjoy, and coming events for bibliophiles everywhere!
Tomorrow, May 1st, 2010, is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!
Since 2002, the first Saturday in May has been celebrated as Free Comic Book Day in independent comic book stores internationally.
I am wrapped in thunder and delight, watching the flickering lightning, entranced at the window like a child on her birthday morning. Thunderstorms mean many things to me, but at this fine moment the rumble is repeating only one phrase: Wake up! Spring is coming! Spring is here! The springtime approaches, heralded by these buffeting [...]
Here are my top 10 picks for books released this past year.
One of the oldest and largest book fairs in the country, the 2009 Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Browsers and buyers will have the chance to see several incredibly rare books, such as a signed, first edition of Amelia Earhart’s 20 Hrs. 40 Min., the book that chronicled her [...]
It’s time to confess: I’ve been “playing nice” during the recent explosion in e-reader popularity. It stops now.
We like to play games. But only ones where our customers win something big–like a $200 BiblioBucks gift certificate. And what better game to play than a treasure hunt? So welcome to the Biblio Book Hunt, a treasure hunt exclusively for our Twitter fans! Here’s how to play: Join Twitter if you haven’t done so [...]
The winners of the annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction contest have been announced! “What the heck is that?” You may ask yourself. The contest is a fiction parody contest inspired by novelist Edward George Earl Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873). Bulwer-Lytton was famous for The Last Days of Pompeii and the opening line of Paul Clifford: “It was a dark [...]
As people are beginning to realize, the recent passage of CPSIA has deep ramifications for education and literacy, reducing access to books in stores, libraries and charities. Hardest hit are the economically disadvantaged children among us. Here are some ideas to help get started in protesting and raising support for the repeal of this disastrous [...]
Find an independent used bookstore near you! (and shop their books online – or off) Enter your 5-digit zip code: We’ve long meant to provide a way that customers can search the combined inventory of their local independent used bookstores online. We’re pretty pleased to have that pet project off the ground over at Biblio.com [...]« Previous Entries