| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:48 PM
Everybody loves a book sale, and there will be one at the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan Library on July 14 and 15.
On July 14, the action will go from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with most books priced from 50 cents to $1. On July 15, the sale will continue from noon...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 10:42 AM
There are those who believe bookstores — the ones that offer reading material in the paper and ink variety — will one day go the way of vinyl records.
Bookstores will become dinosaurs.
Hardcovers and paperbacks will vanish from the...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 7:35 AM
McLean & Eakin, Booksellers in downtown Petoskey will host two authors on Friday, July 13, signing copies of their latest books.
'Dead for the Money'
Local author Peg Herring will be signing her book "Dead for the Money; A Dead Detective Series Book"...
| Jan 20, 2012
Editor's Notes: A typo in a quote was corrected on Feb. 3.
Strange as it sounds, Sarah Habedank was excited to see the price of her books on the cash register this semester.
Her joy didn't come from buying books, but from the money she saved by renting...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:23 PM
It's become something of a euphemism in American English that the words "adult books" mean something other than what they mean. Even now, most public libraries have a children's book section and an adult book section, yet the notion that adult books refer...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 8:49 AM
When the Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium announced last month that tickets were available to see world-renowned poet Nikki Giovanni at Thomas Nelson Community College on October 4, local poetry lovers snapped up those tickets like they were free...
| Sep 23, 2012
This summer Molly Ringwald said that she read "Fifty Shades of Grey" because "when a book becomes that big, I feel like it's culturally relevant."
No book in recent memory has sold as fast as the lead title of E.L. James' erotic trilogy. It enjoyed an...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 3:10 PM
It's been long rumored that print is dead — the Internet its murderer.
But after a trip to the California International Antiquarian Book Fair at the Pasadena Convention Center last weekend, I'm happy to report the rumors aren't true. The future of...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 5:47 AM
The book business is booming at McLean and Eakin Booksellers at 307 E. Lake St. in Petoskey.
Owners Jessilynn and Matt Norcross attribute their success, in part, to the long hours and hard work known to all small-business owners, but contend it is the...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 7:04 AM
An online bookseller that donates a percentage of its proceeds to pro-literacy and non-profit education groups has installed drop boxes for used and new books across Central Florida to fuel the organization's cause.
Book bins from BetterWorldBooks.com...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:55 PM
With technology becoming ever-present in our lives, that same technology is starting to change how college students interact with their textbooks.
Indiana University has been piloting a program for the past few years that puts some students in classes...