The Sun Sets at 4PM These Days…

…and after that, Brattle Square Florist in Harvard Square glows with color. Happy sigh… In another part of Harvard Square… I see that Bitterblue is among the Holiday Hundred at Harvard Book Store, which means it’s 20% off. I mention this because this is my local indie and the way to get books signed/personalized by… Read more »

To the Indies with Love; Plus, a Rant about E-Books

I want to share some of the awesomeness of independent bookstores with y’all. These pictures are inadequate at expressing the full experience of my tour, because they only show two of the bookstores I visited — but they’ll give you an idea. The first is Children’s Book World in Haverford, Pennsylvania. This was just the… Read more »

Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head

This Monday post comes to you a bit later than usual, courtesy of US Airways, who stranded me in Charlotte last night. Blergh. I spent the weekend at the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance conference in Mobile, Alabama. I sat on a panel, went to dinner with some lovely booksellers and Houghton Harcourt friends, had a… Read more »