Category Archives: Barnes & Noble

Bookstores are dead. Long live bookstores.

Amazon opening brick and mortar book stores? From the article in the LA Times: “When you ask Amazon, they will simply reply “no comment” to the rumors that they’re planning to open 300 to 400 brick-and-mortar bookstores. But is that … Continue reading

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Exploring Barnes and Noble with an author/illustrator

The Many Faces of a visit to Barnes & Noble by a kids book author/illustrator. Or, How I Never Stopped Worrying and didn’t need to Learn to be Neurotic…

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Barnes & Noble and Green Bean Books.

Thanksgiving – is it here yet? Thanksgiving is not here yet so I will continue to talk about my Thaksgiving book because the day after Thanksgiving it’ll all be over…for a year. I’ll be reading The Great Thanksgiving Escape at … Continue reading

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Break-ups can be tough.

I was a very early fan of, but now Amazon is deciding what to sell based not on what customers want, but on how much they can undercut pricing and harm the publishers. I have come to believe that … Continue reading

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I look on with bemused detachment…

Over the weekend we stopped into the local Barnes & Noble. It was nice to see the store busy, if not exactly packed. The coffee shop was full and they had a nice selection of toys and games to go … Continue reading

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