Effective September 1, Vroman’s will no longer be offering out of print book searches. (Any out of print orders taken before that date will be honored, of course.) With the ease of finding out of print books online, the number of OP searches we’ve conducted over the past couple of years has plummeted. *Sigh* I [...]
Here’s an interesting article on America’s reading habits; I’m guessing any regular visitor to this blog does not fall into the 27% of our nation’s non-readers.
For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been inundated with friends, family, and customers all asking me, “So what’s the next big thing in books? What can possibly compete with Harry Potter?” The answer, of course, is nothing — in twenty-plus years of bookselling I’ve never seen anything like J.K. Rowling’s phenomenon, and I likely [...]