Independent Bookstore Day – May 2, 2015

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California Bookstore Day is now expanding to Independent Bookstore Day and we’re proud to participate! Join us to celebrate independent bookstore culture on May 2nd. We’ll have the following special items on order:

Building Stories (signed limited Chris Ware print)
Days Like This (anthology of essays/short stories)
Funny HaHa (kids joke book)
Hyperbole and a Half Broadside (poster)
Urgent Unheard Stories by Roxane Gay (limited edition signed chapbook)
Books about Books Box Set

It’s sure to be a great day…check out the website for more info!



Join us today for the FIRST EVER California Bookstore Day!! We have a collection of items produced exclusively for California Bookstore day, including signed copies of George Saunders’ Congratulations By the Way and signed copies of Michael Pollan’s recipe box Recipes from Michael Pollan’s Kitchen housed in a beautiful bamboo box with a lid that doubles as a card stand! We also have special gift editions of Neil Gaiman’s short story The Sleeper and the Spindle.

ALSO! While supplies last! We are giving away FREE Penguin Books canvas tote bags with purchase of a California Bookstore Day Item! Hope to see you here!

California Bookstore Day – May 3, 2014


California Bookstore Day is nearly upon us! Join us tomorrow and pick up some of the great books available exclusively for this bookstore celebration! Below is a list of some of the items we’ll have on-hand.

“Bookstories” – Nine Writers, Nine Bookstore-ish Places, One Tall Book

“Sleeper & The Spindle” by Neil Gaiman – Short story gift edition from the collection Rags & Bones

“5 California Authors Box Set: Hollywood” – Charles Bukowski, John Fante, Elmore Leonard, Amistead Maupin

“Congratulations By The Way” by George Saunders – Signed and numbered, limited to 1,200 copies

“Depressed. Repressed. Obsessed.” – 3-Panel Book Reviews by Lisa Brown Forward by Moe Willems, Limited Edition of 650, Signed and Numbered by Lisa Brown

“Do You Smell Carrots Joke Book”

“Recipes From Michael Pollan’s Kitchen” – super cool Bamboo box with a package of recipes inside

*customers are limited to 2 of each item, per person, for the first day, to make sure as many people get a chance to participate as possible. All items go on sale in-store starting tomorrow, and items can be purchased over the phone or off our website beginning on June 3rd.