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Monty: A Chill Cat Even in This Heat

Monty is enjoying his new catio back at the farm, unperturbed by Nina-cat’s pouncing on him from behind the “jungle” grass. On the June 25th anniversary of his first day of employment at The Eclectic Reader he made a guest appearance.  The first thing he did when I let him out of his carrier was … Continue reading


Closure Due to Coronavirus

We are going to take a snooze for awhile.  Until further notice The Eclectic Reader will be closed in the hopes that it will help prevent the spread of coronavirus.  Before you drive over here please do check to see if we are actually open.   I sincerely want to stay in business but the … Continue reading


Everyone loves a contest, right?  For 15% off your next purchase* at The Eclectic Reader, guess two titles (or authors) of the books on our list of the top 22 most requested/best sellers of my 36 years in bookselling in Fort Collins.   This includes all the way back to my years as Toad Hall … Continue reading

Happy and Merry Everything

Happy and Merry Everything

To all my friends, customers, and long-time supporters: Whatever you celebrate – Happy Solstice Happy Hanukkah First day of winter Merry Christmas Kwanza Season of light and hope – May your spirits be light and joyous and your soul refreshed as the days now grow longer. Sincerely, Cynthia Manuel and The Eclectic Reader with Nina … Continue reading