Plant and Book Sale: May 25, 26, 27 – 10-6 p.m.

Plant and Book Sale: May 25, 26, 27 – 10-6 p.m.

  “Amazing, don’t miss it, you’ll be sorry if you did,”  Monty says.  We’re helping someone downsize their houseplant collection and throwing in a few plants of our own.  Plus: all thrillers, all mysteries, all romance, all westerns will be 25% off our half-price prices.  Furthermeow – there will be in-store discounts on several CATegories.  … Continue reading

Bedtime Reading

Bedtime Reading

Confession: My reading is not limited to classics, literature and deep philosophical tomes.  I am an eclectic reader.    A compulsive reader.   Couldn’t pass up reading the back of a cereal box when I was a kid.  Today, I am enchanted by the blurbs in Trader Joe’s Fearless Flyer.  The American Science and Surplus catalog has … Continue reading

Hocus Pocus Focus

Hocus Pocus Focus

  All the arcane secrets of photography are revealed in this impressive collection of brand new books that has arrived on our doorstep like a gift from the gods.  Achieve mastery now!  Covers the entire spectrum of subjects from close-ups of honeybees to the expansive vistas of landscape. The startling thing is that although these … Continue reading

Simply Stunning Collection of Books on Spirituality and Enlightment

Simply Stunning Collection of Books on Spirituality and Enlightment

This incoming collection of 20 boxes of books on spirituality and enlightenment is amazing.  Most are in new or nearly new condition.  Subjects:  Zen Buddhism, psychology, meditation, yoga, health and healing, Christianity, dreams, metaphysics, poetry, gourmet cooking, photography, literary classics, and science fiction. Authors:   C.S. Lewis, Asimov, Carl Jung, Thomas Merton, Thich Nhat Hanh,  … Continue reading

What’s Cooking?

What’s Cooking?

We have 33 shelf-feet of cookbooks…all kinds to suit every taste:  International cookbooks, U.S. regional, simple recipes, exotic recipes, breads, desserts, special diets, and collectible cookbooks.  How about a recipe for “pioneer squirrel pie” from the “Ozark Vittles” cookbook?  Ok, how about some old-fashioned strawberry cheesecake from “Cheesecake Madness,” or gingerbread from “Colonial Cooking”?

Beautiful Collection of Stephen King

An impressive collection of Stephen King has just arrived to join what is already on the shelf at The Eclectic Reader.  Many of the hardbacks are first editions in pristine condition, priced at $15 each.

New Hours, New Arrivals

    The new arrivals have been pouring in so fast I can hardly keep up.  Hundreds of new titles are added weekly. (Some of the books in this picture have already sold.) Announcing some changes in hours: We’ve added Sunday hours from 12-5 p.m. for the entire month of December! On Friday nights I … Continue reading

New Arrivals

Like what you see?  The Eclectic Reader now proudly carries over two (2) dozen rare and collectible D & D handbooks.  Gygax would be proud…

Announcing a Monty-cat Photo Contest

Grab your Kodak, your Nikon, your Minolta, or maybe your digital camera, your iphone or whatever takes pictures these days, and come on over to The Eclectic Reader.  We’re having an October photo contest.  The challenge will be to take a picture of Monty, our bookstore cat, that is a clever combination of “cat-ness” and … Continue reading