Book Stores Need Love Too

Readers, take yourself out on the town and visit the book stores in your area. Supporting local businesses puts money back into your community. Small business owners will love you for it and you might find a gem. I’m guilty of big-box-book-shopping myself but it’s one of my new year’s resolutions to change that. Today, for example, I picked up a book on embroidery and The Encyclopaedia Of Basic Craft Techniques (1973) in case I want to take up leatherwork, learn to weave, or rub-dye plastic. Okay, so I bought it for the pictures. But it’s brilliant, and they don’t have it at the Big Box Book Store.

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BookieMonster’s Moving – and You Get the Sale!

I know I’ve tweeted this rather consistently recently… but BookieMonster’s on the move (or at least BookieMonster and Mr and Little Monster. Oh, and BookieMonster Kitty the 2nd. BookieMonster’s Henchperson is staying put). We’re leaving Auckland behind to luxuriate in the small-town gorgeousness that is Te Aroha (East Waikato). If you’re nearby say hi! If […]

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