In honor of Independent Bookstore Day and Indies everywhere, we are thrilled to host our 2nd Annual Spring Market!
Our parking lot will be closed for the day, for local crafters to sell alongside distributors for Scentsy, Mary Kay, and similar companies. Stop by and shop independent, inside the store and out!
Because this is Independent Bookstore Day, we will have some unique items in store that are only available to indie bookstores, and not until we open that morning, so make sure to pop in the store and check them out!
Stop by and take care of all your shopping needs with independent sellers from your community, inside the store and out!
Don't miss the way-cool, exclusive merchandise only available at independent booksellers like KBB!
Below are a few examples.
The Sandmeyer Reaction: Exclusive signed IBD Edition.
The second edition in our on-going $6 Stories series is a short story that was cut from Michael Chabon’s newest novel, Moonglow. It’s a hilarious side-story of the half-baked plan to catch a German spy via the well-connected Jews of Philadelphia’s underbelly in the 1940s. In typical Chabon style, it’s fast and funny, and bursting with a cast of perfectly rendered outcasts and oddballs.
A Literary Cocktail Party
Welcome to the country’s best literary cocktail party. This fun and useful book contains funny anecdotes and witty stories along with cocktail recipes from some of our favorite writers. Learn to make an Old Fashioned with Daniel Handler; discover Julia Glass’s namesake cocktail, the Julia’s Glass; or just sit back and enjoy the simple pleasure of champagne bubbles with Emma Straub.
Welcome to Night Vale Vinyl Record
A vinyl edition of the bestselling Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor. Based on the tremendously popular podcast of the same name, Night Vale has a huge and ardent fan base. This edition features highlights from the audiobook and exclusive commentary from Joseph Fink, Jeffrey Cranor, and Cecil Baldwin. Beautifully packaged with “flypaper”sleeve, the purple vinyl also includes a full-length digital download of the Welcome to Night Vale audiobook performed by Cecil Baldwin, Dylan Marron, Retta, Thérèse Plummer, and Dan Bittner.
"Lost and Found": An Original Signed Print by Jenny Lawson
This original, black and white drawing by Jenny Lawson, author of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened and Furiously Happy, is inspired by her forthcoming activity book You Are Here (Mar. 17). The pro-books, pro-reading design is printed on archival, gallery quality paper and can be framed and hung as is or used as a large-format coloring poster. It is not included in the book and will become a must-have for her legions of fans.
An Author’s Best Friend Canine Canvas Pouch
This handy 100% cotton canvas zippered pouch (perfect for pencils, make up, cash, and other sundries) features portraits of real author dogs like Sparky Patchett and Jennie Sendak. All hand drawn especially for IBD. Cute!
Elephant and Piggie "Read" Onsie
This soft cotton onesie featuring Mo Willems’ wonderful Elephant and Piggie and an encouragement to READ makes the perfect baby gift for bibliophiles.
Early birds may pick up some exclusive giveaways including the "Kindred Spirits" short story by Rainbow Rowell or the Got Character Card Game. Quantities are very limited, so shop early!
Visitors to our store will also receive a half dozen complimentary audiobooks and story samplers courtesy of our digital audobook partner Libro.fm. Sign up today and you'll be ready to celebrate at KBB in April.