How You’ll Spend Your Summer Vacation (kid’s edition)

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We know how it is. The rest of the year everyone’s always telling you what to do, then summer comes and you have all this free time! Next thing you know, boredom sets in and your parents start bugging you to Continue reading

MISSION: Bigger, Better Bookstore

Mission Main Street

A few days ago on our Facebook Page we asked for your help to qualify for a Mission Main Street Grant we’ve applied for. In the final step of the process applicants need to get 250 “votes.” As of this writing Continue reading

Murder & Mayhem 2015: Final

Murder & Mayhem: Final

We’ve been collecting entries for six weeks, and the actual solution has been revealed. We’ll tabulate those entries and call the winners soon. Meanwhile, here’s what I can tell you: Mr. E did it in the Ballroom with the Cable. Unfortunately Continue reading

Baseballs & Books

Here at Encore Books, we clearly have a passion for books. And it’s not a secret that, after books, we also love movies. And good story-telling of any kind, really. Also dogs. But lesser known, because it doesn’t come up very often, Continue reading

Last Week of Murder & Mayhem

Murder & Mayhem is in its last week! Is someone going to win the Grand Prize of Free Books for a Year? Is it going to be you? This week is your last chance, and your odds of getting the Continue reading

Murder & Mayhem: Halfway!

We’re over the hump, and making a correct guess in Murder & Mayhem is getting easier and easier! To guess the correct solution, your odds this week are 1:27 and next week they go up to 1:8. But you might already be too late Continue reading

Murder & Mayhem Week 3 Update

Murder & Mayhem Week 3 Update

Gil T. Smile Exonerated, Fences Mended In a press conference earlier today, Detective Hardcover of the Encore Books Police Department announced the latest developments in the murder investigation known as Murder & Mayhem.  Like this:Like Loading…

2015 Murder & Mayhem Launched

Murder & Mayhem Week Two Update

Murder & Mayhem got started on May 2nd this year, making this the middle of the second week. For those unfamiliar with Murder & Mayhem, it’s a murder-mystery game we play at Encore Books every May (hence the Mayhem) with prizes Continue reading

Celebrate Earth Day With Used Books!

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Earth Day is once again upon us, the one day each year set aside to celebrate, honor and learn about our Mother Planet. It’s the only home we’ve got so we have got to take care of it. Like this:Like Loading…

Bookmark Contest Winners

Bookmark Winner

The results are in, and we have a new design for the next bookmark in our series created by kids as part of our annual Bookmark Contest. Inspired by Youth Art Month, we collect entries from kids from all over Continue reading