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Our Big Collection of Interesting Book Facts!

To us, every single bit of a book is special. The written words inside are as cherished as the binding, and the history and unique story behind each and every book we carry is not lost on us!That’s why we’ve started collecting Book Facts. Call us bibliophiles, logophiles, or simply fact-hoarders, but who doesn’t love to learn something new every [...]

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The Human Right to Read: BBS & WI Books to Prisoner's Project

Since 2006, the Wisconsin Books to Prisoner’s Project (WBTP) has sent books to thousands of state and federal prisoners within the state of Wisconsin and beyond, reminding us that literature plays a key role in personal development of any kind, anywhere. The Troubling TruthWe spoke to John, a volunteer for the WBTP, who brought some shocking facts to our attention.“Wisconsin [...]

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Some Big Shoes to Fill: Bigfoot and Bulk Bookstore

Since 1994, Cliff Barackman has been on a quest. His mission: to prove the existence of the elusive Sasquatch, most commonly known as Bigfoot! Read on to find out how Cliff uses books to breakthrough to the Bigfoot community - and beyond.Currently a featured member of Animal Planet’s wildly successful Finding Bigfoot series, this enthusiastic sasquatch field researcher explains how [...]

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Why NOT to Buy Books in Bulk from Amazon

Allow us to let you in on a little secret after hearing hundreds of customer stories about their experiences ordering books in bulk from Amazon... When it was launched in 1994, Amazon touted itself as the “Earth’s Biggest Bookstore”.Today, it is now the “Everything Store”, a place where underwear, toothpaste, patio furniture and orange juice can [...]

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The Benefits of Smiling!

"Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning, and you'll start to see a big difference in your life." - Yoko Ono Here's a riddle for you: What is the one secret superpower that we all possess?                                        [...]

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Geek Out with Us on Geek Pride Day!

Hear ye, hear ye! Geek Pride Day is on May 25th! But why this date? Why geeks? Read on to find out. A geek (/ɡēk/) is defined as “an expert, enthusiast, or person obsessed with a hobby or intellectual pursuit; a peculiar person who is perceived to be overly intellectual, unfashionable, and socially awkward”.            [...]

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Riding for a Cause: National Bike Month

To quote rock legend Freddie Mercury – “Get on your bikes and ride!”May is National Bike Month, and it’s time to show some love for everyone’s favorite two-wheeled transportation – the bicycle. Established in 1956 by the League of American Bicyclists, National Bike Month offers an opportunity to showcase the many benefits of biking, from the environmental to [...]

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Our First 2017 K-12 Giveaway Winner is...

Our BIG K-12 Educator’s Book Giveaway winner for Quarter 1, the lucky book-lover who won $500 in FREE bulk books is….Angela Hubbs of Centennial School District in Portland, OR! As the Director of Curriculum and Student Learning for Centennial School District, serving the Gresham/Portland area which includes 10 schools and approximately 6,300 students, Angela has the honor of [...]

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United Way's Reading Buddy Kits are a Hit!

The Volunteer Center at the United Way of Greater St. Louis is the region’s main resource for volunteering. Service 2 Go (S2G) is a team-building volunteer opportunity offered through the Center that includes a variety of projects designed to meet the greatest needs of their community. One of these projects, the zoo-themed Reading Buddy Kit, includes the book [...]

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Saving the Earth One Book at a Time: Sideline Productions & The Lorax

Nick Schmeichel and his wife run Sideline Productions, a company that provides live video displays and production to organizations for large-scale outdoor events – a job that has them traveling across the country more times than they can count. Through bulk books, they found a way to make a difference in their community, by combining a love of literature with [...]

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