Once Upon A Crime Found a Buyer Mar01

Once Upon A Crime Found a Buyer

We’ve found a buyer! Hard to believe, but here we are. After 7 months of backs and forths with potential buyers, Once Upon a Crime is about to have new owners. We’re both excited and saddened by this news. We’ll miss the store, authors, and especially customers as we hand over the care and feeding of Once Upon a Crime on April 1 (we’re not fooling) to a new and enthusiastic generation. This date is – coincidently – the 29th anniversary of the store’s founding in 1987. Why not hold out until the 30th anniversary next year, you may ask. Good question. Short answer is “because it’s time”. Running an independent book store is hard,...

Jon’s Book Picks For 2014 Dec03

Jon’s Book Picks For 2014

This list is subjective of course, I read a lot of great books this year, when I started typing these are the first eleven that jumped into my brain, in no particular order. The fact that these all stuck with me is telling, they are damn good reads. I loved all of these and suggest if you haven’t read them that you should. Meg Gardiner PHANTOM INSTINCT (Dutton) Gregg Hurwitz DON’T LOOK BACK (St. Martin’s) John Connolly THE WOLF IN WINTER (Atria/Emily Bester) Laura Lippman AFTER I’M GONE (William Morrow) Blake Crouch THE LAST TOWN (part three of Wayward Pines Trilogy) (Thomas and Mercer) Sam Cabot SKIN OF THE WOLF (Blue Rider Press)...