Independent Bookstore Day 2018


Independent Bookstore Day was Saturday, April 28th. We still have limited quantities of the following items, available in-store only. Once they're gone, they're gone forever!

Dragons Love Books Onesie

A super-soft onesie for bookish babies based on Adam Rubin’s Dragons Love Tacos books illustrated by Daniel Salmieri.


100% cotton, size 12 months

Colson Whitehead Canvas Pouch

Handy 100% cotton canvas zippered pouch featuring a quote from Colson Whitehead’s Underground Railroad.


100% cotton canvas, zipper enclosure, 9” x 6”, Made in the USA




A Book on the Table
Flash Fiction

This year’s $6 Story is a collection of flash fiction from great short story writers including A.M. Homes, Etgar Keret, and Amy Bloom.


5” x 7”, Paperback, Saddle-stitched

Literary Tea Towels (set of 2)

This year’s flour sack tea towels feature two food-related quotes:

"People who love to eat are always the best people." — Julia Child 

"Your body is not a temple, it's an amusement park. Enjoy the ride." — Anthony Bourdain


Two 100% cotton 18” x 25” flour sack towels



The Book Club Journal

Finally, a way for book clubs (or solo readers) to keep track of their reading lives! Featuring 45 original, quirky, themed recommended reading lists from David Sedaris, John Waters, Lauren Groff, Stephen King, Martin Cruz Smith and more!


Perfect-bound paperback, full color interior, 5.8” x 8.7”






Redlands, Vol. 1

Special edition of this acclaimed feminist comic with an exclusive cover and signed by BOTH creators!

Author: Jordie Bellaire

Illustrator: Vanessa Del Rey


6.625" x 10.8" full-color comic book with an exclusive cover

Bad Citizen Stencil

This year’s stencil features a quote from Margaret Atwood' The Handmaid's Tale: DON’T LET THE BASTARDS GRIND YOU DOWN.

12” x 16” on 1⁄8” red oak board with detailed laser cutting

A Literary Map of the U.S.

The 25 titles featured on this beautiful literary map of the universe are an unpredictable mix of modern classics and more obscure science fiction titles recommended by booksellers. Created by 3Fish Studios.

16” x 20”, full-color, gallery quality giclee print suitable for framing.



Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat PRINT
Signed by Author and Illustrator

A gorgeous, frame-worthy print from the bestselling cookbook Salt, Fat, Acid Heat. “How to Make a Mayonnaise” is the clever and useful illustration from Wendy MacNaughton.


11” x 17”

Limited Printing: 500






Be Prepared 
Summer Reading Survival Kit

In her new graphic novel, Be Prepared, Brosgol tells a witty, heartfelt story of (barely) surviving Russian summer camp. In her exclusive, original print, she illustrates how reading and books can get you through a long, hot summer full of threats and turmoil (watch out for those paper cuts).


11” x 17" full color print suitable for framing.




Read With Me Maisy Plush

Everybody’s favorite preschool mouse Maisy, star of dozens of beloved books, wears her exclusive READ WITH ME t-shirt with pride! Back of t-shirt sports the IBD logo.


10" tall

Read With Me Horton Plush

“I meant what I said, and I said what I meant. An elephant’s faithful, one hundred percent!” A 1940 Dr. Seuss classic is now an IBD exclusive with a pro-reading, indie message on his t-shirt. Faithful Horton, of Horton Hatches the Egg and Horton Hears a Who fame, is a true collectible and very cuddly. Back of t-shirt reads: READ WITH ME. Front of t-shirt sports the IBD logo.


6” tall x 7” long x 3.5” wide

Golden Thread PRINT 
Signed by author Colin Meloy & Illustrator Nikki McClure

Pete Seeger once sang that if he had a golden thread, he would use it to weave people from all over the world to one another. Pete Seeger’s messages of universal understanding and social and environmental justice inspired generations—and have left a lasting legacy. With dazzling, lyrical verse in the folk revival style, and cut-paper illustrations in black and ochre that capture the spirit of the man and his times, Colin Meloy and Nikki McClure pay tribute to a visionary who changed the world with song.


20” x 10” silkscreen print on 100% post-consumer recycled paper & suitable for framing 

Limited Printing: 750