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2019 NEWS:

    Tuesday, September 10, 2019: Walden Pond Books will open early at 8:00 a.m. for the release of Margaret Atwood's THE TESTAMENTS.

    Are your books taking up more space in your home than they deserve? Moving? Need some cash for your books? Want to trade books you've read for books you haven't read? Bring us your books! We might not take all of them, but we'll pay cash or give you store credit for the ones we do want.

  • Thursday, August 22, 2019 through Sunday, September 8, 2019: We have STOPPED buying and trading books for the rest of August and the first few days of September. We will resume buying and trading books on Monday, September 9, 2019.

  • Monday, September 9, 2019 through Saturday, September 21, 2019: We will resume buying and trading books. We normally buy and trade books from 10:00 am through 3:00 pm during the first three weeks (21 days) of each month except April and December. However, we are shorthanded the first week of September and therefore must delay our usual buying and trading schedule. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

BOOK AWARD NEWS:
  • Sunday, August 18, 2019: THE CALCULATING STARS by Mary Robinette Kowal wins the 2019 Hugo Award for the best science-fiction/fantasy novel of the year.
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2019: The nominees for the 2019 Booker Prize have been announced.
  • Wednesday, June 5, 2019: AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE by Tayari Jones wins the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction - the world's most prestigious annual book award celebrating and honoring women authors.
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019: CELESTIAL BODIES by Jokha Alharthi - translated by Marilyn Booth from the original Arabic - wins the 2019 International Booker Prize for the best novel of the year translated into English.
  • Saturday, May 18, 2019: THE CALCULATING STARS by Mary Robinette Kowal wins the 2019 Nebula Award for the best science-fiction/fantasy novel of the year.
  • Friday, April 26, 2019: DOWN THE RIVER UNTO THE SEA by Walter Mosley wins the 2019 Edgar Award for the best mystery/suspense novel of the year.
  • Monday, April 15, 2019: The winners of the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction, Nonfiction, History, Biography, and Poetry have been announced.


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