Tag: used books

Ukazoo Books has Found a New Home on Loch Raven Boulevard


Ukazoo Books

Ukazoo Books has a new home, which means the moving sale that turned into a closing sale is back to being a moving sale.

Facing Competition from Amazon, Ukazoo Books is Moving from Towson to Parkville


Ukazoo Books

The Towson area is losing another book store. A decade after Borders moved out of Towson Commons and Greetings & Readings left Loch Raven Plaza, Ukazoo Books disclosed this week it is leaving the Dulaney Valley Shopping Center and moving to a smaller space in Parkville.

Smith College Club’s Annual Used Book Sale


SCC Book Sale

catch of the day fish (2)Kindle owners need not read this post.  You can go curl up with your 100,000 titles in a sleek little device and not emerge until you’ve finished all of them. We won’t judge you (too harshly). But for those who still treasure their actual, tangible books, and the book shelves that fill their homes, here is the event of the season: Smith College Club’s 55th annual used book sale. How grand can a used book sale really be? Well, they’ll be holding it at the Timonium fairgrounds, if that gives you a rough idea. Think of it as if every Kindle and Nook ever made dumped its contents out, in real pages, across table, after table, after table. Add to that special collectors’ items—first editions, rare books, out-of-print stuff—and there you have it.

Rock Royalty Spied Shopping in Hampden


Last Wednesday afternoon, as Charlotte Hayes Murray, owner of Charlotte Elliott and the Bookstore Next Door on 36th Street in Hampden, removed a long splinter from her son Andrew’s finger, two beautiful young people, a boyfriend and girlfriend, slipped inside her shop and began to browse the only way they knew how: sexily. A “pretty” assistant-seeming person followed close.