Cook&Book: Bookstores of the World

Cook&BookI should be scolded. When I first came up with the idea for the “Bookstores of the World” series, I was in Brussels. It only hit me 5 seconds ago that I have yet to review my favorite (well, one of them) bookstore in Brussels.  Thanks to relational memory and the comment from Emily over at Le Petit Four,* I rediscovered COOK&BOOK!

*Check her out!  She’s awesome, and not just because she commented and you didn’t. Read more

Common Good Books: Bookstores of the World

This may be a record for school time – two posts in one week! It may even end up being three in one week, because I finished Are You There Vodka? It’s me, Chelsea last night.


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In Saint Paul, Minnesota there is a small bookstore on Cathedral Hill called Common Good Books. My first encounter with this hidden gem was during a study break. Two years ago I was studiously working away on some assignment in Nina’s Coffee Cafe when I decided procrastination would be more rewarding. Off to the side of Nina’s there is a small staircase that leads to Wonderland, with a giant arrow that reads “Common Good Books” providing the White Hare’s guidance downward. Read more

King’s Books of Detroit: Bookstores of the World

King’s Books of Detroit: Bookstores of the World

Before I went on a blogging hiatus, I had the brilliant idea of spotlighting different bookstores around the world. It was going to be a massive post describing the coolest stores I could find on the interwebs or during my travels. I’ve decided not to give you all the goods in one post (or I’ve just not had the time to do real research), so this is the first post of what I hope will be a series – Bookstores of the World! Read more