• Beyond Writing

    My Mystery Book Buying Binge

    As I’m sure you all know, bookstores seem to be dropping like flies. That’s especially true where I live. We lost most of our large Borders stores, and I lost the only nearby Borders Express recently as well. Fortunately at least the smaller store was replaced by another bookstore chain, but that’s besides the point. Heck, we even lost a local-ish indie bookstore that I enjoyed. During the big closing period, it looked like we would have no “new book” bookstores around anymore. So I figured I’d pop in and enjoy my possibly last in-person book buying session for a while. And boy, did I ever? When all was said…