Posts Tagged ‘Lemuria Books’

Choctaw Books closes doors after 3 decades of book business

Choctaw Books owner Fred Smith is emphatic that customers understand why all of his books are marked down 30 percent. “It’s a store closing sale. I’m not going out of business,” Smith says from behind a desk piled high with books and appraisal orders. “Its not like I’m dying.” It’s been a busy month for […] [...]

State’s booksellers are skeptical of crowdfunding

Crowdfunding, the Internet’s trendy new way to fund everything from music videos to medical procedures, has caught the eye of independent booksellers struggling to keep their doors open. The New York Times recently reported that book dealers in San Francisco and New York City were resorting to asking for donations on popular crowdfunding sites like […] [...]

Book Biz: Rushing’s gardening advice: Don’t just grow roses, smell them too

None can really be surprised that gardening guru Felder Rushing has written a book that takes an offbeat approach to gardening. This well-known gardener, lecturer and author marches to a different beat and so does his gardening. He wants this activity to be fun and enjoyable. “Life has lots of pressures — why include them […] [...]

This book is about the meaning of flowers and so much more

Before any readers dismiss this book as just a book about flowers or gardening, stop and reconsider. According to Nan Graves Goodman of Jackson’s Lemuria Books, this book is so much more. She says it’s one of her all-time favorite books and will be her number one book to sell for the holidays. “Naturally, because […] [...]

Book Biz: One of nature’s smallest creatures offers solace in a hectic world

It may seem impossible that a snail, a tiny mollusk, can become a bedridden woman’s companion and gives her a new perspective on life. That’s what happens when a friend brings a terrarium with a snail nestled in the violets to take up residence on Elisabeth Tova Bailey’s bedside table. Essayist and short story writer […] [...]

Book Biz: Lemuria employee gives thumbs up to ‘Five Quarters’

This book sounds delicious on several levels. It has all the elements — the French countryside, dark secrets and tasty recipes — to satisfy all the senses. “Five Quarters of the Orange” is set in a small village in the Loire Valley during the World War II German occupation of France. Kaycie Hall, a staff […] [...]

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