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Welcome to our ONLINE STORE inventory. Use the BROWSE button on the top left of your screen to search our inventory by title or see categories. If you are on a mobile browser tap the hamburger menu on the top left and then select Browse from the menu options. This also gives you all of the book titles in print, even if we have to order them.
Walk-In shopping: We are open for walk-in shopping, but are limiting capacity to seven customers. You may need to wait outside if we are at capacity or have an appointment inside the store. Appointments: If you would like to have the bookstore to yourself, make a 20-min appointment. Masks will be required inside the store (we have disposables if you need), and we ask that you maintain a 6-foot separation from other shoppers who are outside of your bubble.

We offer no-contact curbside or quick in-store pickups. For no-contact pick-up, pull up in front of the Crest Theatre (off of the light rail tracks/yellow area) and call 916-492-6657. We’ll run your bag out to your car. Or come into the store to pick up your package. You do NOT need an appointment to pick up your order. We expect orders to be retrieved within a week of purchase or we will put them out for shipping or delivery, and you may incur an additional charge.
We offer free delivery if you are within a 4-mile radius of the store with purchase of $25 or more. There will be a $2 fee for Sacramento neighborhoods outside of 4 miles (fee waived for orders totaling more than $35). Expect limited delivery days to Carmichael, Rancho Cordova, Fair Oaks, and Elk Grove. No coded/gated large apartment complexes. If your porch is in a complicated-to-get-to area, please choose shipping or pickup instead. We are not a professional delivery service, and will not be able to get past gated apartments/townhomes. 
During COVID, we're hosting only Zoom events. See which authors we'll be chatting with.

Orders over $30 and under 15 lbs ship for free throughout the U.S. We ship via USPS using Media Mail, which can take 10-14 days to arrive to its destination.
Need a book wrapped for a gift? We offer beautiful gift-wrapping for $4.00 per bundle of books. Pair it with a notecard or one of our greeting cards to let someone know you’re thinking of them.

If you want book recommendations, book roundups, or other store information not pertaining to do with our inventory, go to or click the HOME button on the top menu.
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