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  1. Been so busy! Thank you peeps! But with that comes books coming in the door in droves and chaos ensuing-but yeah, we like chaos! Come help us out today by shopping for your favorite author and getting a 15% discount on any one of them! Mention you saw this Paulding.com post and comment who it is and will up that 20%! So who is it? Oh, and don't forget, if you are in Cobb or Paulding Counties, we have pulled in a ton of school reading lists to help make sure your child has his/her required books in time. Come get yours today. If we don't have it in stock, no worries, we can usually have it in just a few days and it still should be cheaper than the big box stores! We are here to serve;o)
  2. I am still playing catch up so the new calendar is NOT ready yet. Lucky you! Today you can pick a special today from June's calendar! Any one special will work for you, just let us know at the register when you check out. Look for your new calendar soon and a newsletter soon! If you are not on our email list, hurry and sign up at www.thebookwormonline.com;o) thanks, Susan
  3. We are hoping for lots of faces, new and old today! Hoping to see some p.commers! Mention this post for a $5.00 store credit TODAY, Saturday, which can be used toward any traded in books! GO to our website to learn more how our store credit works if you are unfamiliar with it;o)
  4. Thank you, I was caring more for my mom then my dad, he is doing great but he was HER caretaker. So glad I could be there and hoping everything will be okay for a while now that I have some full time help there in Florida. Missed being at the store and here with my hubby and kitties;o)
  5. We are having a sidewalk sale and are excited about tomorrow's 3 author line up for tomorrow! Sorry we have not been present on here in months but I , Susan, have just returned this morning from a many month stay in Florida, to take care of my dad who has cancer. It's all good now and I am finally ready to get back to posting with hopeful regularity. Thank you to all that have continued to support our store. We are so sad to see The Book Shelter in Hiram closed and hope you know books will always be plentiful just a few miles away if that was your usual destination. Here is a bit more info: Welcoming back to the store, Layton Green.In this gripping thriller, the bizarre murder of a Satanic priest in San Francisco draws Dominic Grey and Viktor Radek, private investigators of cults, to the scene. Witnesses claim a robed figure, seemingly able to appear and disappear at will, set fire to the priest. When the leader of another Satanic cult in Paris dies under similar circumstances, the case only grows stranger… and more dangerous. Convinced that a charismatic New Age prophet is behind the murders, the investigators undergo a perilous journey into the world of the occult as they try to penetrate the prophet’s inner circle. From the catacombs of Paris to London’s nefarious East End, from the haunted walls of York to a monastic fortress in the Sicilian wilderness, the case plunges Viktor and Grey into a vortex of black magic, ancient heresies, and the dark corners of their own pasts. The Diabolist is a chilling novel that not only pulsates with action and suspense, but also mines a trove of fascinating historical, philosophical, and paranormal research to probe some of our closest held beliefs. From the opening pages to the astonishing conclusion, this latest installment in one of today’s most original new thriller series is not to be missed. We will also have copies of The Summoner and The Egyptian , the first two books in the Dominic Grey series, available for purchase ;o) Also joining us is new author, Kay Hall. 1pm to 3pm is the time if you want to meet some wonderful authors in person. A new superhero is born and her name is Dot Com. On a stormy night in Washington, D.C. Tommy Golden is working late whensuddenly the power goes out in his office. After locating a flashlight, he is startled by the most beautiful girl he has ever seen. She has mysteriously escaped from the computer and is standing before him. When she tells him her name is "Dot Com," he can't help but laugh. The new friends tour Washington, D.C. Using her super computer power, Dot soon discovers a plot to blow up the Pentagon at noon on the 4th of July. The drama of the story continues as Dot and her friends seek help from the President of the United States, Dragonfly Lizards, General Wingspan, Flighty, and all of the American People. Can Dot Com and her friends prevent this disaster? There's only one way to find out. The 3rd wonderful author is our beloved Patricia Sprinkle! Known widely for her Thoroughly Southern Mysteries as well as numerous others, she is signing a book that leads us down another path. We will have most her books on hand as well. ----------------------------------------- Does your family have stories like these? “My father sent these pearls to Mother from Japan when he was stationed there after World War II. She gave them to me on my wedding day.” “This dress has been used for christenings in our family for four generations.” OUR CHERISHED THINGS: a family record book in which to tell brief stories of why you treasure certain family possessions so future generations will cherish them as you do. Every page of this hardcover book is decorated with the art of talented artist Lindy Burnett. It may well become a cherished thing of its own in your family.
  6. So many books, oh my! We have THOUSANDS of new books and other merchandise in the store. Really, I do mean thousands! Come by and stock up on lots of holiday gifts and reads asap and support your local small business, if you would. We are clearancing out lots of brand new merchandise that we picked up last year but just made it over to the store. No room for most of it so it is marked down and now it is almost all 50% off! All our Melissa and Doug toys are 25% off until they are gone and all the children's books are 20% off today! We just put up our holiday tree, take a look and see!
  7. We are happy to have sold out (again) of Code of Misconduct and have a waiting list for the next batch. They should be here soon, Please call the store if you need a copy held;o) Susan
  8. We appreciate seniors at The Book Worm! So much so that we are giving them a 20% discount today! 60 is the magic number, just show id. If you are one, come on in, if you not, then just grab your grandma or grandpa and use them as an excuse to shop! By the way, this fine senior is 82 years old in this picture. His feat is the most tattooed senior and resides in the U.K.
  9. This bookworm does wonder why Fabio doesn't seem to age??? I just looked at a recent picture of him and think he may have found the fountain of youth. Though it also may be good airbrushing. Twofer Tuesday special is Romance! Whether you like it sizzlin' hot or sweet and romantic... if this is your genre of choice, they are buy one get one free today and we gots lots! Normal exclusions apply... no trade books and Fifty shades of grey do not qualify for today but that leaves a few thousand to sort through.
  10. Don't want to fight crowds? Guess where you should be then? Here or any local small merchant in our downtown or where ever is close to your home! We are open, we love when you pick us for your shopping choice. For The Book Worm, Black Friday doorprizes all day! Automatically be rewarded just by shopping with a gift at check out, a chance to win a door prize from $2 to $50 all day long AND we are clearing out all all non-bookstore merchandise today at 50% off retail!!! All As seen on TV merchandise, licensed jewelry, and aromatherapy products are on sale!!! Add in to that 50% off all "old" books- those in our brightly marked Collectibles section! Are you here yet?? Just some facts now... We all know how fun it is to shop locally in Paulding and Cobb as well as other local areas, but there's more to it: 1. PROTECT LOCAL CHARACTER AND PROSPERITY Hiram, Dallas and Powder Springs are all unlike any other city in the world. By choosing to support locally owned businesses, you help maintain your city's diversity and distinctive flavor. 2. COMMUNITY WELL-BEING Local owned businesses build strong neighborhoods by sustaining communities, linking neighbors, and by contributing more to local causes. 3. LOCAL DECISION MAKING Local ownership means that important decisions are made locally by people who live in the community and who will feel the impacts of those decisions. 4. KEEPING DOLLARS IN THE LOCAL ECONOMY Your dollars spent in locally-owned businesses have three times the impact on your community as dollars spent at national chains. When shopping locally, you simultaneously create jobs, fund more city services through sales tax, invest in neighborhood improvement . 5. JOB AND WAGES Locally owned businesses create more jobs locally and, in some sectors, provide better wages and benefits than chains do. 6. ENTREPRENEURSHIP Entrepreneurship fuels America's economic innovation and prosperity, and serves as a key means for families to move out of low-wage jobs and into the middle class. 7. PUBLIC BENEFITS AND COSTS Local stores in town centers require comparatively little infrastructure and make more efficient use of public services relative to big box stores and strip shopping malls. 8. ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY >Local stores help to sustain vibrant, compact, walkable town centers-which in turn are essential to reducing sprawl, automobile use, habitat loss, and air and water pollution. 9. COMPETITION A marketplace of tens of thousands of small businesses is the best way to ensure innovation and low prices over the long-term. 10. PRODUCT DIVERSITY A multitude of small businesses, each selecting products based, not on a national sales plan, but on their own interests and the needs of their local customers, guarantees a much broader range of product choices.
  11. Just in case you didn't see our addition to the schedule....... ANOTHER author for Saturday! We just had news in that author Doris Stanton English will be joining us this Saturday and signing her newest book Savannah to Sweetwater :The Long Journey Home! She will be join "Jack Reacher" signing Code of Misconduct from 1 to 3 PM ! Oh what fun we will have! We hope you will celebrate Small Business Saturday here at the store and shop other locals as well!
  12. ANOTHER author for Saturday! We just had news in that author Doris Stanton English will be joining us this Saturday and signing her newest book Savannah to Sweetwater :The Long Journey Home! She will be join "Jack Reacher" signing Code of Misconduct from 1 to 3 PM ! Oh what fun we will have! We hope you will celebrate Small Business Saturday here at the store and shop other locals as well!
  13. Have you seen our updated website with our daily calendar? Our updated website I just checked the calendar of daily specials on our updated website and truly don't know how I missed today's sale..... our anniversary sale... since it is there, though not a anniversary to my knowledge. just ask for a 10% storewide discount! Free gift for all shoppers today from our deep bag of goodies! Again, ask for the special so we don't forget.
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