Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:27:27 GMT
As I sit here watching more snow fall in mid-April, getting more and more depressed, I remember I haven't posted any new hours recently. Upcoming conventions will keep me away from the store for much of the rest of April and some of May but here are the days I will be open:
- All Days are Noon until 6:30 -
Wednesday April 23
Wednesday April 30
Saturday May 3
Wednesday May 7
Wednesday May 14
Wednesday May 28
Saturday May 31
DreamHaven Big 37th Anniversary SALE
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:05:14 GMT
DreamHaven's Big 37th Anniversary SALE Saturday, April 12 Noon - 6:30 Big markdowns on Used Hardcover Fiction, Graphic Novels, and much more. I opened my first store on April 1, 1977 in St. Paul and grew and expanded until I went SuperNova and contracted to the size I am now. The store had been doing quite well up until Christmas 2013 and then the winter chill set in. It's a very common story from many small business owners I've talked to; no real winter business to speak of. People hunkered down and stayed home. For months. I need people to come out of their burrows and buy some of my pretty books and comics because I'm drowning in them currently. So come on by and at least say hello. Better yet, bring home ... Read More »
April Fool Anniversary
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 21:01:08 GMT
It was 37 years ago today I opened my store. It was my April Fool joke on the world (a tired old joke I often use). But the joke was on me. I really had no plan or thought of the future; I would never have believed that I'd still be doing this today. Perhaps this could be considered the world's longest prank. Maybe I should contact Guinness?
Earlier news posts are available on the DreamHaven Live Journal.
DreamHaven Books is proud to announce the first US publication of the novelization of the 1954 classic film, Creature From the Black Lagoon. Written by Vargo Statten (John Russell Fearn) in 1954, this book was published only in the UK and has become fantastically scarce, with original copies selling for as much as $6000. We are now offering an enhanced version of the original novel at a very affordable price.
The book will contain the original novel but we have added some new items:
- Stills from the film.
- A new introduction by David Schow.
- A new cover by Bob Eggleton.
Trade Paperback $20.00
Hardcover (Limited to 750 copies) $50.00
Limited Edition Hardcover (Limited to only 250 copies) - SIGNED by Ricou Browning (the original Creature actor) and Julie (Julia) Adams, star of the film. $125.00
Authors & Artists ...
... who have appeared at DreamHaven include: Douglas Adams, Yoshitaka Amano, Barth Anderson, Poul Anderson, Eleanor Arnason, Clive Barker, Donna Barr, Greg Bear, John Berkey, Bruce Bethke, Steve Bissette, Robert Bloch, David Brin, Poppy Z. Brite, Terry Brooks, Steven Brust, Lois McMaster Bujold, Emma Bull, Jack Cady, Orson Scott Card, Jonathan Carroll, Raphael Carter, Chris Claremont, Nancy Collins, Walter Crane, John Crowley, Kara Dalkey, Pamela Dean, Charles de Lint, Samuel Delany, Alan DeNiro, Gordon R. Dickson, Harlan Ellison, Ru Emerson, Raymond E. Feist, John Farris, Phil Foglio, John M. Ford, Alan Dean Foster, Brian Froud, Neil Gaiman, Terry Garey, William Gibson, Roberta Gregory, Tate Hallaway, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Walter Hunt, Shelley Jackson, Phil Jennings, Peg Kerr, E.E. Knight, Ellen Kushner, Joe R. Lansdale, Kelly Link, Brian Lumley, Laurie J. Marks, George R.R. Martin, Robert McCammon, Scott McCloud, Kelly McCullough, Jack McDevitt, Dave McKean, Dennis McKiernan, China Miéville, Elizabeth Moon, Christopher Moore, Lyda Morehouse, Jody Lynn Nye, John Picacio, Nick Pollota, Tim Powers, Terry Pratchett, Alastair Reynolds, John Ringo, Spider Robinson, Joel Rosenberg, Patrick Rothfuss, P. Craig Russell, Robert Sheckley, Will Shetterly, Dave Sim, Dan Simmons, John Sladek, Art Spiegelman, Adam Stemple, Caroline Stevermer, Sheree Thomas, Jill Thompson, Charles Vess, Joan Vinge, Karl Edward Wagner, David Weber, Tad Williams, F. Paul Wilson, Gene Wolfe, Patricia Wrede, Jane Yolen, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Jim Young, and Roger Zelazny.