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A few other book stores you might look at if you can't find it here.

  • 50 000 Books (El Cajon, CA, USA)    What happened to the B&M 50,000 Books? It's a goner. The "redevelopement of El Cajon" killed it. But they have moved over to the internet! Not all of their books are up yet, but they have a large selection of new and used books from African American Studies to Young Adult.

  • Abella Books New and Used K12 K-12 College Student Textbooks At Discount Prices
    Buying, Selling, and Trading student text books. Huge discounts compared with other online marketplaces on the textbook you need for class. Our independent bookstore marketplace also offers other scholarly books, journals, study guides, and general stock at tremendous savings.

  • Cat's Cradle Books (North Carolina, USA) We have especially well developed lists of books for sale in academic monographs, African American studies, art and antiques, biography, children's books, history, literary criticism, literature and fiction, North Carolina-related titles, politics, religion, and women's studies.

  • Info Heaven Digital Books   Digital Books at InfoHeaven. Your Friendly and Independantly owned outlet for quality Books. InfoHeaven Digital Books is YOUR independently owned and knowledge filled resource. May your visit be a pleasurable one and if there is anything that you need help with don't hesitate to contact the owner and webmaster.

  • Heritage Book Shop Founded in 1963, Heritage Book Shop is an internationally renowned antiquarian book shop specializing in fine copies of rare books and first editions. Although known primarily as an antiquarian book shop, Heritage also houses a considerable inventory of original artwork, autographs, signed documents, and antique maps. Adjoining Heritage Book Shop on Melrose Avenue in Los Angles is the Heritage Bindery, which has been hand binding books for over twenty years.

  • Les Livres (The Books) and The Merry Dancers (Flagstaff, AZ, USA)    An on-line bookstore with a large selection of used and out-of-print books. Categories include metaphysics, Religion, New Age, Art/Architecture, Obscure titles and many many more! We specialize in happy customers and a pleasant shopping experience. All orders are shipped promptly and packed securely.

  • LJ's Books (Cody, Wyoming, USA) Our specialties include religion, science, nature, children's and literature, but we also offer a broad range of other categories. We seek to provide a professional, courteous and efficient service, and to ship books quickly. 

  • Mostly Romance (Omaha, NE, USA) At Mostly Romance you will find a wide selection of authors and titles. We add to that selection weekly. If you don't find what you want in the store, please ask about our Off-Line Search service. We also have a knack for matching the plot of a long-ago favorite to a title and author, so feel free to ask about that book that's been haunting you for years. We might just be able to track it down.

  • Pogo's Place (Carrollton, TX, USA) Pogo's Place is an on-line only shop specializing in collectible children's series, school annuals and yearbooks - particularly Texas schools and used and collectible non-fiction.

  • Taylor's Book Page (Hewitt, TX USA) A book treasure trove that features a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles. We have helped thousands of people find a wonderful treasure. You are never too young or too old to read!

  • Veronica's Books (Gig Harbor, Washington, USA) Specializing in rare and out-of-print books in all areas of metaphysical research. Browse our books by subject catalog or search for specific titles/authors. We have extensive catalogs on UFOs, Psychic Phenomena, Occult, Alternative Health, and Psychology.

  • White Knight Books (Lubbock, Texas, USA) White Knight Books have books in many categories including Zoology, Herpetology, History, Religion, Real Estate, Children's Books, Writing, and Crime Fiction.

  • Rare Books and Collectibles Australia    Australian booksellers - rare, old, out of print books and collectibles. Antiquarian, rare and used books from our Australian book search engine, linking dealers worldwide, to provide you with a massive database of hard to find books. Books and Collectibles offer an all encompassing range of collectible books, maps, prints, records, cd's and ephemera from our huge online bookstore, backed by an online database that is constantly updated. Featuring a sophisticated book search engine, we source rare, used and out of print books from all over the world. Based in Australia, our service offers you the opportunity to search the stock of book stores worldwide.

  • Project Gutenberg    Project Gutenberg is the Internet's oldest producer of FREE electronic books (eBooks or eTexts). Copywrite laws generally permit texts taken from books published pre-1923. It's more complicated than that, but 1923 is a good first rule-of-thumb for the U.S.A.

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Locus Online
Locus Online - News, Reviews, Resources, and Perspectives of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror.
SF Site
The SF Site reviews SF&F books, presents interviews with authors such as Elizabeth Moon, Charles de Lint, and Harland Ellison and has many other features. You can subscribe to their e-zine at their site.
SF Crowsnest
SFcrowsnest has a strange and spotty past. It started out as a print magazine launched in the UK in 1991 and, when the founder moved away in 1993, was sold to one of its contributors of cyberpunk fiction, Stephen Hunt. Sometime between then and now, an on-line venture was started which morphed into SFcrowsnest. This most popular SF site in Europe (and the 3rd most popular in the world) offers an on-line magazine which you can read on site or subscribe to for free. On line you can read archived book, movie, and TV reviews back to the turn of the century, read the archived newsletter, check up on Stephen Hunt and other interesting things like read more about that strange and spotty past in the About Us.
Index to Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections.
The Index to Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections by William G. Contento is an index to 3,918 (at last count) to SF anthologies and single-author collections published before 1984, containing over 38,000 stories by 3,880 authors.
Nebula Awards
In addition to the Nebula Awards, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America(SFWA)also gives out the Grand Master Award and the Bradbury Award, and honors an Author Emeritus who speaks at the awards banquet. Works are eligible whether or not their authors are members of SFWA. All active members of SFWA in good standing are entitled to make recommendations and may vote on award ballots.
Hugo Awards
The Hugo Award was named in honor of Hugo Gernsback, "The Father of Magazine Science Fiction," as he was described in a special award given to him in 1960. The Hugo Award is administered by the committee of the World Science Fiction Convention (WSFS) held that year, and determined by nominations from and a popular vote of the membership of WSFS.
Award Sites

Winston Science Fiction Classics
Put together by a collector of the "Adventures in Science Fiction" series of juvenile hardcover novels published by the Winston Company in the 1950's and early 60's, the site lists all of the Winston Science Fiction Classics. There are are a few extra books and dust jackets for sale at this time.

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Mysteries Writers of America
Mystery Writers of America, Inc., is the premier organization for mystery writers and other professionals in the mystery field.
Edgar Awards
The Edgar Awards, presented by the Myster Writers of America, represent some of the best work in the mystery field. Awards include Best Novel, Best First Novel by an American Author, Best Paperback Original, Best Fact Crime, Best Critical/Biographical Work, Best Short Story, Best Young Adult, Best Juvenile, Best Television Episode, Best Television Feature / Mini-series, Best Mystery Motion Picture, and Best Play. In addition a Grand Master award may be give along with the Ellery Queen, Robert L Fish, Raven, and Mary Higgins Clark Awards.
A great site for crime and mystery fiction. An alphabetical list of hundreds of authors and pseudonyms. When you click on the link you get a short bio and a list of published books with dates published.
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Elfwood is a non-profit project created and maintained by Thomas F Abrahamsson and helpful assistants. The site lets amateur fantasy artists and writers show their work for free to the general public. The subject matter comes from the wonderful world of fantasy/scifi.

Faery Shop
This site is dedicated to offering some of the best fantasy-based, art and products available. After several years of showing and selling her own items at her own site, Amy decided it would be fun to also promote and sell items from some of her friends and favorite artists.

 Frank Wu
The 2002 & 2003 Hugo Award Finalist for Best Fan Artist and 2004 Hugo Award Winner - Best Fan Artist, Frank Wu?s art has materialized in many magazines, including Fantastic Stories, On Spec, Talebones, Darkling Plain, Altair, E-scape and Strange Horizons. He?s also painted covers for books by Mark Siegel, Jennifer Barlow, Daniel Pearlman, and Jamie Rosen. His site shows many examples of his art.

RABZ Illustration & Fantasy Art
Alan has been illustrating for over 12 years. His primary art medium is oil paint on masonite or board. On occasion or request he will produce digital illustrations. His work can be found on fantasy and science fiction art related: book covers, games, calendars, advertisements, magazine covers, posters and more. He generally works in the Publishing, Advertising and Fantasy Game industries.

Old South Silver
Old South Silver is the website of Jerome Redfearn, specialist in antique silver from the south and mid-west, offering interesting information on southern and mid-western silversmiths, as well as antique Americana and rare, out-of-print books.

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  • Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America    Membership is open to antiquarian booksellers of good character, reputation and credit rating who have been in business for four continuous years and whose principal place of business is in the United States.
  • Glenn Larsen's Guide to First Edition Identification
    Is the book you have a first edition? Glenn Larsen's guide helps you identify the book club editions, first editions, and provides quite an education in the identification of first editions.
    The last time I checked, the link was broken. But I hope it is just my browser.
    A year later, link still broken - we have a copy at

    Copy of Glenn Larsen's Guide to First Edition Identification
  • Book Links Unlimited
    The latest book news, a schedule for the latest happenings in the book world, including shows, conventions, auctions, and more, along with links to various reference sites (newspapers, libraries, etc.) and more.
  • Book Care
    The Tippecanoe County Public Library in Lafayette, Indiana drawns from a variety of academic, library and individual sources on book care and repair. They cover general care and specific conditions, bookbinding terms and supplies, and additional Internet resources. Links to newspaper and document care have also been added.
  • Books and Book Collecting (rec.collecting.books FAQ)    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about books and book collecting from the rec.collecting.books Usenet Newsgroup
    Unfortunately, as happens all to often nowadays, this particular rec.collecting.books has disappeared from the general net (at least in part). Fortunately we have the WaybackMachine [and let me vigorously encourage you to support it] and the present link is through it.
  • Care, Handling and Storage of Books
    The preservation procedures described here have been used by the Library of Congress in the care of its collections and are considered suitable by the Library as described.
  • Children's Book Awards
    The most comprehensive guide to English-language children's book awards on the Internet. Check out this site if you want to know the winners of the H.C.Andersen Medal (one of the International awards), the CLA Book of the Year (one of the Canadian awards), the Newbery Medal (one of the United States awards), or British Awards, Australian Awards, New Zealand Awards, or Children's Choice Awards, and other information about Children's book awards.
  • Independent Online Booksellers Association    The IOBA promotes trust between customers and booksellers by encouraging a safe online environment for the purchase and sale of books and by maintaining and enforcing high ethical and professional standards.
  • BookTrakker
    BookTrakker is a book inventory software management program for online booksellers, used and rare bookshops, book collectors and private libraries. It has a Try-Before-You-Buy 30-Day free trial which lets you try out every single feature, including all the bells and whistles, with no obligation on your part. There is free support. At the end of the 30 days it reverts to a good book inventory management program, but without some of the bells and whistles. We use BookTrakker for our inventory management and are very satisfied with it. BTW: If you try BookTrakker, we would appreciate your giving our affliate number, AC-678-YPv-148, if you are asked "how you heard about BookTrakker".
  • Book Display.net
    Tired of your prized and collectible books just sitting on a shelf collecting dust? Don't shelve your prized books. Display them instead in an acrylic case from Book Display.net!
    Book Display.net for acrylic display cases for rare, signed, and limited edition books and the obsessed collector!
  • Look For Books
    "Look For Books" is a new (Fall, 2006) website dedicated to the authors love of book collecting. He would also be interested in hearing from other book collectors, and dealers from around the World.
  • Eric's Boeken Site
    Eric's Boekensite is a site about the books he has read (and owns) in his personal collection.
    He is making his site into a useful resource for the collector and fan about translations into Dutch of some of the SF&F, Horror and Thriller genres. Drop him a line.
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  • AutographWorld We have thousands of celebrity autographs and photographs for sale right now. See our on-line auction and catalog selections for more details. If you are looking for help authenticating your autograph collection, stop by our Authentication Guide. Last Update Sep 01, 2009

  • AutographStore Search for and bid on authentic celebrity autographs from your favorite TV, movie, music and model idols here. All celebrity autographs are obtained in person and guaranteed authentic for life. Their store includes Autograph Store Charity Fundraising, a charity fundraising company serving charities and non-profits worldwide. Last Update Sep 01, 2009

  • FadedGiant Fadedgiant Guide To Rare and Collectible Book Author Signatures. authenticate signed first editions by comparing them to our examples of author autographs. Last Update Sep 01, 2009

  • Auto Pens Stephen's Autograph Page: The FIRST online guide to autopen patterns. Note: This is not a complete guide. In fact, new autopen patterns are discovered every day, making a thorough collection of patterns impossible. However, the autopen patterns within this autopen library represent a majority of known templates which have been used by the celebrities listed. Last Update Sep 01, 2009

  • Harlan J Berk A collection of autographs from Artists, Authors & Poets, Aviators & Astronauts, Baseball, Black Leaders, Boxing, Business & Finance and much more. Last Update Sep 01, 2009

  • Krueger Books Author's & Illustrator's Signature Examples are just part of the information available at Krueger Books where they have Rare & Fine Books for sale. Last Update Sep 01, 2009

  • Purple House Press These signatures either came from Signed Limited Edition books, were sent to me directly from the author or were authenticated by the author, a\ close relative of the author or even the author's biographer. Last Update Sep 01, 2009

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