• Great Winter Reads For Staying Inside

    Great Winter Reads For Staying Inside

    The Alibris office is in northern California, where our winters are wet and cool. While some of us remember growing up with snow, sometimes reading can take us back to those coldest winters. So take some time to curl up with a good book and escape the cold weather. My[…]

  • Read Up on your New Favorite TV Shows

    Read Up on your New Favorite TV Shows

    Movies are often sourced from books, but if you’ve ever sat through a Star Wars vs Star Trek debate, you know some of the limits of the medium. While films have bigger budgets, they rarely are longer than 2 hours, meaning large parts of the original book needs to be[…]

  • Discover New and Old Horror Classics

    Discover New and Old Horror Classics

    With Halloween fast approaching, so, too, does the season of horror movie nights. In a digital world, a number of favorites are easily available to stream or rent, but there’s something special about searching through the shelf of Blockbuster until something catches your eye. At Alibris we love film just[…]

  • Welcoming Fall with Fantastic Reads

    Welcoming Fall with Fantastic Reads

    Though the calendar says fall officially begins on the 22nd, many things happen beforehand that signal the changing of the seasons: students return to school, the sweaters are pulled from the back of the closet and pumpkin spice everything invades the public conscious. It’s a time of change, preparing for[…]

  • Surviving The Freshman 15

    Surviving The Freshman 15

    So common that it’s become a joke, it’s not unusual for the lure of all-you-can-eat school cafeterias to lead to unhealthy eating choices. Yes, there’s a salad bar, but there’s also burgers and fries for every meal, vending machines to keep you going between classes and the ubiquitous free pizza[…]

Presidential Tales Spanning the Decades

Presidential Tales Spanning the Decades

February brings us both President’s Day and former President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. Their legacies impact us in ways both big and small, from names of places to major legislation that brings justice and equality in ways we might now take for granted. We’ve selected a list of works on a[…]

by × February 8, 2019 ×

New Year New Resolutions

New Year New Resolutions

Time to break out the new calendars and planners and create a new you! Change can be difficult and picking up new habits can be tricky. It’s easy to get discouraged or sidetracked and fall back into old ways. Self-help books have always been popular, and their wisdom works any[…]

by × January 4, 2019 ×

Great Winter Reads For Staying Inside

Great Winter Reads For Staying Inside

The Alibris office is in northern California, where our winters are wet and cool. While some of us remember growing up with snow, sometimes reading can take us back to those coldest winters. So take some time to curl up with a good book and escape the cold weather. My[…]

by × December 5, 2018 ×

Read Up on your New Favorite TV Shows

Read Up on your New Favorite TV Shows

Movies are often sourced from books, but if you’ve ever sat through a Star Wars vs Star Trek debate, you know some of the limits of the medium. While films have bigger budgets, they rarely are longer than 2 hours, meaning large parts of the original book needs to be[…]

by × November 14, 2018 ×

Discover New and Old Horror Classics

Discover New and Old Horror Classics

With Halloween fast approaching, so, too, does the season of horror movie nights. In a digital world, a number of favorites are easily available to stream or rent, but there’s something special about searching through the shelf of Blockbuster until something catches your eye. At Alibris we love film just[…]

by × October 1, 2018 ×

Welcoming Fall with Fantastic Reads

Welcoming Fall with Fantastic Reads

Though the calendar says fall officially begins on the 22nd, many things happen beforehand that signal the changing of the seasons: students return to school, the sweaters are pulled from the back of the closet and pumpkin spice everything invades the public conscious. It’s a time of change, preparing for[…]

by × September 4, 2018 ×

Surviving The Freshman 15

Surviving The Freshman 15

So common that it’s become a joke, it’s not unusual for the lure of all-you-can-eat school cafeterias to lead to unhealthy eating choices. Yes, there’s a salad bar, but there’s also burgers and fries for every meal, vending machines to keep you going between classes and the ubiquitous free pizza[…]

by × August 1, 2018 ×

Summertime: Listen to the Music

Summertime: Listen to the Music

The temperatures are soaring and summer is in full swing. It’s not to late to make plans for a getaway and enjoy the sights and sounds of the season. Summer brings an abundance of music festivals on a small and grand scale. Maybe it’s an act at your local town[…]

by × June 28, 2018 ×

Thinking of Spring and Mothers of all Types

Thinking of Spring and Mothers of all Types

As the ending of winter and the warmth of the sun brings new life this spring, Mother’s Day draws into the public conscious. While it’s a holiday that has often been a push to show your love and appreciation via big-ticket items, my own opinion is to make a gesture[…]

by × May 1, 2018 ×