How are the Paperback Bookshelf books chosen?

“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” ― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood Paperback Bookshelf featured books are chosen with an idea in mind, and that idea is that we have the ability to read the books that we want to read; those that help us shape our ideas of the world outside of the stoic traditionalist ideas. And other, less pompous reasons, too. 😉

Raise funds for your group or organization with Blue Spider Books & Wax

Fundraiser season will soon be upon us and there's no better time than right now to start thinking about -- or even planning -- what your organization will do for fundraisers this year. Come see how Blue Spider Books & Wax can help!

Audiobooks: The Performance Truly Matters

It's only been in the past year or so that I have truly discovered audiobooks. (And by discovered, I mean fallen head-over-heels in love with.) I had minimal experience with audiobooks in the past-- the kind spread across a dozen cassette tapes that had to be ejected and flipped to the other side to continue …

Creativity is Important

Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion. Jack Kerouac Creativity. We either nurture it or we don't; chase it or let it flag. As an ever-changing force, it's seemingly unharnessable. But there are those times when we catch a fleeting glimpse and are able--just barely--to grab …