Every gardener knows good pruning is healthy for plants. Removing dead branches, stalks or leaves... Read More
Welcome to the new Wonder Book website! We are currently transferring our blog to our new website. Some of the older blogs may not display correctly until we update them. We apologize for any inconvenience. Happy reading!
This plain little notebook appeared on a cart of odds and ends this week. If you've read any of these book stories before you are aware of the carts that have my name on them. ... When book sorters come across something they don't want... Read More
Is this really the 52nd Friday Wonder Blog in a row? If so, cue the Fireworks. This week flew by and no book story wrote itself. A dream of a house call ate up all of Thursday afternoon. Thursday afternoons are usually the time when... Read More
I am a very private person. I keep my personal life to myself. I'm terribly shy about many things. So, it is with difficulty that I confess here that I have been in an intense love affair for the last couple of years. I've known... Read More
I never took economics or business courses in college. (Does it show?) When I took the leap of faith and opened a bookstore in Frederick, Maryland in 1980 it is probably a good thing I didn't know the facts of commerce. ... I quickly learned... Read More
I'm being nibbled to death by the calls and emails, texts and notes. So many emails. Please come get my books... "Boxes and boxes of books to sell by color, size, etc. I look forward to hearing from you." I reply: "Where are these books?"... Read More
Many of these of the stories I've recorded here since July 2017—51 of them now!—are completely true. Some completely fictional. Some are a mix. This one is mixed. I will leave it to you to surmise what is real and what is fantasy below. I... Read More