Book Marketing Tip of the Week
October 17, 2007: Pigs Can Fly Day, Annoying Mail Behavior Day, Famous Letters Day, Singing Detective Day
In this issue . . .
-- Book Opinion blog
-- metaphysical specialty retailers
-- children's bookstores
-- another publishing book
Book Opinion Blog
Book Opinion features book news, reviews, videos, and more. A neat
site that will surely grow. Stephen Sakach is the founder. Catch the
blog at http://www.bookopinion.com.
Every book and author mentioned in the blog is linked to their Book
Finder database featuring 600,000 titles. If your book is not listed in
their Book Finder database, contact Tim Sakach via email at
Books in the database can be searched by author or title. The link for
the Book Finder database is http://www.bookopinion.com/cgi-bin.
Most of the following specialty retail stores I discovered while traveling
in California to take care of my wife.
20 new age and metaphysical bookstores . . .
Alexandria II Bookstore, 567 S Lake Avenue, Pasadena CA 91101;
626-792-7885. Email: email@example.com.
Web: http://www.alexandria2.com. Since 1985, this new age store
offers books, music, videos, candles, cards, crystals, aromatheraphy,
and wiccan supplies. Does not want emails from suppliers.
Answers Bookstore, Center for Spiritual Discovery, 560 S Melrose
Drive, Vista CA 92081; 760-724-9077; Fax: 760-724-9366. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.crsvista.org/bookstore.html.
Motto: A bookstore to enhance your life. They carry metaphysical and
self-help books, tapes, music, cards, and calendars.
Awakenings Bookstore, Mission Hills Plaza, 25260 La Paz Road #D&E,
Laguna Hills CA 92653; 949-457-0797. Email: email@example.com.
Web: http://www.mataphysicalbookstore.com. New age books, gifts,
music, crystals, jewelry, and more.
Bodhi Tree Bookstore, 8585 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood CA
90069-5199; 310-659-1733; Fax: 310-659-0178; 800-825-9798. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.bodhitree.com. The largest
new age bookstore in the country, featuring 40,000 titles.
Catch the Spirit Bookstore, David Kennedy, Manager, Seaside Center
for Spiritual Living, 1613 Lake Drive, Encinitas CA 92024; 760-753-5786,
Ext. 12; Fax: 760-753-7647. Email: email@example.com. Web:
http://www.seasidechurch.org/books. Features titles by Ernest Holmes,
Joel Goldsmith, Christian Sorensen, Michael Beckwith, and others,
including children's and relationship books.
Creative Center for Spiritual Living Bookstore, 1330 East Valley
Parkway #G, Escondido CA 92027; 760-741-0853; Fax: 760-871-7174.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.escondidoccsl.org. This
Science of Mind center offers a complete metaphysical bookstore.
Heaven on Earth Gifts and Books, 1885 S Centre City Parkway,
Escondido CA 92025-6525; 760-233-4000. A new age bookstore.
Inner Bliss Rejuvenation Center, Rebecca Enders, Book Buyer, 2120
Jimmy Durante Blvd #108, Del Mar CA 92014; 760-518-0979. Email:
email@example.com. Web: http://www.innerbliss.com/main.php.
Offers books, raw foods, supplements, and other health tools along with
colon hydrotherapy and detoxification. Features 20 titles.
Lady of the Lake Metaphysical Books, 3102 University, San Diego CA
92104; 619-281-7231. Web: http://www.ladyofthelakeinc.com. New age
bookstores. Also stores in Temecula, Idyllwild, and Vista, California. The
website is not active but is advertised.
Lady of the Lake New Age Books, 87 Yorkville Drive, Courtice, Ontario
L1E 2A6 Canada; 905-432-1023. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Web: http://www.ladylakenewage.com. New age bookstore.
The Latest Thing Books & Gifts, 1525 Mesa Verde Drive East #113,
Costa Mesa CA 92626; 714-754-7541. Offers books, audios, music,
cards, crystals, and more in metaphysical, new age, spiritual, religious,
and self-help categories.
Living Prana, Bharat (Prana) Gogia, 575 Second Street, Encinitas CA
92024; 760-944-9439. Email: email@example.com.
Web: http://www.livingprana.com/store.htm. Motto: Self-awareness
and healing through stillness. Offers yoga classes and Ayurvedic healing.
Features books, gifts, CDs, aromatherapy, crystals, and herbs.
Mystic Gyfte, 210 S Indiana Avenue, Vista CA 92084; 760-643-2120.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.mysticgyfte.com.
Metaphysical books, audios, and gifts. Also classes and readings.
Myztic Isle Metaphysical Bookstore, 8036 La Mesa Boulevard,
La Mesa CA 91941; 619-465-3005. Email: email@example.com.
Spiritual and metaphysical books, music, art, crystals, and more.
New Thought Center Bookstore, The New Thought Center for Creative
Living, 3505 Camino del Rio South #160, San Diego CA 92108; 619-521-4850; Fax: 619-521-4804. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Web: http://www.thecenterforcreativeliving.org. A new thought
bookstore for the center.
Rainy Mystics Books & Gifts, 801 Grand Avenue #3, San Marcos CA
92078; 760-744-9818. Web: http://www.rainysmystics.com. A new age
bookstore and community spiritualist church.
Rhiannon Imports and Exports, 1465 W Imperial Highway #C, Brea CA
92821; 714-882-4105; 877-593-6964. Web: http://www.rhiannonimports.com.
Offers books, herbs, crystals, candles, and gifts in wiccan, dragons,
gods/goddesses, pagan, tarot, and magic.
Sanctum Gift Shop, 1002 N Coast Highway #8, Encinitas CA 92024;
760-943-6244. Email: email@example.com.
Web: http://www.seesanctum.com. New age books, gifts, oils, candles,
jewelry, and art. Also readings.
SoulScape Gift & Bookstore, 765 S Coast Highway 101 #106, Encinitas
CA 92024; 760-753-2345; Fax: 760-944-5399. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.soulscapeonline.com.
Stocks thousands of books and audios on spirituality, Buddhism, healing,
personal growth, creativity, astrology, and feng shui as well as crystals,yoga supplies, and gifts.
Tree of Life Books & Gifts, 4870 Santa Monica Avenue #1A, Ocean
Beach CA 92107; 619-223-3970; Fax: 619-223-3970.
Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.treeoflifestore.com.
Offers metaphysical books, candles, crystals, magickal supplies as well as classes.
5 children's bookstores and gift shops . . .
Babies in Bloom, Rochelle McLean, Book Buyer, 161 Thunder Drive #102,
Vista CA 92083; 760-940-2229. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Web: http://www.babies-in-bloom.com. Offers a wide selection of
breastfeeding supplies, organic clothing, parenting and children's books,
and wooden toys.
The Lily Pad Store, Ingrid Helton and Keiko Lopez, Owners, 3746 6th
Avenue, San Diego CA 92103; 619-220-8555; 866-912-8555. Email:
email@example.com. Web: http://www.thelilypadsd.com. Children's
toys, books, clothing, and more.
Lola Butter Children's Boutique, Attn: Karla, 1875 S Centre City
Parkway #A, Escondido CA 92025; 760-740-1313.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.lolabutter.com.
Features children's toys, books, gifts, and clothing.
Magical Child West, Mary Brice, Book Buyer, Lumberyard Shopping
Center, 967 S Coast Highway 101 #B108, Encinitas CA 92024; 760-633-1326. Web: http://www.magicalchild.com. Quality toys, books, clothing,
Wee Little Sprouts, Amy and Scott Rowland, 119 N Main Street,
Fallbrook CA 92028; 760-728-9339; Fax: 760-728-9277; 877-468-6957.
Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.weelittlesprouts.com.
Second store in 28480 Old Town Front Street #A, Temecula CA 92590;
951-699-4400; Fax: 951-699-5199. Offers children's gifts, toys, books,
clothing, music, and pregnancy products.
another publishing book
Here's another book about publishing: Howard-Johnson, Carolyn, The Frugal Editor (Glendale, CA: Red Engine
Press, 2007), softcover, 208 pages, $18.95. Provides writers with
information and tips to get their work ready for submission. It's practical and detailed.
Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise.
Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think
is possible. — cadet maxim, U.S. Military Academy, West Point
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