<![CDATA[BOOKS at a Fifth - Blog]]>Tue, 07 Apr 2020 04:57:52 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[10 Reasons a book is better than an E-reader.]]>Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:03:04 GMThttp://www.booksatafifth.com/blog/10-reasons-a-book-is-better-than-an-e-reader1) You can read a book in full sunlight.
2) A book never needs to be plugged in.
3) If you drop a book down the stairs, it's still readable.
4) An E-reader lacks the multi-sensory experience of a book.
5) It's easier to have a book Autographed by the author.
6) A broken book can usually be fixed with Scotch Tape.
7) A 20-year-old book will work just as well as a new one.
8) Many books are still made in America.
9) Books don't contain toxic components.
10) A book can be bought with the change in your couch.

<![CDATA[A different sort of week.]]>Mon, 16 Feb 2015 19:56:21 GMThttp://www.booksatafifth.com/blog/a-different-sort-of-weekAnother week begins. How will this week be different than last week, or the week before, or the week before that? Make this week the week you start that book you've been meaning to read. Don't have a book waiting to be read? We've got you covered. Stop on by and pick out the book that will make this week different from all those that came before.]]><![CDATA[A pleasant January day.]]>Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:56:53 GMThttp://www.booksatafifth.com/blog/a-pleasant-january-dayA more beautiful Friday would be too much to ask, in late January. There may yet be much winter left in this frigid land, but rejoice in this respite we have been granted. Come, browse, read a book!]]><![CDATA[Weekend Planning]]>Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:59:16 GMThttp://www.booksatafifth.com/blog/weekend-planningWe're over the hump, people! It's Thursday, and the weekend is just around the corner. Are you prepared for the weekend? Groceries? Entertainment plans? Something to read? I'm the wrong person to ask about entertainment planning, but we've got your reading covered, and Hornbachers is conveniently located near us. Two out of three isn't bad.]]><![CDATA[TGIM]]>Mon, 12 Jan 2015 22:06:10 GMThttp://www.booksatafifth.com/blog/tgimA bright and shiny Monday morning to you all! If you have a long week ahead of you, don't despair. Just schedule yourself little breaks every now and again. It doesn't have to be lots of time, 10 minutes can do wonders. Pick up a book and immerse yourself in a world far away from the daily grind.]]><![CDATA[Everyone needs a laugh.]]>Thu, 08 Jan 2015 17:14:45 GMThttp://www.booksatafifth.com/blog/everyone-needs-a-laughOn a day like this, it's important to remember to laugh. Who's your favorite humorist? Jon Stewart, Tina Fey, Garrison Keillor? Which comic strips bash your funnybone? Dilbert, Doonesbury, Calvin and Hobbes? Whatever your tastes, we've got a laugh in store for you. And, really, look outside and tell me you couldn't use a chuckle today.]]><![CDATA[Happy New Year!]]>Tue, 30 Dec 2014 21:30:49 GMThttp://www.booksatafifth.com/blog/happy-new-yearComing up on the New Year, what is your resolution? Do you intend to loose weight? Quit Smoking, or biting your nails, or swearing? Will you resolve to learn a foreign language? Teach yourself to crochet? Whatever you resolve to do in the coming year, read a book.]]><![CDATA[Merry Christmas!]]>Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:00:47 GMThttp://www.booksatafifth.com/blog/merry-christmasMerry Christmas everyone! We will be open Christmas Eve until 5pm, when we will close for the holiday. We will re-open at 10am on Friday, December 26. Books at a Fifth wishes everyone a happy holiday season filled with warmth and love.]]><![CDATA[Gift Ideas]]>Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:28:59 GMThttp://www.booksatafifth.com/blog/gift-ideasLooking for last minute gifts? We have just the thing to fill the stockings of good boys and girls of all ages. Try our small packages shelf, or Santa's Bookshelves. Pick out a mystery, romance, or western for those on your list. Can't decide? We also have gift certificates, so everyone can pick out exactly the books they want.]]><![CDATA[What does your coffee table say to guests?]]>Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:54:26 GMThttp://www.booksatafifth.com/blog/what-does-your-coffee-table-say-to-guestsGot company coming over for the holidays? What's on your coffee table? Kleenex box? Coasters? Old magazines? Empty soda cans and a pizza box? What does your coffee table say about you?

Sharpen up that image with a snazzy new coffee table book. Bodyworks, The World of Art, The Dictionary of Imaginary Places, the ESPN College Basketball Encyclopedia, and more. Whatever your interests or tastes, there's a coffee table book to showcase and display something of yourself.