Category: Book Questions

Why are so many used bookstores closing?

November 6, 2015 –The past two years have not been good for Denver area used bookstores and rising rents will continue to exert downward pressure on your local bookstore which is why used bookstores everywhere are closing. Since 2014, we’ve counted eight book…

Is Your Book Collection Emotional or Intentional?

Summary: Your life is a constant and evolving story of emotional responses to uncontrollable circumstances. And so is your book collection. Intentional or unintentional, large or small, book collections tend to form chaotically and impulsively through a haphazard combination of…

Creating Your Ivory Tower

Oh it’s easy to get pulled into the modern day, everyone’s a CEO models, where everything is a hyper kinetic blur. But what about the older, more relaxed models. With the right intention and focus that is possible and almost…

Why are textbooks so expensive?

Answer: I have received many variations of the question, why are textbooks so expensive? I spoke with textbook consultant and author Chris Johnson about this and came up with these four main reasons. 1.  It takes dozens of editorial staff…