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John Newman

It is sometime said that you don’t know what you have until you lose it. It is also true that loss is a time to reflect on what you had. I seek to have a wide and enriching collection in ...

Book Industry Harassment, Part 2

The three areas of book industry harassment that smother free speech: Author intimidation. This is very common in the young adult community and towards authors that seek to portray minorities. Usually this is done on social media and targets potential ...

Book Industry Harassment, Part 1

When I started The Boerne Bookshop I did not know much about the book industry. I loved books and felt that a bookstore was an important part of a community's culture but I did not understand how books go from ...

Faux Book Banning

Banning books seems to be a hot topic these days.  I wish the focus would shift from faux banning to actual book banning.  In the spring of 2021 I received an email announcing the top ten banned books of 2020.  ...

Reading by the Light of Other Times and Other Lands

When we read, we tend to find topics, authors, and themes we like and stick to them. Sometimes we will read on another subject based on an interest or recommendation. I'd like to propose that you try another way to ...

Why is the book always better than the movie?

How many times have you watched a movie after reading the book and felt let down? It is a common refrain that the book is always better than the movie. Is this a statement on the creative abilities of those ...

Why We Read

As we get ready to spend some time in from the cold weather, I’m looking forward to settling down with a good book and immerse myself in one of my favorite pastimes. When I opened the Boerne Bookshop many people ...

Welcome to the blog of The Boerne Bookshop

Hi Everyone, Welcome to the blog of The Boerne Bookshop. This is a space for me to discuss issues relating to the literary world. It will be very different from our primarily marketing posts on social media. Some of the ...

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