#bookstack happiness, Borders sadness

Today was my last day in Indianapolis, visiting my family and watching my brother graduate from college. There’s this cafe I like up near Keystone at the Crossing, and my sister and I took my mom there for a Mother’s Day lunch. Fantastic omelets, by the way. Around the corner from the cafe is

I used to come here when I was in high school (which is down the street). They had the best selection of jazz. So it made me sad to see this:

But, and I’ll admit it, I’m a little bit of an opportunist, so I went in and came out with

That haul doesn’t even count the books I picked up at the two Half-Price Bookstores my brother and I went to. Good thing I left space in my duffle.

Pictured above:

  • Zen and the Art of Faking It by Jordan Sonnenblick
  • Mockingbird by Katherine Erskine
  • Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher
  • Candor by Pam Bachorz
  • Punkzilla by Adam Rapp
  • Parrotfish by Ellen Wittlinger
  • Rot and Ruin by Jonathan Maberry
  • Ship Breaker by Paolo Baccigalupi

 

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