National Comic Day Sale Sep. 20-25, 2021

posted Aug 30, 2021, 10:09 AM by Manager BLW

All comic books will be one dollar each, not including graphic novels, manga, or trade paperbacks. Applies only to cash, card, and check purchases. Cannot be combined with coupons, gift certificates, trade credit, or other discounts. We apologize for any inconvenience!

New Hours!

posted Aug 30, 2021, 10:07 AM by Manager BLW

Starting August 31st, we will be closing at 5pm Monday through Thursday. We apologize for any inconvenience!

Book Signing with Damean Mathews

posted May 18, 2021, 12:39 PM by Manager BLW

Join us June 19th at 11:30 for a book signing with author Damean Mathews from Tazewell, VA. He will have three books available for sale: Tales of the Mysterious and Macabre: Stories from the Appalachian Foothills; Moonlight; and Mountain Voices: the 2012 Anthology from the Appalachian Authors Guild. Be sure to join us!

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posted Jan 19, 2021, 10:46 AM by Manager BLW

February 8-19

Sweetheart Savings

15% off Romance*

50% off Relationship Guides

*Does not include Amish or outside books

Trade Policy

posted Oct 22, 2020, 8:34 AM by Manager BLW

Currently we do not offer cash for books. However, we have a trade in system wherein you bring in unwanted and unneeded books, movies, or music, and we will sort through them and give you a dollar amount of credit if we can use some of your items. This trade credit is good for most things in the store, with the exceptions being the outside sale carts and items with "no trade" written on the price sticker. The amount of credit on your items and what we can take varies daily due to the constantly changing inventory. Discounts and coupons cannot be used on the trade credit, nor can gift certificates; however, if you purchase over your credit with cash, card, or check, you can use a discount or coupon on the amount you go over.

We are currently looking for Stephen King, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Miss Fisher Mysteries, Francine Rivers, Unabridged Classics, Local History, Terry Pratchett, Nancy Drew & Vintage Mysteries, Outlander/Diana Gabaldon, Neil Gaiman, Eragon, J. R. R. Tolkien, Harry Potter, Fancy Nancy, Wings of Fire, Goosebumps, Pete the Cat, Elephant & Piggie, Judy Moody, J. D. Robb, Dork Diaries, James Patterson, Magic Treehouse, Jim Butcher, Little House books, Choose Your Own Adventure, & New Releases.

We are NOT accepting the following: Moldy, chewed, missing pages or otherwise damaged items, Hardcover Fiction except new releases and popular authors. Outdated nonfiction/textbooks, except those from 1950 or prior. Advanced reader copies. Games (computer/nintendo/etc.). Cookbooks unless very specific. Encyclopedia sets. Fullscreen DVDs or scratched discs. Most self-published books. Books we have two copies of in stock. Christmas & Halloween stuff except classics. Oversized coffee-table books.

These lists are not exclusive but merely guidelines to help you determine what you would like to bring in. :)

Please be mindful of time constraints and keep in mind less is more: it is best if you limit yourself to bringing in no more than three small, grocery size bags or two small square foot or thereabouts size boxes full of books. This enables us to process your items more quickly and serve more customers. Further, we typically cannot accept any trades around an hour or less before closing time. Please stay in the store while your books are being processed; it typically takes no more than half an hour, very maximum. :)

Gift Certificates

posted Oct 22, 2020, 8:18 AM by Manager BLW

We always have gift certificates available for sale, any amount that you chose. Please note that discounts cannot be applied when using a gift certificate. 

Online Sales Venues

posted Oct 22, 2020, 8:16 AM by Manager BLW   [ updated Nov 7, 2020, 8:30 AM ]

We have a separate location that is not open to the public but contains books we sell online. If you see a book you would like, you can call the store and we will make sure it is still available. The item can then be delivered to the our main bookstore and you will not have to pay shipping for it! This is for cash, card, and check purchases only. Discounts do not apply to these books.
Abe Books:

Art Sale

posted Aug 7, 2015, 8:07 PM by Anthony Coletti   [ updated Oct 22, 2020, 8:02 AM by Manager BLW ]

October 23-25, 2020 
Art sale including approximately 250 prints, crafted framed wall hangings, around 20 original paintings, small items ranging from 5" by 5" to 3' by 6', prices from $3 to $300. These pieces will enhance any room, whether personal or professional. A portion of the profits will be donated to RSM, a local ministry which helps addicts recover and find employment. They have around a 95% recovery rate.
Sunday we will be open 12pm to 5pm

WHCB Blanket Drive, October through February

posted May 20, 2015, 9:48 PM by Anthony Coletti   [ updated Oct 22, 2020, 8:05 AM by Manager BLW ]

Get 10% off purchase when you donate a blanket!*

“New & gently used blankets, quilts, comforters, sleeping bags, & especially blankets.” We serve as a drop off location, along with Big John’s Closeouts in Elizabethton, WHCB headquarters in Blountville, Jones Hardware in Unicoi, Washington Farmer’s Co-op in Jonesborough, Don Johnson’s Door Service in Bluff City, Southern States Bristol Co-op in Bristol VA, & SoHo Tire & Service Center in Bristol TN

Bibles are accepted year round!

*Offer is for cash/card/check purchases only

Our New Website

posted May 10, 2009, 10:48 AM by Anthony Coletti

We are pleased to announce our brand new website.  Visit frequently to learn about special offers, up coming events, and future plans and ideas.

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