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A Novel Idea Bookstore
Building & Buying Book Collections since 1991
Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 am-6 pm . Off hours-open by chance! 
118 North 14th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508 . (402) 475-8663


What's New: Events & Festivals

Cookie Day!
Thursday, January 24th 10am - 6pm

Enjoy hot cider & Cinnamon's homemade cookies:
*Chocolate Chip
*Oatmeal Raisin/Craisin

Winter is officially here - perfect for a visit to our cozy bookshop & some TLC!


Thurs 1/24, 10am - 6pm
Cookie Day!
We'll be serving hot cider and Cinnamon's homemade Chocolate Chip, Snickerdoodle & Oatmeal Raisin/Craisin Cookies. Enjoy a sweet treat while you browse for books! 

Fri 2/1 First Friday, 10am - 7:30pm:
BOGO 50% Off!
We will give you your secondmost expensive book at 50% off. It's a great time to shop for SIGNED & Leather Bound Books.


Our Gift Certificates are available for any amount, never expire and are good on all books & merchandise in our store. All Gift Certificates are written by hand. Gift Certificates of $25 or higher value come in a beautiful sleeve of handmade paper embedded with wildflower seeds, which can be planted in a sunny spot.

"If you have a library and a garden,
you have everything you need.
" ~ Cicero

We are happy to send Gift Certificates directly to all the people on your list. To order, please call (402) 475-8663, email us or visit our Gifts for Book Lovers page.