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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

National Comic Book Day!
Wednesday, September 25th

All Day:
We'll have a SALE table of Graphic Novels and a Drawing.

5:30pm - 7pm: Book(let) Signing: Izzy Sheesley, author & artist of the short comic, Boundless Land, will be in the shop. Izzy is a senior at Lincoln High School. She created Boundless Land  last summer while at The Art Institute of Chicago. The booklet sells for $5 each and profits will most likely be spent on art supplies!

Can't make the signing but would like a signed copy? Just call the bookstore at (402) 475-8663 to process your order over the phone. We're happy to reserve a copy for you. For $1 extra, we'll mail it to your address.

Banned Books Week
Tuesday, September 24th - Saturday, September 28th

We'll be celebrating our fREADom with displays of Banned & Challenged Books ~ and every customer will get a FREE button!

Tune in to KZUM 89.3FM radio on Sunday, Sept. 22nd at 12:30pm to listen to That's What She Wrote. Cinnamon will be talking with Librarian Vicki Wood about Banned & Challenged Books, Intellectual Freedom, and Special Happenings at Lincoln City Libraries.

Sun 9/22, 12:30pm: TWSW RADIO SHOW, Guest Vicki Wood on Banned Books Week
Tune in to 89.3FM to hear Cinnamon & Vicki Wood discuss Banned Books Week, and events at the bookstore and Lincoln City Libraries.

Tues 9/24 - Sat 9/28: Banned Books Week
Celebrate our fREADom this week!
FREE "Read Banned Books" buttons, displays & information on the history of book banning.


Wed 9/25, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
BOOK(LET) SIGNING: Izzy Sheesley,
author & illustrator of Boundless Land
Izzy just turned 17 and is a senior at Lincoln High School. She spent two weeks last summer in Chicago, studying at The Art Institute.
Boundless Land
is her most recent work and a product of her time in Chicago. It is a short graphic story bound into a booklet. She'll be selling & signing copies this evening as part of our National Comic Book Day celebration.

Boundless Land is a short 8.5" x 5.5" comic for $5.
If you can't make the signing but would like to reserve a copy, please call the shop at (402) 475-8663.

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.