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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

Pick Your Discount!
Friday, May 12th
10:00am - 6:00pm

Pick a handmade tissue paper flower from our bouquet - the discount on your entire purchase is written on the ribbon tied to the stem!

Get 10% - 50% Off Everything You Buy!
Shop for Mother's Day!

This is one of those fun things we do because we can. Katherine has made a variety of flowers - and you can keep the one you pick!

Fri 5/12: Pick Your Discount
Pick a flower to keep from our bouquet - the discount on your entire purchase is written on the ribbon attached to the stem!
Just in time for Mother's Day!

Fri 6/2: First Friday Gallery Walk
Open 10am - 7:30pm
BOGO 50% off!
We'll give you 50% off your second-most expensive book!

Mon 6/19-Sat 6/24: Thespian Week!

7/4 Tues: CLOSED for Independence Day



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.