Posts tagged with shopping

Jul 11 2007

Deck yourself out

If you like Harry Potter shirts, but don't want to actually set foot in a Hot Topic, there are still some pretty awesome options out there:Support Buckbeak:I really like this one--very wearable, n...

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Jun 15 2007

Father's Day Gift Suggestions, Part II

While all of the titles on our first list of suggested Father's Day Gifts are still awesome, we thought we'd add a few more books to to the pile.For the dad who likes mysteries, we suggest The Mon...

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Jun 13 2007

Cute! is selling an adorable tote bag containing the first two Nancy Drew titles--The Secret of the Old Clock and The Hidden Staircase, for a mere $13.99. The bag itself features the origin...

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Apr 27 2007

When what to my wondering eyes did appear...

I really wanted this t-shirt, but apparently it's already been sold:Alas. Well, I guess I could make do with this one:[Source]

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Apr 20 2007

Alice tableware is offering some cool Alice in Wonderland-themed glasses and serving plates:Aren't they pretty? They range in price from $4.50 to $19.95, and I think they're well worth it.

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Apr 20 2007

Support your favorite banned book.

My local bookstore is selling the American Library Association's "Banned Books" bracelets. There's an adult version featuring Howl, Alice in Wonderland, The Color Purple, and three other titles f...

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Apr 18 2007

We like our books pretty.

Have I mentioned what a bargain the Everyman's Library editions are? Published by Knopf Books, this line of over 500 classic titles is beautifully bound and reasonably priced, at about $18 apiece...

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Apr 10 2007

Manga on the cheap.

We always encourage people to buy manga through their local comic book stores (who could almost certainly use the money), but if you're doing all your manga shopping at Borders or Barnes and Noble...

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Apr 9 2007

In an old house in Paris...

Check out this super-cute box set of Ludwig Bemelmans' three most popular Madeline stories. According to the publisher, it's "packaged in a replica of the famous 'old house in Paris that was cover...

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Mar 12 2007

Decorating on the cheap

The Library of Congress's online gift shop currently has copies of this adorable vintage print on sale--you can have a 16" by 20" copy of your very own for a mere $20!

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Mar 5 2007

They're not toys, they're action figures.

In slightly cooler figurine news, we're seeing a lot of pictures of the upcoming Harry Potter "deluxe" action figures, and I've got to say--as non-biodegradable plastic goes, they do look pretty a...

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Mar 2 2007


I was just cruising to the end of the most recent edition of Jack of Fables, when I came across this charming little objet d'art:Holy frijoles. Who BUYS that kind of thing? Not only is it ridicu...

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Mar 1 2007

Glorious 3-D is currently having a sale on this mega-cool-looking Alfred Hitchcock pop-up book. According to the publishers, this book "pays tribute to the great filmmaker and features seven of his...

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Feb 16 2007

Coffee table art for bibliophiles

If you're in the market for some truly beautiful comic books, I suggest you take a look at Chris Ware's stuff. Not only is it jaw-droppingly gorgeous, but it's also remarkably entertaining. Here...

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Feb 8 2007

Valentine's Day options

Valentine's Day is nearly upon us, and, as always, the Wordcandy staff is on the lookout for appropriate holiday reading. We understand that this is a holiday that evokes a wide array of emotion...

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Jan 4 2007

My cat would love it.

I'm usually a big fan of West Elm's designs, but I'm not sure about this bookcase:It looks cool, but wouldn't stuff get knocked off? Still, it's only $149, and that's nothing to sneeze at, booksh...

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Dec 17 2006

Nice lace, Danielle.

Apparently, Danielle Steel has her own perfume:She appears to be serving as her own spokesmodel, too. If you visit her website, you can see pictures of her posing in what appears to be a very pre...

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Dec 12 2006

Wordcandy's Recommended Gift List, Part II

Behold: our latest and greatest gift suggestions, just in time for you to have to pay expedited shipping charges! (And last year's suggestions are still pretty awesome, if you're looking for even...

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Nov 25 2006

Nothing says "class" like a little zebra print.

While visiting the Neiman Marcus website, admiring the (still massively, massively overpriced) clearance items, I ran across this "Pemberly Manor" bed linens set, priced at the, um, very reasonab...

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Nov 15 2006

A bit more...

Actually, it turns out there's some Harry Potter merchandise I wouldn't mind owning! Who knew? I really like some of the t-shirts available through the Warners Bro. online store. This one's my fav...

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Nov 14 2006

Harry Potter odds and ends

Warner Bros. has released this set of five Hogwarts-themed Christmas ornaments, retailing for a mere (HAH!) $55. (For those of you doing the math, that's approximately two-thirds of a Goong Box Se...

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Oct 25 2006

They're coming...

The holidays are careening towards us at warp speed, so it might be time to start thinking about presents, people. Now is the perfect time to stock up on inexpensive gifts for those terrifying peo...

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Oct 19 2006

Save the date?

The world's first Jane Austen-inspired tarot deck is scheduled to be released on March 7th, 2007. Behold:...yeah, I can't really see Miss Austen as a big tarot fan, either.

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Oct 15 2006

Have the coolest kitchen on your street.

Tile it pulp-fiction style!Tiles available through

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Oct 13 2006

What price weirdness?

I love Lewis Carroll's stuff, and I didn't blink an eye when, in 1999, Martin Gardner's lovely Annotated Alice was priced at $29.95. It's a beautiful and staggeringly well-researched book, and I ...

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Sep 22 2006

Ah, the sweet scent of superheroes...

Behold:Hee hee hee...[Source]

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Sep 20 2006

Delicious Library

Well, I am finally back from my month-long moving/starting school-related absence. I am all moved in (thanks to Julia & Nathan), and I have survived my first two weeks at college. Sadly, the more ...

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Sep 18 2006

Wordcandy loves cheap books

For those of you that like to get your Christmas shopping done early, we encourage you to start investigating the clearance sections of online booksellers. It takes a little searching, but you can...

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Sep 6 2006

Holy cats!

Yes, my friends, that IS a crocheted Jane Austen doll! Just what every household needs![Source]

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Aug 14 2006


I have no idea what I'd use it for, but I really, really want this fabric. Maybe seat cushions? [Source]P.S. Oh, my Lord--they have Anne of Green Gables and Little Red Riding Hood fabric, too!

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