Friday, December 2, 2011

Amazing New Product, Christmas Stroll, Online Coupon...Happy Dec! via Saturn Booksellers #michlit #bookstore #michigan

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Awesome New Product, Christmas Stroll, Online Coupon and More...

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Click here to visit the Dec. events schedule at Extended holiday hours begin Sat. the 17th

Click here for info about our Children's Book Clubs - a perfect gift for the holidays!

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What to Read...
Zipped through Jo Nesbo's Headhunters this weekend.  I think I finally found the Scandinavian author to succeed Stieg Larsson...

Loved the new Chris Bohjalian - all of his usual grown-up hippie characters with a little supernatural kick...
night strangers
Click here to save when you buy it at

Love, love, LOVE the new Louvre book - for the first time ever, all of the paintings from the great museum all in one gorgeous book (and it's in our holiday catalog, so you can save when you buy it with the coupon on the back of your catalog...)
Click here to check it out at

The Gift That Suits EVERYONE!
gift card
Saturn Booksellers' gift cards can be purchased in any denomination, can be redeemed both at the store and online at (even for eBook downloads, so they make a great companion gift with a Color Nook and tablet card, see above, right), and they never expire. 
Order some online, stop in or give us a call.  We'll be happy to pop 'em in the mail for you, too!

Free Gift Wrapping?

Every day....

Shipping 'Most Everywhere?
You bet!
Personal Shopping?

Anything you need...

Because I know that quite a few of our customers will be buying or receiving eReaders for Christmas, and because the reader that most of our customers seem to think is the best product out there is the Color Nook (and, as you know, Kindle products can ONLY read ebooks purchased from Amazon, so we're sincerely hoping you won't be considering one of those ), I bought the store a Color Nook so that we could better help you with setup and downloads.
HERE'S THE AWESOME PART:  I found a product that will turn your regular old Color Nook into an Android tablet!  There's a HUGE difference in what all you can do with a tablet...access all kinds of apps, watch movies, word process, etc., etc.  I spent some time looking at both the Nook and Kindle tablets that have just been released, and neither come close, in my opinion, to the functionality of the iPad or the Samsung tablet.  They are basically glorified eReaders, and the Kindle Fire comes with all of the negative baggage you've been reading about everywhere...SO...why not spend just $36.99 (I'll actually sell it to you cheaper than you can buy it from the manufacturer!) and turn your Color Nook into a REAL tablet?  The card fits into the device, but if you take it out, your Nook reverts to a plain old Color Nook (but why would you do that??).  The card does NOT void your Nook warranty, but opens the Nook up to any Android-based app in the Android Marketplace. 
I discovered all this because I wanted to download the great new IndieBound Reader app to the Color Nook I bought the store.  I discovered that B&N and Nook aren't 'authorized' to access apps that aren't owned/supported by Barnes&Noble (starting to sound depressingly familiar?).  But as soon as you just pop this card in, your Nook becomes a true tablet that can support any app I found and tried!
If this all sounds like gobbledy-gook, either just disregard, or imagine picking up an Android tablet for $250 cheaper than the cheapest of the iPads!
I'll even load the IndieBound app on your card for you, so you can start downloading and reading from right away, if that's what you want to do on your tablet.  (Nothing's changed, never fear - I'm still the biggest fan of reading good old paper books!!!)
If you've been downloading from us onto your Color Nook already and wish the process were simpler, this is the solution.  Buy, click,!
I can hardly tell you how cool this is, and what a money saver.  Our staff is hooked!  These little cards are going as fast as I can get 'em, so let me know asap if you want one!
Downtown Holiday Stroll is this Saturday!

We're ready! Sales, free movies, Santa parade, carolers, roasting chestnuts, the lighting of the town Christmas tree and lots of holiday cheer are in store downtown this Saturday.
At Saturn, the ladies of Zonta will be on hand to gift-wrap your goodies in exchange for donations to their scholarship fund, so make that list, check it twice, and then head on in to Saturn Booksellers for all of the books, toys, games and gifts you need to make everybody smile!  I can promise good reads, good deals and lots of good cheer...get in here!

More Michael Moore...
 Note:  We are almost out of signed, first editions of Michael Moore's Here Comes Trouble, so if you loved yours and want a few for gifts (or never got around to ordering yet), click here to buy copies at or give us a call at 989-732-8899. Word has it that Mike will send another email blast to his fans to alert them to scoop up the last ones any time now...
 mike 1
We had a great time at the State Theater in Traverse City on the 28th.  Mike was in his element and there were lots of laughs for the sold out crowd (and the lucky few from the stand-by line who made it in).  
Saturn Booksellers, along with McLean&Eakin Booksellers in Petoskey and Brilliant Books in TC presented the State Theater with a check for $15,000 for their renovation campaign - representing $5 for every copy of Mike's new book, Here Comes Trouble, that we had sold.  
mike 4 
I told you before that Michael had said he would try to be here for an event at Saturn, and then that he told me that his schedule wasn't going to permit any other northern MI events besides the one on Monday.  NOW he says maybe it will happen in Gaylord after stay tuned.  If I learn anything, it will be posted on our website right away!  If it does, it will most likely be at the very end of the year, when all of the college kids are back - yea!
mike 3 
...and finally, randomly, a picture of Mike presenting me with the Oscar (or me wrestling his Oscar away from him...).  It's HEAVY!   
oscar  I'd like to thank the Academy....

Save 20% off of an entire one-time online purchase of any titles in our holiday catalog!
Click Here to view our catalog titles at, and enter the coupon code HOLIDAY CATALOG when checking out.   
(We just added this coupon feature to our site, and you, our email newsletter subscribers, are the first to see it...I hope you enjoy the added convenience - be sure to let us know if you encounter any problems.)

Happy Holidays!!  
The Saturn Booksellers Staff

Offer Expires: Dec. 24th, 2011

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