Author Archives: Harriett

About Harriett

Harriett started Loganberry Books in 1994, acknowledging that what she liked best about perpetual school was the physical objects called books. Her personal biblio interests range from Robert Lawson to Virginia Woolf and various and asundry illustrated editions of Alice in Wonderland and old lepidoptera.

Larchmere Festival

It’s busy time around here, getting ready for our annual Larchmere Festival.  I started organizing this event 7 years ago, and it seems to keep growing.  We have new volunteers this year (extra special thanks to Susan Rozman of Fiddlehead … Continue reading

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How Low Can You Go? A Kiss-and-Tell

I was asked to answer some questions for a local paper’s profile on small businesses.  One of the generic questions was: “Community support obviously is so important for locally owned stores – can you describe an experience you’ve had in … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Recommendations

We were asked to write up some summer reading recommendations for Sun Press, and to include some classics as well as more recent titles.  Thought we’d share that list here, too.  Enjoy! We Are all Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen … Continue reading

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Maida

Maida is our local crazy.  Every community has one.  The guy with the the most loyal dog ever, the Austrian woman muttering on her Schwinn bicycle as she runs over things on the sidewalk, the camera-toting teenager, repeating every third … Continue reading

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New Bookcases

We got new bookcases today!  It is not an uncommon thing to get new shelves of some sort around here (we are perpetually running out of room), but it does cause a commotion.  This was a case of opportunity more … Continue reading

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Kitten Entertainment

A regular customer walked in and handed me a tote bag.  Inside were two itty-bitty baby kittens, both gray tabbies.  “Can you babysit until Friday?  It’s a surprise birthday present for my daughter!”  Well, who can say no to temporary … Continue reading

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Introducing … Friday nights

We’ve toyed with the idea of late hours on Fridays for a while now, but we needed to juice it up some to get your attention.  So, we are pleased to announce that we will be open until 8:30pm every … Continue reading

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SPACE 2013

Each spring in Columbus there is a book fair called SPACE, the Small Press and Alternative Comics Expo.  After years of thinking about going, I finally got there.  Approximately 150 artists were set up at tables selling their wares.  It’s … Continue reading

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Saturn Press

We were thrilled by a surprise visit by the owners of Saturn Press, Jim vanPernis and Jane Goodrich.  I know their operation is on Swan’s Island, Maine, so it was indeed a treat to see them in Cleveland!  Saturn Press … Continue reading

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Job Opening!

It’s true, we’re hiring.  We’re specifically hiring data entry people this time around, so if you’ve got typing fingers and a detail-oriented mind, and you like books, then this might be a good match! The task is huge, so we … Continue reading

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