Unexploded Cow

February 12, 2017
I am always looking for games that have a fairly simple mechanic with a good balance of chaos and strategy, as they are ideal for playing with my in-laws. I want something easy to explain with an edge of silliness. Unexploded Cow fits the bill nicely. The premise is simple:...
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There are two trilogies concluding in 2017 about which I am very excited. Both are about magic and moving between worlds—and the rules about doing so—yet have completely different characters and world-building....
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Used Book Sale has ended!

December 8, 2016

The new year brings changes!

Come to the store to see our new store fixtures and the new layout of the upstairs area!...
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My nephew is old enough to start playing board games, so we have been exploring child- and family-friendly games* with him. While he is on the cusp of games that can be played by both children and adults, his sister is still firmly in the Candy Land age range. We've had a ...
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Seeking Vendors for Geek Faire

We are putting out a call to all local and semi-local sellers of cool, geeky merchandise to see whether you would be interested in renting a table to sell your goods in Pandemonium on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, from noon–6:00 p.m. There is space for twelve tables (6' x 2.5')...
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There are currently three authors that take up an entire shelf each on my bookcases. And as of this weekend, these have all become shelves that will never grow again. :(...
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A plug from the New York Times!

September 10, 2016
We are super, super excited to be listed in September 8's NYT "36 Hours in Cambridge, Mass." article. Come by and "get your nerd on" this weekend!...
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Do you have stacks and stacks of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels that you are never going to read again? Are they first in a series (or at least not the sixth in a series)? Are they books that you think other people will want to read and you want to spread the ...
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Hey! We Have A New Website!

August 10, 2016
This site is a vast improvement over our old one, You can check and see what we currently have in stock, including books, games and Magic singles. Feel free to poke around! ...
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