It has been a bit more than a year since Tom Hanks volunteered to help juice up business at Village Books, his local Pacific Palisades bookstore, when it needed a strong holiday season. Apparently this past holiday wasn't so great and the independent bookseller is asking again for its customers to stop in and buy something this weekend. From an email:
Frankly folks, our holiday season was a bust, and we are desperate to get some cash in the till, sooo
PLEASE JOIN US FOR A GIANT SALE
SATURDAY/SUNDAY JANUARY 30-31!
EVERY BOOK IN THE STORE-25% OFF
Please note: frequent buyer program does not apply. In the spirit of the sale, (to help us stay in business), discount applies to purchase made on the 30 & 31st only-no pre-holds or pre-pays. Discount applies to books only, not cds, art work or other book related merchandise.
Previously on LA Observed:
Tom Hanks steps up for Village Books