There's a certain magical feeling you get when visiting a used book store or comic book shop. It's something the big box stores just can't offer. Where else can you meet local authors, talk comics with new people, or test your D&D or Magic: The Gathering skills against challengers from your own area code in a laid-back and friendly atmosphere?
Remember that time that #BooksWithALetterMissing was trending on Twitter, and it was hilarious? No, because your life consists of more than clicking around the internet all day searching for meaning in your life that you're never going to find? Well, let us tell you -- it was indeed hilarious.
Today's reading experience is nothing like the literal "page-turners" of yesteryear. But even with the e-Book, the Kindle and the iPad at our fingertips, we can still spot a wacky romance novel cover from a mile off.