The Bookstock Book Sale is at the Laurel Park Place Mall in Livonia (Six Mile Road and I-275). Neil Rubin of the Detroit News (email address is email@example.com. Twitter is @nealrubin_dn). The dates it is open are from April 26 to May 3, 2015
Book Stock discounts available
One delightful oddity from Bookstock — see bookstock.info — is the presale from 8:15 to 11 a.m. Sunday.
There’s a $20 charge to join the collectors in a mad scramble for uncrowded access to cookbooks, biographies and whatever else floats your Nautilus. Bring a bag, a cart or a backhoe.
After that, the sale is open at no charge during mall hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. otherwise.
Other highlights include:
- Teacher Appreciation Day. From 3-9 p.m. Tuesday, any teacher with a valid ID gets 50 percent off.
- Bookbuster Sports Nights. Buy four items from 3-9 p.m. Wednesday or Thursday and get the least expensive of them free. Or buy 400 items, if you’re so inclined, and get 100 free.
Also, anyone who spends at least $25 on those days will be given a free copy of the full-color, hardbound “Century of Champions,” which lists for $49.95. But wait, there’s more:
They’ll be entered into a raffle for a basketball shoe signed by the Pistons’ Andre Drummond, four Tigers tickets or a package including the lesson from Sill and two instructional books by her partner at yourbowlingcoach.com, Michelle Mullen.
- Half Price Finale. On the closing May 3, everything is 50 percent off.
This coming weekend April 24, 25, 26 at the Westin Hotel in Southfield. The Westin is at 1500 Town Center, Southfield, MI 48075. The hotel’s phone number is (248) 827-4000. At the door registration is $60 and daily options are available. For more info on registration go to http://2015.penguicon.org/registration.