The Storybags Blog

My Daughter Works for Chicken Nuggets

Posted by Greg Murphy on

Hey guys, If you are local and were able to make it out to the sale this past weekend, we really appreciate it. One of the things you might have seen while you were there is a nine year old girl named Sydney who looks a lot like me.This young lady decided she wanted to help out by greeting customers.Now, greeting customers is a very important part of what we do.I take it very seriously.You might be surprised at how much money goes into getting folks that don’t know who we are yet to actually show up to a booksale.So the...

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Honoring our fallen heroes.

Posted by Greg Murphy on

This Monday is Decoration Day… better known as Memorial Day. It is a very significant and special day for everyone in the armed services and especially for those that have lost a loved one that served their country. My name is Ondie Held, and while I haven't served this country as an active duty member of the Armed Forces, I have been a military spouse for almost 20 years now. All of us here at Brick City Books would like to invite my extended military family to come see us this weekend where we honor those who gave all. This...

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Kids are terrifying...

Posted by Greg Murphy on

It's especially true in my experience when they outnumber you... kids in numbers are just scary. If you really think about kids in the grocery store… they are pretty badass in their little strollers.They will lock into you with the kind of aggressive eye contact that you don’t see in the real world outside of motorcycle gangs and missionaries - at least according to the shows I watch on Netflix (I have very little exposure to the world outside my home and book warehouse).We used to have a StoryTime once a week at my old bookstore, which was more traditional...

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Grand Opening Event!

Posted by Greg Murphy on

Starting Saturday May 21st we are going to be open every weekend :) We are going to celebrate that by offering 20% off of every purchase of $25 or more for the Grand Opening Weekend. Saturday May 21st and Sunday May 22nd! This discount will be for online purchases as well. Just click the link below to add the discount to your cart. Shop Now with 20% off $25 or more!The hours are as follows:Saturdays and Sundays 11-5 at 3472 Successful Way in Dayton! We are super stoked about this for a bunch of reasons, but the biggest one is...

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"Wow daddy! When did you get to be famous?"

Posted by Greg Murphy on

That is the question my daughter asked when we went to Children's Medical Center in Dayton to get her first covid vaccine a few months back. (She got both btw... no problems at all.)We had to mask up, and so people couldn't see our faces. But we did get recognized by the guy checking us in, and one of the ladies in the room they send you to after you get your shot to make sure bad things didn't happen.(Also, they get snacks in that room... at CVS, you have to just sit in a chair in an aisle and...

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