Shopping for Notebooks at Book People

I recently went to Book People, a great independent bookstore in Austin, Texas. They have a huge selection of gift items and stationery, including lots of notebooks from Moleskine, Leuchtturm, Miquelrius, Michael Roger, HandBook, Paperblanks, Rhodia, Field Notes and many more. Here’s what I had to snag for myself, as I’d never seen these in […]

NY Now Gift Show

Last week, I was able to visit the NY Now Gift Show for the first time. It’s quite an extravaganza– the whole Javits Center filled with vendors showing off housewares, crafts, and all manner of gifty items. If you’ve ever bought a stationery item or a candle or a pillow, or any of a million […]

Notebooks All Around: A Look at (Some of) My Collection

Today I thought I’d just share some photos of various parts of my notebook collection and where they are scattered around my apartment: Below is a corner of my office where I was going through boxes of notebooks and had stashed some used ones that needed to be put away. There are a few months […]

Michael Roger Decomposition Books: New Design! (and Giveaway!)

The folks at Michael Roger just sent me a sample of their newest Decomposition Book: a snazzy honeycomb design! (See my previous review of Michael Roger notebooks.) And I’m going to pass it on to a lucky winner! Enter as usual: On Twitter, follow Notebook Stories and tweet something containing the words “Decomposition Book” and […]

Questions from Readers

Here’s some more notebook fans in search of their own personal holy grail… can you help? From Paul: Has anyone ever seen an “Adult Perpetual Diary” like the one shown here: I had one when I was about 13, which I used to write down school assignments–I bought it at Woolworth’s, and was thrilled by […]

Notebook Addict of the Week: Tracy

This week’s addict has provided lots of info about her collection: The Stack: I took a picture of each of the journals, included purchasing information (if any), and a little about each. Starting from the bottom: Sheet Music Journal Duchessa Music Notes I bought this journal from Barnes and Noble. It’s my my current journal […]

Review & Giveaway: Michael Roger Notebooks

I’d noticed Michael Roger’s Decomposition books in several stationery stores– they’re a clever twist on the traditional composition book, but made with recycled paper. I hadn’t realized at first that the company also makes some other very cute notebooks in the 3.5 x 5.5″ size that always sets my heart a-flutter. When I spotted their […]