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In this issue . . .
-- airline magazines
-- specialty retailers
-- storycasting, especially for novelists
-- Snow Lion catalog

airline magazines
Below is the contact information for a few airline magazines I picked up last month while travelling. These magazines will tend to feature reviews or articles based on business, travel, and popular culture books.

American Way, 4333 Amon Carter Boulevard, MD 5374, Fort Worth TX 76155; 817-967-1784; Fax: 817-967-1571. Email: Web: Published twice a month for 130 million passengers per year.

Adam Pitluk, Editor

Delta Sky, MSP Communications, 220 S Sixth Street #500, Minneapolis MN 55402; 612-373-9613. Email: Web: Published monthly.

Jayne Haugen Olson, Editor in Chief
Sarah Elbert, Deputy Editor
Jason Oliver Nixon, Global Lifestyle Editor

US Airways Magazine, Pace Communications, 1301 Carolina Street, Greensboro NC 27401; 336-383-5806. Email: Web: Monthly magazine. Read about their contributing authors here:

Lance Elko, Editor
Melissa Byrd, Senior Editor
April White, Let's Go Editor

specialty retailers
Here are some more specialty retailers who stock books as well as gifts:

Banana Pier Gift Shop, Nauticus Maritime Museum, One Waterside Drive, Norfolk, Virginia 23510; 757-664-1023; Fax: 757-623-1287. Web: Nautical gifts and books.

Chandler Museum Shop, 178 E. Commonwealth Avenue, Chandler, Arizona 85225; 480-782-2717; Fax: 480-782-2765. Email: Web: Art gifts and books.

Destinations Museum Store, Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia 24016; 540-767-4651. Email: Web: Features books, toys, souvenirs, gifts, and rail-related items.

Knitch, 608 Milwaukee Street, Delafield, Wisconsin 53018; 262-646-9392. Email: Web: Yarns, patterns, knitting supplies, and books.

NatureWorks Discovery Store, New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, 1801 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104; 505-841-2803; Fax: 505-841-2811. Web: Science, space, and nature gifts and books. Beth Ricker, Store Manager; 505-841-2871.

Science Museum of Western Virginia Gift Shop, One Market Square, Roanoke, Virginia 24011; 540-342-5772. Web: Science and nature books and gifts.

Taubman Museum Store, Marie Napolie, Store Manager, Taubman Museum of Art, 110 Salem Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia 24011-1436; 540-204-4172. Email: Web: Art books and gifts.

Storycasting, especially for novelists
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ offers a fun activity to authors, readers, and book publishers: the chance to provide a fantasy cast for your book, using current film & TV stars. lets you give your readers an intriguing way to connect with you, your characters, and your book. This is a free service for all genres, but limited to readers 13 and up. Check it out at

Snow Lion catalog
Snow Lion is a Buddhist magazine and catalog that features books about Buddhism. Send relevant book information to Snow Lion Catalog, Snow Lion Publications, P O Box 6483, Ithaca, New York 14851; 607-273-5772. Email: Web:

Quotable Books
Never, ever doubt in magic. The purest, honest thoughts come from children. Ask any child if they believe in magic, and they will tell you the truth. Scott Dixon, race car driver

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