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Cracked & Spineless
The weird and wonderful reincarnation of The Imperial Bookshop, Tasmania's largest second hand bookstore. But now we do new books, too!
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 11
Yes, yes, yes.... I know. Yet another book about myths! Well, the point of difference with THIS book, is that it’s a general book about mythology aimed SQUARELY at children. It’s been put out by Dorling...
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 11
Here's something pretty cool! It's a big book filled with blank board-game templates, allowing you to create your own games! There's loads of help, too, if you find yourself lacking a bit of inspiration. It...
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 10
I’m kinda over unicorns... But then again, I can’t see me being the core demographic this book is aimed at! So if you’d like a lovely little picture-book history of unicorns in popular culture...? Well we have TWO copies in stock now... At $21.95 each ☺️☺️☺️
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 10
Got any hardcore Rick and Morty fans out there? Apparently there was a huge exhibition recently, in which a whole bunch of artists created their own original Rick and Morty artwork: posters, sculptures, book...
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 10
Got ONE copy of this still loitering around on our shelves, too! $49.95 brand new! ☺️☺️☺️
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 10
While we still “patiently” wait on the Alan Lee sketchbooks to arrive, we’ve got something else Tolkien-related to tempt you with.... It’s “A Dictionary of Sources of Tolkien” by David Day, which is a...
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 10
So... Let's start things off today with something rather special! You see a couple of years ago, I got in a few of this incredible graphic novel by Dave McKean called "Black Dog". McKean is one of the most...
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 10
What better book to have on hand on Christmas Day than a copy of “The Art of War” by Sun Tzu! And this new edition is truly “The Ultimate”! Each one of Tzu’s fabled lessons are laid out splendidly and cogently,...
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 10
I’ve got a severe shortage of display space with two weeks to go til Christmas...and it seems a sin (or just plain stupid!) to not have some Lego books displayed proudly round the place... But there’s no room....
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 9
Let's turn our attention now to one of the most gorgeous children's picture books to appear this year! This large format lift-the-flap book invites you into the creepy, haunted house of Madame M, and enjoy the...
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 9
I was forced to sit through this movie on Sunday... And I'm sure you can picture my face throughout. But the small people I was with seemed to enjoy themselves - and so did everyone else in the cinema! But I...
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 8
Ok! Time to show you the perfect Christmas present for EVERYBODY! It’s the long-awaited “Scarfolk Annual”! If you’ve never heard of Scarfolk, well...it’s the genius creation of a guy called Richard Littler,...
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 8
Hmmmm... 'Tis the season. Customer: "Do you have Morcombe Field Guide to Australian birds?" Me: "Let me just check..." (I look on the shelf, and come up empty) "No, sorry, it's out at the moment." Customer:...
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 8
I put this up at the same time last year... But we've got a couple of copies left.... And it's really the perfect time of year to sell a book on "Die Hard"... So here it is again! It's a HUGE hardcover volume...
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 8
Hehehe!!! Alright, one for the history lovers... Or dog lovers... Or, ideally...BOTH! “The History of the World in Fifty Dogs” brings to life some of history’s most memorable moments...through the stories of the...
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 8
Let's move on to some NEW books now... This is one that is designed specifically to BLOW YOUR MIND!! Yep. It's a very stylish mid-sized illustrated hardcover, that contains page after page of mind-blowing...
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 7
Here’s another nice secondhand one! Big illustrated hardcover book called “Witches” by Erica Jong. Not exactly sure what it’s all about... But the pictures are cool! $12.50 if you’d like it! ☺️☺️☺️
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 6
Hehehehe... Alright, I've been tripping over this bloody thing for a few weeks now, cos there's no shelf in the shop big enough to take it. So I might as well ask all YOU good people if one of you might be...
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 6
Talking about cooking books.... What about one that somehow takes its inspiration from the tv show, "Supernatural"? Yep. I've never even watched the show. Didn't realize cooking featured so heavily! Well,...
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Cracked & Spineless Dec 6
This morning we were visited by John "Polly" Farmer, the Mercury cartoonist, who has released a new book containing the best of his cartoons from over 30 years working for our local rag! It showcases the work...
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