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AFFORDABLE COLLECTIBLES
‘Special’ books less than $20

AMERICAN HISTORY & CULTURE
Presidents/First Ladies
Politics
General/Early US History
State/Local
The West
Ethnic groups in US
See Santa Barbara & California for CA state and local history
See War for Revolutionary, Civil, and World

ANIMALS & PETS
Birds & Fish (pets)
Care & Feeding
Dogs or Cats
Insects, Reptiles, & Amphibians
Other Pets
Wild Animals
Stories
See Natural History for guidebooks
See Sports for Horse Racing

ANTHOLOGIES/SHORT STORIES/ESSAYS
Multi-author stories/Collections
Letters & Diaries or Essays (non-fic)
Granta & University Publications

ART/ARCHITECTURE/PHOTOGRAPHY
Architecture/Art/Photography
Biographies of Artists, Photographers, & Architects
Commentary
See How To for instructive books, graphic design and antiques/collectibles
See Gender & Sexuality for erotic art

BIOGRAPHY
Biography/Autobiography/Memoirs
Royals
Journalists
See other categories for Biographies: American History, Art, Business, Cooking, Humor, Literature, Performing Arts, Poetry, Sports, War & Military, World History

BUSINESS
Biographies of Business Leaders
Strategy/Management
Marketing/Sales/Customer Service
Finance/Economics Investment
Small Business/Start-Up
Personal Finance
Careers/ Leadership

CDs/DVDs
Music/Movie/How To

CHILDREN & YOUNG ADULTS
Early Readers
Hardback/Paperback Fiction
Non-fiction
Picture books
Poetry
Holidays
Classics
Anthologies
How-To
Foreign Language
Series
Young Adult
See Performing Arts for Children's music
See Science Fiction for Young Adult SciFi

COFFEE TABLE & GIFT
Pristine, Beautiful, Gift-able

COMPUTERS
Programming Languages
Software
See Sports & Games for Computer Games

COOKING
Beverages
Includes Memoirs & Essays

DRAMA
Classics/Greeks/Ancient
Shakespeare
Anthologies/Collections
Criticism
Plays
Screenplays

FICTION – HARDBACK
FICTION – MASS MARKET PAPERBACK
FICTION – TRADE

Also see Literature
See Recent for all Alexander McCall Smith

GRAPHIC BOOKS
See Humor for comic strips

FOREIGN LANGUAGE
French/German/Spanish/Italian
Asian/Eastern European
Greek/Latin/Miscellaneous Other
Dictionaries
Fiction/Non-Fiction
See CD/DVD for how to learn audio

GARDENING/LANDSCAPING
Encyclopedias & Handbooks
Houseplants/Greenhouses
Narratives & Essays
Picture Books
Vegetables & Herbs
Flowers/Trees/Shrubs/Grasses/
Organic/Composting
Picture books of Gardens, Landscapes, Designs
See Also Natural History and Science

GENDER, IDENTITY, & SEXUALITY
Sexual Health & Education
LGBTQ+
Feminist Theory

HEALTH & FITNESS

Aging (not dying)
Alternative & Natural Medicine
Diets & Nutrition
Fitness & Exercise
Medical Stories or Guides
Menopause
Specific Diseases
Vitamins & Medicines
Yoga & Stress Relief
See Psychology for death & dying
See Parenting for pregnancy

HOLIDAYS

HOW TO
Arts & Crafts/Drawing & Painting
Automobile Repair
Beauty & Shopping
Camping & Survival
Collectibles & Collecting
Fiber Arts/Sewing/Quilting
Wood Crafts
Flower Arranging/Wreaths
Graphic Design
Home Building & Repair
Home Decorating
Household Hints
How Things Work
Weddings

HUMOR
Jokes/Riddles/Cartoons
Anecdotes/Essays/Satire
Biographies & Books by humorists
See Graphic Books for comic books

 

 

LARGE PRINT
Includes all categories – in large print

LITERATURE
Award winners
Classics
See Fiction categories for additional titles
See also Mass Market Paperback

MYSTERY – HARDBACK & TRADE
See Humor for Carl Hiaasen
See Recent for all Alexander McCall Smith

MYSTERY – MASS MARKET PAPERBACK

NATURAL HISTORY & ECOLOGY
Ecology & Environment
Guidebooks/Identification
Marine Life (non-aquarium)
Nature Writings
Picture Books
Wildflowers/Birding/Plants/Trees

NEW AGE
Astrology/Numerology/UFO
Dreams/Hypnosis/Reincarnation/Psychics
Healing/Transformation/Yoga Philosophy
Wicca/ Goddess/Shamanism

PARENTING & EDUCATION
Education
General Parent-Child Interaction
Infants & Toddlers
Miscellaneous – including pregnancy
Young Children or Teens
See Psychology for childhood and teen problems

PERFORMING ARTS
Dance & Music
How to Play Instrument
Television & Radio (Shows/Criticism)
Theater & Film (History/Criticism)
Biographies of performing artists
See Drama for screenplays

POETRY
Collections/Anthologies/Criticism

PSYCHOLOGY & SELF-HELP
Classic Psychiatrists & Theory
Relationships/Marriage/Divorce
Depression/Mental Health Disorders
Advice/Platitudes/Gift Books
General Psychology and Self-Improvement
Death/Dying
Aging (coping with)

RECENT & BEST
Published since 2012
All Alexander McCall Smith
See also Cooking, Mystery, Science Fiction

REFERENCE & WRITING
Dictionaries/Thesaurus
Atlas/Almanac/Small Encyclopedias
World Records/Trivia
Public Speaking/Quotations
Etiquette
Writing – Composition & Grammar
Test Preparation
Genealogy

ODDITIES & OFFBEAT

RELIGION & PHILOSOPHY
Ancient Philosophers
Modern Philosophers
Collections/Sets of Philosophy
History, Morals & Ethics
Bibles & Hymnals
Christianity
Judiasm
Eastern & Middle Eastern
Spirituality & Mythology/Folklore
Inspirational/Devotional

ROMANCE

SANTA BARBARA & CALIFORNIA
Includes all yearbooks
State and Local history
See Travel for Santa Barbara or CA travel

SCIENCE
Anthropology/Archaeology
Astronomy/Physics
Chemistry/Engineering
Botany/Biology
Medical Science/Anatomy
Maths/General Science
Biographies & Essays
Geology/Earth Science

SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY/HORROR
See also Children's Young Adult

SHEET MUSIC

SHORT STORIES/ESSAYS/ANTHOLOGIES
See Literature/Recent for short stories
See Travel/Humor for essays

SPORTS & GAMES
Biography, Strategy & Narratives
Fishing/ Hunting
Water Sports/ Winter Sports
Running/ Climbing/ Biking
Martial Arts
Golf/Tennis
Football/ Soccer/ Baseball/ Basketball
Automobiles/ Motorcycles/ Aviation
Puzzles & Trivia/Board Games
Card Games/ Magic / Gambling
Computer Games
See Travel for where to do sports in Santa Barbara or California

SPECIALS & COLLECTIBLES
Rare & Collectible
Pre-1960
Autographed
First Editions

TRAVEL
Narratives
US states
World
See Foreign Language for phrase books

TRUE CRIME

WAR & MILITARY
American Revolution/Civil War
Korea/Vietnam War
Covert Operations/Espionage
WWI/WWII
European Wars
Holocaust/Nazis
Middle East/Balkans
Weapons/Airplanes/Ships
Hiroshima & Nuclear War
Peace & Pacifism
Tuchman & Ambrose et al
Biographies

WESTERNS

WORLD HISTORY & CULTURE
Russia/Eastern Europe
Middle East/Africa
Western Europe/Great Britain
Asia/India
Ancient Greece/Ancient Rome
Latin America
Biographies of World Leaders

 

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