Choose Your Own Adventure

Back in the early days of Unshelved we wrote this sequence where Merv writes his own Choose Your Own Adventure story. At the time it was one of those tributes to a long-ago pop culture icon we thought we'd never see again except on eBay. Little did we know that CYOA would rise again, like a phoenix from the ashes.

So you can imagine how thrilled we were when they asked to sponsor a week of Unshelved. We burst into fanboy action, asking for a complementary CYOA library, which we immediately devoured:

They are as good as we remembered, and our kids love them too. Come see what all the excitement is about.

Our next appearances


October 8, 2018 Walla Walla, WA
Walla Walla Rural Library District Staff Day (Gene)

November 15, 2018 Palm Beach, FL
Palm Beach County Library System (Gene)

November 16, 2018 Fort Lauderdale, FL
Southeast Florida Library Information Network (Gene)


Jan 25 - 28, 2019 Seattle, WA ALA Midwinter (Library COMIC Booth #726) (Gene)

March 1, 2019 Phoenix, AZ
Maricopa County Library District (Gene)

April 15 - 17, 2019 Austin, TX Texas Library Association Annual Conference (Library COMIC booth, Monday night event) (Gene)

June 21 - 24, 2019 Washington, DC
ALA Annual (Library COMIC booth) (Gene)

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