Nine Years

Today we celebrate Unshelved's anniversary. What began nine years ago as an unlikely collaboration between near-strangers about a putatively unfunny subject has blossomed into a daily habit for tens of thousands of book nerds, not to mention a full-time career for the two of us, and we couldn't be more surprised and pleased about the whole thing.

We looked it up, and the traditional gift for a ninth anniversary is either penguinskin boots or a collection of comic strips. So as our gift to you we're lowering our book prices. Individual books are now $11.95 ($10 when you buy any shirt), the four-book Starter Set is $30, the eight-book Unshelved Library is $60, and while supplies last we are selling a 10-book Ultimate Unshelved bundle which includes two out-of-print anthologies containing Unshelved stories by the two of us.

Getting paid to make people laugh is the best job in the world. Thanks for helping make it happen.

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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