Zine Reviews: Bookstore Thief and Christmas Digest

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“Bookstore Thief” By Carrie M.
Half Size / 20 pages
$3 at cocoanap.etsy.com

This zine is the story of a bookstore and the night it got robbed, as well as some bookstore-related anecdotes and info. Interesting writing of a harrowing situation makes this zine worth picking up!

“Christmas Digest 2008” By Diane and Katin
Half Size / 56 Pages
$5 at CraftyPod.bigcartel.com

This is Sister Diane‘s family’s annual holiday zine, and it is super-interesting (just like all her endeavors, in my opinion!). I’m a huge fan of Diane’s and this zine is a great holiday read, with craft and cooking projects, holiday info and anecdotes, and other non-holiday but interesting articles. The covers are custom-altered with a star cutout and the liner papers are gift wrap that peeks through the hole. Just one of the delights that awaits you in this fun zine! Oh, and did I mention there’s a thread running through the zine that refers to National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation? Oh yeah.

About Croq

CROQ Zine is a print zine devoted to hip crafting and indie business. Our first issue went to print in Summer 2005.
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