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WELCOME TO LUCKY DOG BOOKS.
Neighborhood Bookstores Specializing In Good Recycled Books, Movies, And Music

Update on the Progress of Help for the Bookstores,
Ways You May Want to Help, Special Book Certificates and More


VIRTUAL TOUR OF LUCKY DOG BOOKS & PAPERBACKS PLUS
Click here for video of a whirlwind tour of the city and Lucky Dog Books
in Oak Cliff and Lochwood and Paperbacks Plus, in downtown Mesquite.

Contact
EMAIL us at
info@luckydogbooks.com

Hours
Mon-Sat: 10am-9pm
Sun: 12noon-7pm

3 Locations
DART Schedules

Oak Cliff exterior 2013.
OAK CLIFF
Lucky Dog Books
633 West Davis St.
Dallas, TX 75208
Phone: 214.941.2665
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10801 Garland Rd. exterior
LOCHWOOD
Lucky Dog Books
10801 Garland Rd.
Dallas, TX 75218
Phone: 214.827.4860
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Mesquite exterior 2011.
DOWNTOWN MESQUITE
Paperbacks Plus
108 E. Davis St. Mesquite, TX 75149
Phone: 972.285.8661
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Services
  • Books Mailed
  • Requests
  • Gift Certificates
  • Events
  • Wholesale
  • Consulting
  • Book Boxes
  • Our custom-made book boxes are available in 3 handy sizes to make moving or downsizing your library so much easier.

    History
    The first forty years:
    Lucky Dog
    The bookstores known today as Lucky Dog Books and Paperbacks Plus opened in 1974. Click here to read the beginning of a history that chronicles the early years from 1973-1984 and/or here to read a story that ran in the Mesquite News about our recent 40th anniversary event and/or here for a feature published in the Sunday, September 8, 2013, edition of The Dallas Morning News with 4 photos including the one below by Kye R. Lee taken at the Lochwood location on Garland Road.


    The Lakewood Chapter
    1994-2011
    Short Video





    Here is a link to the KERA 90.1 FM radio show that aired June 9, 2014, featuring several local booksellers including John R. Tilton of Lucky Dog Books talking about bookstores in the DFW area.
    Susan Howard (author photo)
    SUSAN HOWELL
    Saturday, Sept 20
    12 noon 2:00 pm

    Book Signing
    Lucky Dog Books
    10801 Garland Rd.
    Dallas, TX 75218
    & Saturday, Sept 27
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Paperbacks Plus
    108 E. Davis St.
    Mesquite, TX 75149


    TRACY LAWSON
    Sunday, Oct 5
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Book Signing
    Paperbacks Plus
    108 E. Davis St.
    Mesquite, TX 75149
    & Saturday, Oct 11
    12:00 noon - 2:00 pm

    Book Signing
    Lucky Dog Books
    10801 Garland Rd.
    Dallas, TX 75128


    TIBETAN BUDDHISM
    Tuesdays at 7:15 pm
    A continuing series of talks and language classes meeting at Lucky Dog Books, 633 W. Davis, Dallas, TX 75208. Click here for more info.

    WORDS & MUSIC
    Ann Armstrong, Texas songbird.
    When not on the road with musical partner Steve Hughes,
    ANN ARMSTRONG
    teaches beginning and advanced guitar and songwriting to students of all ages at Lucky Dog Books in Oak Cliff and Lochwood. Listen to her here on her ReverbNation page or wherever you find her playing.
    Info: email Ann.

    Jackson Eli CD cover
    GUITAR LESSONS
    WITH JACKSON ELI
    Jackson is an amazingly versatile guitarist and performing artist who is also working on a PhD in music at UNT in Denton, Texas. He enjoys teaching all styles to students of all ages and interests: classical, jazz, folk, rock, pop, bluegrass, western swing, country, rockabilly...at the Lochwood and Oak Cliff locations of Lucky Dog Books.
    Info & Booking:
    Text Jackson at 214.566.7828



    GOOGLE MAP
    DALLAS AREA
    BOOKSTORES
    We've compiled a map of Dallas area bookstores past and present that you might like to check out. Let us know of others that should be added.

    IRISH IMMERSION WEEKEND 2014
    Saturday & Sunday
    Sept 20 & 21

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    Lucky Dog Books
    10801 Garland Rd.
    Dallas, TX 75218

    WHOLISTIC WELLNESS
    TALK SERIES

    Second Thursdays
    5:45 pm - 6:55 pm

    October 9
    November 13
    December 11
    & January 8 (2015)

    fb event link
    Lucky Dog Books
    633 W. Davis
    Dallas, TX 75208


    STONE SOUP
    PEER WORKSHOP
    Tuesday evenings
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Lucky Dog Books
    10801 Garland Rd.
    Dallas, TX 75218.
    . . . The Writer's Garret rides herd on its "Stone Soup Peer Critique Workshops" at the bookstore's Lochwood location, next door to the Writer's Garret office and the Casa Linda Bakery.


    OTHER EVENTS
    Check this link for more listings of other special events and ongoing meetings of community groups at Lucky Dog Books locations.

    Need a place to host a modest gathering or book signing? We share space with community groups for author readings, workshops, concerts, and book clubs. Click here to email us for more info.




    PTA MATTERS
    We think there are a lot of opportunities for us to work together to benefit neighborhood schools and their students. Here is link to some ideas about this. Please feel free to contact us if you think of other ways we might be helpful.





    MANY THANKS TO
    The Dallas Observer
    for kind attention to the bookstores in their "Best Of" 2013 edition. The photo on page 14 was taken by Stanton Stephens at Lucky Dog Books in Oak Cliff.

    NEW EXHIBIT
    Sept. 2 - Oct. 15
    "Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings"
    Lucky Dog Books and Paperbacks Plus contributed books for this exhibit exploring the "war of ideas" between democracy and fascism.




    NEW MUSIC VIDEO
    "Alsace Carcione"
    Filmed at Lucky Dog Books in Oak Cliff.



    MORE CASH PAID FOR CURRENT TITLES
    If you buy new copies of current books, it can cost you as much as 20% less to read them if you will sell them back to us soon enough. More info here.



    Books
  • Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Paperbacks
  • Hardbacks
  • Children's Books
  • Sheet Music
  • Comics & Manga
  • Magazines
  • Large Print
  • Audio Books
  • Other Languages
  • Online Listings

  • Music
    CDs, LPs, 45s, 78s
    8-Tracks & Cassettes

    Movies

    DVD, VHS, Laser...

    Online
    Click here to browse Lucky Dog Books listed online with Abe.
    Click here to search or browse our online listings with Abe by author, title, or keyword and/or here for titles listed with Amazon. These 3,000+ titles are just a small sampling of the inventory you will find on the shelves at our "bricks 'n' mortar" stores now known as Lucky Dog Books and Paperbacks Plus. Please click here and/or email us for more info.




    Links
    Fantastic Fiction
    Publishers Weekly
    NYRB
    NYT Book Review
    DMNews Bookpage
    NPR Books & Music
    Shelf-Awareness
    Library of Congress
    Dallas Public Library
    Mesquite Library
    Writer's Garret
    WordSpace
    T.I.L.
    Texas Music Office
    IMDb
    Poor David's Pub
    The Kessler
    Poets & Writers
    Tattered Cover
    City Lights Books
    Shakespeare & Co.
    Children's
    Roy Hamric Blog
    Musea
    EDCS/Lumin
    KERA 90.1 FM
    Art & Seek
    KNON 89.3 FM
    Bookfinder
    fictiondb
    Indie Bound
    VinylBeat
    Poem of the Day
    Magic Time Warp

    Last update: September 14, 2014.

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