Quick Picks – Books

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Don't we all need a collection of Nancy Drew mysteries?

Don't we all need a collection of Nancy Drew mysteries? Photo: Krrb.com/6869

Welcome to “Quick Picks” where we scour Krrb for remarkable finds and amazing pieces guided by just one word. Today’s word: Books!

School Lockers in Manhattan, New York

Store your books in these smart lockers.

Store your books in these smart lockers. Photo: Krrb.com/FurnishGreen

School lockers ($615) are a fun and nostalgic way to store your books. Furnish Green’s Krrb corner has more great storage for sale such as Lane cedar chest ($218) and assorted rustic crates ($52). If you’re in the New York City area, be sure to check out their flash sale event, Salsa and Secondhand tonight in midtown for Krrb-friendly prices on your furniture.

Get it all here: Krrb.com/FurnishGreen

Box of Comic Books in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn

A box of comic books makes for a perfect afternoon past time. Photo: Krrb.com/7763?auto=format

A box of comic books makes for a perfect afternoon past time. Photo: Krrb.com/7763?auto=format

A box of comic books ($50) on JSM’s Krrb corner is the perfect solution to a lazy afternoon. The collection includes Hellboy, Sin City, Batman & Robin, Akira and a couple Xenozoic Tales graphic novels – all in good condition.

Get it all here: Krrb.com/7763?auto=format

French Prose Book in West Village, Manhattan

Get a primer in French with this antique book. Photo: Krrb.com/vintspiration?auto=format

Get a primer in French with this antique book. Photo: Krrb.com/Vintspiration

The only book on Vintspiration’s Krrb corner is a fantastic vintage find. The antique French prose book ($8) is from 1902. If you’re in the market for a French primer, be sure to check out this advanced French Prose Composition by V.E. Francois.

Get it here: Krrb.com/Vintspiration

Nook in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

An e-reader for those who don't like dogearred pages. Photo: Krrb.com/ellz?auto=format

An e-reader for those who don't like dogearred pages. Photo: Krrb.com/Ellz

Check out Ellz’s Krrb corner for gadgets and accessories. Aside from the commuter-friendly Nook e-reader ($150), is a 3G iPhone ($150) also in great condition. Ellz even has an air purifier ($180) for sale so get it while it’s hot.

Get it all here: Krrb.com/Ellz

Michael Jackson Collectible Book in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn

Celebrate the King of Pop with this hardcover book. Photo: Krrb.com/Jane?auto=format

Celebrate the King of Pop with this hardcover book. Photo: Krrb.com/Jane?auto=format

We can’t think of a better way to remember the late King of Pop than with a vintage Michael Jackson book ($10). Jane?auto=format Plantain’s Krrb corner also has a couple children’s book classics. Pick up Love You Forever ($4) and Sesame Street’s I’ll Miss You, Mr. Hooper ($5) for a trip down memory lane.

Get it all here: Krrb.com/Jane?auto=format

Rolling Hideaway Cabinet in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Stash your guilty pleasure reads in this stowaway bookcase. Photo: Krrb.com/Dandyland?auto=format

Stash your guilty pleasure reads in this stowaway bookcase. Photo: Krrb.com/Dandyland?auto=format

The furniture on Mat’s Krrb corner, like this rolling hideaway cabinet and secretary’s desk are ideal for book storage. Whether you’re hiding your copy of the Twilight series or preserving your first edition treasures, you’re sure to find a place for your beloved books in this Krrb corner.

Get it all here: Krrb.com/Dandyland?auto=format

Vintage Horse Glass Bookends in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Organize your collection of books with style. Photo: Krrb.com/TheOneWell?auto=format

Organize your collection of books with style. Photo: Krrb.com/TheOneWell?auto=format

We can never get enough of The One Well’s Krrb corner. Our latest fixation is a set of glass horse head bookends ($165), perfect for adding a little style to our bookshelves. We’re also drawn to the whimsical nature of a vintage ship fabric bolt ($10) and a handmade driftwood mobile ($115).

Get it all here: Krrb.com/TheOneWell?auto=format

Vintage Mr. Popper’s Penguins in Rochester, New York

Add this popular children's book to your collection. Photo: Krrb.com/2407?auto=format

Add this popular children's book to your collection. Photo: Krrb.com/2407?auto=format

Secondseed’s Krrb corner has an assortment of fun vintage finds but we’re drawn to an ancient copy of Mr. Popper’s Penguins. This vintage children’s book ($14) was originally published in 1938, complete with vivid illustrations.

Get it all here: Krrb.com/2407?auto=format

Custom Book Shelves in Brooklyn, New York

Achieve the dream of floor to ceiling books with these custom shelves. Photo: Krrb.com/8299?auto=format

Achieve the dream of floor to ceiling books with these custom shelves. Photo: Krrb.com/8299?auto=format

It’s time to finally get those dusty books out of boxes and on to custom book shelves. Chaiks’s Krrb corner also has a love seat ($200) perfect for curling up with a good book. And a small iron cafe table for $25, is a great find for any reading nook.

Get it all here: Krrb.com/8299?auto=format

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