Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Counting the Days.(Last Minute Gift Guide)

Byline: Barbara Chavez

Calendars not only track time - they also reflect personalities and brighten up lives

It's going to be a Harry Potter holiday this year, if the 2001 calendar buying is any indication. The book series by the same name is still selling hot, and the calendar is first on the Barnes & Noble calendar Top 10 list.

Calendars, say bookstore owners, make good gifts.

"Everyone needs at least one," says Marissa Bannerman, bookseller and a barista in the coffee bar at Bound to Be Read, an Albuquerque bookstore. "If you're like most people, you have one at home and one at the office. Plus, for people who have special interests, chances are good there is a calendar for it. …

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