The Well Red Coyote — Books on the Rocks
Thank You and Farewell
Our Farewell Concert & Party

Celebrate The Well Red Coyote One Last Time

With an illustrious line-up of local musicians, including Rick Cyge, duo performances by Seymour & Cyge and Meadowlark and a trio performance by the Celtic Ally & the Boys.

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he Well Red Coyote bookstore will be closing on February 15, 2015.

We’ve had a good 10-year run, bringing national and international bestselling authors to Sedona, supporting hundreds of local and regional authors, founding our own long-running monthly book discussion group, and hosting over two thousand events, including five Sedona Book Festivals.

We’ve run the full gamut of bookstore experiences – fiction and nonfiction book signings, poetry readings, writing workshops, cooking demonstrations, art presentations, live music performances, and more. And, we’ve made a lot of good friends along the way.

But, it’s time to move on. The world of books has changed over the past ten years and will continue to do so at an even quicker pace going forward. Today’s reality is that fewer people are reading books than ever before, and of those, most have chosen to shop online rather than buy from independent bookstores (a trend that has impacted virtually all retail consumer products, not just books).

Other than our monthly book discussion group, which will meet on January 12 as scheduled, we will not be hosting any more events.

As of Monday, December 29, all books (other than pending special orders) will be discounted 25%. We’re also selling all of our bookcases, fixtures, furniture and display pieces. For a list of these items, go to Come on in and take advantage of our low prices and/or make us an offer we can’t refuse. Everything must go, literally.

A special thanks to those of you who not only purchased books from us but also donated your used books for us to sell. Your donations have definitely helped us make it this far, and we’ll continue to accept donations for the next few weeks.

If you have any books or gift items with us on consignment, please pick them up, or make arrangements to have them shipped to you. We will not assume any responsibility for consignment inventory after February 15. If you wish, we can donate your unsold books to the Sedona Public Library at that time.

Outstanding, un-redeemed gift certificates will be honored for existing stock only – no special orders. Come in soon for the best selection. And, although we have always had a very liberal return policy, we will no longer be accepting returns.

As of now, we still have plans for the 2015 Sedona Book Festival and will keep you posted on the details if and when they develop.

Although our bookstore will be closing, we aren’t going anywhere. Kris will continue her novel writing, writing classes and workshops, and personal editing work. Joe will continue his music performances and special events. We both are open to other employment opportunities, full- or part-time, so let us know if you are aware of any that might be a good fit.

Thank you for the support you have given and the friendships you have extended us over these years. We hope you will continue to be a part of our lives, and we yours, as we begin our next adventure, whatever that may be.

Kris & Joe Neri

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