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Chillermania!

1651 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749-9793
+1 888-420-4244
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Our grandson is a reader!!

We had a great visit and the author happened to be there. We were given royal treatment and Gavin... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
mpapke28
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Chillermania

Fantastic! It was a fun place to stop. It was all decorated for Halloween. The decorations were... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
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1651 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749-9793
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great visit and the author happened to be there. We were given royal treatment and Gavin was gifted a couple of special items. A perfect birthday experience for him. Thank you very much.

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Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thanks so much for stopping in! Glad that Gavin had such a fun day. What a great surprise for him...and for us, too! Stop in again if you're passing through northern Michigan!

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic! It was a fun place to stop. It was all decorated for Halloween. The decorations were awesome! We got to meet the author of the books. We bought some books for our granddaughter which she loves.

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Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Thanks for making the time to stop! Had fun chatting with you, and I hope your granddaughter enjoys her books. Stop by again, but watch out for the bats!

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter aged 6 loves scary stories. This store was a great surprise on the way home from a vacation. The Author was working alone. He was very gracious and personable. He signed my daughters books, and gave her some trading cards. As we left,...More

Thank Carly J
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Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Hahahaha! Glad the trading cards were a big hit with your daughter. Thanks for dropping in (twice!). Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Author Johnathan Rand was onsite at this unique bookstore when we visited. His children's and adult books are on display and available for sale, with a Halloweeny theme in the store (spiders hanging from wire from the ceiling and other spooky fun stuff). Mr. Rand...More

Thank Marguerite D
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Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thanks for your review, and for dropping in. FYI: all of the spiders and bats are real. They occasionally bother some of the customers, but for the most part, they keep to themselves when they're left alone. Hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Saw the billboard and pulled in on a whim. Author came out and talked with us and signed our books, which was a star sighting to our boys!

Thank hshoemaker
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

First time visitors to Michigan. We were in Grand Rapids for an event and decided to take time to travel north. While researching the area, we learned that our son's favorite author, Johnathan Rand's, Chillermania store, was on our route. We scheduled a visit when...More

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Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Glad you had a great time, and we really appreciate you stopping by! Don't forget: they're all *true* stories!

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a stop if you have a young reader. We had the opportunity to meet the author and my kids 15 and 11 really enjoyed the visit. The majority of the books are for ages 7-12, but there is a few teenager and adult...More

Thank Vikki P
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Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Really appreciate you dropping in with your family, and thanks for your kind words. Hope you're all enjoying your books!

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Small retail outlet for Jonathon Rand books. My son loves his American and Michigan Chillers books. Done up in year round Halloween theme to match the books. Spent about 30 minutes here.

Thank Keith B
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Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks for stopping in! Yep, it's Halloween 24/7 here. Not that we want to, but that's the law. Glad your son is enjoying the Michigan and American Chillers series. Hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Johnathan Rand was in the store! He was fun to talk to. Really nice guy and he signed all our books. The kids love to stop in on our way up to the U.P. Well worth the stop. For young adults try out the Chistopher...More

Thank 99erikl
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Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Appreciate you making the time to drop in, and thanks for your kind words. Hope you had fun in the UP! Hope to scare you again (I mean *see you* again!) soon!

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Our grandson read a lot of his books. He enjoyed them!! We were even able to get his picture taken with the author. Nice to see books that encourage reading.

Thank Penny T
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Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you for stopping in! Glad your grandson enjoys my books, although I think they're much too scary for you! Stop by again, and thanks for taking the time to post a review.

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