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Chillermania!

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Exciting visit for our son

Our soon to be 11 year old son wanted to visit Chillermania for his birthday present. We went on... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Nick B
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Clio, Michigan
Amazing find!

Driving home from our trip to Mackinaw, we noticed the chillermania billboard. Curious, we googled... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Janell V
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cameron, United States
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Our soon to be 11 year old son wanted to visit Chillermania for his birthday present. We went on Sunday, September 16th, 2018 and everything went great. He got to shop for new books plus have the enjoyment of talking with his favorite author, Mr....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nick B
Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Glad your family had the chance to stop in! Hope he's still enjoying his books. And I'm honored to be a part of the best 15 Moments of His Life! Please drop in again if you're ever in the area.

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Driving home from our trip to Mackinaw, we noticed the chillermania billboard. Curious, we googled and decided to stop. So glad we did! The store is amazing, from the decor to the number of books. Jonathan Rand was there, not only did he engage us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Janell V
Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thanks so much for stopping in! Glad you took the time to Google the billboard and make a brief detour. Hope your kids enjoy their books and posters. Stop by again when you're passing through!

Reviewed 23 August 2018

Our stop at Chillermania did not disappoint! My daughter wanted to stop to complete her Michigan Chillers collection. The store had a great assortment of books. We found the books we needed as well as a t-shirt. Johnathan Rand was there and offered to even...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JessT580
Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

So glad you stopped in! Hope your daughter enjoys her books. (Remind her not to read them after dark!) Hope to see you again soon, and thanks so much for dropping by.

Reviewed 22 August 2018

Surprised my son with a trip to Chillermania and he absolutely loved it! You can find books from the Michigan Chillers series, as well as American Chillers, apparel, trading cards, etc... Unfortunately Mr. Rand was not present on this day - a great excuse to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Sorry I missed you, but I appreciate you dropping in! I try to spend more time here in the summer, so I hope you do get a chance to drop by again. Glad you enjoyed your visit, and I hope your son enjoys his books!

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Always great to look at the great books of my childhood! I could browse those books forever and never get bored.More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cristian R
Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

As kids grow older, they become more and more terrified by the Michigan/American Chillers. Congratulations to you for facing your fears enough to drop in and relive the horror of yesterday. Stop by again...if you're not too scared. (But seriously: thanks so much for the...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

We stopped in because we saw billboards while on vacation Up North, and it was a great decision - the kids loved the books that we brought home for them. When we returned later with the kids, they loved seeing the displays and had a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rebecca W
Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hey guys! Thanks for stopping by! Glad you had fun. Sorry about the loose rattlesnakes. We try to keep them in their cages, but they get out once in a while. I'll be sure they're locked up safe on your next visit. Thank again for...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped because both of my kids enjoy Mr. Rands books and they knew we’d be passing by on our way home from vacation. They were bummed that Mr. Rand wasn’t in but happily checked out his newest books and added one to heir collection....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank S-FamilyO4
Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

So sorry I missed you guys! I'm here quite a bit during the summer months. Hope you drop in for a scare on your way through some time in the future! Glad to hear the kind words about the staff. We have some terrific people...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this when traveling the area from Florida. Johnathan Rand was there and made it a very fun trip for our kids. He signed there books and was very friendly . We had to go back for another book the following day.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KerrieMatt
Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Glad you stumbled in! Thank you! Careful with that Florida book. It's a *true* story, you know! (wink, wink!) Again, thanks for dropping in. Hope your kids have many hours of happy reading!

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Stoppec here while spending a few days in Northern Michigan. My son, daughter and wife each found books to bring home and the author, Mr. Rand and his wife were present at the time of our visit. He signed the books and was very friendly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steven L
Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thanks for visiting! Glad you enjoyed your visit. (Boo-Boo says to bring treats next time you're in the area!) Thanks again. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 11 July 2018

After a year of promising to take my son to Chillermania, we finally had a free day to make the 3.5 hour trip to the store last Saturday. Linc is a big fan of both Chiller series and a huge fan of the Adventure Club...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steven B
Johnathan_Rand, Owner at Chillermania!, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time (and spending the $$$ on gas!) to make the trip! So glad you enjoyed your visit. Everyone here loves what they do (even Boo-Boo, our store shop dog/mascot!) and we have a lot of fun. I really hope...More

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