Category: General Online Shopping Site v7.0

Welcome to the new look of!

The website is now integrated with a full-featured shopping cart.  The new ‘version’ will offer a unique online shopping experience while rewarding customer loyalty through Avalon Gems (Reward Points) and other special bonuses.

What’s new with

Product Bundle Offerings.  Interested to get product A?  The item might offer another product/s for 10%-20% discount or more!

Relevant Cross-Selling.  If you like product A, we also recommend product B, C, and D. We will only recommend items that are truly relevant or purchased by other customers in the past.

Discount Coupons.  Occasionally, will offer coupons such as free shipping, discounts on price, discounts on quantity and more!

Product Reviews.  You may submit or read product reviews by users of  Check out the recommendations before purchasing.

Create a Gift Registry.  Take advantage of’s newest feature allowing your friends or family to view what items you want for any occasion (or non-occasion).  You may even publicly display your gift registry through a link.

Purchase a Gift Certificate. Can’t decide what to give someone?  Buy a Gift Certificate for a friend or family member!

Affiliate Commissions.  Be an affiliate of and earn commissions from referrals (commissions as in cash, not reward points).  As long as you can insert a javascript on your webpage/blog sidebar, you can qualify to have a window of items displayed on your site.  To see an example please view the right sidebar of this blog.

Avalon Gems (Reward Points). Earn points while making purchases or referring other customers (that successfully made a purchase), then redeem points for discounts.  Currently, 100 Reward Points is equal to Php10.00.

Referral Points (Through Tell-A-Friend).  You do not have to be an affiliate of to earn referral points.  Just click on the Tell-A-Friend link (make sure you are logged-in), and once the customer made a successful purchase on his visit (on THAT particular visit), you will earn points!

Gift wrapping options.  Let us package your item/s before shipping!

Be an Supplier. is now capable of arranging a drop-ship/supplier arrangement with merchants.  This is still in development but you can now open your own ‘brand shop’ within  Excellent extension of your website or store!  Take advantage of the impressions and purchasing power of users who browse on  Remember that many users come to to buy!  For inquiries please e-mail me: support _at_ avalon dot ph (anti-spam).

Digital or Downloadable products.  Now, the website can sell electronically (legal) products securely.  If you are a supplier, you can market your original music, images or other applications.

AJAX enhanced shopping features. Information is presented to you without the ‘click & wait’ that is normally part of every Web page.  Just hover your mouse over the item and view product information without even having to visit the product details page.

Due to a difference in the product database, users are encouraged to re-register ONLY on the shopping website.  If you prefer that I just import your details send auction site username and request to: support _at_ avalon dot ph (anti-spam).   A new password will be e-mailed to you… however…

NEW user registrations (not through import) on the shopping site before 15 May 2008 will earn 100 bonus reward points.  This will be applied within 12-24 hours after you registration.

More details to follow!


New Titles Posted, 1 Apr 2008

Hi all,

Magic for Beginners

New titles posted. More to come mid-week.


The Queen’s Fool by Philippa Gregory
Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson (Hardbound)
Seekers of Dreams: Masterpieces of Fantasy
Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link (Highly Recommended)
Jim Morrison/Poems: The Lords and the New Creatures
Under My Roof by Nick Mamatas (Cult Writer)
Gift, The by Patrick O’Leary (Fantasy)
Travels by Michael Crichton (new cover)
Death of a Darklord (Ravenloft) by Laurell K. Hamilton
Twelve: of the Best Romanian Science-Fiction Stories
A Natural History of Love by Diane Ackerman
Henry Miller: Tropic Cancer/BlackSpring/Colossus… 3in1
It’s A Conspiracy! (Uncle John’s Reader Format)
Notebooks of Don Rigoberto, The by Mario Vargas Llosa
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse (used)
Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle
Mammoth Book of Short Erotic Novels
Traveler’s Tales Guides: A Woman’s World
The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton

Manga/ Comics:
Initial D, Vol. 8 & 13 (Manga Tokyopop)
Inu-Yasha, Vol. 8 (Viz Graphic Novel)
Inu-Yasha, Vol. 13 & 14 (Viz Graphic Novel)
Love Hina (Manga Tokyopop, Vol. 1 & 2)
xxxHolic, Vol. 1 & 2 (Manga Clamp)
Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle, Vol. 1 (Manga Clamp)
No Need for Tenchi! Vol. 1 (Viz Graphic Novel)
Tokyo Babylon, Vol. 1 (Manga Clamp)
Samurai Shodown (Viz Graphic Novel)
.hack // Legend of the Twilight (Manga Tokyopop Vol. 2)
A.I. Love You (Manga Tokyopop, Vol. 1 & 3)
First President of Japan, The (Vol. 1 & 4, Raijin G.N.)
Get Fuzzy 2: Fuzzy Logic by Darby Conley


New Titles Posted, 25 Mar 2008

Hi all,

Gates of Paradise

New books posted. A lot of fantasy/horror anthologies, and I strongly recommend Jonathan Carroll’s Bones at the Moon. He is one of the author you’ve probably never heard of that you may love. Happy book hunting!


RARE! Amber Room, The by Steve Berry (Author’s 1st/1st/1st)
Conquering Statistics: Numbers Without the Crunch
Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
Existentialism and Human Emotions by Jean-Paul Sartre
Esquire Presents: What It Feels Like…
Darwin: The Indelible Stamp (HB 4-in-1, Best of Darwin)
Vintage Bradbury, The by Ray Bradbury
Sociology of Religion, The by Max Weber
Misreadings by Umberto Eco
Off the Cuff: Essential Style (Carson Kressley, Queer Eye..)
Gates of Paradise, The: Anthology of Erotic Short Fiction
Bones of the Moon by Jonathan Carroll
Once and Future King, The by T.H. White
QPB Mammoth Book of Erotica (Edited by Maxim Jakubowski)
Fortress of Solitude, The by Jonathan Lethem
Mammoth Book of Best New Horror (2005, Brite Newman Tuttle)
Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women (Brite Lee Kiernan)
The Best American Poetry 1997 (James Tate Editor)
Ecstasy by Irvine Welsh (Author of Trainspotting)
Alternate Tyrants (Edited by Mike Resnick)
Aldous Huxley: Brave New World & Brave New World Revisited
Beauty: A Retelling by Robin McKinley
Golden Ratio, The: Story of Phi by Mario Livio
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, The by Douglas Adams
Flaubert’s Parrot by Julian Barnes
In the Hand of Dante by Nick Tosches
Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury (HB)
Simpsons: Holiday Humdinger (Comics TPB)
Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror: Fun-Filled Frightfest
Batman: Hush Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (Jim Lee, Jeph Loeb)
Batman: The Long Halloween TPB (Jeph Loeb, Tim Sale)