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If you're going to buy a copy of Twilight at any local Barnes & Noble, make it the one on Sixth Avenue and 8th Street in Greenwich Village. That's where massage therapist Kimbra Hickey likes to hang out near the register, informing people that those are her hands holding the apple on the cover. Crazy? Sure, but if you were on the cover of a runaway bestseller, wouldn't you want people to know? [NYP]