Around Indies

    Opening receptions for Finley’s Fiction, That Book Store, and The Brain Lair; New owners for Canterbury Book Store; Bards Alley celebrates first year; Books & Books event features indie publishers; Scout & Morgan celebrates Find Waldo Local; and more.

    Dundee Book Company: A Year on the Road in Omaha

    Ted Wheeler shared the ways that Dundee Book Company, a mobile bookstore cart he owns with his wife, Nicole Wheeler, is impacting his neighborhood in Omaha. 

    Around Indies

    That Book Store to open in Connecticut; Skylark Bookshop to open in Missouri; Bookbrokers & Kramer’s Café opens in Michigan; Haunted Bookshop, Sly Fox, Zenith, and Bookmarks celebrate anniversaries; local news profiles indies across the country; and more.

    Bookstore Owner Authors “The Leopold and Loeb Files”

    In the forthcoming The Leopold and Loeb Files: An Intimate Look at One of America’s Most Infamous Crimes, Bookends & Beginnings’ Nina Barrett offers an analysis of primary sources from the 1924 murder case.

    Around Indies

    Biblio-Tech Café opens; Split Rock Books owners talk about the experience of opening a bookstore; Carmichael’s expands; Riffraff’s bookstore/bar business model featured; DIESEL co-owner shares summer reading picks with All Things Considered; The Book Stall launches comedy series

    As Wildfires Rage Nearby, Maria’s Bookshop Pulls Together With Community

    As a wildfire sweeps through southwestern Colorado, Maria’s Bookshop and Durango’s downtown business district have been receiving public and media support, including a visit from Gov. John Hickenlooper.

    Next Issue of BTW to Arrive July 11

    Due to the Fourth of July holiday, Bookselling This Week will be on hiatus next week.

    Around Indies

    The Lev pops up in L.A.; Poetic Justice Books & Arts opens in Florida; Briars & Brambles to open in New York; A New Chapter opens in West Virginia; Solid State, Storybrooke Café, Let’s Play Books grow offerings; Winchester Book Gallery on the move; Violet Valley serves as “a beacon of hope and pride and love”; Staff changes at {pages}; Quail Ridge Books wins local awards; Downtown Books finds success with nonprofit partnerships; Local news profiles Klindt’s

    Around Indies

    New branches for Books & Books, Page 158, Hudson Group; Narrow Gauge nears opening; A Room of One’s Own to change hands; Mitchell’s Book Corner, Neighborhood Reads mark anniversaries; Byrd’s Books on the move; The Bookery named best of New Hampshire; Local news looks at indie bookstores in D.C., Salt Lake City, Chicago, and more

    June 19 Opening Scheduled for Politics and Prose’s Union Market Store

    Politics and Prose’s second branch location is slated to open June 19 in Washington, D.C.’s Union Market district. The store opened its first branch at The Wharf last fall and expanded its flagship store this year.

    Celebrating Pride at Indie Bookstores

    Indie booksellers are breaking out the rainbows to mark Pride Month. Here are just a few of the many snapshots of displays and events shared by booksellers on social media.

    BTW to Arrive Next Thursday From Children’s Institute

    The next issue of Bookselling This Week will arrive in inboxes on Thursday, June 21, with reports and photos from the sixth ABC Children’s Institute.

    Around Indies

    Bay Books holds grand opening; Adventure Bound Books sets opening date; Hooked on Books to mark 20 years; Local TV station profiles Union Ave Books; Booksellers appear on Westworld TV show and Retail Gets Real podcast; Bookmarks names employee of the quarter

    A Roundup of Results From BTW’s One Second Survey

    Over the last several months, hundreds of readers have responded to Bookselling This Week’s one second survey. Here’s a snapshot of what you had to say about the random things we asked.

    Around Indies

    Lark & Owl to open in Texas; Booked to open in Illinois; Books Inc. opens new California store; Anniversaries celebrated at Prairie Lights, Doylestown Bookshop, BookBar; MahoganyBooks, Cafe con Libros, Book Larder featured in national publications; Staff changes at BookPeople, R.J. Julia; The Bookstore at Fitger’s, Rediscovered Books take home awards


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