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    Books Are Magic sets tentative opening date; Book Culture to celebrate 20 years; Staff changes at This House of Books; Talking Leaves to consolidate stores

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    WORD to open children’s bookstore; Wesleyan University bookstore to feature café; Breakwater Books, Secret Garden plan anniversary celebrations 

    Noelle Santos’ Lit. Bar Hits $100,000 Fundraising Goal

    Noelle Santos’s Indiegogo campaign has surpassed its $100,000 fundraising goal to open The Lit. Bar, a bookstore/wine bar in the South Bronx.

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    Books Inc. to open new branch; Books Are Magic secures location; Second Flight Books opens in Indiana; Main Street Books to celebrate 20 years; Square Books’ Richard Howorth to serve as chair of TVA board

    Noelle Santos’ Lit. Bar Gathers Momentum for a Summer Opening

    Noelle Santos, an HR professional with a love of literature, is just a few steps away from signing a lease for The Lit. Bar, a bookstore/wine bar, in her native South Bronx. 

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    Word After Word to celebrate grand opening; Zenith Bookstore to open this summer; Vermont’s Yankee Bookshop joins Phoenix Books family; Browseabout Books partners with local bookmobile

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    Book Passage opens branch in Sausalito; Bards Alley to open in Virginia; The Last Bookstore owners buy The Bookmark; The Bookworm of Edwards to celebrate 20 years; Bookstore1Sarasota on the move

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    Enchanted Passage opens in Massachusetts; Paul Ingram retires from Prairie Lights; Lucy’s Books named readers’ choice; The Red Door on the move

    87 ABA Member Stores Open in 2016; 15 Sold to New Owners

    In 2016, ABA welcomed 87 new indie bookstores that opened for business in 32 states and the District of Columbia, a 42.6 percent increase over the number of store openings in 2015.

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    East End Books Ptown opens; Neighborhood Reads to open in Missouri; Blue Manatee expanding; Joe’s Place relocating; The Lit. Bar launches fundraiser

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    BookBar to launch Mavis the Magical Bookmobile; Interabang Books coming to Dallas; Read With Me to open in Raleigh

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    City of Asylum bookstore to open January 14; Bookmarks signs lease, plans partnership with local brewery; East Bay Booksellers nears fundraising goal; East City Bookshop to host industry meetup following January 21 March on Washington

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    Ernest & Hadley opens for business; McNally Jackson opens second Goods for the Study; Greenlight sets grand opening for second location; Charis Books moving to Decatur; The Lit. Bar top vendor at holiday market; Strand Book Store hosts Bernie Sanders; McIntyre’s Books raises donations for schoolchildren

    Magic City Books to Open in Tulsa in Early 2017

    Magic City Books, a project of the nonprofit Tulsa Literary Coalition, will offer a curated book collection as well as author appearances, panel discussions, and writing workshops.

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    Gramercy Books opens in Columbus, Ohio; Byrd’s Books celebrates fifth anniversary; Chapter One invites customers to follow the sheep trail; Anderson’s Bookshop hosts 11 authors for NapervilleREADS; Phoenix Books’ partners with Vermont Foodbank

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