New Booksellers

02 Jun

Around Indies

Bright Side Bookshop opens; Politics and Prose plans second location; The Book Corner, BookTowne, and BookBar celebrate anniversaries; New owners for Otto’s

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24 May

Around Indies

Her Bookshop on the move; Wesleyan University bookstore opens; River Lights Bookstore to mark 10 years; Bartleby’s Books debuts anti-hate banner; Carol Spurling joins local chamber of commerce board

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18 May

Interabang Books to Open in Dallas in July

Interabang Books, a full-service, independent bookstore with more than 12,000 titles and a special focus on fiction, children’s books, and creative nonfiction, is scheduled to open in Dallas this July.

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17 May

Around Indies

Brick & Mortar Books to open in Washington; New owner for Winston Smith Books; McLean & Eakin, Broadway Books to mark 25 years; Queens Bookshop Initiative lands storefront; New staff at Kramerbooks, [words] Bookstore

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10 May

Around Indies

Bookbinders Basalt to open in Colorado; Book Culture to open branch in Queens; NewSouth Bookstore to expand; Country Bookshelf marks 60 years; Indie bookstore documentary features Learned Owl; Maria’s Independent Bookstore Day festivities highlighted; Betsy Burton of The King’s English pens op-ed

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09 May

New Nonprofit Bookstore Employs Workers With Disabilities

John Horgan and Jim Ingalls are the co-founders of The First Chapter, a nonprofit bookstore in Leominster, Massachusetts, that employs people with disabilities to teach them vocational skills.

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03 May

Around Indies

Books Are Magic opens in Brooklyn; Bookmarks breaks ground on storefront; Tribeca GalleryCafé & Books to open second location; Saturn Booksellers on the move; BookPeople of Moscow, Gibson’s Bookstore named “Best Of”; Bookie’s Paperbacks raises funds for accessible bathrooms

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26 Apr

Around Indies

Flashlight Books to open in California; Brazos Bookstore announces plans for Summer of Jane Austen; Politics & Prose co-owner Lissa Muscatine to publish Hillaryland

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20 Apr

January–March 2017: ABA Member Stores Opening/Sold

The first quarter of 2017 saw six ABA member store openings and six sales of existing businesses to new owners.

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19 Apr

Around Indies

Serendipity Books in the works for Connecticut; Saturn Booksellers, Tribeca GalleryCafe, East City Bookshop to celebrate birthdays; Firefly Books relocates; Content Bookstore, Bookie’s Paperbacks to grow; G.J. Ford Bookshop lands role in film

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12 Apr

Around Indies

Duende District Bookstore coming to Washington, D.C.; Read With Me opens in Raleigh; New owners for Lorelei Books, Blue Hill Books; Phoenix Books launches self-publishing division

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05 Apr

BTW News Briefs

Prospective booksellers complete Paz “boot camp”; NAIBA to offer IBD grants; BolognaFiere to launch copyright/licensing show in NYC; PW Star Watch seeks nominations; Isla Fisher added to BookExpo Children’s Breakfast; HarperCollins launches anniversary projects; Bookmasters adds three publishers; May Buzz Books Monthly; Winners (NCIBA Book, Walt Whitman awards), Baileys Prize shortlist announced

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22 Mar

Around Indies

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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15 Mar

Around Indies

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

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01 Mar

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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