75 ABA Member Stores Open in 2017; 22 Sold to New Owners

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In 2017, the American Booksellers Association welcomed 75 new indie bookstores that opened for business in 33 states and the District of Columbia. The new stores include a feminist bookstore, a children’s bookstore, and 10 branches or satellites of existing businesses. In addition, 22 established ABA member stores were bought by new owners.

ABA Member Stores/Branches Opening in 2017

A Folded Corner
Heirlooms Antique Mall
1947 South Havana Street
Aurora, CO 80014
afoldedcorner.com

Argos Brewhouse & Bookseller
209 Oak Street
Sweetwater, TX 79556
(325) 933-4272
argos.pub

Austy’s
20 Public Square
Salem, IN 47167
(812) 404-4089
austys.com

Bards Alley
110 Church Street NW
Vienna, VA 22180
(571) 459-2653
bardsalley.com

Barn Owl Books
373 Main Street             
Quincy, CA 95971
(530) 283-2665
barnowlbookshop.com

The Barn Owl Books and Gifts
616 North 3rd Street, Suite 110
McCall, ID 83638
(208) 634-4440
thebarnowlmccall.com

Belmont Books
79 Leonard Street
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 932-1496
belmontbooks.com

The Bindery
1727 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 863-8688
booksmith.com/Bindery
(Branch location of The Booksmith)

Black Bird Bookstore
4033 Judah Street
San Francisco, CA 94122
(628) 256-0081
blackbirdbooksf.com

Bliss Books & Bindery
120 East 9th Avenue
Stillwater, OK 74074
(405) 332-5653
facebook.com/blissbooksandbindery

The Blytheville Book Company (formerly That Bookstore in Blytheville; new store owned by Andrew and Erin Carrington)
316 West Main Street
Blytheville, AR 72315
(870) 763-3333
blythevillebookcompany.com

Book and Puppet Company
466 Northampton Street
Easton, PA 18042
(484) 541-5379
bookandpuppet.com

The Book Catapult (formerly West Grove Collective; new store owned by Seth Marko and Jen Powell)
3010 Juniper Street, Suite B
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 795-3780
thebookcatapult.com

The Book Cellar
801 Lake Avenue
Lake Worth, FL 33460
(561) 452-5456
bookcellarlw.com

Book Culture
26-09 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
bookculture.com
(Branch location)

Book No Further
16 Church Avenue SW
Roanoke, VA 24011
(540) 206-2505
booknofurther.com

Book Passage Sausalito
100 Bay Street
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415) 339-1300
bookpassage.com
(Branch location)

Book Suey
10345 Joseph Campau Avenue
Hamtramck, MI 48212
(313) 398-2017
booksuey.com

Bookbinders Basalt
760 East Valley Road, Suite C-122
Basalt, CO 81621
(970) 279-5040
bookbindersbasalt.com

Bookburgh Books
60 Smithfield Boulevard
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
(518) 565-0681
facebook.com/BookburghBooks

Bookmarks
634 West 4th Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(336) 747-1471
bookmarksnc.org

Books & Books, Suniland Shops
11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156
(786) 552-3290
booksandbooks.com
(Branch location)

Books Are Magic
225 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
(718) 246-BOOK
booksaremagic.net

Books of Wonder
217 West 84th Street
New York, NY 10024
booksofwonder.com
(Branch location)

Books on B
1014 B Street
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 538-3943
booksonb.com

Brick & Mortar Books
7430 164th Avenue NE, Suite B105
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 869-0606
brickandmortarbooks.com

Brier Books
319 South Ashland Avenue, Suite 100
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 523-6404
brierbooks.com

Bright Leaf Books
227 West 5th Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(336) 701-0765
brightleafbookshop.com

Bright Side Bookshop (formerly Barefoot Cowgirl Books; new store owned by Annette Avery and Lisa Lamberson)
18 North San Francisco Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
(928) 440-5041
brightsidebookshop.com

Cafe Con Libros
724 Prospect Place
Brooklyn, NY 11216
cafeconlibrosbk.com

Card Carrying Books & Gifts
15 East Market Street, Suite 102
Corning, NY 14830
(607) 684-6114
cardcarryingshop.com

City of Asylum Bookstore
40 West North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 435-1112
cityofasylumbooks.org

Creating Conversations
2850 Artesia Boulevard, #101
Redondo Beach CA 90278
(310) 542-6010 
creatingconversations.indielite.org
(Branch location of Mysterious Galaxy)

Duende District       
Washington, DC
duendedistrict.com
(Pop-up bookstore)

Dundee Book Company 
Omaha, NE
dundeebook.co
(Mobile bookstore)

East Bay Booksellers
5433 College Avenue
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 653-9965
ebbooksellers.com

Enchanted Passage
145 Armsby Road
Sutton, MA 01590
(508) 841-5437
enchantedpassage.com

Fine Print Booksellers
Port Walk in Dock Square
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-9989
fineprintbooksellers.com

The First Chapter
45 Main Street
Leominster, MA 01453
(774) 312-3851
thefirstchapterma.org

InkLink Books
2890 Main Street
East Troy, WI 53120
(262) 642-9607
facebook.com/inklinkbooks

Interabang Books
10720 Preston Road, Suite 1009B
Dallas, TX 75240
(214) 484-4289
interabangbooks.com

Just One More Page
25 East Tioga Street
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
(570) 836-4438
facebook.com/justonemorepagebooks

Kew & Willow Books
81-63 Lefferts Boulevard
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
(347) 409-2284
thequeensbookshop.com

Lahaska Bookshop
Peddler’s Village
162A Route 263
Lahaska, PA 18931
(267) 544-5131
doylestownbookshop.com
(Branch location)

Libelula Books
Waterloo, IA
(319) 486-3375
libelulabooks.com
(Online only / pop-up)

The Literary
34 Pleasant Street
Morrisville, VT 05561
(802) 888-5763
facebook.com/The-Literary-301038283729633

The Little Boho Bookshop
164A Broadway
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(201) 258-4499
facebook.com/thelittlebohobookshop

Magic City Books
221 East Archer Street
Tulsa, OK 74103
(918) 602-4452
magiccitybooks.com

MahoganyBooks
1231 Good Hope Road SE
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 844-2062
mahoganybooks.com

Neighborhood Reads
401 Lafayette Street
Washington, MO 63090
(636) 390-9673
neighborhoodreads.com

North Bank Books
66 SW Russell Avenue
Stevenson, WA 98648
(509) 219-0602
northbankbooks.com

Novel.
387 Perkins Extension
Memphis, TN 38117
(901) 922-5526
novelmemphis.com

Page 1 Books
Evanston, IL
page1books.com
(Subscription service)

Parnassus Books at Nashville International Airport
One Terminal Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
parnassusbooks.net
(Airport location)

Politics & Prose at the Wharf
70 District Square SW
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 488-3867
politics-prose.com
(Branch location)

The Published Page
10 East Chambers Street
Cleburne, TX 76031
(817) 349-6366
publishedpage.com

Read With Me
111 East Hargett Street, Suite 110
Raleigh, NC 27601
readwithme.us

Rebel Heart Books
157 West California Street
Jacksonville, OR 97530
(541) 702-2665
rebelheartbooks.com

Riffraff
60 Valley Street, 107A
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 421-4371
riffraffpvd.com

Riverstone Books
8850 Covenant Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
(412) 366-1001
riverstonebookstore.com

Rough Draft
82 John Street
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 802-0027
roughdraftny.com

Second Flight Books
2200 Elmwood Avenue, Suite D-7
Lafayette, IN 47904
(765) 250-3368
secondflightbooks.com

Sententia Vera Bookshop
4002 East Highway 290
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
(512) 633-4327
sententiavera.com

Smarty Pants Findlay
219 Broadway
Findlay, OH 45840
(419) 425-3276
facebook.com/smartypantsfindlay

Stirling Books & Brew
119 North Superior Street
Albion, MI 49224
(517) 629-7560
stirlingbooks.com

The Treehouse Reading and Arts Center
587 Main Street, Suite 304
New York Mills, NY 13417
(315) 765-6262
facebook.com/treehousereadingandarts

Two Dollar Radio
1124 Parsons Avenue
Columbus, OH 43206
(614) 725-1505
twodollarradiohq.com

Uncle Bobbie’s Books and Coffee
5445 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 403-7058
unclebobbies.com

Violet Valley Bookstore
303 North Main Street
Water Valley, MS 38965
(662) 506-2750
facebook.com/violetvalleybooks

Walls of Books
4508 Armour Road
Columbus, GA 31904
(706) 993-2400
facebook.com/wobcolumbus
(Branch location)

Wesleyan R.J. Julia Bookstore
413 Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 685-3939
wesleyanrjjulia.com
(Branch location)

Wheatberry Books
41 South Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601
(740) 771-3369
wheatberrybooks.com

Whitelam Books
610 Main Street             
Reading, MA 01867
(781) 779-1833
whitelambooks.com

Word After Word Books
10118 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 536-5099
wordafterwordbooks.com

Zenith Bookstore
318 North Central Avenue
Duluth, MN 55807
(218) 606-1777
zenithbookstore.com

New Owners of Existing Stores

Auntie’s Bookstore
New owner: John Waite
402 West Main Avenue
Spokane, WA 99201
(509) 838-0206
auntiesbooks.com

Blue Hill Books
New owner: Samantha Haskell
26 Pleasant Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614
(207) 374-5632
bluehillbooks.com

The Book Rack
New Owner: Scott Hughes
8315 Beechmont Avenue, Suite 23
Cincinnati, OH 45255
(513) 474-1337

The Book Review
New owner: Clare Lygo
Falmouth Shopping Center
251 U.S. Route 1
Falmouth, ME 04105
(207) 781-4808
bookreviewmaine.com

Breakwater Books
New owner: Liza Fixx
81 Whitfield Street
Guilford, CT 06437
(203) 453-4141
breakwaterbooks.net

The Briar Patch
New Owner: Gibran Graham
27 Central Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 941-0255 
facebook.com/BriarPatchBooks

Cover to Cover Books for Young Readers
New owner: Melia Wolf
2116 Arlington Avenue
Columbus, OH 43221
(614) 263-1624
covertocoverchildrensbooks.com

Dunaway Books 
New owners: Claudia Brodie and Kevin Twellman
3111 South Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63118
(314) 771-7150
dunawaybooks.com

Innisfree Bookshop
New owner: Casey Gerken
312 Daniel Webster Highway, Suite 116
Meredith, NH 03253
(603) 279-3905
facebook.com/Innisfreebookshop

Jackson Hole Book Trader
New owner: Susie Temple
Powderhorn Mall
970 West Broadway, Suite A
Jackson, WY 83001
(307) 734-6001
jhbooktrader.com

Lorelei Books
New owner: Kelle Barfield
1103 Washington Street
Vicksburg, MS 39183
(601) 634-8624
loreleibooks.com

MacIntosh Books and Paper
New owner: Rebecca Binkowski
2330 Palm Ridge Road
Sanibel, FL 33957
(239) 472-1447
macintoshbooks.com

New Dominion Bookshop
New owner: Julia McCrea Kudravetz
404 East Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 295-2552
ndbookshop.com

Otto Bookstore
New owners: Kathryn Nassberg and Isak Sidenbladh
107 West 4th Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 326-5764
ottobookstore.com

Point Reyes Books
New owners: Molly Parent and Stephen Sparks
11315 State Route 1
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
(415) 663-1542
ptreyesbooks.com

The Raven Book Store
New owner: Danny Caine
6 East 7th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
(785) 749-3300
ravenbookstore.com

Tattered Cover Book Store
New owners: Len Vlahos and Kristen Gilligan
2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80206
1628 16th Street, Denver, CO 80202
7301 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80120
1701 Wynkoop Street, Denver, CO 80202
Locations at Denver International Airport on Concourses A, B, and C
(800) 833-9327
tatteredcover.com

Title Wave Books
New owner: Angela Libal
1360 West Northern Lights Boulevard
Anchorage, AK 99503
(907) 278-9283
wavebooks.com

The Yankee Bookshop
New owners: Michael DeSanto, Renee Reiner, Kari Meutsch, and Kristian Preylowski
12 Central Street
Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-2411
yankeebookshop.com

Village Books
New owners: Kelly Evert, Sarah Hutton, and Paul Hanson
1200 11th Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 671-2626
villagebooks.com

Winston Smith Books
New owner: Glen Sewell
933 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
(530) 823-5940
winstonsmithbooks.com

WordsWorth Books & Co.
New owners: Lia Lent and Tom McGowan
5920 R Street
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 663-9198
facebook.com/wordswortharbooks


If your store opened in 2017 or you became the new owner of an existing ABA member store and we did not include you on this list, please let us know. We’ll be happy to update this list and our records.