Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs, New York, will celebrate five years in business on August 5. Festivities will include a tote bag giveaway, a raffle, cake, and a champagne toast.
Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver, Colorado, announced that Bethany Strout, frontlist children’s book buyer, has been named the store’s new director of buying.
Bookie’s in Chicago has won Rare Bird Books and Book Passage’s “Through The Bookstore Window” display contest, in which stores were asked to create and send photos of displays featuring books about bookstores. Winners were announced on July 25. As part of its win, Bookie’s received a grand prize of $500.
Hoodline ranked the five best used bookstores in Seattle, Washington. Mercer Street Books and the Left Bank Book Collective made the list.
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