Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
Silver Unicorn Bookstore in Acton, Massachusetts, will host a pop-up bookstore focused exclusively on romance books at Bow Market in Somerville. The shop, to be called A Whirlwind Romance, will be open February 12–18.
Women and Children First in Chicago, Illinois, is celebrating its 40th anniversary all year with a variety of events, and customers are invited to share their favorite memories of the store on social media.
Powell’s Books was featured by VOA News in a story titled “Massive Bookstore in Portland Thrives in Age of E-Books.”
From My Shelf Books & Gifts co-owner Kevin Coolidge will have two of his picture books, Hobo Finds A Home and Molly, the Dog with Diabetes, featured in the Marantz Picturebook Collection for the Study of Picturebook Art in the Reinberger Children’s Library Center at Kent State University.
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