Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
Paper Boat Booksellers in Seattle, Washington, will hold its grand opening on Saturday, October 5.
Little City Books in Hoboken, New Jersey, will open a second location in November.
Completely Booked in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, opened on September 21 with a Downton Abbey movie celebration.
The Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council has named Derrick and Ramunda Young, co-founders/owners of Washington, D.C.’s MahoganyBooks, among its 2019 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprises.
Bookmarks in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, named author Charlie Lovett the winner of the 2019 Bookmarks Literary Achievement Award.
Read With Me, A Children’s Book & Art Shop in Raleigh, North Carolina, is partnering with the nonprofit play space and art studio Kid Lab.
New York City indies Book Culture, McNally Jackson, and Shakespeare & Co. were featured in an article called “Once seen as a dying business, city bookstores are gaining ground.” The Jewish Voice also wrote about the topic.
Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tennessee, was featured in an article on “What Happens When Amazon Opens Across The Street? A Nashville Bookstore Will Soon Find Out.”
Octavia Books in New Orleans, Louisiana, was featured in an article on “How Octavia Books Keeps Pages Turning During Digital Age.”
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