Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
DIESEL: A Bookstore in San Diego, California, held a soft opening for its Del Mar Highlands Town Center location on Halloween.
Cupboard Maker Books in Enola, Pennsylvania, will open a pop-up location in Lower Paxton Township for the holiday season.
Interabang Books in Dallas, Texas, will reopen in mid-November in a new location after being closed due to storm damage.
Lake Forest Book Store in Lake Forest, Illinois, celebrated 70 years in October.
Second Star to the Right in Denver, Colorado, celebrated its fifth birthday over the weekend with book giveaways, a sale, crafts, and cake.
Half Price Books in Dallas, Texas, donated more than 2.500 to students at schools in the city that are closed indefinitely due to the tornado that happened two weeks ago.
Bookie’s Bookstore in Chicago, Illinois, was featured in an article called “Owner of Bookie’s Bookstore in Homewood shares his story and his Top 10 reads.”
Nowhere Bookshop in San Antonio, Texas, was featured in an article called “San Antonio author Jenny Lawson of TheBloggess.com prepares to open a new independent bookstore.”
Whistlestop Bookshop in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was featured in an article called “A leaking roof and ruined books led to a flood of orders and tidal wave of customers for this bookstore.”
Scattered Books in Chappaqua, New York, was featured in an article called “Bill Clinton Meets ‘CIA Whistleblower’ on Halloween at New York Bookstore.”
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