Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
Casa Camino Real Bookstore & Art Gallery in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is collecting new pajamas/piyamas in all sizes for adults and children as part of a Christmas Pajama-Rama giveaway for refugee families. Each pajama donation will be matched with books from the ongoing Libros Para El Viaje/Books for the Journey book drive.
The Raven Book Store and Our Daily Nada was featured in an article called “Amid Amazon Backlash, Kansas City Sees an Indie Bookstore Revival.”
Winchester Book Gallery was featured in an article on Virginia bookshops offering sprawling selections for Christmas gifts.
Bookmiser in Marietta, Georgia, was featured in the article “East Cobb bookstore’s longevity due to ‘reinventing yourself.’”
Main Street Books in Lafayette, Indiana, was featured in an article called “Small Business Saturday: Community Keeps Independent Lafayette Bookstore Afloat.”
News4 Jax published an article called “Independent Bookstores thriving nationwide despite years of setbacks.”
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