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Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:

Thank You Books in Birmingham, Alabama, is now open.

Former Briggs Carriage Bookstore co-owner Barbara Ebling and Phoenix Books owner Mike DeSanto have opened The Bookstore in Brandon, Vermont.

In Hoboken, New Jersey, Little City Books has announced it will open a second location in January.

Washington, D.C.’s Loyalty Bookstore has signed a three-year lease to open a second location, in Silver Spring, Maryland.

McNally Jackson will open a new location in City Point in Brooklyn, New York.

Book ‘n’ Brush in Chehalis, Washington, is marking 50 years in business.

South Main Book Co. in Salisbury, North Carolina, is now under the ownership of Alissa Redmond.

Flo Grosskurth and Chris Saccheri, the new owners of Linden Tree Books in Los Altos, California, are aiming to turn their store into a community hub.

Still North Books & Bar in Hanover, New Hampshire, which hosted its soft opening last week, was featured in an article called “Bottom Line: Hanover shop has open books; soon it’ll feature open bottles.”

BookGive, the nonprofit arm of BookBar in Denver, Colorado, has announced the hiring of an executive director, Melissa Monforti, and appointments to the founding board of directors; BookBar owner Nicole Sullivan has been named president of the board.

The Curious Reader in Glen Rock, New Jersey, was featured in an article called “Glen Rock’s Book Store Evidence of Small Town Retail Resurgence.”

In Easthampton, Massachusetts, Book Moon owner Kelly Link was featured in a Q&A with Poets & Writers.

This House of Books in Billings, Montana, was featured in an article called “Billings Shoppers buy local at This House of Books 2nd annual craft fair.”

Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tennessee, was featured in the news segment “Nashville Bookstore Vows to Defend Its Turf as Amazon Opens Across The Street.”

Seattle member stores named their bestselling titles of 2019.

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