Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
Former Briggs Carriage Bookstore co-owner Barbara Ebling and Phoenix Books owner Mike DeSanto have opened The Bookstore in Brandon, Vermont.
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.”
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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