Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
Read Books is scheduled to open in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
A development plan in San Dimas, California, includes a new Vroman’s location.
Bookish: An Indie Shop for Folks Who Read in Fort Smith, Arkansas, has partnered with its regional council for a book drive.
For Keeps Books in Atlanta, Georgia, was featured in the article “Atlanta bookstore, For Keeps, offers classic and rare black author titles.”
Covered Treasures in Monument, Colorado, was highlighted in the article “Independent bookstores adapt, survive the e-reader.”
Porter Square Books in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was featured in an article called “Fight Evil, Read Lots, Build Community and Support Your Local Bookstore.”
The article “San Francisco’s 49-Year-Old Russian Bookstore Opens a Progressive New Chapter” talked about Globus Books in San Francisco, California.
Bluebird Books in Hutchinson, Kansas, was featured in an article called “Local flavor: Bluebird Books champions local focus in, around business.”
Sean Doolittle of the Washington Nationals, who has been a vocal fan of indie bookstores, was spotted at Capitol Hill Books in Washington, D.C., last Saturday, where he was mistaken for a staff member.
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