- By Emily Behnke
Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
At Loyalty Bookstore in Washington, D.C., neighboring restaurant and bar Petworth Citizen is closing and its space is merging with the bookstore, with the end goal of integrating the bookstore, bar, and restaurant.
Black Dog Books in Newton, New Jersey, is relocating to Lafayette, New Jersey, in February.
Booked in Evanston, Illinois, has welcomed Rachel Round as a co-owner.
University Book Store in Seattle, Washington, is celebrating 120 years.
The Bookshop of Beverly Farms in Beverly, Massachusetts, was featured in an article called “Turning the Page.”
Story on the Square in McDonough, Georgia, is “bringing top-notch authors and books” to the city.
Book + Bottle in St. Petersburg, Florida, “seeks to revive the ‘human element’ of shopping local.”
The Seattle Times said the city’s Madison Books has “forged an essential role in one of Seattle’s oldest communities.”
Seminary Co-op Bookstore in Chicago, Illinois, was featured in an article called “This store formally declares what it’s actually been for years: A nonprofit.”
Between the Covers in Harbor Springs, Michigan, donated 261 books to Wolverine School District students.
One More Page Books in Arlington, Virginia, announced the author lineup for the NoVaTEEN Book Festival.
Peter Asher, author of The Beatles From A to Zed (Henry Holt and Co.) appeared at Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville, Illinois.
One More Page Books, Bards Alley, and Old Town Books were featured on a list of the best bookstores in Northern Virginia.
The Last Bookstore, Hennessey & Ingalls, Skylight Books, Children’s Book World, and Book Soup were featured on a list of the top bookstores in Los Angeles.
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