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

Village Books will open in the Woodlands, Texas, this April.

TidePool Press will open TidePool BookShop in Worcester, Massachusetts, this March. 

The Oxford Comma Bookstore in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, plans to host a grand opening celebration in early March

Revolution Books in Berkeley, California, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this week.

Silver Unicorn Bookstore in Acton, Massachusetts, has been named the 2020 Retailer of the Year by the Middlesex West Chamber of Commerce

Todd Ketcham, manager at the Book Cellar in Lake Worth, Florida, received the Nancy Olson Bookseller Award.

The Seattle Review of Books spoke with Jessica Hurst, the new owner of Mercer Street Books in Seattle, Washington. 

Julia Fleischaker of Greedy Reads in Baltimore, Maryland, was profiled by Baltimore Magazine.

Mitchell Kaplan, owner of Florida’s Books & Books, was inducted into the Miami-Dade County Public Schools Alumni Hall of Fame

Midtown Reader in Tallahassee, Florida, released a promotional video in collaboration with Copeland Productions

Old Town Books in San Angelo, Texas, was featured in an article called “Children learn ‘Music in Literature’ at local bookstore.”

The Phoenix Bookstore in Laredo, Texas, is inviting its community to an adult coloring session.

A Drag Queen Story Time at Main Street Books in Lafayette, Indiana, was covered by WLFI.

As part of the Melbourne Booksellers in Residence program, Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park, Washington, will host a bookseller from Readings in Melbourne, Australia. 

Member store Our Daily Nada in Kansas City, Missouri, was mentioned in an article called “The Surprising Rise of Local Bookshops Creates New Communities.” 

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