July–September 2018: ABA Members Opening/Sold

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The third quarter of 2018 saw 25 ABA member store openings and 6 sales of existing businesses to new owners. Among the openings are a children’s bookstore with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion, a book and tea shop, and new branches of established bookstores.

NEW STORES

Aeon Bookstore
151 E. Broadway
New York, NY 10002
facebook.com/AeonBookstore
(917) 675-7253

Bogan Books
130 West Main Street
Fort Kent, ME 04743
facebook.com/boganbooks
boganbooks@gmail.com

The Book Bungalow
94 W. Tabernacle Street
St. George, UT 84770
thebookbungalow.indiecommerce.com
(509) 845-3727

Booked
506 Main Street
Evanston, IL 60202
bookedevanston.com
(847) 701-5707

Bookie’s
2015 Ridge Road
Homewood, IL 60430
bookiesbookstores.com
(708) 377-0789
(Branch location)

Bookish: An Indie Shop for Folks Who Read
115 N. 10th Street, Suite H-119-C
Fort Smith, AR 72901
bookishfs.com
(479) 434-2917

The Brain Lair 
714 E. Jefferson Boulevard
South Bend, IN 46617
brainlairbooks.com
(574) 400-5572

Briars and Brambles Books     
Alpine Garden Village   
61 Route 296
Windham, NY 12496
briarsandbramblesbooks.com
(518) 750-8599

Bronx River Books  
37 Spencer Place
Scarsdale, NY 10583
bronxriverbooks.com
(914) 420-6396

Caprichos Books
Armory Marketplace
37 N. Main Street, Suite 102
Bel Air, MD 21014
caprichosbooks.com
(410) 929-6081

Element of Fun Book & Toys 
274 N. Goodman Street, Suite D104
Rochester, NY 14607
elementoffunbooks.com
(585) 362-3058

Epilogue Books 
10 E. Bridge Street
Rockford, MI 49341
facebook.com/epiloguebooks
(616) 884-0933

House of Books and Games
1073 Palisado Avenue
Windsor, CT 06095
houseofbooksandgames.com
(860) 219-0393

Itinerant Literate Books
4824 Chateau Avenue
N. Charleston, SC 29405
itinerantliteratebooks.com
(843) 225-6569

Johns Creek Books and Gifts  
6000 Medlock Bridge Road, Suite B500
Johns Creek, GA 30022
johnscreekbooks.com
(770) 696-9999

Leaves Book & Tea Shop 
Dickson-Jenkins Lofts and Plaza
120 St. Louise Avenue, #101
Fort Worth, TX 76104
leavesbookandteashop.com
(682) 233-4832

Muddy Water Bookstore
120 E. Washington Avenue
Navasota, TX 77868
facebook.com/muddywaterbooks
(936) 900-4662

Narrow Gauge Book Cooperative
602 Main Street
Alamosa, CO 81101
narrowgaugebooks.com
(719) 589-3464

Our Daily Nada  
304 Delaware Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
ourdailynada.com
(816) 982-9230

Page 158 Books  
21 N. Main Street
Wendell, NC 27591
page158books.com
(919) 374-3273
(Branch location)

Prairie Path Book Annex  
102 N. Hale Street
Wheaton, IL 60187
prairiepathbooks.com/the-annex-2
(630) 949-8151
(Branch location)

Skylark Bookshop  
20 S. 9th Street
Columbia, MO 65201
skylarkbookshop.com
(573) 777-6990

Sleepy Cat Books
2509 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
sleepycatbooks.com
(925) 258-9076

That Book Store
446 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT 06109
thatbookstore.com
(860) 529-5500

White Paw Books and Curiosities
604 S. Main Street
Newark, NY 14513
whitepawbookscuriosities.wordpress.com
(315) 690-4917

 

NEW OWNERS

The Bookman
715 Washington Avenue
Grand Haven, MI 49417
bookmanbookstore.com
(616) 846-3520
New Owners: Sharon and Dick Tanis, Diane Steggerda, and Alexa McGuinness

Capitol Hill Books
657 C. Street SE
Washington, DC 20003
capitolhillbooks-dc.com
(202) 544-1621
New Owners: Aaron Beckwith, Matt Wixon, Kyle Burk, and Shantanu Malkar

The Inner Geek (formerly Empire Books & News)
30 Pullman Square
Huntington, WV 25701
empirebooksandnews.com
(304) 529-7323
New Owners: Jarrod and Jaime Greer

The Lift 
365 W. 19th Street
Houston, TX 77008
thelifton19th.com
(713) 868-5438
New owner: Kelly Contello

Montana Book & Toy Co.
331 N. Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59601
mtbookco.com
(406) 443-0260
New Owner: Chelsia Rice

Mystery Lovers Bookshop
514 Allegheny River Boulevard
Oakmont, PA 15139
mysterylovers.com
(412) 828-4877
New Owners: Tara Goldberg-DeLeo and Kristy Bodnar

To report a bookstore opening or sale, drop us a quick e-mail and we’ll include it in our next update.