09 Apr

Planning a Secure Drag Story Time Event

In the current climate, drag story time events are powerful statements of inclusion. They also entail risk of online harassment, confrontational protests, and even bomb threats. Here are some things to consider when planning a drag story event in your store.

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05 Apr

Free Expression Friday: Second Star to the Right

Dea Lavoie is the owner of Second Star to the Right Books in Denver, CO and a founder of the nonprofit book access organization Books to Kids. Sophie Nogar is the Store Manager and Event Coordinator for Second Star and an organizer of the Gay It Forward program, among many others.

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03 Apr

The May 2024 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 25 Indie Next List and 6 Now in Paperback picks on the May 2024 Indie Next List flier.

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03 Apr

The Indie Personal Finance Bestseller List

Here is the Indie Personal Finance Bestseller List, based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending March 31, 2024. 

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29 Mar

Free Expression Friday: Florida Freedom to Read Project (Raegan Miller)

Raegan Miller is the Director of Finance and Development at the Florida Freedom to Read Project and a Florida parent.

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