Around Indies [5]

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

Mil Mundos Books [7] in Brooklyn, New York, is now open [8].

The Open Book [9] in Warrenton, Virginia, will hold its grand opening [10] on March 22. During its soft opening on March 16, reported [11] that the store opened “to a crush of customers.”

Lark & Owl Booksellers [12] is coming soon [13] to Georgetown, Texas.

The newly renovated Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse [14] in Santa Fe, New Mexico, will fully reopen [15] on Saturday, March 23.

Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore [16] will move to a retail space [17] in the Delray Beach Public Library building.

Bookbub [18] listed Bethany Beach Books [19] as Delaware’s top bookstore [20].

Fables and Fairy Tales [21] in Martinsville, Indiana, was named Martinsville’s Business of the Year [22]. [23] profiled Raven Book Store [24] owner Danny Caine in an article titled, “Stocking shelves extra sweet for Lawrence bookstore owner releasing first book [25].” Caine will also talk to emerging authors on High Plains Public Radio [26] every Friday from March 15 through April 5.

Kathy Burnette, owner of The Brain Lair [27] in South Bend, Indiana, hosted an event [28] with South Bend presidential hopeful and Mayor Pete Buttigieg to discuss his memoir Shortest Way Home (Liveright). [29] called Bluestockings Books [30] a “safe space for feminist literature, activism and more on the LES [31].”

Old Town Books [32] was featured in an article titled, “People At Work: Down a Rabbit Hole in a New Bookstore in Alexandria [33].”

The Wild Detectives [34], Deep Vellum Books [35], and Interabang Books [36] were featured on a list of unique bookstores [37] in Dallas, Texas.

Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books [38], Shakespeare & Co. [39], A Novel Idea on Passyunk [40], Reads & Company [41], and Narberth Bookshop [42] were included on a list of bookstores [43] to check out in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Coastside Books [44] and Ink Spell Books [45] were named in an article titled, “Booksellers turn page toward better sales [46].”

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