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Wait, How Did This Woman “Accidentally” Buy a Bookstore?

A woman accidentally buys a bookstore apparently, Libro at 10, cool library spaces are all in today's most interesting book news. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2024-06-20 17:06:13 UTC ]
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An Online Feminist Bookstore Sets Up Shop in Oakland

The Womb House Books bricks-and-mortar store, which opened on June 15, features the carefully curated, women-focused vintage titles that are the Etsy shop's bread and butter, with the addition of frontlist books. Owner Jessica Ferris is doing it all on her own—and loving every minute. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why a San Francisco bookstore is shipping queer books to conservative states — for free

Amid growing efforts to censor and ban LGBTQ+ books, one small bookstore in San Francisco is punching back. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-06-19 10:00:54 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Buys Denver’s Tattered Cover Bookstores for $1.83 Million

Following months of uncertainty, B&N will buy the bankrupt but beloved Denver bookstore chain. The four remaining Tattered Cover locations will continue to operate under that name. B&N anticipates that it will retain a majority of the company's 70 employees. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Winning the Culture War Against Queer Kids’ Books

I was celebrating the release of my third middle grade novel, The Truth About Triangles, at a recent bookstore event when someone asked me, “How does it feels to write LGBTQ+ stories for young people?” I paused, overwhelmed by the tangle of words this question brought up. But one word stood out.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-06-17 08:55:17 UTC ]
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Could You Run a Bookstore Out of Your House?

The Brooklyn book collector with 50,000 books at home, a first look at the new Lord of the Rings movie, and more. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2024-06-13 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside High Valley Books, the Fashion Bookstore in a Brooklyn Apartment

Bill Hall, the proprietor, has assembled a vast collection of hard-to-find fashion books and magazines coveted by designers and influencers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-06-12 09:03:57 UTC ]
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Children's Institute 2024: On with the Show in New Orleans

Bookstore visits, a keynote talk with Meg Medina, and a memorable party at Baldwin & Co. brought a festival atmosphere to the opening hours of ABA's CI2024. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors drive boom in US marketing demand as they seek help to plug books

Writers say investments in book promotion to augment publishers’ in-house staff are key to successKatherine Reay has written a dozen novels. When The Berlin Letters, her most recent, hit the shelves earlier this year, she embarked upon a 30-stop promotional book tour.“I love the personal... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2024-06-07 11:30:48 UTC ]
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Free Children’s Bookstore Opens in Pittsburgh

B Is for Books allows kids and families to browse, read, and select up to three books to take home. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Uncles in Minneapolis Celebrate 50 Years of Bookselling Perseverance

Four years after two Minneapolis specialty bookstores were destroyed amid unrest following George Floyd's murder, Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore and Uncle Edgar’s Mystery Bookstore are thriving in their new locations. Their owner, Don Blyly, is also celebrating his 50th anniversary as a... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo Shareholders Approve Sale of Canada's Largest Bookstore Chain

By large majorities, Indigo shareholders approved the sale of the Canadian bookstore chain to private equity firms controlled by Canadian billionaire Gerald Schwartz, an Indigo board member and the husband of Indigo founder and CEO Heather Reisman. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Reports Strong Financials and Increased Membership for 2024

The American Booksellers Association held its annual meeting and community forum with 128 individuals and store locations in attendance. ABA’s present membership includes 2,433 bookstore companies with 2,844 store locations, representing “an 11% increase in membership year over year,” according... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Charges dropped against 4 in Toronto Indigo bookstore vandalism

Charges have been dropped against four of the 11 people charged with mischief and criminal harassment, which police called "hate-motivated," after an Indigo bookstore was vandalized last fall. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2024-05-22 13:48:29 UTC ]
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Inside Reese Witherspoon’s Literary Empire

In today's book news: an in-depth look at Reese Witherspoon's book club, upcoming books that "should" be bestsellers, why you should buy yourself a bookstore gift card, and more. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2024-05-20 18:19:41 UTC ]
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Is print dead? Not at this indie bookstore publishing L.A.'s untold stories

A local electrical engineer with a passion for literature is on a mission to share the stories of local authors who have struggled to break into the mainstream publishing industry. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-05-20 10:00:37 UTC ]
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Column: L.A.'s only Spanish-language children's bookstore will soon get más grande

Cool stuff was everywhere I looked. A compendium of Latin American folk tales. A young-adult version of radio legend Maria Hinojosa's memoir. Picture books teaching Spanish speakers words in Nahuatl and Maya. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-05-15 13:00:39 UTC ]
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Struggling Fifth Avenue landmark Scribner Building gets a new chapter

The noble but neglected Scribner Building on Fifth Avenue has renewed the lease for its last remaining tenant at a higher rent, marking the first good news in many years for the landmarked property where F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway used to meet their publisher. Apparel retailer... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2024-05-07 09:48:08 UTC ]
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Tomorrow is Indie Bookstore Day! So you should go to a bookstore.

🎵 It’s the moooost wonderfullll tiiiiime of the yeaaaar!🎵 That’s right, folks: tomorrow is perhaps the greatest book-related holiday on the calendar: Independent Bookstore Day! As I’ve been saying at the top of bookstore events at my local indie (where I moonlight as the events manager), every... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-04-26 14:15:13 UTC ]
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They Saw Dallas as a Literary Hub, Then Got to Work Making It One

“We are a literary city”: Will Evans started saying it in 2013, when he started the publisher Deep Vellum. Alongside the bookstore Wild Detectives and others, they’ve put Dallas on the literary map. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-04-25 09:05:49 UTC ]
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