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Now you can use your favorite indie bookstore as your Zoom background.

Wish you could visit your favorite indie bookstore right now? For the next best thing (sort of), Lookout Books has partnered with a handful of beloved indie bookstores to bring you, Zoom users (as we all are now), free virtual backgrounds of their stores. The purpose of these backgrounds can be... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-29 15:24:21 UTC ]
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China Bestsellers March 2020: Bookstores Buck the Pandemic’s Paralysis

One bookstore company has offered medical workers a lifetime 20-percent discount in China, as the virus pressures normal sales. The post China Bestsellers March 2020: Bookstores Buck the Pandemic’s Paralysis appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-28 14:51:33 UTC ]
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John Grisham Returns to Camino Island, This Time in Hurricane Season

In “Camino Winds,” a bookstore owner and two other characters team up to solve a murder and the mystery behind it. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-28 01:32:18 UTC ]
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How Indie Bookstores Fought Their Way Back

Taking a look at how the indie boom happened in the age of multi-floor bookstore chains and Amazon’s 2-day shipping. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-27 10:34:51 UTC ]
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Sheltering: Emma Straub’s Book Feels Like a ‘Fantasy Novel’ Now

On this episode of Sheltering, bookstore owner and author Emma Straub speaks with Maris Kreizman about her new novel, All Adults Here. Straub talks about the support that’s poured in for her bookstore (Books Are Magic) and how best to support our local institutions right now. She also discusses... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-23 19:00:30 UTC ]
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South Carolina Bookstore Shares Story of Reopening

Fiction Addiction in Greenville, S.C., has re-opened after the state government gave permission; shoppers are limited to four at a time. "My concern was less for my own health than the health of the store," said owner Jill Hendrix. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The only thing better than books is bookstore t-shirts that support booksellers.

It’s not a particularly hopeful time for literally anyone right now (unless maybe you’re getting a $1.7 million tax break?) but that doesn’t mean we should stop trying to help people whenever we can. I’m getting pretty tired of washing my clothes in the bathtub and have been sorely tempted to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-17 15:09:39 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Germany Is To Follow Italy in Potential Bookstore Openings

Exemplary among many markets for its early testing and responsible distancing regulations, Germany looks will let bookstores begin reopening Monday. The post Coronavirus: Germany Is To Follow Italy in Potential Bookstore Openings appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-16 15:02:15 UTC ]
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City Lights Bookstore launches successful GoFundMe campaign

One of the world's most famous bookstores was forced to close because of the coronavirus outbreak and asked for help to pay the bills Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2020-04-12 16:59:42 UTC ]
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‘We’re just doing our best to adapt’: Emma Straub on running an indie bookstore amid coronavirus

The best-selling author and co-owner of Books Are Magic discusses how her store is weathering the crisis while supporting writers, staff, and other bookstores. For years, independent bookstores fought to stay in business in the face of big box stores and Amazon’s unstoppable growth. Now, they... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-10 10:30:03 UTC ]
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How An Indie Bookstore Keeps Fighting On

Flyleaf Books’ owner reflects on running an "essential" business during a crisis. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A new app has details on how to support 600 independent bookstores right now.

The plight of independent bookstores during the coronavirus pandemic has brought an outpouring of public support—but, along with it, an often-overwhelming deluge of messaging about whom to support and how. A new app, Save Your Bookstore, is trying to pull more of it together in one place. Save... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-09 16:59:54 UTC ]
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Friend of booksellers James Patterson will donate $500,000 to indie bookstores.

James Patterson has a long history of helping independent bookstores. In in 2014, he donated $1 million to indie bookstores, and staring in 2015, his Holiday Bonus program has given payments between $500 and $5,000 to bookstore employees each year. Now, as bookstores struggle to keep afloat... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-03 14:23:07 UTC ]
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This app lets you find indie bookstores to support through the coronavirus shutdowns

Save Your Bookstore points you to the best way to get cash to shuttered booksellers near you. As COVID-19 has forced small bookstores to close, many are wondering how they’ll survive—though a surge in support from communities placing online orders is helping. A new app is designed to let you... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-01 14:00:29 UTC ]
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D.C. Bookstore Uses Food Delivery App for Books

Starting this week, Washington D.C.’s Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe is using Postmates, an app largely used for food delivery, to get books in the hands of readers in the D.C. area. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Porter Square Named 2020 PW Bookstore of the Year; Barnett Top Rep

Sixteen-year-old Porter Square Books is the first New England bookstore in more than a decade to receive this honor and the second bookstore in Cambridge, Mass. Texan Bob Barnett, a sales representative for 25 years, was named Rep of the Year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Online Bookstore for Indies Reaches a New Milestone

Bookshop.org has reached a new milestone in generating revenue for independent bookstores. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-31 20:01:01 UTC ]
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S&S Partners with Bookshop.org

Simon & Schuster has launched a company-wide effort to support the newly established independent bookseller–focused online bookstore Bookshop.org and its affiliate network of independent booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo Lays Off 5,200, Urges Shoppers to Buy 'True Canadian'

Indigo Books and Music, Canada's dominant bookstore chain, closed all of its 199 retail locations on March 18. On Friday, March 27, the company laid off 5,200 of 7,000 total employees. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coastal Regional Bookstore Associations Offer Additional Help

Indie booksellers in New England and in California will be getting additional assistance from their regional bookstore associations, including management counselling, tech support, and promotional opportunities. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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