5 Indie Bookstores That Started Book Subscriptions or Personalized Care Packages to Survive the Pandemic

A round up of independent bookstore subscription services and care packages created to help these indies survive the pandemic. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-23 11:39:00 UTC ]
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Black-Owned Bookstore Offers “Ally Box” Book Subscription: Critical Linking, June 5, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-05 10:30:41 UTC ]
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The Best Roald Dahl Books: 5 Books to Get You Started

This prolific children's book writer is beloved by many generations of readers, and we've rounded up some of the best Roald Dahl books. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-25 10:35:22 UTC ]
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Another Pandemic Surprise: A Mini Indie Bookstore Boom

Though Covid-19 isn't going anywhere and challenges remain, new independent bookstores are opening up and doing well. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Yiyun Li on Starting a Virtual Book Club During the Pandemic

When I first meet a writer on the page, I pose a simple question: What don’t you ask permission for? In Yiyun Li’s case, the answer is her freedom. Individualism might seem inevitable for a woman who was born in China and whose early work responds to authoritarianism, but—reading Li—one senses... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-09-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
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How L.A.'s most innovative pop-up bookstore (barely) survived the pandemic

Before Covid, A Good Used Book was a pop-up bookshop thriving across L.A. It's back to physical business this month — at the end of a long, hard road. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-08-05 13:00:28 UTC ]
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PRH Starts Extended Payment Plan for Indie Bookstores

Penguin Random House will allow independent bookstores in the United States to take an additional month to pay their invoices to the publisher, the company announced on Wednesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This new indie bookstore categorizes books by emotion.

It’s rare to see Raven Leilani’s Luster next to Doctor De Soto, William Steig’s children’s book about a mouse that performs dental surgery—but this is par for the course at Oh Hello Again, Seattle’s newest bookshop. Oh Hello Again, rather than shelving books by genre and author, categorizes... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-22 16:19:24 UTC ]
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Let an Indie Bookseller Pick the Best Book Subscription for You

Missing the recommendations of your favorite independent booksellers? Let a bookseller choose your next read through these subscription boxes. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-02 11:38:00 UTC ]
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The 19 best books ‘Fast Company’ staffers read during quarantine—and the indie bookstores where you can buy them

Independent bookstores are hurting as shoppers stay online. Pick up one of our staff picks to support bookstores throughout the U.S. Whether you’re diving into an engrossing period drama, reading up on the history of protests or pandemics, or escaping into a fantastical world, chances are you’ve... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-11-06 16:00:54 UTC ]
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16 new books to buy from your local indie bookstore this week.

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[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-27 13:16:05 UTC ]
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3 Ways to Start a Two-Person Book Club with a Friend

One Rioter describes three different types of two-person book clubs that have helped her make and maintain long-lasting literary friendships. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-06 10:35:00 UTC ]
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Mission-Driven Indie Bookstores Drop J.K. Rowling's Books

Three mission-driven indie bookstores well-known for their commitment to social justice have ceased stocking books written by J.K. Rowling, accusing the Harry Potter author of promoting hatred towards transgender people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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5 books to start to teach anti-racism to children

A teacher created a reading list for young children to start to understand why there are global protests fighting for racial justice. Who: Brittany Smith, a New Jersey-based pre-kindergarten teacher.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-06-05 10:35:13 UTC ]
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The 5 books Bill Gates says you should read in the pandemic summer

The billionaire philanthropist’s regular reading list is informed by the coronavirus crisis, with books about pandemics, how to survive difficult times, and what policies can help us recover Bill Gates, who has spent years warning the world about pandemics and whose foundation is now supporting... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-05-18 13:00:16 UTC ]
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This indie bookseller will send you personalized recommendations from her stock of used books.

An hour’s drive away from my sleepy college town, there is a magical place. It is the place my friends and I would run away to whenever we were having a rough go of it, or quite frankly, whenever we just didn’t feel like going to class. (If any of my professors are reading this… […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-17 19:16:30 UTC ]
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Our Personalized Quarantine Book Recommendations, Round 5

About a month ago ago, we put out a call asking that those of you who need something good to read in this trying, frightening time, might send us a few of your favorite books (and other things) so we could recommend a good book for you to read. And turns out quite a lot of […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-17 11:44:31 UTC ]
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Indie bookstore Powell's Books rehires more than 100 employees as online orders soar

Portland's beloved indie bookstore Powell's Books rehired more than 100 employees after seeing a surge in online orders. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-29 18:12:16 UTC ]
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Care Packages Help Bookstores Amid Covid-19 Closures

Two West Coast booksellers have found success with custom care packages during Covid-19 closures, shipping books, gifts, and cards to customers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Expo 2019: Indie Bookstores Grow in Number, Profits

American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher addressed members at the organization's town hall and annual meeting at BookExpo, noting the ABA added 99 members last year and members increased profitability. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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