Indie Bookstore Day returns, celebrating local bookstores as sanctuaries

Independent Bookstore Day returns April 29 for a day of reader solidarity, or, in the words of one local participant, Skylight Books, “Today we all bleed indie!” Launched in California in 2014, Independent Bookstore Day has since gone national — this year’s list of participants boasts 458 bookstores... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After the success of the first national Independent Bookstore Day last month, plans are moving forward for a second annual event to be held on Saturday April 30, 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Independent Bookstore Day was held this past Saturday in both the U.S. and Canada. Booksellers were delighted with the return of the annual holiday celebrating bookselling, and turnout, they agreed, was excellent. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH Offers No Minimum, Two-Day Shipping for Indie Bookstores

Penguin Random House is offering enhanced two-day shipping for independent booksellers starting October 1 and running through March 1, 2022. The company is waiving the minimum-retail-value requirement for orders. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day

On Saturday, April 24, 749 bookstores in all 50 states participated in bookselling's biggest yearly celebration. Here are some highlights of the day, in pictures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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16 new books to buy from your local indie bookstore this week.

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Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 With These Official Online Events

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 with a host of online events, including author panels and drawing demonstrations. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day This Saturday

This year's Independent Bookstore Day is taking place on Saturday, August 29. More than 600 stores are participating in the day, which will feature a day-long lineup of virtual events for both children and adults. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 Virtually: Four Meaningful Things You Can Do From Home

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Texas Indie Bookstore Day Deemed a Success

The first Texas Independent Bookstore Day set sales records at one Houston bookstore and was deemed a success at others across the state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The inaugural nationwide celebration of indies was a success, with more than 25 stores exceeding their 2014 numbers for the same day within the first three hours. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookPeople Celebrates National Bookstore Day (Only at BookPeople)

Next month the Austin bookstore is creating its own day to celebrate its independence with free books, activities, and cake. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Chicago Indie Bookstore Day A Huge Success

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