Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore

For this year's Love Your Bookstore Challenge, the staff at Brooklyn's Greenlight Bookstore share their colorful and varied must-read titles. The post Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-11-13 11:00:58 UTC ]
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Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore

For this year's Love Your Bookstore Challenge, the staff at Brooklyn's Greenlight Bookstore share their colorful and varied must-read titles. The post Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-11-13 11:00:58 UTC ]
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If you love books and also love, you can rent this bookstore for a COVID-friendly date night.

Given that we’re all justifiably afraid about the breath of others right now, it’s a weird time to be dating. While the warmer months at least offered the possibility of outdoor meetings, now it’s winter and, like all other things, dating has become an exercise in futility and endless Zoom... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-28 15:42:07 UTC ]
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Greenlight Bookstore to Shutter Location in Flatbush, Brooklyn

After more than 6 years in business, co-owner Jessica Stockton-Bagnulo announced that the location will permanently close on May 14, 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ashley Flowers Loves an Airport Bookstore

When the “Crime Junkie” co-host’s debut novel came out, it didn’t seem real until she signed copies to the sound of boarding announcements. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-09-01 19:00:31 UTC ]
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Greenlight Bookstore Co-Owner Rebecca Fitting Steps Back

Rebecca Fitting, co-owner of Brooklyn’s Greenlight Bookstore, is leaving the store she cofounded with Jessica Stockton-Bagnulo 12 years ago, and has sold her stake in the business to Stockton-Bagnulo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Greenlight Bookstores in Brooklyn Unionize

A total of 39 employees at two locations of Greenlight Bookstore and one location of Yours Truly, Brooklyn, a stationery store, all located in Brooklyn, N.Y., have voted to join the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Yes, I Love Books, But Please Don’t Take Me To a Bookstore

One avid reader on why being taken to the bookstore is way more anxiety-producing than it is enjoyable. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-07-20 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Greenlight Bookstore is pledging to improve treatment of Black employees and customers.

The owners of Greenlight Bookstore, which has two Brooklyn locations, came forward this week to take responsibility for “negative experiences of Black customers and employees in our stores” with a commitment to improving. In an open letter published Wednesday, co-owners Rebecca Fitting and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-10 16:24:01 UTC ]
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Love Your Bookstore: Books Are Magic

Just a few days from the 2019 Love Your Bookstore Challenge, Brooklyn's Books Are Magic crew weigh in with staff picks and must-read titles. The post Love Your Bookstore: Books Are Magic appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-11-06 11:00:45 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstores Find New Love for Romance Books

Politics and Prose and Harvard Book Store both have newly minted sections for romance books, signs of growing interest in a genre that indie booksellers have traditionally paid little attention to. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brooklyn's Greenlight Bookstore to Open Second Location

The six-year-old bookstore in the borough's Fort Greene neighborhood is branching out with a 2,100 sq. ft. location in nearby Prospect Lefferts Gardens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How a Virginia bookstore found loving homes for cats

The independent bookstore Tales of the Lonesome Pine works with a local animal shelter to bring cats into the store and search for a permanent home for them using social media. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New way to love a bookstore: sponsor a shelf

Readers eager to support their local bookstores might want to consider paying to sponsor a bookshelf.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Finding love in bookstores: an eyewitness account.

Several years ago, when I was not a bookstore employee but merely a regular customer, I wrote up BookCourt, an independent bookstore in Brooklyn, for the Village Voice's Best of New York. My entry posited, though I had no evidence to support it, that single people claimed the bookstore was good... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent bookstore owner invests in online bookstore famous for destroying independent bookstores.

Nancy Bass Wyden, owner of New York City’s Strand Bookstore—one of the largest independent bookstores in the country—purchased stock in Amazon three times between April 6 and May 1, totaling somewhere between $115,000 and $250,000, according to Barron’s. If you’ll recall this was a time period... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-05 16:29:38 UTC ]
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Bookstore Spotlight: White Whale Bookstore

We talk with Jill and Adlai Yeomans, owners of White Whale Bookstore in Pittsburgh, Pa., which focuses on literary fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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L-O-V-E: A Reading List For Lovers, Love-Seekers and the Loved

At first, I wanted to call it Forty Love. My memoir, Bookends: A Memoir of Love, Loss, & Literature, is a deeply personal account of the unexpected plot twists in my own life highlighted by the books I was reading at the time. In my current career as publishing CEO at Zibby Books and host […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-22 08:51:36 UTC ]
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Delia Ephron’s Memoir Could Be Called ‘Love, Loss and Love Again’

In “Left on Tenth,” the veteran author looks back on a series of life-altering events, including a whirlwind romance at the age of 72. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-04-12 09:00:01 UTC ]
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I Love Audiobooks, But Will My Nephew Love Them Too?

Even though we both love middle grade books, it turns out that my nephew is looking for different things from an audiobook than I am. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-03-29 10:30:00 UTC ]
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If you love heroic fantasy a la George R.R. Martin, you’ll love ‘The Last Viking’

Don Hollway’s new novel is a fast-paced saga based on the life of Harald Hardrada, the 11th-century Norse adventurer Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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