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    Wheatberry Books plans December opening; McNally Jackson heads to Brooklyn; Lahaska Bookshop opens in Pennsylvania; Books of Wonder expands in New York City; New owners for Dunaway Books; Ellen Plumb’s celebrates first anniversary

    Roanoke’s Book No Further Aims to Become Hub for Book Lovers and Authors

    Book No Further will open on October 27 in downtown Roanoke, Virginia, with a mix of fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books and a focus on local authors and the history and sights of the region.

    Independent Bookstore in Upstate New York Opens Door to Work With Nonprofits

    The Open Door in Schenectady is encouraging its customers to support a local literacy program as part of what it hopes will be the first of many such partnerships with area nonprofits.

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    The King’s English Bookshop celebrates 40 years; The Raven Book Store marks 30 years with change in ownership; Books & Mortar expanding in Grand Rapids; Ann Patchett speaks at Interabang Books grand opening; HugoBooks takes over café; Blue Ridge Books moving to new spot

    Around Indies

    Solid State signs a lease; Argos opens in Texas; Rough Draft to open in New York; Parnassus opens airport store; Books Inc. relocates Mountain View store; Personnel​ ​changes​ ​at​ ​Avid​

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    Austy’s opens in Indiana; I AM Books marks two years; Tubby & Coo’s to celebrate three years

    Goddess Murals Adorn Wisconsin’s New InkLink Books

    InkLink Books, former librarian Kayleen Rohrer’s new general interest bookstore in East Troy, Wisconsin, opened earlier this summer and features murals of goddesses of wisdom from different world cultures.

    Green Apple Books Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Evening Variety Show

    Green Apple Books in San Francisco, California, will celebrate 50 years in business next month with a variety show at the Great American Music Hall.

    Macmillan and Binc Award Regional Trade Show Scholarships to Nine Booksellers

    The Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarship, which sponsors attendance to a regional association trade show, has been awarded to nine booksellers.

    Around Indies

    Uriel’s Unusual Bookstore coming to Missouri; Argos Brewhouse & Bookseller planned for Texas; Stirling Books & Brew opens; Novel bookstore debuts

    DIESEL Oakland to Reopen September 1 as East Bay Booksellers

    On Friday, September 1, DIESEL, A Bookstore’s Oakland, California, location will reopen as East Bay Booksellers under the ownership of former store manager Brad Johnson.

    Booksellers Respond to Charlottesville

    Booksellers around the country are responding to the events in Virginia earlier this month, when a “Unite the Right” rally led to a clash between white nationalists and counter-protesters.

    Around Indies

    Fine Print Booksellers opens in Maine; Queens Bookshop Initiative holds soft opening; McLean & Eakin, Another Read Through mark anniversaries; New owners for Cover to Cover; Andover Bookstore, Ellen Plumb’s on the move; Savoy, Bank Square partner with Pequot Museum; Conundrum bookstore launches publishing arm; Water Street Bookstore wins Independent Spirit Award

    The Doylestown Bookshop to Open Second Store: The Lahaska Bookshop

    Glenda Childs, owner of The Doylestown Bookshop in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, has plans to open The Lahaska Bookshop, a second store in nearby Lahaska, this September.

    Politics & Prose to Open Second New Branch Location This Fall

    Politics & Prose, the iconic Washington, D.C., indie bookstore, has announced plans to open a new store at The Wharf, a new mile-long development on the city’s historic Southwest waterfront.

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