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    Story & Song opens on Florida’s Amelia Island; Midtown Reader welcomes Lucy & Leo’s Cupcakery; Book Shop of Beverly Farms notches 50 years of bookselling; Lift Bridge Book Shop shifts ownership; One More Page Books’ teen book festival returning 

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    Sassafras on Sutton sets February 17 opening date; MahoganyBooks to host day of events for grand opening; Violet Valley celebrates grand opening in Mississippi; Second Star to the Right plans larger store; Wisconsin town seeks indie bookstore; McIntyre’s hosts children’s book festival

    That Book Store Coming to Connecticut’s Capitol Region

    Karen Opper, a book blogger, Army veteran, and nurse, is making plans to open That Book Store in the southern suburbs of Hartford this summer.

    “Groundhog Day” Movie Connection Drives Tourists to Bookstore

    Read Between the Lynes bookstore is ready for a busy Groundhog Day holiday weekend thanks to the 1993 Bill Murray movie filmed in its town, Woodstock, Illinois.

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    McNally Jackson expands into Brooklyn; Cover to Cover reopens under new ownership; Books N Things gets new owner, new name; Scuppernong Books to host anniversary party; Monkey See, Monkey Do named local small business of the year; Northshire Bookstore providing more scholarships after donations

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    Café Con Libros opens in Brooklyn; Alaska bookstores in the news; SIBA newsletter column features Malaprop’s bookseller

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    Indie bookstore Get Lit. opens in Arizona; Half Price Books plans new store for Kansas; Duende District adds pop-up shop; Employees taking over Virginia’s Book People as owner retires; New owners settling in at Bookstore of Glen Ellyn; Bridge Street Books to become nonprofit; Politics and Prose owners named Washingtonians of the Year; New general manager named at Harvard Book Store; Avid Bookshop’s Janet Geddis tapped for TEDx Talk

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    The Literary opens in Vermont; Greedy Reads sets opening date; Ernest & Hadley marks first year; Bridgeside Books merging with home store; Ripped Bodice serves as set for TV show; Phoenix Books bans plastic bags

    Memphis Area Bookstores Ready to Welcome Wi13 Attendees

    Booksellers heading to Winter Institute should plan to tour some of the great local indie bookstores of Memphis. In the meantime, get familiar with the city through these book recommendations from local booksellers.

    Former Malaprop’s Events Coordinator Opens Pop-Up Shop to Pave Way for New Store

    Alsace Walentine’s 120-square-foot pop-up shop in St. Petersburg, Florida’s Edge District features 200 titles as well as literary tattoos, bookmarks, notebooks, pencils, and more.

    Around Indies

    Brilliant Books marks 10 years in business; Midtown Reader plans expansion; Scrawl Books, Brilliant Moon, Bob’s Beach on the move; Northshire starts college scholarship; Left Bank receives Missouri Jobs With Justice award; Sheridan Stationery named Best of the West

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    Jackson Hole Book Trader reopens with new owner, new look; Longtime indie in Blytheville gets new name, owners; Lake Worth’s Book Cellar opens café and wine bar; McIntyre’s Books to host children’s book festival

    Bike-Riding Book Peddler Takes on New Orleans

    Veronica Brooks-Sigler is putting a new spin on the bookmobile while she saves up for a bricks-and-mortar store in her home state of Connecticut.

    Around Indies

    New York City’s Book Culture opens fourth store; Ohio’s Gramercy Books celebrates first anniversary; Byrd’s Books celebrates sixth birthday with baking bash; New leaders for The Bookstore as longtime owner sets retirement date; M. Judson Booksellers & Storytellers launches traveling book club; Llama Llama comes to life at McIntyre’s Books

    Welcome to ABA, Black Bird Bookstore!

    Bookstore veteran Kathryn Grantham is reinventing the art of the book sale with a minimalist philosophy and just 1,000 curated titles on her reclaimed wood shelves.


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