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    Books & Books rolls out red carpet for movie premiere; Whitelam Books hosts grand opening; Greedy Reads coming to Baltimore; HugoBooks opens holiday pop-up; Moonraker Books marks 45 years in business; Island Books voted best bookstore in western Washington

    Solid State Books Starts Holiday Pop-Up Ahead of January Opening

    Solid State’s owners, veteran booksellers and buddies, have revealed plans for an independent bookstore with a focus on events, customer service, and children’s books.

    Indie Bookstores Earn Spots in Small Business of the Year Award Quarterfinals

    Four ABA member bookstores have been named quarterfinalists for Independent We Stand’s 2017 Independent Small Business of the Year Award; semifinalist voting continues through December 10.

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    MahoganyBooks opening in Washington, D.C.; Duende District opening pop-up shop in D.C.’s Union Market; Florida’s Midtown Reader marks one year in business; Bookshop Santa Cruz creates scavenger hunt for book event

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    The Lit. Bar signs lease in the Bronx; Whitelam Books holds soft opening; Book Nook reopens after fire; Just One More Page opens in Pennsylvania; Regulator Bookshop to change hands; Cider Monday returns with message to shop local; Seminary Co-Op hosts pop-up shop at Obama Foundation Summit

    Welcome to ABA, Schomburg Shop!

    The Schomburg Shop, the independent bookstore arm of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, is one of the American Booksellers Association’s newest members.

    Card Carrying Books & Gifts Opens With Upbeat Feminist Message

    A new bookstore in Corning, New York, has become a clubhouse for area teens by offering a mix of books and gifts with a feminist twist. 

    Politics & Prose in D.C. To Expand Flagship Store

    Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C., will be expanding its main store on Connecticut Avenue NW. 

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    Booksellers take tour of Michigan indies; Books & Books expanding in Florida; Queer and feminist bookstore opens in Mississippi; Magic City Books opening in Oklahoma; Bookery Manchester set for spring opening; Eureka Books celebrating 30th year; Indie bookstores help Seattle become UNESCO “City of Literature”

    Florida’s Cultured Books Takes First Steps Toward Opening

    Local entrepreneur Lorielle J. Hollaway is looking forward to bringing a multicultural children’s bookstore to a historic St. Petersburg neighborhood.

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    Brier Books opens in Kentucky; Book & Puppet Co. opens in Pennsylvania; Books & Mortar opens outpost; Indie publisher Two Dollar Radio opens bookstore; San Francisco’s Dog Eared Books marks 25 years; Phoenix Books celebrates move, anniversary; Ellen Plumb’s wins grant to buy Espresso Book Machine; Read Herring is new name for NewSouth; Country Bookshop starting publishing service; BookBar founds children’s book festival

    Welcome to ABA, Dunaway Books!

    Used bookstore Dunaway Books in St. Louis has new owners who are creating a space for community events amid a vast volume of vintage tomes.

    Around Indies

    Bookburgh opens in northern New York; Powell’s is setting for artist’s photos, book; Fabled Bookshop coming to Waco; Dog Ears Bookstore starts afterschool program; Branches Books & Gifts participates in fall festival; Cellar Door Books marks five years; Buffalo Street Books raises funds

    Bookseller’s Dream of Children’s Book Expo Comes to Life

    Next month, the Western New York Children’s Book Expo, started by an independent bookstore, will attract authors, illustrators, teachers, and families to a day-long celebration of reading.

    Around Indies

    Politics and Prose opening at The Wharf; Lake Worth’s Book Cellar opens after Irma; Argos Brewhouse & Bookseller hosts grand opening; Horizon Books marks 25 years


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