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    Titcomb’s, Farley’s mark half a century in business; New England Mobile Book Fair relocates

    Booksellers Focus on Implementing Eco-Conscious Practices

    Independent bookstores continue to implement new environmental initiatives and practices, in step with how ideas of green living, sustainability, and climate change have permeated the public consciousness in recent years.

    Two Physicians Open Rebel Heart Books in Jacksonville, Oregon

    Doctors Eileen Bobek and Natalya Miller have opened Rebel Heart Books, a new general-interest independent bookstore specializing in adult, children’s, and young adult books.

    Around Indies

    Bookmarks literary nonprofit opens bookstore; Bookie’s relocates, creates events space; Raven Book Store changes hands; BookStacks, Blue Ridge Books mark anniversaries; Kepler’s launches nonprofit literary foundation; Watermark Books teams with police to deliver books

    Sententia Vera Cultural Hub Opens in Texas

    Cultural consultant and Spanish linguist Teresa Carbajal Ravet recently opened the Sententia Vera Cultural Hub, an independent bookstore, coffee bar, and co-working space, in Dripping Springs, Texas.

    Around Indies

    Interabang Books, Zenith Bookstore open; Booksmith debuts The Bindery; Duende District to pop up in coffee bar; Inkwood Books on the move; Tattered Cover ownership transition complete; Tubby & Coo’s launches publishing arm

    Around Indies

    Novel bookstore to open in Memphis; Bookbinders Basalt debuts; Walls of Books opens in Georgia; The Strand, Three Sisters, Next Page Books mark anniversaries; Bookbug to expand; Two Sisters Bookery changes hands; From My Shelf owners to sell store via contest

    ABA Member Bookstores Prepare for Sixth Annual Find Waldo Local

    ABA member bookstores are gearing up for the 2017 celebration of Find Waldo Local, sponsored by Candlewick Press and the American Booksellers Association. The sixth annual shop local event kicks off on Saturday, July 1.

    Around Indies

    Neighborhood Reads opens in Missouri; Belmont Books debuts in Massachusetts; Bliss Books & Bindery planned for Oklahoma; Joe’s Place reopens in new location

    BTW News Briefs

    ILSR responds to Amazon’s Whole Foods acquisition; Tubby & Coo’s, White Birch Books win Sourcebooks challenge; WNDB launches OurStory app; NEA awards $84 million in grants; Chicago Review Press acquires Bright Ideas for Learning series; Man Booker International Prize, WNBA Awards, CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal winners announced

    Bookstores Celebrate LGBT Pride Month

    Bookstores across the country are celebrating LGBT Pride Month this June with a variety of creative events covering both the literary and the political aspects of queer culture.

    Welcome to ABA, Island Books & Crafts!

    This installment of Bookselling This Week’s new series “Welcome to ABA!” features Island Books & Crafts in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, which joined the association earlier this year.

    Around Indies

    Books of Wonder to open second store; Skylight Books wins small business award; Paragraphs named best bookstore in Texas

    Brick & Mortar Books Opens in Washington

    Inspired by author Jeff Kinney's bookstore, An Unlikely Story, the Ullom family opened Brick & Mortar Books, a new independent bookstore in Redmond, Washington, earlier this month.

    Cellar Door Books Launches Summer Literary Travelogue Challenge

    Cellar Door Books has been using the store’s remaining copies of the Independent Bookstore Day Literary Map of the United States to provide a summer reading challenge for customers.

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