75 ABA Member Stores Open in 2017; 22 Sold to New Owners

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    In 2017, the American Booksellers Association welcomed 75 new indie bookstores that opened for business in 33 states and the District of Columbia. The new stores include a feminist bookstore, a children’s bookstore, and 10 branches or satellites of existing businesses. In addition, 22 established ABA member stores were bought by new owners.

    ABA Member Stores/Branches Opening in 2017

    A Folded Corner
    Heirlooms Antique Mall
    1947 South Havana Street
    Aurora, CO 80014
    afoldedcorner.com

    Argos Brewhouse & Bookseller
    209 Oak Street
    Sweetwater, TX 79556
    (325) 933-4272
    argos.pub

    Austy’s
    20 Public Square
    Salem, IN 47167
    (812) 404-4089
    austys.com

    Bards Alley
    110 Church Street NW
    Vienna, VA 22180
    (571) 459-2653
    bardsalley.com

    Barn Owl Books
    373 Main Street             
    Quincy, CA 95971
    (530) 283-2665
    barnowlbookshop.com

    The Barn Owl Books and Gifts
    616 North 3rd Street, Suite 110
    McCall, ID 83638
    (208) 634-4440
    thebarnowlmccall.com

    Belmont Books
    79 Leonard Street
    Belmont, MA 02478
    (617) 932-1496
    belmontbooks.com

    The Bindery
    1727 Haight Street
    San Francisco, CA 94117
    (415) 863-8688
    booksmith.com/Bindery
    (Branch location of The Booksmith)

    Black Bird Bookstore
    4033 Judah Street
    San Francisco, CA 94122
    (628) 256-0081
    blackbirdbooksf.com

    Bliss Books & Bindery
    120 East 9th Avenue
    Stillwater, OK 74074
    (405) 332-5653
    facebook.com/blissbooksandbindery

    The Blytheville Book Company (formerly That Bookstore in Blytheville; new store owned by Andrew and Erin Carrington)
    316 West Main Street
    Blytheville, AR 72315
    (870) 763-3333
    blythevillebookcompany.com

    Book and Puppet Company
    466 Northampton Street
    Easton, PA 18042
    (484) 541-5379
    bookandpuppet.com

    The Book Catapult (formerly West Grove Collective; new store owned by Seth Marko and Jen Powell)
    3010 Juniper Street, Suite B
    San Diego, CA 92104
    (619) 795-3780
    thebookcatapult.com

    The Book Cellar
    801 Lake Avenue
    Lake Worth, FL 33460
    (561) 452-5456
    bookcellarlw.com

    Book Culture
    26-09 Jackson Avenue
    Long Island City, NY 11101
    bookculture.com
    (Branch location)

    Book No Further
    16 Church Avenue SW
    Roanoke, VA 24011
    (540) 206-2505
    booknofurther.com

    Book Passage Sausalito
    100 Bay Street
    Sausalito, CA 94965
    (415) 339-1300
    bookpassage.com
    (Branch location)

    Book Suey
    10345 Joseph Campau Avenue
    Hamtramck, MI 48212
    (313) 398-2017
    booksuey.com

    Bookbinders Basalt
    760 East Valley Road, Suite C-122
    Basalt, CO 81621
    (970) 279-5040
    bookbindersbasalt.com

    Bookburgh Books
    60 Smithfield Boulevard
    Plattsburgh, NY 12901
    (518) 565-0681
    facebook.com/BookburghBooks

    Bookmarks
    634 West 4th Street
    Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    (336) 747-1471
    bookmarksnc.org

    Books & Books, Suniland Shops
    11297 South Dixie Highway
    Pinecrest, FL 33156
    (786) 552-3290
    booksandbooks.com
    (Branch location)

    Books Are Magic
    225 Smith Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11231
    (718) 246-BOOK
    booksaremagic.net

    Books of Wonder
    217 West 84th Street
    New York, NY 10024
    booksofwonder.com
    (Branch location)

    Books on B
    1014 B Street
    Hayward, CA 94541
    (510) 538-3943
    booksonb.com

    Brick & Mortar Books
    7430 164th Avenue NE, Suite B105
    Redmond, WA 98052
    (425) 869-0606
    brickandmortarbooks.com

    Brier Books
    319 South Ashland Avenue, Suite 100
    Lexington, KY 40502
    (859) 523-6404
    brierbooks.com

    Bright Leaf Books
    227 West 5th Street
    Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    (336) 701-0765
    brightleafbookshop.com

    Bright Side Bookshop (formerly Barefoot Cowgirl Books; new store owned by Annette Avery and Lisa Lamberson)
    18 North San Francisco Street
    Flagstaff, AZ 86001
    (928) 440-5041
    brightsidebookshop.com

    Cafe Con Libros
    724 Prospect Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11216
    cafeconlibrosbk.com

    Card Carrying Books & Gifts
    15 East Market Street, Suite 102
    Corning, NY 14830
    (607) 684-6114
    cardcarryingshop.com

    City of Asylum Bookstore
    40 West North Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    (412) 435-1112
    cityofasylumbooks.org

    Creating Conversations
    2850 Artesia Boulevard, #101
    Redondo Beach CA 90278
    (310) 542-6010 
    creatingconversations.indielite.org
    (Branch location of Mysterious Galaxy)

    Duende District       
    Washington, DC
    duendedistrict.com
    (Pop-up bookstore)

    Dundee Book Company 
    Omaha, NE
    dundeebook.co
    (Mobile bookstore)

    East Bay Booksellers
    5433 College Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94618
    (510) 653-9965
    ebbooksellers.com

    Enchanted Passage
    145 Armsby Road
    Sutton, MA 01590
    (508) 841-5437
    enchantedpassage.com

    Fine Print Booksellers
    Port Walk in Dock Square
    Kennebunkport, ME 04046
    (207) 967-9989
    fineprintbooksellers.com

    The First Chapter
    45 Main Street
    Leominster, MA 01453
    (774) 312-3851
    thefirstchapterma.org

    InkLink Books
    2890 Main Street
    East Troy, WI 53120
    (262) 642-9607
    facebook.com/inklinkbooks

    Interabang Books
    10720 Preston Road, Suite 1009B
    Dallas, TX 75240
    (214) 484-4289
    interabangbooks.com

    Just One More Page
    25 East Tioga Street
    Tunkhannock, PA 18657
    (570) 836-4438
    facebook.com/justonemorepagebooks

    Kew & Willow Books
    81-63 Lefferts Boulevard
    Kew Gardens, NY 11415
    (347) 409-2284
    thequeensbookshop.com

    Lahaska Bookshop
    Peddler’s Village
    162A Route 263
    Lahaska, PA 18931
    (267) 544-5131
    doylestownbookshop.com
    (Branch location)

    Libelula Books
    Waterloo, IA
    (319) 486-3375
    libelulabooks.com
    (Online only / pop-up)

    The Literary
    34 Pleasant Street
    Morrisville, VT 05561
    (802) 888-5763
    facebook.com/The-Literary-301038283729633

    The Little Boho Bookshop
    164A Broadway
    Bayonne, NJ 07002
    (201) 258-4499
    facebook.com/thelittlebohobookshop

    Magic City Books
    221 East Archer Street
    Tulsa, OK 74103
    (918) 602-4452
    magiccitybooks.com

    MahoganyBooks
    1231 Good Hope Road SE
    Washington, DC 20020
    (202) 844-2062
    mahoganybooks.com

    Neighborhood Reads
    401 Lafayette Street
    Washington, MO 63090
    (636) 390-9673
    neighborhoodreads.com

    North Bank Books
    66 SW Russell Avenue
    Stevenson, WA 98648
    (509) 219-0602
    northbankbooks.com

    Novel.
    387 Perkins Extension
    Memphis, TN 38117
    (901) 922-5526
    novelmemphis.com

    Page 1 Books
    Evanston, IL
    page1books.com
    (Subscription service)

    Parnassus Books at Nashville International Airport
    One Terminal Drive
    Nashville, TN 37214
    parnassusbooks.net
    (Airport location)

    Politics & Prose at the Wharf
    70 District Square SW
    Washington, DC 20024
    (202) 488-3867
    politics-prose.com
    (Branch location)

    The Published Page
    10 East Chambers Street
    Cleburne, TX 76031
    (817) 349-6366
    publishedpage.com

    Read With Me
    111 East Hargett Street, Suite 110
    Raleigh, NC 27601
    readwithme.us

    Rebel Heart Books
    157 West California Street
    Jacksonville, OR 97530
    (541) 702-2665
    rebelheartbooks.com

    Riffraff
    60 Valley Street, 107A
    Providence, RI 02909
    (401) 421-4371
    riffraffpvd.com

    Riverstone Books
    8850 Covenant Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237
    (412) 366-1001
    riverstonebookstore.com

    Rough Draft
    82 John Street
    Kingston, NY 12401
    (845) 802-0027
    roughdraftny.com

    Second Flight Books
    2200 Elmwood Avenue, Suite D-7
    Lafayette, IN 47904
    (765) 250-3368
    secondflightbooks.com

    Sententia Vera Bookshop
    4002 East Highway 290
    Dripping Springs, TX 78620
    (512) 633-4327
    sententiavera.com

    Smarty Pants Findlay
    219 Broadway
    Findlay, OH 45840
    (419) 425-3276
    facebook.com/smartypantsfindlay

    Stirling Books & Brew
    119 North Superior Street
    Albion, MI 49224
    (517) 629-7560
    stirlingbooks.com

    The Treehouse Reading and Arts Center
    587 Main Street, Suite 304
    New York Mills, NY 13417
    (315) 765-6262
    facebook.com/treehousereadingandarts

    Two Dollar Radio
    1124 Parsons Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43206
    (614) 725-1505
    twodollarradiohq.com

    Uncle Bobbie’s Books and Coffee
    5445 Germantown Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (215) 403-7058
    unclebobbies.com

    Violet Valley Bookstore
    303 North Main Street
    Water Valley, MS 38965
    (662) 506-2750
    facebook.com/violetvalleybooks

    Walls of Books
    4508 Armour Road
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 993-2400
    facebook.com/wobcolumbus
    (Branch location)

    Wesleyan R.J. Julia Bookstore
    413 Main Street
    Middletown, CT 06457
    (860) 685-3939
    wesleyanrjjulia.com
    (Branch location)

    Wheatberry Books
    41 South Paint Street
    Chillicothe, OH 45601
    (740) 771-3369
    wheatberrybooks.com

    Whitelam Books
    610 Main Street             
    Reading, MA 01867
    (781) 779-1833
    whitelambooks.com

    Word After Word Books
    10118 Donner Pass Road
    Truckee, CA 96161
    (530) 536-5099
    wordafterwordbooks.com

    Zenith Bookstore
    318 North Central Avenue
    Duluth, MN 55807
    (218) 606-1777
    zenithbookstore.com

    New Owners of Existing Stores

    Auntie’s Bookstore
    New owner: John Waite
    402 West Main Avenue
    Spokane, WA 99201
    (509) 838-0206
    auntiesbooks.com

    Blue Hill Books
    New owner: Samantha Haskell
    26 Pleasant Street
    Blue Hill, ME 04614
    (207) 374-5632
    bluehillbooks.com

    The Book Rack
    New Owner: Scott Hughes
    8315 Beechmont Avenue, Suite 23
    Cincinnati, OH 45255
    (513) 474-1337

    The Book Review
    New owner: Clare Lygo
    Falmouth Shopping Center
    251 U.S. Route 1
    Falmouth, ME 04105
    (207) 781-4808
    bookreviewmaine.com

    Breakwater Books
    New owner: Liza Fixx
    81 Whitfield Street
    Guilford, CT 06437
    (203) 453-4141
    breakwaterbooks.net

    The Briar Patch
    New Owner: Gibran Graham
    27 Central Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 941-0255 
    facebook.com/BriarPatchBooks

    Cover to Cover Books for Young Readers
    New owner: Melia Wolf
    2116 Arlington Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43221
    (614) 263-1624
    covertocoverchildrensbooks.com

    Dunaway Books 
    New owners: Claudia Brodie and Kevin Twellman
    3111 South Grand Boulevard
    St. Louis, MO 63118
    (314) 771-7150
    dunawaybooks.com

    Innisfree Bookshop
    New owner: Casey Gerken
    312 Daniel Webster Highway, Suite 116
    Meredith, NH 03253
    (603) 279-3905
    facebook.com/Innisfreebookshop

    Jackson Hole Book Trader
    New owner: Susie Temple
    Powderhorn Mall
    970 West Broadway, Suite A
    Jackson, WY 83001
    (307) 734-6001
    jhbooktrader.com

    Lorelei Books
    New owner: Kelle Barfield
    1103 Washington Street
    Vicksburg, MS 39183
    (601) 634-8624
    loreleibooks.com

    MacIntosh Books and Paper
    New owner: Rebecca Binkowski
    2330 Palm Ridge Road
    Sanibel, FL 33957
    (239) 472-1447
    macintoshbooks.com

    New Dominion Bookshop
    New owner: Julia McCrea Kudravetz
    404 East Main Street
    Charlottesville, VA 22902
    (434) 295-2552
    ndbookshop.com

    Otto Bookstore
    New owners: Kathryn Nassberg and Isak Sidenbladh
    107 West 4th Street
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    (570) 326-5764
    ottobookstore.com

    Point Reyes Books
    New owners: Molly Parent and Stephen Sparks
    11315 State Route 1
    Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
    (415) 663-1542
    ptreyesbooks.com

    The Raven Book Store
    New owner: Danny Caine
    6 East 7th Street
    Lawrence, KS 66044
    (785) 749-3300
    ravenbookstore.com

    Tattered Cover Book Store
    New owners: Len Vlahos and Kristen Gilligan
    2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80206
    1628 16th Street, Denver, CO 80202
    7301 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80120
    1701 Wynkoop Street, Denver, CO 80202
    Locations at Denver International Airport on Concourses A, B, and C
    (800) 833-9327
    tatteredcover.com

    Title Wave Books
    New owner: Angela Libal
    1360 West Northern Lights Boulevard
    Anchorage, AK 99503
    (907) 278-9283
    wavebooks.com

    The Yankee Bookshop
    New owners: Michael DeSanto, Renee Reiner, Kari Meutsch, and Kristian Preylowski
    12 Central Street
    Woodstock, VT 05091
    (802) 457-2411
    yankeebookshop.com

    Village Books
    New owners: Kelly Evert, Sarah Hutton, and Paul Hanson
    1200 11th Street
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 671-2626
    villagebooks.com

    Winston Smith Books
    New owner: Glen Sewell
    933 Lincoln Way
    Auburn, CA 95603
    (530) 823-5940
    winstonsmithbooks.com

    WordsWorth Books & Co.
    New owners: Lia Lent and Tom McGowan
    5920 R Street
    Little Rock, AR 72207
    (501) 663-9198
    facebook.com/wordswortharbooks


    If your store opened in 2017 or you became the new owner of an existing ABA member store and we did not include you on this list, please let us know. We’ll be happy to update this list and our records.