Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
Jenna Kirchner has opened Element of Fun Books & Toys in Rochester, New York.
Macdonald Book Shop will celebrate 90 years in business in Estes Park, Colorado, on Thursday, September 13.
Abraham Lincoln Bookshop in Chicago, Illinois, will celebrate its 85th birthday this year.
Her Bookshop in Nashville, Tennessee, has changed its name to The Bookshop. Owner Joelle Herr explained on Facebook that the inclusion of “Her,” a play on her last name, created confusion among customers about the audience for the store.
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