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Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:

Wonderland Bookshop is set to open in Greensboro, North Carolina. A ribbon-cutting will be held on October 18.

Booked, a children’s bookstore in Evanston, Illinois, is now open.

Green Apple Books in San Francisco, California, is celebrating 51 years of business at its Clement Street location the weekend of October 13–14. The store is offering discounts and gift cards as well as a free tote bag for customers who bring in someone who has never before been to Green Apple.

Annie Bloom’s Books will celebrate its 40th birthday with an afternoon party featuring cake, sparkling beverages, and coffee on October 28.

Lane Jacobson, the new owner of Paulina Springs Books
Lane Jacobson of Paulina Springs Books

Lane Jacobson of Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is now the owner of Paulina Springs Books in Sisters, Oregon.

Lisa Matalon has been promoted to staff manager at [words] Bookstore in Maplewood, New Jersey.

Creative Loafing named Tombolo Books in St. Petersburg, Florida, as “Best Bookstore On-the-Go” during its Best of the Bay 2018 awards ceremony.

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