Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
A Novel Idea is scheduled to open in East Passyunk, Philadelphia, in January 2019. The community-oriented bookstore has launched a GoFundMe to raise money for construction, new books, and merchandise.
Southern Fried Books, a pop-up store and subsidiary of publisher Southern Fried Karma, will open in Newnan, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta, in time for the holiday shopping season.
A number of ABA member stores were included in Hoodline’s list of America’s 50 Best Bookstores.
Tattered Cover in Denver, Colorado, will host the third annual Colorado Teen Book Con on Saturday, November 3. Featured guests include Jason Reynolds and Laini Taylor. The store will be kicking off the event with a special party for adult fans of YA on Friday, November 2.
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