Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
CBS News reported that business is booming at indie bookstores around the country.
The Willow Bookstore opened in Perham, Minnesota, on Small Business Saturday, November 24.
This month, Yardstick bookstore and art gallery opened in Algoma, Wisconsin.
Angela Trigg opened The Haunted Bookshop (formerly Bienville Books) last month in Mobile, Alabama. Trigg’s grandmother co-founded the original Haunted Bookshop in Mobile in 1941; it closed in 1991.
On November 3, children’s book and toy store Play opened a new location in Chicago, Illinois.
The Center for Art and Inspiration, which is opening its doors in February in Hendersonville, North Carolina, will feature a Malaprop’s Bookstore pop-up shop.
The Village Bookstore in Pleasantville, New York, has welcomed new owner Jennifer Kohn.
MyNDNow interviewed Val Stadick, owner of Main Street Books in Minot, North Dakota, for a piece called “Independent bookstores aren’t going away any time soon.”
Forbes published a list of the best bookstores in Los Angeles, California, which included Vroman’s Bookstore, The Last Bookstore, DIESEL, A Bookstore, Hennessey + Ingalls, Book Soup, and Children’s Book World.
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