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Write an Essay, Win a Bookstore

By Lynsey Noe Ever dreamed of owning a bookstore? Well, now might be your chance! Kevin and Kasey Coolidge, owners of From My Shelf Books & Gifts in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, are hosting a contest for one lucky person to become the new owner of the bookstore: Rather than liquidate the stock, the couple decided that […]

Groundbreaking Saturday for Indie Bookstore

We’re out-of-our-minds excited for a new, independent bookstore to open in Winston-Salem. Here’s the latest from our friends at Bookmarks: WINSTON-SALEM—Bookmarks will celebrate National Independent Bookstore Day with a Groundbreaking and Celebration for its new bookstore and gathering space on Saturday, April 29, at 10 am in the Breezeway at 634 West Fourth St. in […]

Happy Birthday to Duck’s Cottage!

Duck’s Cottage Coffee & Books turns ten years old on Sunday, celebrating a decade of slinging coffee and peddling books along the Outer Banks. Owned by partners Allen Lehew and John Power, Duck’s Cottage prides itself on its “eclectic, hand-picked mix of fiction, nonfiction, cookery, children’s biographies, and local and regional books.” It also prides […]

How to Charm an Indy Bookseller

For any of you who’ve done events or readings at bookstores–or plan to–here’s an “inside” look on how to be nice to your bookseller. It’s worth remembering that the booksellers are the ones who will hand-sell your book long after your event is over, so it literally pays to be kind. Bottomline: don’t be a […]