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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 […]