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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 […]

Saturday is “Indies First Day”

This is a big week for folks who love to shop. Black Friday (which comes earlier and earlier each year!) is followed by Small-Business Saturday. And now book lovers have a reason to stand in line and wrestle other customers for the last copy of that must-have bestseller: Indies First Day. Indies First Day happens […]

Triangle Area Bookstores Honored

The Independent Weekly—the Triangle Area’s weekly alternative newspaper—honored four independent bookstores last week as part of their 2012 Indie Arts Awards. The Triangle’s rich literary culture once supported about 80 bookstores, and while those numbers have come down  since peaking in 1992, Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill is still a gold mine for any bibliophile. The Regulator Bookshop in Durham is […]