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Indie Bookstore Day – Saturday!

In a typical year, that is, a year when there’s not a global pandemic underway, bookstores across the country celebrate “Independent Bookstore Day” on the last Saturday in April. This year, on the last Saturday in April, most of our country was in lockdown mode, still sheltering-in-place, so Independent Bookstore Day never happened. Instead, a […]

North Carolina Independent Bookstores: What’s Open?

By Deonna Kelli Sayed As the state gradually reopens, independent bookstores across North Carolina are experimenting with modified retail models to ensure that staff and customers remain safe. The shutdown hasn’t stopped literary community from happening. Many bookstores have remained open as essential businesses by shifting to online and phone orders. Some bookstores launched online […]

Spring 2020 Okra Picks

Many of us suddenly find ourselves with more hours to fill, now that we’re under a staetewide Shelter-in-Place order, and the 2020 Spring Okra Picks from the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance couldn’t come at a better time. Each season, SIBA offers a list of books in various categories that booksellers across the Southeast are especially […]

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with Local Bookstores in the Piedmont

By Bridgette A. Lacy Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day, a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April. Independent Booksellers of Piedmont North Carolina (IBOP*NC), a group of twelve independent bookstores located in the Piedmont area, will have special events and limited edition items donated by […]

Page 158 Books Is on the Move

Just a heads up that if you’re on your way to the charming town of Wake Forest and you’re hoping to spend some quality time at Page 158 Books, they’ve moved to a temporary location at 317 E. Roosevelt Ave. (formerly Lulu’s Antiques). According to Shelf Awareness, Page 158 will ultimately wind up in the […]

Tomorrow, Celebrate Your Indie Bookstore!

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 29, is Independent Bookstore Day! Indie bookshops around North Carolina and beyond will be celebrating all day long. Here’s what’s happening at a purveyor of independently cultivated books near you. Remember, #ShopLocal! Bookmarks, Wiinston-Salem Bookmarks will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for their new brick and mortar location at 10:00 am in the […]

Saturday is Independent Bookstore Day

Saturday, April 30, is Independent Bookstore Day, an event celebrated by more than 400 bookstores nationwide. Here’s what’s happening in North Carolina: Supporting the efforts of self-published and small press authors, The Country Bookshop in Southern Pines has a full day of readings scheduled, showcasing indy writers as part of their “Authors in the Country” […]