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What a Book Shortage Means for You

The pandemic has made most of us armchair experts in fields as diverse as epidemiology and global shipping; we now, casually, toss around terms such as “efficacy” and “supply chain,” words that probably weren’t in most of our everyday vocabularies in February of 2020. Still, things like supply chains do matter, and one supply chain […]

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 […]

Saturday Is Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 30, is “Small Business Saturday,” a great time to remember your independent bookstores and small presses (and authors!) as you hunt for gifts for your loved ones. Small Business Saturday is held annually following Black Friday, the Friday after Thanksgiving, considered one of the busiest shopping days of the year. American Express established […]

SIBA Announces 2015 Winter Okra Picks

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance has announced their 2015 Winter Okra Picks: All the chosen books have a strong Southern focus and are published between January and March, 2015, and all of them have fans among Southern indie booksellers; people who are always looking out for the next great writer who should be on your […]