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The Fair Price of Books that May Not Even Be Books at All

While we take every opportunity to encourage book lovers to support their local indie bookstores, we’re not blind: we understand there are many, many ways to aquire books at less than retail price. From whole sale bookstores to Scribd to the Kindle Unlimited program, it’s pretty easy these days to get your hands on a […]

Every Sassy Cat Needs Coddling

Only 1 in 3,000 calico cats are male, and of these, most are sterile. Considered lucky by Japanese sailors, who believed calicos protected them from angry storms and sea monsters, calico cats are overwhelmingly female, independent, sassy—and affectionate. Also, they always appreciate a good pampering. Calico Paw Books & Gifts in Henderson, which opened in […]

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 […]