July–September 2016: ABA Member Stores Opening/Sold

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    The third quarter of 2016 saw 16 ABA member store openings and three sales of existing businesses to new owners. Among the openings are a children’s bookstore; a bookmobile; and new branches of established bookstores.

    NEW STORES

    Absolutely Fiction Bookstore
    903 South John Redditt Drive
    Lufkin, TX 75904
    (936) 639-4143
    absolutelyfiction.com

    Black Dog Books
    188 Spring Street
    Newton, NJ 07860
    (201) 230-3900
    blackdogbooksnj.com

    Blue Baboon Books
    Wichita, KS 67204
    (316) 413-2400
    bluebaboonbooks.com
    (Mobile bookstore)

    Book World
    Junction Shopping Center
    818 West Lincoln Highway, Suite 7
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    (815) 748-9003
    bookworldstores.com
    (Branch)

    Booked on 25th
    147 25th Street
    Ogden, UT 84401
    (801) 394-4891
    bookedon25th.com

    Books & Mortar
    955 Cherry Street SE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49506
    (616) 214-8233
    booksandmortar.com

    Books and Crannies
    50 East Church Street
    Martinsville, VA 24112
    (276) 403-4380
    booksandcranniesva.com

    Books Inc.
    Santa Clara Square Marketplace
    2712 Augustine Drive, Suite 120
    Santa Clara, CA 95054
    (408) 727-1500
    booksinc.net/SantaClara
    (Branch)

    Cultivator Bookstore
    301 East Main Street
    Murfreesboro, NC 27818
    (252) 395-0249
    facebook.com/cultivatorbookstore

    Ellen Plumb’s City Bookstore
    1101 Commercial Street
    Emporia, KS 66801
    (620) 208-2665
    ellenplumbs.com

    Gathering Volumes
    196 East South Boundary Street
    Perrysburg, OH 43551
    (567) 336-6188
    gatheringvolumes.com

    Half Price Books Decatur
    2615 North Decatur Road
    Decatur, GA 30033
    (404) 377-4593
    hpb.com/125
    (Branch)

    Her Bookshop
    1006 Fatherland Street, Suite 103A
    Nashville, TN 37206
    (615) 485-5420
    herbookshop.com

    The Last Bookstore and Coffeehouse
    1013 East Main Street
    Gatesville, TX 76528
    (254) 216-0676
    thelastbookstoretx.com

    Milkweed Books
    1011 Washington Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55415
    (612) 215-2552
    milkweed.org/about-us/bookstore

    Unlimited Books for Kids
    70 East Main Street
    Franklin, NC 28734-3026
    (828) 369-7942
    booksunlimitednc.com

    NEW OWNERS

    Four-Eyed Frog Books
    New owner: Community owned bookstore
    39138 Ocean Drive
    Gualala, CA 95445
    (707) 884-1333
    foureyedfrog.com

    Open Books: A Poem Emporium
    New owner: Billie Swift
    2414 North 45th Street
    Seattle, WA 98103
    (206) 633-0811
    openpoetrybooks.com

    Viewpoint Books
    New owners: Beth and John Stroh
    548 Washington Street
    Columbus, IN 47201
    (812) 376-0778
    viewpointbooks.com


    To report a bookstore opening or sale, drop us a quick e-mail and we’ll include it in our next update.