Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
Run for Cover Books & Cafe is scheduled to open in San Diego, California, later this year.
Prologue Bookshop will hold its first pop-up shop in Columbus, Ohio, on August 19.
McNally Jackson will be partnering with Hudson Group to open a location in the new Terminal B in LaGuardia Airport.
Johns Creek Books & Gifts opened in Johns Creek, Georgia, on July 26.
In Oakmont, Pennsylvania, Mystery Lovers Bookshop has has been purchased by Tara Goldberg-DeLeo and Kristy Bodnar.
Learned Owl Book Shop in Hudson, Ohio, will celebrate 50 years of business on September 23.
Books & Books in Coral Gables, Florida, hosted a celebration and screening in honor of owner Mitchell Kaplan’s latest film, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, adapted from the novel by the same name by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shafer. Barrows was in attendance.
As of September 1, Byrd’s Books in Bethel, Connecticut, will have a new street address, 178 Greenwood Ave., rather than its current address of 126 Greenwood Ave.
This November, Back of Beyond Books, in partnership with Torrey House Press, will publish Desert Cabal: A New Season in the Wilderness by Amy Irvine. The store has launched a Kickstarter fundraiser to support the publication program.
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