Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
Mother-daughter duo Marissa and Roseann Backlin will open Love’s Sweet Arrow romance bookstore in the Chicago area in June.
Loyalty Bookstore is now open in Washington, D.C.
Peter Albertelli will be taking over as owner of BookTowne in Manasquan, New Jersey.
City Lights Booksellers & Publishers in San Francisco, California, will celebrate co-founder Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s 100th birthday throughout the month of March. A full list of events can be found here.
Main Street Books in Mansfield, Ohio, was featured in an article titled “More than a bookstore: Main Street Books offers variety of events for all ages.”
The Daily Trojan featured the article “The Black Cat: Eso Won Books allows me to reconnect to my roots,” about Los Angeles’ Eso Won Books.
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