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Florida online bookstore aims to give black authors greater opportunities | Opinion

“We’ve launched the store with 11 writers, whose books will be sold in the store,” Rosemary Cole said of newly established online bookstore Cobeth in Margate. Kiryl Gorlov Getty Images/iStockphoto Too often I fill this space with the evils of the world. While it is necessary to know and comment on what is happening in […]

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Last 10 business permits filed in Austin, including new bookstore and Tiny Grocer in Hyde Park

Curious about what new businesses, restaurants and facilities are coming or currently underway in your backyard and beyond? Our business permit roundup helps identify what’s being built in your community. The following business licenses were recently filed in Austin with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. All information, including costs and times, is subject […]

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4th Generation Owner of Delhi’s Faqir Chand Bookstore Tells His Story of 7 Decades

Abhinav Bahmi said people from all over the world come to visit Faqir Chand Bookstore. Faqir Chand and Sons Bookstore, located in Delhi’s upmarket Khan Market, is one of the capital’s most iconic spots. The store was opened by Faqir Chand in 1951 and is now run by his great-grandson, Abhinav Bahmi. Mr Bahmi told […]

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Owning an independent bookstore isn’t easy; where is it?

Verbatim Books is not only surviving, but also thriving with lineups in North Park. SAN DIEGO – If you have a pile of books you no longer read, there’s a special place in North Park that wants your books and your business. In this Zevely Zone, I visited Books in full. Owning an independent bookstore […]

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Deep River Bookstore offers free bike repair station to promote alternative transport

DEEP RIVER — An independent second-hand bookseller along the Connecticut River has created a free bike repair station for cyclists that the owner hopes will encourage more people to use alternative transportation. The simple structure has a rack to hold a bike, attached tools for common repairs and an air pump. Accessible during the day […]

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Portswood October Books has been around for over 40 years

A LIBRARY created to sell radical literature has been serving the community for over 40 years. October Books was created in order to provide radical alternative literature to what was widely available. Claire Diaper, 56, who leads the October Books team, said: ‘The bookshop was set up to provide radical books, to provide alternative literature […]

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An independent bookstore will open on South Allen Street at State College

The Squirrel and Acorn bookstore plans to open at 103 S. Allen Street, State College, in August 2022. Photo by Geoff Rushton | StateCollege.com A new independent bookstore will set up shop in the heart of downtown State College later this summer. The Squirrel and Acorn Bookstore plans to open in August at 103 S. […]

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Closure of Katong News Agency and Knowledge Bookstore: Other such book icons can still be saved if you do the Raja and not just light like KBW

– Advertising – Khaw Boon Wan once said that he now reads books via Kindle. I never went to his house. I won’t be surprised if he doesn’t have a large library of physical books or magazines. Everything the former Minister of Transport needs to read for fun, knowledge or work is obviously online – […]

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New Chapter: You Can’t Close This Used Bookstore

After tenants were notified in early December 2020 to vacate the Staunton Mall by the end of the year, Know Knew Books struggled for several months to find the right new location. The second-hand bookstore, owned by Bill Burruss of Keswick and Matt Shiflett of Waynesboro, has reopened in Goodwill’s former location on Greenville Avenue, […]

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Another award-winning chapter for the treasured Weedon Bookstore

Celebrations take place at a family business in Weedon which has won a Muddy Stiletto Award for the second year in a row. The Reading Tree, based at The Depot, has been voted the best bookstore in Northamptonshire. Owner Michelle Jay said: “Muddy Stilettos’ philosophy is to celebrate and support the most unique, interesting and […]

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Comic Book Store plans to grow through franchise model across India, reveals founder Hamza Sayed

Comics have existed in India since the days of Indian independence. The comics industry is a big niche industry all over the world, but it is more popular outside of India, especially in the US, Japan, Canada, UK, and elsewhere. Although India also has a plethora of comics, the youth are more interested in international […]

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Sangster’s Book Store launches digital cards for eStore takeover

Sangster’s Book Store is increasing its online footprint and continued its digital journey with the launch of digital gift cards. In conjunction with online gifting platform BlinkSky Jamaica, customers have another mechanism to purchase items from Sangster’s Book Shop online store, officially launched in June 2021. “We are always keen to improve our customers’ shopping […]

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Bookstore in Naperville, Illinois says someone is hiding its books featuring people of color and notifying the police department of the incidents

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (WLS) – Employees at Anderson Bookstore in Naperville have been keeping a closer eye on their store shelves for the past few weeks when they noticed something was wrong. “They kind of put things together and realized there was a pattern,” said Ginny Wehrli-Hemmeter, director of events and marketing at Anderson Bookstore. They […]

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Lexington comic book store that employs people with disabilities is booming

LEXINGTON – He loves telling jokes, superheroes and video games. Omar Masood is the owner of Omar’s Cartoon World. Omar has Down syndrome and in his store he employs other people like him who might have struggled to find employment. “I hired some of my friends and family here. They love me,” Omar said. “We’ve […]

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Eastbourne gets its third comic book store with another Scorch Comics

| Eastbourne Scorch Comics, on the south coast of England, is due to reopen its former store after being closed for two and a half years. The comic book shop had previously moved to the nearby neighborhood Beacon Mall, but now he will have a grand reopening of his original store on Grove Road on […]

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Closing of a second-hand bookstore in the Bras Basah complex by July due to high rental costs

Closure of Bras Basah Complex Knowledge Center by July Many of us may remember going to the Bras Basah complex and visiting the welcoming bookstores with our parents when we were young and excited. However, as we age, those happy journeys have become rare. People tend to read fewer books these days because of social […]

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New Hope Comic Book Store Finds a Niche in Northwest Suburbs

4:58 p.m. | Monday, June 6, 2022 Rockhopper Comics and Games One of a Kind in the Northwest Suburbs At Rockhopper Comics and Games in New Hope, you’ll find Jeff Spain leading a meeting of members playing Dungeons and Dragons. “It’s not just a strict board game or a fight, it’s kind of a theater […]

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Victoria Bookstore Hosts Book Launch June 11 – Saanich News

Munro’s Books is holding its first in-store book launch since the June 11 pandemic with Ordinary Monsters by local author JM Miro, also known as Steven Price. (Courtesy of Munro Books) Victoria Bookstore hosts book launch on June 11 The launch of Ordinary Monsters marks the first in-store event […]

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Amazon will stop selling Kindle e-readers and launch an e-book store in China

SHANGHAI: Amazon.com said it will stop supplying retailers in China with its Kindle e-readers from Thursday and close its Kindle e-bookstore there next year, in the latest withdrawal of a U.S. tech company from the restrictive Chinese market. Amazon announced the decision on its official WeChat account on Thursday, saying it was adjusting the strategic […]

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11 Strategies to Help You Rank Your Online Comic Store

Some may argue that television and online platforms have a negative impact on print media like newspapers, magazines, books, and comics. However, this assumption has never been so far from the truth. The allure of holding that first edition comic book and feeling the pages of paper will never fade. Digital platforms play an important […]

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Book Buyers relaunches its second-hand bookstore in Plaza Midwood

Philip Petty browses the aisles of Book Buyers on Wednesday at the new second-hand bookshop’s Eastway Crossing shopping centre. Catherine Muccigrosso [email protected] Prologue In early December, a family used bookstore in Charlotte received some bad news. The rent for their long-standing location has doubled for book buyers. They moved to a new location just down […]

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Llanelian author celebrates successful signing event at Llandudno Bookshop

A BOOK signing event took place in Llandudno last weekend to coincide with an author’s release of Llanelian’s second published novel. Christopher Kerr’s ‘The Barbarossa Secret’ became available for purchase on Saturday May 28 and on the same day, from 11am, he signed copies at Waterstones in Llandudno, on Mostyn Street. The book, which weaves […]

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A Used Bookstore Just Started Its First Chapter in the Okanagan | infonews

Wayside Select Books & Art in Osoyoos. Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Dan Williams May 29, 2022 – 6:07 p.m. A new bookstore in Osoyoos aims to prove that there is a strong appetite for reading old-fashioned stories. Dan Williams and his wife coordinate waste prevention programs and […]

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Fire engulfs cafe, bookstore and coaching centers

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) A major fire broke out at a cafe, a bookstore and two training centers in the Bhanwarkuan area on Friday morning, in which property worth thousands of euros was destroyed. Fortunately, no casualties were reported. A fire official said the fire started from a cafe near Vishnupuri settlement and girls residing at […]

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Raven Book Store in Lawrence named Bookstore of the Year

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Raven Book Store, an independent bookstore in Lawrence, has been named The weekly publishers Bookstore of the year 2022. Bookstores across the country were considered, but this year’s honor is in the heartland of the Midwest. The Raven, as regulars call it, began as a mystery bookstore in 1987. Signs on […]

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Got an old Kindle? These models will lose access to the e-book store

Amazon sends emails to owners of older Kindle models, notifying them that their e-readers will soon lose access to the e-book store. Older Amazon’s Kindle devices will soon lose access to Amazon’s eBook store. This means that the convenience of browsing and ordering new e-books from some Kindle e-readers will no longer be possible. This […]

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Older Amazon Kindle devices will stop supporting the eBook store, but here’s what you can do

Amazon Kindle is undoubtedly the most popular e-book reader in the market and has been around since 2007 as a trusted e-book reader for many people around the world. Now, however, Amazon is ending support for old Kindle e-book readers to access its store, according to a report. According to an email to users of […]

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Galactic Comics moves to Florence, becoming the 2nd largest comic book store in the United States

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) — Florence is poised to become the second-largest comic book store in the United States. Galactic Comics owner Dale Poston and his team spent the weekend carpeting and renovating their new, expanded store at 1721 W. Palmetto St. “That’s 14,200 feet of retail space,” Poston said. “We’ll probably have 10,000 toys here, […]

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The library’s bookstore gets a makeover and extends its opening hours | Lifestyles

The Transylvania County Library’s Second Story Bookstore has a new look and expanded hours, along with an ever-changing selection of gently used books, DVDs, CDs, and puzzles. All sales help the Friends of the Library pay for the free programs offered at the library. Located on the upper floor of the library at 212 S. […]

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Small bookstore opened in a new, larger location within the Library Booth

For nearly 50 years, patrons of the CH Booth Library have been invited to not only borrow items from the library’s extensive inventory, but have also been able to purchase books, games, puzzles, note cards and more. Again. Thanks to an idea that began as a one-day book sale to raise funds for the library, […]

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Portsmouth Bull Moose music, film and book shop moves to new location

PORTSMOUTH — Frequent shoppers at bull moose were notified of major news regarding the local record store recently. A late-night email from the company had a catchy header: “We’re moving to a new house!” “This new location will not only include plenty of free parking, but will allow us to add more things you love!” […]

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Florence will soon host the largest comic book store on the East Coast | Local News

STAFF REPORTS FLORENCECS – Bigger isn’t always better, but in the world of superheroes, and for Florence’s galactic comics, it certainly doesn’t hurt. “A very, very dramatic expansion. Our current location is 3,200 square feet of retail floor space, totaling approximately 4,000 square feet,” said owner Dale Poston. “We are coming into a nearly 18,000 […]

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Famous Kingston comic book store moves to new Uptown space

If you’ve been in Midtown Kingston looking for World’s End Comics for the past few days, you might have been surprised they weren’t there. Fear not, World’s End Comics has not gone away. They moved to a brand new location. Midtown Kingston’s loss is Uptown Kingston’s gain. You can still go to your favorite comic […]

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Suspects in Niagara Falls comic book store robbery wanted by police

Preferred region How does this work? By Nathan Sager Published on May 9, 2022 at 4:51 p.m. Police released surveillance photos of two suspects wanted for a $20,000 theft from a comic book store in Niagara Falls a week ago. Through a news release, the Niagara Regional Police Service said officers responded to a report […]

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Detectives investigate comic book store break-in in Niagara Falls

On May 2, 2022 at approximately 10:53 p.m., uniformed officers from District 2 – Niagara Falls of the Niagara Regional Police Department responded to a report of a break and enter at a comic book store on Lundy’s Lane near Lowell Ave at Niagara Falls. Officers and a K9 unit arrived on the scene […]

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Comic Book Store Galt Celebrates 20 Years of Free Comics May 7 in New Location

The Cambridge Comics Shop will hold a free comics day at its new Galt town center location Superheroes, anime, sci-fi oh my! Retro Rocket Comics and Toys is gearing up for Free comic daythis Saturday, May 7, at their new location in downtown Galt. “It’s always great to see the kids and give away free […]

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Steamboat Bar and Bookstore Collaborate on Community Book Club

The Barley, pictured above, is collaborating with Off the Beaten Path to create a community book club that kicks off next week with the book ‘Antler Dust’ by Colorado author Mark Stevens.Dylan Anderson / Steamboat Pilot and Today “Antler Dust,” by Colorado author Mark Stevens, will be the first book discussed in a new book […]

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History in the Making at McGahern’s Rare Antiquarian Bookstore

If the vibe of Patrick McGahern’s Antiquarian Bookstore seems out of step with the rest of the world, so be it. Surrounded by old leather-bound books stacked floor to ceiling on wooden shelves, Liam McGahern would look like a Victorian gentleman, if he wore the right clothes, a 19and century walking suit and a top […]

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Chapter One Book Store Unveils New Logo | Local News

Chapter One Book Store in Hamilton has a community heritage, and the new owners unveiled a new logo to two dozen bibliophiles on Saturday, including nearly a dozen “bookstore kids.” Former bookseller Russ Lawrence presented information on the existing logo. He and his wife Jean Matthews owned the bookstore from 1986 to 2009. “When we […]

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Queer-owned Tubby & Coo’s bookstore will reopen its storefront on Saturday after two years | The last | Weekly Gambit

Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Bookstore has been through a lot in the past two years with the pandemic, moves and a broken pipe flooding the new building. But after operating largely online for the past two years, owner Candice Huber is opening her new storefront on Saturday. The gay-owned bookstore’s new location is at 432 […]

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Queer-owned Tubby & Coo’s bookstore will reopen its storefront on Saturday after two years | Events

Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Bookstore has been through a lot in the past two years with the pandemic, moves and a broken pipe flooding the new building. But after operating largely online for the past two years, owner Candice Huber is opening her new storefront on Saturday. The gay-owned bookstore’s new location is at 432 […]

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Advisor and author Alison Neihardt arrives at Olivet Bookstore | News, Sports, Jobs

Alison Neihardt’s new book is titled “Helping Kids to Thrive, Not Just Survive, After Trauma.” ALPENA — Northern Michigan consultant and author Alison Neihardt will visit Olivet Book & Gift for a book signing on Saturday, May 7. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Olivet, at the corner of […]

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Popular children’s author to visit Ardrossan bookstore next month

ARDROSSAN’s Seahorse Bookstore will welcome children’s author Lorraine Johnston next month. Lorraine, who is writer-in-residence at Dundonald Castle, has written four children’s books, with proceeds from three of the books going to local charities like Whiteleys Retreat as well as Charity Air Ambulance Scotland and the Scottish Wildlife Trust. Lorraine’s work took her across the […]

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Friends of Conyers Library pre-opening sale scheduled for 23 April – On Common Ground News

CONYERS, GA — The Friends of the Library of the Nancy Guinn Memorial Library will hold a pre-sale on Saturday April 23, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., during the Unidos Latino Association Citywide Community Health Fair in the Conyers-Rockdale Library parking lot. The event kicks off the grand opening sale of the Friends bookstore, […]

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Houlton community mourns the passing of iconic downtown bookstore owner

HOULTON, Maine – Lynn York has worn many hats in her life, but it is her passion for the Houlton community that is remembered most. His warm smile and desire to see the town grow has drawn generations to the downtown Houlton family bookstore for nearly five decades. He was also integral in bringing a […]

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Boulder Book Store employees, customers and friends remember Buster Keenan

In the early hours of the morning shortly after the Boulder Book Store opened, David Bolduc sat in the office of his beloved friend, Buster Keenan, reminiscing about the impact he had had on those around him. “For all his adorable features, he couldn’t get rid of anything,” Bolduc, the bookstore owner, joked as he […]

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Cats now sold at BC Bookstore thanks to new Adopt-A-Cat Scheme – Surrey Now-Leader

Looking through the windows of a Chilliwack bookstore, one will find various items for sale – books, bookmarks, puzzles, pillows…and now cats. The Book Man has just launched its Cat Adoption Window, a community space where people can view and visit adoptable cats located in the store in downtown Chilliwack. “I always joked that everything […]

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Cats now sold at Chilliwack bookstore thanks to new adopt-a-cat program – Hope Standard

Looking through the windows of a Chilliwack bookstore, one will find various items for sale – books, bookmarks, puzzles, pillows…and now cats. The Book Man has just launched its Cat Adoption Window, a community space where people can view and visit adoptable cats located in the store in downtown Chilliwack. “I always joked that everything […]

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Cats Now Sold at Chilliwack Bookstore Thanks to New Adopt-a-Cat Program – Chilliwack Progress

Looking through the windows of a Chilliwack bookstore, one will find various items for sale – books, bookmarks, puzzles, pillows…and now cats. The Book Man has just launched its Cat Adoption Window, a community space where people can view and visit adoptable cats located in the store in downtown Chilliwack. “I always joked that everything […]

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Opening of a vintage comic book store at the Mall of Monroe

Wonderworld Comics is a new tenant in the Monroe Mall, taking the space formerly occupied by Game Stop. Owned and operated by Dennis Barger, the store offers a wide variety of vintage comics, games, toys and Beanie Babies displayed in a retro 1990s style. The Carleton resident, who started collecting comics aged 11, has been […]

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Cats are now being sold at a BC bookstore thanks to new adopt-a-cat program – Coast Mountain News

Looking through the windows of a Chilliwack bookstore, one will find various items for sale – books, bookmarks, puzzles, pillows…and now cats. The Book Man has just launched its Cat Adoption Window, a community space where people can view and visit adoptable cats located in the store in downtown Chilliwack. “I always joked that everything […]

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Cats are now sold at a BC bookstore thanks to new Adopt-a-Cat program – Saanich News

Looking through the windows of a Chilliwack bookstore, one will find various items for sale – books, bookmarks, puzzles, pillows…and now cats. The Book Man has just launched its Cat Adoption Window, a community space where people can view and visit adoptable cats located in the store in downtown Chilliwack. “I always joked that everything […]

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Cats now sold at Chilliwack bookstore thanks to new Adopt-a-Cat program – Abbotsford News

Peering through the windows of a Chilliwack bookstore, one finds various items for sale – books, bookmarks, puzzles, pillows…and now cats. The Book Man has just launched its Cat Adoption Window, a community space where people can view and visit adoptable cats located in the store in downtown Chilliwack. “I always joked that everything in […]

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Cats are now being sold at a BC bookstore thanks to new adopt-a-cat program – Boundary Creek Times

Looking through the windows of a Chilliwack bookstore, one will find various items for sale – books, bookmarks, puzzles, pillows…and now cats. The Book Man has just launched its Cat Adoption Window, a community space where people can view and visit adoptable cats located in the store in downtown Chilliwack. “I always joked that everything […]

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Yellowknife bookstore to close early due to ‘weapon threats’

The Book Cellar. Luisa Esteban/Radio cabin The Yellowknife book cellar will close early on weeknights after incidents involving “threats of weapons and damaged property.” Assignment to facebook On Wednesday evening, the downtown bookstore said it had no choice but to start closing at 6 p.m. on weeknights to keep staff safe. While doors will close […]

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Owner of Castle Rock Bookstore to Replace Unfunded Federal Book Donations for Elementary School | Education

CASTLE ROCK – Jennifer Engkraf still remembers her excitement when a national non-profit organization donated books to Castle Rock Elementary School, which she attended in the 1990s. Today, Engkraf owns a Castle Rock bookstore and leads local efforts to resuscitate the book donations that sparked her love of reading about three decades ago. Now more […]

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Vernon Bookstore Supports Okanagan’s Most Vulnerable – Vernon Morning Star

A charity bookstore in Vernon removed a page from the donation manual by sending much-needed support to a local outreach society. Clary Lausnes, founder of the All Are Family Outreach Society (AAFOS), received a check for $1,000 from the Alpine Center Bookwarehouse on Wednesday, April 6. “We were absolutely thrilled. We’ve been struggling for so […]

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A local bookstore and publishing house gives authors creative and financial freedom

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) — An independent bookstore is reshaping authors’ traditional paths to publication. Wild Lark, just off Broadway, gives authors back creative and financial freedom while providing a quiet space for readers. When authors try to publish their book, they either self-publish, which means more creative freedom but a small audience, or they hire […]

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Name Brewster’s New Beach, Dog Rules, Brewster Bookstore and More

Housing survey the Brewster Housing Partnership welcomes participation in a housing needs survey to inform updating the city’s housing production plan. The plan, last updated five years ago, is expected to be ready by June. It will guide policy decisions over the next five years by identifying housing needs and issues in Brewster and recommending […]

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San Francisco gets its first lesbian-owned comic book store in the

Sour Cherry Comics (3187 16th St.) is a brand new bookstore run by and geared towards the LGBTQ+ community. Overall, however, the store is meant to be cute and welcoming to everyone – not the same design as the typical men’s comic book store. Sour Cherry has operated online for a while and occasionally held […]

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Stretford comic book store to close as costs rise and redevelopment progresses

A COMIC bookstore in Stretford is set to close as rising costs continue to weigh on businesses in the borough. A branch of Wow Comix opened in Stretford Mall in December 2020, but struggled to make its mark due to a coronavirus lockdown soon after. It reopened after lockdown and held Stretford’s first comic festival […]

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Edinburgh’s independent bookshop named the best in Scotland

The Edinburgh Bookshop, located on Bruntsfield Place, has been voted the best independent bookshop in Scotland. The Edinburgh bookshop, located on Bruntsfield Place, has won the prestigious award four times, adding to its 2014 trophy for children’s bookseller of the year. The capital bookshop’s latest accolade has arrived as the British Book Awards revealed the […]

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Edinburgh bookshop crowned Independent Bookseller of the Year in Scotland

An Edinburgh bookstore has been crowned Independent Bookstore of the Year in Scotland, securing the title for the fourth time. The Edinburgh bookshop, located on Bruntsfield Place, also won the 2014 Children’s Bookseller of the Year trophy and is celebrating success again after its latest award. The British Book Awards this morning (Wednesday) revealed the […]

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Bookstore offers to raise £75,000 to help children displaced by war in Ukraine

Little Toller Books are one of two independent UK publishers who have come together to provide backpacks containing a selection of books, headlamps, water bottles, notebooks, colored pencils and other essentials. A bookstore in Beaminster has launched a campaign to raise £75,000 to help children displaced by war in Ukraine. Little Toller Books are one […]

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Take a look inside the £160,000 transformation of Sunderland’s former Hills Bookshop into a creative hub

The much-loved Hills, at Waterloo Place in Sunderland city centre, sold its last novel in 2006 having served countless customers since opening at its original site in Fawcett Street in 1852. In recent years the Waterloo Place unit had a number of forms, including as Reds hairdressers, but had stood empty for some time until […]

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New Chapters owners hail ‘fantastic’ customers as beloved bookstore reopens

It was a joyful day for many book readers in Dublin as the beloved independent Chapters bookstore on Parnell Street reopened earlier today. Hearts were broken in January, when chapters announced that after 40 years of operating in locations across the city, they would close their doors. But Ireland’s biggest independent bookstore opened today after […]

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A fire breaks out in a bookstore in Shivamogga

A fire breaks out in a bookstore in Shivamogga Firefighters rushed to the scene and extinguished the flame Nrupathunga SK, DHNS, Shivamoga, March 09, 2022, 09:49 updated: 09 Mar 2022, 09:49 ist A fire broke out at Sharada bookstore in Vinobnagar in Shivamogga on Tuesday evening, damaging property worth Rs 5 lakh. Books, stationery including […]

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Downtown Children’s Bookstore Adds Manager | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo provided to The Times Observer Deena Winters has been selected as manager of Kids Town Books, an offshoot of the nonprofit Free Books for Kids Town. The store is located at Warren Antiques, 306 Second Ave. The only children’s bookstore in the region has a new manager. He is part […]

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4 Strange Things This Lowell Bookstore Found In Donated Books

As spring cleaning approaches, a good rule of thumb is to always check every pocket, secret compartment, or between the pages of anything you donate. You never know what was once hidden and long forgotten. For example, in 2021 in Florida, a Salvation Army employee found $20,000 in the pocket of a free jacket. In […]

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Comic Book Store Owner Explains Why Readers Buy Comics Before ‘The Batman’ Releases | Lehigh Valley Regional News

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. — From the big screen to the store shelf, DC Comics’ Batman is back in the spotlight. “My brother and my friend bought tickets last night to go see tomorrow night,” fan D’Angelo Urquiza said. Superhero movies can lead to super comic book sales, as those like Urquiza head to stores like […]

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Closure of Oakley Children’s Bookstore, planning for continued community initiatives

A popular children’s bookstore in Oakley is closing later this month. Blue Manatee Literacy Project and Bookstore said it has been notified by its owner that its physical location at 3904 Madison Road will close on March 13. was perhaps out of our control, it does not lessen our disappointment to see this community treasure […]

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March 2 – Stand With Ukraine T-shirts; new comic book store; Fort Wayne Food Tours | Columnists

Morisson-Agen wondered what he could do to help Ukraine, which is under attack from the invading Russian forces. The owner of Welcome Back Records decided to team up with Doublethink Merch to create a T-shirt with a defiant fist in the blue and yellow colors of Ukraine with the words: I stand with Ukraine. The […]

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The Raven Book Store Bestsellers for March 1, 2022 (Sponsored Post) – The Lawrence Times

Share this post or save it for later Note from The Times: This bestseller list comes directly to us from The Raven’s Bookstore to Lawrence. See other editions of the list here. Looking at this week’s bestsellers, I’m struck by how many ways a book can end up on our list. Sure, there are big […]

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Mariska Hargitay and Hillary Clinton pictured leaving Manhattan bookstore

Law and Order star Mariska Hargitay and Hillary Clinton were pictured leaving a Lower Manhattan bookstore after filming for an unknown project. DailyMail.com captured exclusive photos of the former Democratic presidential candidate and Law & Order: SVU star as they exited the Housing Works bookstore in Lower Manhattan on Friday. Flanked by security, Clinton, 74, […]

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Lakewood Book Store Changes Name | News, Sports, Jobs

LAKEWOOD – The bookstore formerly known as Off the Beaten Path is inspired by Mr. Roger’s playbook and promotes good neighborliness. The bookstore, 124 Chautauqua Ave., Lakewood, recently changed its name to Good Neighbor Bookstore to help promote understanding, kindness and good neighborliness. Bob Lingle, the owner of the bookstore, said he had […]

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Incredible photos of SF’s legendary first comic book store have surfaced – 50 years after we lost them

He was happy to earn $5 a day when he opened San Francisco’s first comic book store in 1968. San Francisco Comic Book Co.’s storefront covered the entire 200 square feet of 23rd Street in the neighborhood from Mission, missing the foot traffic of the now fashionable area. peak of at least three decades. “I […]

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Titles from university libraries | Purdue Boilermakers

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Inside a fantastic new comic book store in Grimsby

A popular comic book store in Grimsby has moved to a new location after nearly two decades in business. Paul Berry, 47, has owned Starrider for 25 years and traded on Pasture Street for 18 years. But it has now moved to 156 Victoria Street. Read more Grimsby news here It’s barely a minute from […]

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After Tennessee School Board Bans ‘Maus,’ California Comic Book Store Donates Copies | Way of life

LOS ANGELES — A few weeks ago, inside Ryan Higgins’ comic book store, the sounds of British rock blared as a steady stream of customers browsed through issues and picked up their orders. Some had lined up before the Sunnyvale store opened in hopes of scoring variant book covers or picking up the new “Batman […]

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California comic book store donates copies of ‘Maus’ after ban

A few weeks ago, inside Ryan Higgins’ comic shop, the sounds of British rock blared as a steady stream of customers browsed through issues and collected their orders. Some had lined up before the Sunnyvale store opened in hopes of scoring variant book covers or picking up the new “Batman Catwoman Special.” Less noticed was […]

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How an 84-year-old black-owned bookstore on Farish Street is still alive

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – Marshall’s Music and Bookstore is a black-owned family business on Farish Street in Downtown Jackson. The store has been around for 84 years. Like the books it sells, the store has its own story of surviving everything from the Great Depression, segregation and the Jim Crow era to a pandemic, recession […]

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Tulsa Bookstore Offers Free Copies of ‘Maus’ After Tennessee School District Ban – FOX23 News

TULSA, Okla. – “Tennessee was wrong” Magic City Books in downtown Tulsa isn’t hiding its feelings after “Maus,” a book depicting events from the Holocaust, was banned in a Tennessee school district. Parents in the district raised concerns about “its portrayal of violence and suicide.” The Tulsa bookstore, near Archer and Detroit, has partnered with […]

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The slate speaks: the difficulties of the bookstore

Recently, as in previous semesters, students have expressed concerns about the campus bookstore. These issues include a lack of selection, availability and communication from the bookstore. Students receive emails that their books are ready to be picked up, but when they arrive, the books are not there. As many courses depend on knowledge of textbooks […]

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Opening of the Sweet Haven bookstore in Cauley Square near MIami, Florida

An avenue of trees with intertwined canopies, creating a wonderful sheltering shade, connects the bungalows in Cauley Square, one of the most enchanting and secret places in Miami. The village is so far south on the Old Dixie Highway that its origins date back to the early 20th century, when it was an agricultural area […]

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“Maus” Ban Seeks Sunnyvale Comic Book Store Owner’s Help

Ryan Higgins usually leaves the heroics to the costumed crusaders found in the books he stocks at his Comics Conspiracy shop in Sunnyvale. “I just sell Batman comics,” he laughs. But the comic book store owner isn’t content to stay away when it comes to groups trying to ban books, graphic novels and other reading […]

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Former Abbotsford bookstore owner publishes book of Jewish poetry – Abbotsford News

A former local bookseller will be touring Canada this spring to promote his new book of poetry with a stop in Abbotsford. Simon Constam owned and operated The Bookworks on Montrose Avenue for 13 years until 1990 before moving back east. “I love the place,” Constam said. “I have incredibly wonderful memories.” Brought Down is […]

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Final chapter for The Old Book Store in Northampton

NORTHAMPTON – After 64 years on Masonic Street, one of the city center’s oldest stores has closed. Open since 1958, The Old Book Store turned its last page last month. In a phone interview on Tuesday, owner Henry Walz confirmed he was looking to sell the business and the basement condominium in the commercial area […]

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Comic Book Store Owners Offer to Ship Banned Holocaust Novel ‘Maus’ to Tennessee Students for Free

The Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel “Maus” was banned Jan. 10 after a unanimous vote by the McMinn County Board of Education in Tennessee. Written by Art Spiegelman, “Maus” tells the story of his parents in the 1940s, following the Jewish family’s experience with rising anti-Semitism until their internment in the Auschwitz concentration camp. He depicts […]

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Comic Book Store Owner Will Ship ‘Maus’ Free to Anyone Who Requests It in Tennessee District Where It’s Banned

Placeholder while loading article actions correction A previous version of this article referred to a naked mouse depicted in the graphic novel “Maus” by Art Spiegelman. The illustration in the book actually shows partial female nudity. The article has been corrected. Comic book store owner Ryan Higgins was a teenager when he read Maus, the […]

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A bookstore organizes a cat adoption event | News

NEW BERLIN — Three cats found new homes on Saturday following an adoption event at Poe’s New and Used Book Store in New Berlin. Catterina’s Quest, a free cat adoption event on Saturday, filled the bookstore with visitors from the 11 cats waiting to be adopted. The bookstore is located at 428 Market St., New […]

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Collector’s Authority: The Hidden Southside Comic Book Store | Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Tucked away in a corner of a Southside mall, Collector’s Authority has nearly 75,000 comics in stock. Ranging from Marvel to DC to independent artists, owner Pete Contero said Collector’s Authority offers a variety of comics. “We’re dealing with new comics and back issues,” Contero said. “Back issues are older issues coming off the shelf. […]

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Popular Grimsby comic book store will move after nearly two decades

A popular comic book store in Grimsby is moving to a new location after nearly two decades of trading in one location. Paul Berry, 47, has owned Starrider for 25 years and traded on Pasture Street for 18 years. Read more Grimsby news here But now the store is ready for a new location after […]

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Knoxville comic book store offering students free copies of Maus

The award-winning Holocaust book was banned in McMinn County for its foul language and graphic depictions of the genocide. Knoxville, Tenn. – A Knoxville comic book store said Monday it has raised more than $83,000 after launching an initiative last week to give away free copies of Maus to students who want to learn about […]

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Victim sues Milford comic book store for stealing rare collection

MILFORD, CT – A West Haven man is suing a Milford comic book store on the grounds that the owner should have known better than to buy valuable comic books that were stole himaccording to the New Haven Register. The Register reports that the victim valued the stolen comics at $250,000, including a first edition […]

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Jabari Asim to Discuss New Novel ‘Yonder’ with Harvard Book Store

This event has passed. Find other things to do instead. Join the Virtual Author Event on Tuesday, January 25 at 6 p.m. Jabari Asim (“Over There”) Looking to read more books in the new year? “The low” is the Book Club’s January Reading and Author Jabari Asim will join Boston.com for a virtual chat with […]

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Kelley honored after 30 years with Christian Book Store – The Andalusia Star-News

Helped by prayers, Pat Kelley made a fortuitous decision, which eventually led her to work at Christian Book and Gift, where she celebrated 30 years of service on Monday. Kelley was first employed in January 1992 by Jan White, who then owned the bookstore with her husband, Greg. At the time, she was a cashier […]

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Minot Zoo turtle ‘Shelby’ will visit a bookstore this weekend | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo submitted Shelby, one of the zoo’s African spurred tortoises, is shown with a Roosevelt Park zoo staff member. Shelby will visit Main Street Books this Saturday. Main Street Books in Minot will welcome an unusual visitor this weekend. The bookstore has partnered with Roosevelt Park Zoo, Minot, to host a […]

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No Other Book Like This is the last used book store in Groton

January 16 – You could blame the airline industry. But it was probably unavoidable. Early last summer, 30-year-old Groton resident Colleen Lynch was about to board a plane to visit a friend. She had already dropped off her dogs with her parents and was leaving for the airport when she received a notification that her […]