#bookstores

The 15 Most Instagrammed Bookstores in the World

The results are in: these are the 15 bookstores most featured on Instagram. Let's talk about why they're so popular on IG.

8 Mystery/Thriller Novels to Make You Ask When Libraries and Bookstores Got So Sus

We know and love the magic and power of the library and the bookstore. But...what happens when things go sideways in them?

The Science and Recent History of Bookstore Design

There's a myriad of online options for book buying. So what goes into the physicality of bookstores to make them appealing to book buyers?

When Is It Okay To Let a Bookstore Die?

Bookstores are for profit businesses, so why do readers often feel obligated to help out when bookstores are struggling financially?

5 Ways Working at a Used Bookstore Changed Me Forever

After working a used bookstore for many years, I picked up some strange habits that I just can't seem to shake. Here are 5 of them.

10 Enchanting Bookstore Mysteries

Bookstores are magic and full of wonder, so read these excellent bookstore mysteries, including murder mysteries and more!

Black Bookstores a Year After a Summer of Protests

Black Lives Matter protests prompted an uptick in support of Black bookstores, but how are these bookstores doing a year later?

A Case for Being Kind to Tired Booksellers

One reader's experience going into a bookstore only to be met by exhausted booksellers, and a reminder to be gracious to them.

How Shopping at a Local Indie Bookstore Made Me Feel Whole Again

How one reader realized the dream of spending a glorious chunk of time browsing the shelves of a local independent bookstore.

11 AAPI-Owned Bookstores and the Books They Recommend

I've reached out to AAPI-owned bookstores across the country and got the scoop on the AAPI-authored books they love and recommend.