#independent bookstores

Bookshops Battle Bigotry with Bravery and Grace

How bookshops are fighting against bigotry with bravery, grace, dignity—and even a little snark.

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 With These Official Online Events

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 with a host of online events, including author panels and drawing demonstrations.

Literary Tourism: Bath, UK

Explore some of the numerous literary destinations and best bookish sites in Bath, UK, including bookstores and author pilgrimages.

Running an Independent Bookstore in a Conservative Area

Running an independent bookstore in a conservative city is a unique challenge and an opportunity. Jenny Kinne runs Books and Mortar in West Michigan.

Independent Bookstores to Shop at While Sheltering in Place

There are many ways to support local indies, but first, you need to find one. We've got a big list of independent bookstores online and ready for orders.

A Flowchart for Making Impactful Purchases at Your Indie Bookstore

Looking for ways to support independent bookstores through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond? Consider this flowchart for impactful purchases.

Get Yourself Some #SocksForBinc!

Libro.fm has partnered with a range of artists to create 10 pairs of socks for book lovers; profits will support booksellers impacted by COVID-19.

Why Working in an Independent Bookstore is the Bee’s Knees

Working in an independent bookstore may sound like an ideal job for book lovers, but well, it's actually pretty awesome and here's why.

If Indie Bookstores Want to Be Inclusive, They Need to Highlight Romance

One reader traveling the USA this year sees a common trait among too many indie bookstores: no romance books.

Get Lost In The Book Loft

Take a tour of The Book Loft, a cozy independent bookstore and beacon for book lovers in the middle of Columbus, Ohio's German Village.

Literary Tourism: The Thriving Dallas Literary Scene

A Conversation with Tayari Jones, the 2019 Independent Bookstore Day Ambassador

We had a chat about indies, regional literature, and more with Tayari Jones, who was named this year's Independent Bookstore Day Ambassador.

Independent Bookstore Day 2019: Our Favorite Indie Bookstores

Kew & Willow Books: Independently Satisfying All Your Bookish Desires

We're highlighting Kew & Willow Books, working to revitalize the bookstore drought in the lively literary community that is Queens, NY.

Tender Quotes From Books My Husband Bought Me

"Say yes to someone who understands you will never tire of books, that they are an extension of you, and you carry the narratives in your heart."