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A Grand Bargain Book Bonanza: Jason Chin’s GRAND CANYON

A Grand Bargain Book Bonanza: Jason Chin’s GRAND CANYON

Cindy & Lynn: We are just back from the ALA Midwinter Meetings, laden with tempting new ARCs to read and award-book displays to build. We visited several bookstores while in Denver over the weekend, including some antique bookstores with fabulous treasures. Denver has so many independent bookstores from which to choose. While visiting one, we […]

26 Cats Who Love Books More than You Do

26 Cats Who Love Books More than You Do

Cats are pretty uninhibited when it comes to expressing their love of books—like this one, basking in the throes of literary worship.   Many cats are hardworking library and bookseller cats. Like this precious rat exterminator . . . Happy Caturday! #Caturday #catsandbooks #cutest #lazysaturday #lagrangeparklibrary #friendsofthelibrary #lovebooks #markmyplace #bookshop #booksandcats A photo posted by […]

Libreria Fahrenheit 451 and Other European Bookstores

Libreria Fahrenheit 451 and Other European Bookstores

Cindy: Lynn and I love travel, and especially love visiting libraries and bookstores when we do. We thought it would be fitting to close out Booklist‘s dual spotlights on romance and travel with our LOVE for TRAVELING, showing you some of the books we found in Europe this summer and fall. It is especially fitting that […]

Cyber Monday? We’d Rather Be Browsing in a Bookshop

Cyber Monday? We’d Rather Be Browsing in a Bookshop

Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a less observed but equally deserving retail holiday of note: Small Business Saturday. If I had to guess, I’d say our readers were much more likely to be browsing bookstores for gifts than lining up in cold parking lots for a chance at a doorbuster big-screen TV. For […]

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Music Model
By February 27, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

Music Model

Over at his blog, author Nathan Bransford has some suggestions for the survival of bookstores that he’s culled from the way music stores have responded to the digital revolution. They all make sense and we’ve seen some of them in practice already. The indie bookstore in my town, Rainy Day Books, is putting their energies […]

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