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Indies Inspire!

“Let my temptation be a book, which I shall purchase, hold, and keep.”   Eugene Field This Saturday, April 28, is Independent Bookstore Day. So put on your dancing shoes and get thee to thy nearest independent bookstore and celebrate by … Continue reading

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Budding Bookworms

“Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day began when my children were little and I was going to story time at bookstores nearly every week. Did all children know the pleasure of spending time in a bookstore? I wondered. Of … Continue reading

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Indies Rebounding

One of the most heartening messages to emerge from the 2014 Book Expo America (BEA): Indie bookstores are enjoying a renaissance. While digital books are still going strong, for the first time since 2005, there are more than 2,000 independent … Continue reading

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Beautiful Bookstore

“Part of the dream of Northshire Bookstore, for me, is the attempt to add substance and meaning to people’s lives. Whether this is in the form of humor, exploration, entertainment, learning, serendipity, fun, or personal opening, we strive to provide … Continue reading

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Indie Ingenuity

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” Cicero As co-author of Birthing the Elephant, a start-up guide for small businesses, I know firsthand just how innovative and intrepid entrepreneurs can be. That’s why it’s no surprise … Continue reading

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Bookstore Boom

Defying expectations — isn’t that part of what makes life exciting? Well that’s probably the best way to describe what’s happening in bookstores over this holiday season. While many independent store owners expected a lackluster season, quite a number of … Continue reading

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In England

Walking my dog Ryder in the park is a great way to catch up on what’s happening around town. Two of my dog-walking pals, Benilde and Claire, were chatting about an upbeat story on independent bookstores that just appeared in … Continue reading

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Best Seller

Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live. Mark Twain Mark Twain was one smart cookie! Knowing that his irreverent, swashbuckling autobiography would be too hot for his contemporaries … Continue reading

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