• Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area Wonder Book comprises 3 large retail stores and a 72,000 square foot warehouse for lnternet, bulk, designer, and export sales. Wonderbook has been featured in the NY Times, The Washington Post, USA Today & CSpan.
• California Bookstore Day is going national next year, rebranded as Independent Bookstore Day and set for May 2
All nine regional bookselling associations are taking part and offering $1,000 for a logo. "We are asking creative, artistic book lovers to create and submit a logo that will be represent this nationwide event. The winning submission will appear on all promotions, products, and merchandising in conjunction with Independent Bookstore Day." Submissions should be sent by October 15 to Carrie Obry, executive director of the Midwest Booksellers Association, at firstname.lastname@example.org
BookHampton have three stores on Long Island, but "the frozen winter followed by a very chilly spring" almost brought this small chain down. They are fighting back though, through at least one more summer, and hope to avoid being forced to close their doors.
Supporters are aslked to "please take a moment to order just one book right now from BookHampton Any book at all .... They will hold it in store or ship it anywhere!"
At BookHampton they sell online only by a request form rather than a shopping cart!
• St Mark’s Bookshop re-opened at in July 2014 at 136 East 3rd Street, New York, NY 10009 (just west of Avenue A). The closest subway station is the F at 2nd Ave, and the M14A Bus stops at 3rd and A.
To get to the new location from Third Avenue and Stuyvesant,
walk 6 blocks downtown and 3 avenue blocks east.
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