This Week in Indie Bookstores


Publishers Weekly is seeking nominations for bookstore of the year.

The LEGO Creator series now includes a bookstore.

Glamour goes in-depth with the owners of The Ripped Bodice, the famed L.A.-based romance bookstore.

Sandy Springs, Georgia is attempting to censor a local adult bookstore for its erotic offerings.

Check out three great indie bookstores on Massachusetts’s North Shore.

James Patterson grants holiday bonuses to independent booksellers across the country.

Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). His writing has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, Southern Review of Books, The Offing, 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →