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Spotlight on Bookstores: four treasures in “the hinterlands”

Miriam Parker works for a publishing company, has a blog and is working on her novel Book People in Southwest Virginia.  After knowing Miriam online for many, many months, I was so happy to finally meet her at BEA!  In this Spotlight post she gives the scoop on four lovely bookstores far outside New [...]

Spotlight on Bookstores: *Creatures ‘n Crooks Bookshoppe* in Richmond, Virginia

Attention all fans of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mystery – you’re in for a treat!  This week’s Spotlight on Bookstores is submitted by Pamela K. Kinney, an author of published horror, science fiction, fantasy, horror, poetry, and so far, two nonfiction books, Haunted Richmond, Virginia and Haunted Virginia: Legends, Myths and [...]

Spotlight on Bookstores: Rakestraw Books in Danville, California

Today’s Spotlight on Bookstores is written by David Ebershoff, whose novel The 19th Wife has just been released in paperback.  You can read my review of The 19th Wife, an interview with David, and a blurb about his reading at one of my local bookstores.  He is an editor at [...]

Spotlight on Bookstores: *Ariel Bookstore at The Rocks* in Sydney, Australia

Today’s Spotlight on Bookstores is brought to us by Joanna Penn, author and blogger at The Creative Penn: Writing, Self-Publishing, Print-on-Demand, Internet Sales and Promotion…for your book; you can follow her on Twitter. Joanna is British, lives in Brisbane but was in Sydney for the Writers Festival and revisited this brilliant bookshop. 

Spotlight on Bookstores: Hickory Stick Bookshop in Washington Depot, Connecticut

 

Today’s Spotlight on Bookstores is brought to us by Lauren Lipton, author of Mating Rituals of the North American WASP (review here) and It’s About Your Husband.  She lives in New York City and spends weekends two hours away in the home her family calls “The Great Big Hole in Connecticut We Throw Money Into.”  [...]

Spotlight on Bookstores: *Books Inc.* in Palo Alto, California

Meg Waite Clayton is back with another wonderful Spotlight on Bookstores post!  Meg is the author of  the national bestseller, The Wednesday Sisters, which is just out in paperback. Bookreporter calls The Wednesday Sisters a “stirring novel” that “will appeal not just to those who secretly wish to be writers, but to anyone with a [...]

Spotlight on Bookstores: *The Depot Bookstore and Cafe* in Mill Valley, California

Today’s Spotlight on Bookstores post is written by Michelle Richmond, whose latest novel, No One You Know, will be available in paperback on May 19, 2009.  She is also the author of the New York Times best-seller, Year of Fog.  Michelle shares with us the story of a night at The Depot Bookstore and Cafe, [...]

Spotlight on Bookstores: *Kepler’s Books* in Menlo Park, California

 

Today’s Spotlight post is written by Meg Waite Clayton ,  author of  the national bestseller, The Wednesday Sisters , which is just out in paperback. Bookreporter calls The Wednesday Sisters a “stirring novel” that “will appeal not just to those who secretly wish to be writers, but to anyone with a love of great books; anyone who [...]

Spotlight on Bookstores: Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts

You know how they say “you can’t go home again” ?  Well, when it comes to the Harvard Book Store, “they” are wrong!

Today I’m going to share a little about one of my favorite bookstores.  Now, usually I don’t say favorite in these Spotlight posts, I just want to highlight what makes each store special, [...]

Spotlight on Bookstores: Book People in Austin, Texas

Do you know Iliana from Bookgirl’s Nightstand ?  Her blog has archives going back to June of 2004 – yes, she’s been keeping a book blog for almost five years!  Aside from her prolific writing of book reviews, book lists, and thoughtful comments, she manages Bookgirl’s Studio an Esty shop [...]