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You could be a winner!

As part of the festivities at our upcoming Holiday Open House we’re excited to give you the opportunity to enter the drawing for a fabulous LOVE YOUR LOCAL gift basket, valued at over $400!  The basket is filled to the brim … Continue reading

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*Happy Dance*!

  So super proud to have been named one of the 25 semifinalists for the 2013 ‘Independent Small Business Of The Year’ award!  You shared the link to vote with your friends and family and clicked once a day to … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Yes, we realize we haven’t even cleared away the faux cobwebs, plastic spiders, or the last of the Halloween candy, but we just can’t help it, we (okay, when I say we, I mean the owner of a certain bookstore) … Continue reading

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The Big Takeaway

We were beyond thrilled to welcome Wendy Welch and Jack Beck, owners of Tales of the Lonesome Pine LLC, an independent used bookstore located in Big Stone Gap, VA (population 5,000 plus some change) this past Tuesday!  Wendy is the … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Just wanted to take a few moments to thank you for the overwhelming response to our last blog post.  The letters, phone calls, heart-to-heart’s, and visits were just the sort of shot in the arm we needed. Tallying up September’s … Continue reading

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To Be Or Not To Be

Just finished reading this article and it’s comforting to know we aren’t alone, trying our best to navigate these choppy waters, stay optimistic, keep the dream alive, and all that good stuff.  Peter Glassman, fellow bookstore owner, laments “You never … Continue reading

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Six Weeks in, Six Weeks Out

We’re celebrating six weeks open at our new location and are thrilled that our loyal customers have found their way home and we’re excited to keep welcoming new customers who “didn’t even know Edwardsville had an independent book store.”   Leaving … Continue reading

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