Category Archives: Bookstore Tourism

Bizarre Books

Brian Lake who manages Jarndyce Antiquarian Booksellers in Bloomsbury, London has compiled  a volume of truly odd and eccentric book covers in his new book Librorum Ridiculorum A Compendium of Bizarre Books. The books in the collection range from fairly … Continue reading

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Parking the Book Bus

Back in 2019 I shared a heartwarming story about Ohio teacher Melanie Moore’s Book Bus mobile children’s book store that raised funds for literacy projects. On November 12th, a ribbon-cutting and grand opening celebration took place for the Book Bus … Continue reading

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Reading Evangelists

Retired Montana schoolteacher Rita has been spreading her love of reading across the U.S. for the last eight years by traveling coast-to-coast in her van-turned-mobile bookstore! Rita shares what inspired her to make a mobile bookstore, and explains how she … Continue reading

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Halloween Horror

 

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Revenge of the Librarians

Regular visitors to Travel Between The Pages will be well aware of my appreciation for cartoonist Tom Gauld’s hilarious comics. So, I was happy to discover that he has a new book of cartoons that will be released in the … Continue reading

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Bookstore Tourism: Secret Bookshop Brooklyn

Hidden within an iconic New York City bodega in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighborhood you can find the newly launched Burnt Books. No secret passwords or handshakes are required to browse their stock of secondhand and collectible books; you just need find … Continue reading

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Bookshop Mysteries

When Sam and Adam Morris opened Your Brother’s Bookstore in downtown Evansville, Indiana last October they expected to be selling mystery novels not discovering their own mystery. While renovating the building and replacing the floors before opening they found an unexpected trapdoor … Continue reading

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Feline Friday

 

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Bookstore Tourism: Log Cabin Edition

I have not had the pleasure of book browsing at the Cottage Book Shop, but thanks to TBTP reader Gwen S. I’m happy to share it with you. The bookstore is located in the heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes National … Continue reading

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Life Lessons From A Bookstore Owner

Ryan Holiday learned some serious life lessons when he decided to open a small town bookshop in rural Texas during a pandemic. A year later, he decided to share his experience in a blog post and a Youtube video (below). … Continue reading

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