Tag Archives: AtoZ Blog Challenge 2018

S – Square Books – Oxford, MS

WELCOME to the letter S and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS  SQUARE BOOKS 160 Courthouse Sq. Oxford, Ms  662-236-2262 “Everyone in the South has no time for reading because they are all too busy writing.” William Faulkner I wish we were … Continue reading

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R – R.J. Julia Booksellers – Madison Conn

WELCOME to the letter R and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS 768 Boston Post Rd. Madison, Conn         203-245-3959 There is nothing like a satisfied customer writing a positive comment about their experience in your bookstore to … Continue reading

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Q – Quail Ridge Books – Raleigh, NC

WELCOME to the letter Q and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS 4209 Lassiter Mill Road Raleigh, North Carolina Call (919) 828-1588 North Hills is a mixed-use development located in midtown Raleigh, NC  that includes stores, restaurants, entertainment, commercial offices, residential … Continue reading

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P – Port Richmond Books – Philadelphia, PA

WELCOME to the letter P and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS Port Richmond Books 3037 Richmond Street – Philadelphia, PA         215-870-5422                         One of my favorite … Continue reading

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O – The Old Town Bookshop – Edinburgh, Scotland

WELCOME to the letter O and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS 8 Victoria Street, Edinburgh EH1 2HG, Scotland +44 131 225 9237 I can close my eyes and walk once again down Princess Street in Edinburgh on my way to … Continue reading

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N – The Notting Hill Bookstore – London

WELCOME to the letter N and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS This independent bookshop, renowned for its travel book section was the inspiration for the 1999 romantic comedy, made famous by Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant in the film, Notting Hill. … Continue reading

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M – Mystery Book Stores

WELCOME to the letter M and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS If I had a bookstore I would make all the mystery novels hard to find. Demetri Martin It was not until after my mother died that I picked up … Continue reading

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L – Leakey Bookshop – Inverness, Scotland

WELCOME to the letter L and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS The preservation of historic structures is of great interest to me and so the idea of a bookshop located in Greyfriar’s Hall, which was once St. Mary’s Gaelic Church … Continue reading

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K – Kroch’s and Brentano’s – Paying Tribute

WELCOME to the letter K and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS I grew up with books and many of them were brought home by my father from Kroch’s and Brentano’s, the largest bookstore in Chicago and at one time the … Continue reading

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J – Brian Jacques – A Bookshop’s Favorite Author

WELCOME to the letter J and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS As readers, we have our favorite authors, favorite books, and favorite bookstores. I want to pay tribute to author Brian Jacques in this post for the letter J. Any bookstore … Continue reading

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I – mc I ntyre’s Bookstore – Pittsboro, NC

WELCOME to the letter I and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS I’m an only child and have been known to bend a rule now and then. This is one of those times. I’m saving the letter M for Mystery Bookstores, but … Continue reading

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H – Hay-on-Wye Bookstores – Wales

WELCOME to the letter H and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS Often described as the “the town of books,” – “Hay,” is a small market town and community in the historic county of Brecknockshire in Wales. Take a minute and … Continue reading

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