Palabras Bookstore moves and rebrands; Charleston's indie gets some press love; China gets a new crowdfunded bookstore; and more.
Phoenix's Palabras Bookstore is Relocating and Rebranding: The bi-lingual Spanish/English bookstore is moving to a larger space, and will double its inventory from 6,000 to 12,000 titles.
Charleston's Blue Bicycle Books Profiled: Deep South Magazine shows its appreciation for the only independent bookstore in South Carolina's capital.
B&N to Open New Store at Southern Univerversity: Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn., will be home to a new 13,000-square-foot retail bookstore operated by the chain.
Crowdfunded Bookstore Opens in China: The 21,500 sq.-ft. Island Bookstore opened Taiyuan, the capital city of north China's Shanxi Province, after raising 2 million yuan ($300,000).
Baghdad Bookmobile is a Booming Business: The rolling bookstore, run by a 25-year-old, was born out of a Facebook group started in 2015; it now generates $4,000 a month.
Bermuda Bookstore Renovates: The Kingdom Dynamics Bookstore, a Christian shop on the Caribbean island nation, has undergone extensive renovations.