Plans solidify around new Queens, N.Y. bookstore; Maine gets a new bookstore; Pennsylvania indie to open a second location; Toronto is home to a Harry Potter-themed store; and more.
Queens Bookstore to Open in September: After raising $72,000 on Kickstarter, the new Kew & Willow Books is expected to open in September.
Maine's Newest Bookstore: The new Quill Books and Beverage will open sometime in "late fall" in Westbrook in suburban Portland.
New Bookstore Planned for Pennsylvania: The Doylestown Bookshop in Doylestown is expanding and will open a sister store, The Lahaska Bookshop in nearby Lahaska will open in September.
Toronto Gets a Harry Potter-themed Store: Curiosa: Purveyors of Extraordinary Things is a new bookstore that offers an immersive retail experience culled form J.K. Rowling's novels.
Minnesota Bookstore is Being Sold: Paperbacks and Pieces Bookstore in Winona, open since 1977, is up for sale.
On Running a Top Wisconsin Bookstore: A look at the career of lifelong bookseller and publisher Kubet “Kubie” Luchterhand of Wm. Caxton Ltd. bookshop in Ellison Bay.