New bookstore coming to Florida; Upstate New York stores launch seasonal promotion; a California indie fights for survival; bookselling in South Africa; and more.

New Store Coming to Florida: Story & Song Neighborhood Bookstore Bistro will open in Fernandina Beach later this year.

Upstate New York Bookstores Launch Fall Promotion: Thirteen bookstores within a 90-minute drive of Rochester are offering a discount during October to customers who visit multiple stores.

California Bookstore Fights to Survive: A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland is struggling to stay open.

Inside an Icocn L.A. Bookstore: The Los Angeles Times offers an appreciation of The Last Bookstore in downtown L.A.

Alabama Bookseller Reflects on Career: The owner of Reed Books in Birmingham shares his philosophy of bookselling.

Bookselling in South Africa: The Mail and Guardian surveys the status of several bookstores across the country.

How Two New Zealand Bookstores Thrive: A pair of booksellers in Auckland say creating a welcoming environment and selling more than books are key.