Changes for Canada's Authors for Indies Day; the Dallas indie crowdsourcing seed money; life at a used bookstore in Austin; the Portuguese store that inspired Hogwarts; and more.
Canada's Authors for Indies Day Changes Hands: The celebration that brought authors to independent bookstores in a day-long promotion for the last three years will transition to new management later this year.
Dallas Bookstore Crowdsources Seed Money: Bibliobar, a bookstore that plans to open in Plano, Tex. next May, is raising $50,000 on Indiegogo.
Bookstore Opens in Colorado: Whampus Used Books has opened in the town of Loveland.
What its Like to Work at Half Price Books: The Austin Chronicle interviews two managers at an Austin, Tex. location of the used bookstore chain.
Portugal Bookstore Attracts Harry Potter Fans: Livraria Lello Library in the city of Porto is believed to have inspired the design for Hogwarts.