The best book chains in the U.K.; new indies coming to New Hampshire and Maryland; Phaidon's holiday pop-up; and more.

New Hampshire Gets a New Bookstore: Two co-founders are raising $250,000 to open the Bookery Manchester in the town of Manchester.

Pop-up Store Opens in Massachusetts: Rockport Books, part of the Hugo BookStores chain, is opening as a temporary store through the holidays in the city of Rockprot.

New Bookstore Coming to Maryland Bookstore: Greedy Reads will open in Baltimore early next year.

Phaidon Launches Holiday Pop-up Store: Book publisher Phaidon has opened a pop-up bookstore at the Tomas Maier Bleecker Street store in New York City.

Oregon Bookstore Gives Owner Purpose: The owner of Family Books & Bargains in Ontario took over the store as a retirement project, but has since found deeper meaning in her work.

U.K. Chain's Book of the Year Shortlist: Blackwell's Bookshop, the UK bookstore chain, has released a shortlist of four titles for Book of the Year. The winner, chosen by customer survey, will be revealed on December 8.