Miscellaneous

Tokyo has a “bookstore hotel” where you can read, sleep and now drink

Tokyo has a “bookstore hotel” where you can read, sleep and now drink

..and wouldn’t you know it, the Mrs. and I will be in Tokyo in a couple months. She tells me our accommodations are already booked! I may have to swing by to take a look anyway. – Bruce Just be careful not to spill your drink on the pages you’re[Read More…]

by January 17, 2017 Miscellaneous
The Best Strategy? Read The Book Of Course…

The Best Strategy? Read The Book Of Course…

No matter what we do in life, a clear strategy always will always boost your chances of success tenfold. Whether that be running a business, running a marathon, or running for president, it’s important to have clear steps on exactly how you will achieve this. And what better way to[Read More…]

by December 3, 2014 Miscellaneous
All About Community

All About Community

This past week Dianne and I got to attend the Hachette-NAIBA Open House in Manhattan. Peggy wasn’t able to attend since she was on vacation that had been planned for quite some time. There were many other independent booksellers in attendance from the region and it was helpful to hear[Read More…]

by August 11, 2014 Miscellaneous, Publishing
An introduction

An introduction

Hello, Bookshop Blog readers! I am so pleased to share my journey towards opening a bookstore with you. Thanks to Bruce for having me! My name is Yooree Losordo, and I’m the owner of On the Dot Books in Dorchester, MA. Where exactly is my store? Let’s see…you can find me[Read More…]

by August 1, 2014 Miscellaneous, Opening a Bookstore
Meet 3 Seasoned Booksellers

Meet 3 Seasoned Booksellers

So who are these three women eager to bring a bookstore to Rockville Centre, which is on the South Shore of Long Island? Peggy, Dianne and Carol think it’s important to let their patrons know why they are the ones to bring Turn of the Corkscrew, Books & Wine to[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 Miscellaneous
A Look at The Fault in Our Stars

A Look at The Fault in Our Stars

The Summer blockbuster season is just around the corner – and it looks to be a dandy. But before getting into the hardcore sci-fi and interstellar super heroes we start off with a real tear jerker geared towards the young-ish set. From The Hollywood Reporter With interest in adapting John Green’s[Read More…]

by June 8, 2014 Miscellaneous
The Most Visually Stunning Libraries in the World

The Most Visually Stunning Libraries in the World

A little off topic but I thought these images were worth sharing. There’s nothing quite like a beautiful library, they have such a magical feel. These take that to a whole new level. Take a look at these visually stunning libraries, compiled by Sarah Park from Matador Networks. Complete with[Read More…]

by February 20, 2014 Around the Web, Miscellaneous
“Where do you get your books, and why we don’t have a bookstore cat.”

“Where do you get your books, and why we don’t have a bookstore cat.”

“Wow. I really like your selection. Where do you get your books?” the Customer asked. Little did he realize that I have a good understanding of customer-speak. Beneath his seemingly simple question lies his true thought: “I have a bunch of books I don’t need, and probably never read, and[Read More…]

by February 5, 2014 Miscellaneous