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41 New Bookstores Opened Last Year

The American Booksellers Association (ABA) revealed a happy statistic this week: 41 independent bookstores opened their doors in 2012.

Here’s more from the organization: “The [ABA] welcomed 41 indie bookstores that opened in 2012 in 24 states. Among them were five branches of existing businesses and seven selling primarily used books. California is home to six new stores; New York, five; Florida and Texas, three; and Kansas, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina, two.”

As we celebrate this milestone, don’t forget to support your favorite independent booksellers. Read our How To Buy eBooks at Your Local Bookstore post, our Bookstores on Twitter list and our Best Bookstores on Tumblr directory. (Via Publishers Lunch)

 American Booksellers Association’s List of 41 New Bookstores That Opened in 2012

Acorn Books
1030 Forrest Avenue, Suite 114
Dover, DE 19904-3382
(302) 734-9100
www.acornbooks.org

The Avid Reader Active
605 2nd Street
Davis, CA 95616-4620
(530) 759-1599
www.avidreaderbooks.com
(Branch store)

Bluebird Books
2 South Main Street
Hutchinson, KS 67501-5422
(620) 259-6868
www.bluebirdbookstore.com

The Book Nook & Java Shop
8726 Ferry Street
Montague, MI 49437-1210
(231) 894-5333
www.thebooknookjavashop.com

The Book Tree
6121 La Salle Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611-2801
(510) 339-0513

BookHampton
50 Love Lane
Mattituck, NY 11952-3282
(631) 315-5064
www.bookhampton.com
(Branch store)

Booknuts!
4459 Crain Highway, Unit 103
White Plains, MD 20695-3046
(301) 836-6236
www.booknutsbookstore.com
(Primarily used books)

Books and Other Found Things
13 Loudoun Street, S.W.
Leesburg, VA 20175-2908
(703) 609-7504
(Primarily used books)

Books on Broad
944 Broad Street
Camden, SC 29020-4315
(803) 713-7323
www.booksonbroad.com

The Bookshelf Midtown
1123 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee, FL 32303-6223
(850) 765-0378
www.bookshelfandgallery.com
(Branch store)

BookTonix
29 Central Avenue
Tarrytown, NY 10591-3377
(914) 564-6527
(Primarily used books)

Cape Atlantic Book Company
City Center Mall
421 Washington Street, #202-203
Cape May, NJ 08204-1401
(609) 846-7688
www.capeatlanticbookcompany.com

Cellar Door Books
5225 Canyon Crest Drive, Suite 30A-B
Riverside, CA 92507-6301
(951) 787-7807
cellardoorbookstore.com

City Lit Books
2523 North Kedzie Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60647-2634
(773) 235-2523
www.citylitbooks.com

Copperfish Books
1205 Elizabeth Street, Suite A
Punta Gorda, FL 33950-6052
(914) 205-2560
www.copperfishbooks.com

Cuppa Pulp
119 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 8
Nanuet, NY 10954-2882
(845) 598-5183
www.cuppapulp.com

Duck’s Cottage Downtown
105 Sir Walter Raleigh Street
Manteo, NC 27954-9419
(252) 473-1056
www.duckscottage.com
(Branch)

Face in a Book
4359 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 113
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762-7113
(916) 941-9401
www.getyourfaceinabook.com

A Fiction Addiction
102 East Molloy Road
Syracuse, NY 13211-1611
(315) 516-4578

Finally Found Books
32709 Railroad Avenue
Black Diamond, WA 98010-9789
(425) 765-5601
www.finallyfoundbooks.com
(Primarily used books)

Firefly Bookstore
230 West Main Street
Kutztown, PA 19530-1637
(484) 648-2712
www.fireflybookstore.com

Five Stone Bookstore
2264 Lebanon Valley Mall
Lebanon, PA 17042-2568
(717) 272-3333
www.fivestonebooks.com

For Your Perusal
411 South Main Street
Grapevine, TX 76051-5328
(214) 499-6734
(Primarily used books)

Glow Worm Used Books and Sundries
310 Main Street
Spring, TX 77373-8374
(281) 253-0782
www.glowwormusedbooks.com
(Primarily used books)

Kepler’s 2020, FPC
(dba Kepler’s Books and Magazines)
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025-4349
(415) 601-2593
www.keplers.com

Monte Cristo Bookshop
13 Washington Street
New London, CT 06320-6066
(860) 608-5902
www.montecristobookshop.com

Moon Palace Books
2820 East 33rd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55406-2426
(612) 454-0455
www.moonpalacebooks.com

Ms. Wendy’s Wonderful World of Books
421 Osborne Street
Saint Marys, GA 31558-8413
(912) 576-7888
(Primarily used books)

Mysteryscape
7309 West 80th Street
Overland Park, KS 66204-3722
(913) 649-0000
www.mysteryscape.com

New Bo Books
1105 3rd Street, S.E.
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-2305
(319) 247-2665
www.newbobooks.com

Our Bookstore
1030 Howard Street
Omaha, NE 68102-2815
(402) 346-4445

Oxford Exchange
420 West Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 253-0222
www.oxfordexchange.com

The Peoples Book Shop
605 Wings Mills Road
Mount Vernon, ME 04352-3807
(207) 620-2392

Peregrine Book Company
219 North Cortez Street, Suite A
Prescott, AZ 86301-3054
(928) 445-9000
www.peregrinebookcompany.com

Phoenix Books Burlington
191 Bank Street
Burlington, VT 05401-3961
(802) 448-3350
www.phoenixbooks.biz/burlington
(Branch store)

SubText: A Bookstore
165 Western Avenue, North
Saint Paul, MN 55102-4613
(612) 387-8803

Unicorn Books and Gifts
738 Main Street
Ramona, CA 92065
www.unicornbooksandgifts.com

A Very Little Bookstore
112 South Main Street
Summerville, SC 29483-6008
(843) 695-7379

Whitetale Books
2010 S.W. HK Dodgen Loop, Suite 107
Temple, TX 76504-7055
(254) 774-9695
www.whitetalebookstore.com

World’s Only Curious George Store
Harvard Square
1 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138-4908
(617) 547-4500
www.thecuriousgeorgestore.com

Ye Olde Warwick Book Shoppe
31 Main Street
Warwick, NY 10990-1334
(845) 544-7184

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