Fables Bookshop opening Late Summer 2019


  • Reading Challenges

    In a good year, I’ll read about 25 books. One year, I set a goal to read 50 books. Another year, I set a goal to limit my reading to women authors....
  • Thank You for the Donations (and We Still Need More)

    Wow! Nine days out from our initial announcement and the energy keeps building. We’ve met with the landlord and eagerly await the moment when we ha...
  • Prelude to Fables: Part 1

    Five minutes into my commute home, Andy, my coworker and friend, said "Did you see the social media posts? Better World Books closed today?"

    "No, but I'm not surprised. Maybe Jenny and I will start a bookstore," I jokingly responded.

    Jenny and I had talked about what we saw missing at the local bookstore. Earlier in February, at a trade show in New York, Jenny tracked what to stock at Soapy Gnome and kept a mental inventory of what we could stock in our imaginary then-non-existent bookstore.

    Twenty minutes into my commute, I got a phone call from Jenny.

    "Wanna open a bookstore?" asked Jenny.