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Independent Bookstore Day

Nationwide, we're celebrating independent bookstores on April 28.  Join us for a children's storytime (details above), raffles, free books, and the #myChicagobookstore Challenge!  Also, click the link on our website for to download free audiobooks... only on Saturday April 28, Independent Bookstore Day!

Why are we celebrating independent bookstores?

Independent bookstores are not just stores, they’re community centers and local anchors run by passionate readers.

They are entire universes of ideas that contain the possibility of real serendipity.

They are lively performance spaces and quiet places where aimless perusal is a day well spent.

In a world of tweets and algorithms and pageless digital downloads, bookstores are not a dying anachronism.

They are living, breathing organisms that continue to grow and expand.

In fact, there are more of them this year than there were last year.

And they are at your service.

Book Bin's Bestsellers

Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon Cover Image
The Great Alone Cover Image
A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership Cover Image
Sometimes I Lie Cover Image
The Fallen (Memory Man #4) Cover Image
The Woman in the Window: A Novel Cover Image

New Cookbooks

Debbie Macomber's Table: Sharing the Joy of Cooking with Family and Friends Cover Image
Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering Cover Image
Giada's Italy: My Recipes for La Dolce Vita Cover Image
Simple Desserts: The Easiest Recipes in the World Cover Image
Two in One Desserts: Cookie Pies, Cupcake Shakes, and More Clever Concoctions Cover Image
Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites Cover Image

Popular Books for Children

Be Kind Cover Image
Be Brave, Little Penguin Cover Image
Baby Bear's Book of Tiny Tales Cover Image
Dear Girl, Cover Image
Elmore Cover Image
Fancy Nancy: Oodles of Kittens Cover Image