Read Indie Forward

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Monday, May 18, 2020 - 12:00am to Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 12:00am
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#ReadIndieForward

What is #ReadIndieForward?

#ReadIndieForward is a pay-it-forward movement of readers supporting independent bookstores by gifting books to friends and family.

Participating is fun, simple, and easy:

1) Buy your favorite book or pick some great reads below and send it to a loved one

2) Post to social media that you #ReadIndieForward by gifting a book to a loved one

3) Tag the person receiving the book, tag us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter and use #ReadIndieForward

4) Encourage your friends and family to #ReadIndieForward too!

Why #ReadIndieForward?

Independent bookstores are a community hub, a center for discovery, a portal to other worlds. They connect us through stories, author events, and the perfect book recommendation. Now, because of COVID-19, independent bookstores need you as much as you have always needed them.

Support independent bookstores by sharing your favorite thing in the world—books!—with your loved ones.
Join #ReadIndieForward today.

I got a #ReadIndieForward sticker showing a black and white drawing of a generic bookstore on a light blue background and the text "I got #ReadIndieForward" in a dark gray banner across the middle

The Doughnut Fix Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781492671480
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781492671527
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - May 7th, 2019

The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781492670124
Availability: Coming from our Warehouse. Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - May 7th, 2019

The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris: A Novel in Recipes Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781492694830
Availability: Coming from our Warehouse. Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - August 6th, 2019

Footsteps in the Dark (Country House Mysteries) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781492669586
Availability: Coming from our Warehouse. Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - January 1st, 2019

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The Last Blue: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781643134185
Availability: Coming from our Warehouse. Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Pegasus Books - May 5th, 2020

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The Sweeney Sisters: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062909046
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow - April 28th, 2020

Tyrannosaurus Wrecks (FunJungle) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534443754
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 24th, 2020

Nat Enough (Nat Enough #1) Cover Image
By Maria Scrivan, Maria Scrivan (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338538199
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - April 7th, 2020

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This book is an ultimate story-time favorite of mine. The book starts innocently enough when on the first page- a dragon egg begins to hatch! But be careful- this is one ticklish dragon! And dragons sneeze fire when tickled! Suddenly, the book is engulfed in adorable, yet ferocious, flame as readers must join together in helping put the flames out. Each page turn and colorful illustration presents the reader with an opportunity to participate and laugh along with this fantastic and delightful book! The board book version is perfect for toddlers but the hardcover version is great for sharing-Reviewed by Maddi