Indies know books! A few thoughts on the importance of indie booksellers.

The awesome editorial team at GeekWire recently asked us for our thoughts on a new subscription service from a big, scary online retailer.  We won't mention them here, so we'll just call them... Voldemort. Please support GeekWire by checking out the article there, and support us by sharing their article widely: https://www.geekwire.com/2018/will-new-amazon-service-box-another-small-bookstore-one-sellers-take-staying-relevant Here is a lightly edited …

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The Reading Bug’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

This may just be the only gift guide you need this holiday season!  We've got suggestions for every age and every budget, and our store elves are working around the clock packing and shipping surprises, making sure they'll arrive in time for the holidays.  Order now for every reading bug on your holiday shopping list …

A Perfectly Personalized Literary Gift for Any Bug on Your Shopping List

If you missed it, Lauren was a featured guest on Forum with Michael Krasney on KQED Radio this morning - discussing all of our favorite Children's books in time to help with everyone's Holiday shopping. You can listen to the episode here: https://ww2.kqed.org/forum/2017/11/02/tell-us-your-favorite-childrens-books/ The Reading Bug prides itself on expert recommendations, which was the reason we expanded …

Look! We started a subscription box service!

Grandparents Subscription Box

It all started with a crazy idea - that we could (and should!) extend the reach of our small, successful, independent bookstore to the rest of the country, and to the growing number of communities that no longer have a local bookstore to turn to for inspiration, recommendations and exploration. Every day, we're inspired by watching the …