This post recounts some of the beautiful and bizarre moments experienced at Seattle’s independent bookstores where “you never know when you’re going to have a profound experience browsing the shelves, an encounter with a famous writer, or an unexpected flirtation with someone who has the same taste in books as you do.”
It also highlights Seattle’s Independent Bookstore Day where book lovers take on the Indie Bookstore Challenge. The object is to get your “passport” stamped at each. The reward that encouraged 120 people to accept the challenge? An automatic 25 percent off at all those stores for a year!
Sounds like great fun – and you might even run into authors as diverse as John Irving and Hulk Hogan.