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Seven Easy Ways to Support Your Favorite Authors (and Bookstores)

Updated: Sep 24


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Supporting your favorite authors and bookstores doesn't always mean spending money. There are quite a few other ways to show your support. Check out these easy ways you can show your favorite authors and bookstores some love.

1. Buy their book

Make your purchases at local, independent bookstores.

2. Gift their book

For bookstores, you can purchase gift cards to the store.

3. Share a pic of their book online

For bookstores, you can tag the store when you share your purchases.

4. Share their social media posts

This works for bookstores too.

5. Request their book at bookstores

If your favorite book store doesn't have the book you want, let them know.

6. Request their book at libraries

Encourage local libraries to partner with your favorite bookstore.

7. Leave an online review

This works for bookstores too.



If you haven't found a favorite bookstore, check out one of these great Black owned bookstores. This list was compiled by O: The Oprah Magazine. 125 Black-Owned Bookstores in America That Amplify the Best in Literature



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