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Across the country, Indie Bookstore Day is a hit

Across the country, Indie Bookstore Day is a hit

Independent bookstores across the country have declared Independent Bookstore Day, which took place for the first time Saturday, a hit. Publishers Weekly reports that several booksellers compared the booming business they did to having Christmas in May.

Green Apple Books in San Francisco reported sales up 75% over a typical May Saturday. Green Apple spearheaded last year's California Bookstore Day; its success led to taking the project national.

Like Free Comic Book Day, which it...

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