Sisters Nicola and Shannon MacNaughton opened the store on May 6, 2023.
Although the amount of funding independent bookstores received this year as part of Canadian Heritage’s new two-year Support for Booksellers component of the Canada Book Fund varied significantly from store to store, the money provided a much-needed boost that allowed indies to address shipping costs, upgrade their websites, and extend their social media campaigns.
Little Ghosts Books and Happily Ever After Books aim to recreate the anticipation and joy of elementary school book fairs for adults with a series of events across Ontario.
The company released its fourth-quarter and 2023 fiscal year-end financial results on June 27.
Plus, the bestselling books of 2023 at Canadian independent bookstores.
The CanLit Challenge aims to encourage book clubs to choose Canadian books for their reading selections and challenge them to read at least one Canadian book by Canada Day.