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San Francisco's Science Fiction Bookstore, Borderlands, Plans To Close

We could be losing another great science fiction bookstore soon. Citing an increase in the local minimum wage and pressures from Amazon.com, Borderlands Books announced a plan to close by the end of March. This would be a huge blow not just to San Francisco, but to science fiction authors who made this store a regular… » 2/02/15 1:00pm 2/02/15 1:00pm

How L.A.'s "Last Bookstore" evolved from post-apocalyptic to magical

When Josh Spencer decided to open a bookstore called the Last Bookstore in Los Angeles, he pictured it as a post-apocalyptic thing — the Last Bookstore on Earth. But now that he's moved to a much larger space, an old bank headquarters in an Art Nouveau building, quirky weirdness has taken over. » 10/01/13 12:39pm 10/01/13 12:39pm

This Saturday, let your love of Star Wars take you to your local bookstore or library

We may debate whether they read or write in the Star Wars universe — but one thing's for sure: the Star Wars tie-in books and novelizations have inspired countless people to start reading. There are so many Star Wars books and graphic novels now, it's like a whole literary genre up to itself. » 10/04/12 2:44pm 10/04/12 2:44pm

A Brand new Science Fiction Bookstore in Brooklyn — With a Mission to Save Classic Books

There aren't as many science fiction specialty bookstores are there used to be, thanks to the onslaught of Borders and Amazon — so it's great news to hear of a brand new SF store opening in Brooklyn. Singularity & Co. is having its opening party tonight, and should be open for business soon. » 8/09/12 4:01pm 8/09/12 4:01pm

One of the country's best science fiction bookstores expands to a second location

There are now two Mysterious Galaxies in Southern California. The beloved San Diego bookstore Mysterious Galaxy is opening a second location in Redondo Beach. And it'll be twice the square-footage of the original store, occupying about 4,000 square feet of a 6,000 square foot building. [Bookweb] » 2/25/11 3:09pm 2/25/11 3:09pm