When Mary Gay Shipley opened her bookshop in Blytheville, Arkansas, in 1976, she had no idea that it would develop a reputation that has made it a unique Mid-America landmark.
The store's 2400 square feet with more than 25,000 titles in stock invites visitors to browse while sipping a cup of coffee. You can relax in a rocking chair next to a wood stove, engage in conversation about the book you've just read or enjoy a spontaneous reading of the new favorite children's book of the day.
Now TBIB is online in partnership with the American Booksellers Association's "IndieCommerce." We offer the same wonderful customer service you've come to expect. Secure internet shopping 24 hours a day. Read all about our store and what we are currently reading, check out our upcoming events or view the pictures of the recent happenings. Come on in. Browse some titles. Welcome ...