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As businesses in both Midtown and Downtown Tallahassee see closures, other owners find success


For some businesses, it's a strategy to close, but for others, it could be because they didn't utilize all available resources. Read more.

10 bookstores that inspire and unite in celebration of Independent Bookstore Day 


Midtown Reader is an independent bookstore in Tallahassee, Florida.

April 27 brings Independent Bookstore Day, the biggest bookstore celebration of the year when indies around the country host events, offer discounts and generally feel loved by the communities they provide with fair access to literature, ideas and safe spaces. Read more.

Midtown Reader: a haven for Tallahassee's bookworms

FSU News

Midtown Reader has become a sensation among Tallahassee's bookworms since it opened its doors in 2016. Read more.

Why we love Midtown Reader in Tallahassee (and why you need to read 'The Fourth Wing')

USA Today

Local, independent bookstores have never been more important than they are right now. With free and fair access to literature under political attack, independent bookstores are a bulwark against censorship and an asset to the communities they serve. Read more.

Pie by the slice on the menu at new partnership between a Tallahassee bookstore and local bakery

Tallahassee Democrat

The Midtown Reader, a Tallahassee-based independent bookstore, is partnering with TC Bakery to open its new "Piebrary" featuring an assortment of pies.

Sally Bradshaw knows the pleasure of a sweet treat and a good read. Soon Midtown Reader will be slicing something new for its customers — the Piebrary. The new venture will sell pies by the slice, all within reach at the independent bookstore on Thomasville Road. Read more. 

Calling All Readers (and Writers): 13 Favorite Florida Indie Bookstores

Flamingo Magazine

Nestled away in Florida’s capital city, Midtown Reader is known as a gathering place for readers and writers alike. Be sure to wander through every aisle of this reader’s refuge because notable Florida writers like Lauren Groff and Jeff Vandermeer have been known to make themselves at home here. Read more.

20 Bookstores Everyone Should Visit in Florida

Southern Living