Indie Groundbreaking Bookseller

The Raven Book Store

by Jim Barnes / December 2019

“For our part, we try to level things by being really good at what we do, and really loud. So we use our platform to try to teach people what’s at stake as Amazon increases its influence and market share."


Students from Small Cartooning School Find Outsized Success

"Far from the large cities and cultural centers, a school with less than 40 students in rural Vermont is leaving its mark in a big way."

O America: Discovery in a New Land

by Jim Barnes / February 2020

"Who is calculating the future? When I raise these issues with an American, I receive a look suggesting I must be simple to challenge headlong affluence. Perhaps so, but hasty and unreckoned change is not always a salutary companion to liberty."

Tech Desk

From the Tech Desk

by Craig Manning / April 2020

"Libraries, those bastions of free books and knowledge, were always an equalizer in times like these: a mechanism that would allow anyone to access a massive array of books, even if they couldn’t afford to pay for them."

Indie Groundbreaking Publisher

Analog Sea

Jim Barnes / June 2020

"Analog Sea publishes with an attitude that books should look, feel, and read like the sacred objects they are – or at least they once were."


10 Must-Read Childrens Books
10 Must-Read Childrens Books

by Molly Crockett

Oh the Places You'll Go!

IPPY-Winning Poets Speak Out
IPPY-Winning Poets Speak Out

by CeCe Richardson / June 2020

Poetry in a Pandemic

June Is Audiobook Month
June Is Audiobook Month

by Jillian Manning / June 2020

What Are You Listening To?