Indie booksellers were celebrating the new year in many ways, including updated sidewalk chalkboard messages. Here's a sampling:
Cibilo Chicks Bookstore, Selma, Tex.: "Sounds like some great resolutions!! The store is open from 11-5 Sunday and Monday so stop by and work on that resolution!!"
The Open Book, Warrenton, Va.: "New Year, same ole' amazing you! We're grateful for each of you, the best customers this little shop could ask for.... Let's do this 2023!!"
Interabang Books, Dallas, Tex.: "Happy New Year! What is your reading goal for 2023?"
The Bookworm, Bernardsville, N.J.: "Sneak peek at our staff's New Year's resolutions."