Tagged: that bookstore in blytheville

4 Ways To Get On the Road with Vacation Reading

by Heather Bennett 7/14/2014 12:00 am

No need to get all hot and bothered or BORED when July temps hit their high notes and afternoon, outside play makes kiddos feel a little off key. Nix the TV. Get off the couch. And, take a summer reading road trip. Check out these clever ideas for making the most of the dog days of summer. Whether you have a willing book worm or a reluctant reader, you’re sure to have fun as a family!

Author Erica Taylor Shares Life Lessons and Love Through Her Literary Creations

by Heather Bennett 5/7/2014 12:00 am

Mother, athlete, author and wife of boxer Jermain Taylor, Erica Taylor is engaging, humble, creative and uplifting. Her newly released children’s book, “Figler: My Imaginary Friend,” is inspired by her close family ties, friendships, experiences and zeal for life.

John Grisham Has Firm Relationship with That Bookstore

by Luke Jones 1/21/2013 12:00 am

Former owner Mary Gay Shipley said that That Bookstore in Blytheville reached a turning point when it began its relationship with author John Grisham.

That Bookstore in Blytheville Lives On After Sale to Grant Hill

by Luke Jones 1/21/2013 12:00 am

When Grant Hill learned about That Bookstore in Blytheville being listed for sale in 2012, he thought it spelled the end of an institution he had always admired from afar.

Famed Blytheville Bookstore Has New Owner, 22

by Associated Press 1/13/2013 1:53 pm

That Bookstore In Blytheville is now under new ownership, and that owner is looking to put his passion for the book world to work in making the shop a "destination" spot in the community.

Arkansas Business: The Best & Worst News of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

There was good news and there was bad news in Arkansas in 2012. And in case you’ve forgotten the details, the Arkansas Business staff is here to remind you.

It's Official: Grant Hill Buys That Bookstore in Blytheville

by Luke Jones 11/15/2012 11:47 am

Mary Gay Shipley, owner of That Bookstore in Blytheville, says she is officially transferring ownership of the store to Grant Hill of Mountain Home.

A Sale in the Works for That Bookstore in Blytheville

by Lance Turner 11/12/2012 9:35 am

A sale appears to be in the works for That Bookstore in Blytheville. Grant Hill, a 22-year-old Mountain Home resident, is trying to buy the northeast Arkansas store.

Grant Hill Wants to Buy That Bookstore in Blytheville

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/12/2012 12:00 am

Owner Mary Gay Shipley put the shop up for sale in February and said she was planning to close if she didn’t find a buyer within a few months. Now, a buyer has been named: Grant Hill.

John Grisham on His Favorite Bookstore, That Bookstore in Blytheville

by Lance Turner 11/6/2012 10:11 am

John Grisham is contributing to a book of essays called "My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Placs to Browse, Read, and Shop." Edited by Ronald Rice, the book is compilation of writers' thoughts on their favorite brick-and-mortar book shops.

See Laura Bush Live in Blytheville in May As She Promotes Her Autobiography, 'Spoken From the Heart'

by Lance Turner 3/30/2010 3:30 pm

Former first lady Laura Bush is scheduled to speak in Blytheville in May, part of a nine-city tour for her new autobiography, "Spoken From the Heart." Tickets start at $10.