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That Bookstore in Blytheville

“Everything really fell into place,” said Grant Hill, 22, who bought That Bookstore in Blytheville from Mary Gay Shipley, on right, last year for a nominal price of $35,000. 
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That Bookstore in Blytheville Lives On After Sale to Grant Hill

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. read more >
John Grisham
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John Grisham Has Firm Relationship with That Bookstore

Former owner Mary Gay Shipley said that That Bookstore in Blytheville reached a turning point when it began its relationship with author John Grisham. read more >
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Famed Blytheville Bookstore Has New Owner, 22

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. read more >
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Arkansas Business: The Best & Worst News of 2012

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. read more >
Mary Gay Shipley, That Bookstore in Blytheville. 
Retail / Small Business

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

Mary Gay Shipley, owner of That Bookstore in Blytheville, says she is officially transferring ownership of the store to Grant Hill of Mountain Home. read more >
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A Sale in the Works for That Bookstore in Blytheville

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. read more >
Mary Gay Shipley, That Bookstore in Blytheville. 

Grant Hill Wants to Buy That Bookstore in Blytheville

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. read more >
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John Grisham on His Favorite Bookstore, That Bookstore in Blytheville

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. read more >