5 Birmingham bookstores share their recommendations for National Poetry Day, Oct. 3

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Warm coffee, a cozy nook and a good book—the recipe for happiness. Photo via Unsplash

Nothing beats cuddling up on a chilly autumn day with a good book. If you’re searching for a new read, check out these 5 local bookstores and their poetry recommendations for National Poetry Day.

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10 Ways to Kick the Holiday Stress in Birmingham

Even with a year to prepare, Santa can get stressed too. Photo via New York Post

The holidays are a time to relax, catch up with friends and enjoy the company of family. However, for many of us, this isn’t always the case. The holidays can easily turn into a marathon of cooking, decorating, shopping and giving—but not this year. Here are 10 ways to kick the holiday stress in Birmingham!

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6 independent bookstores to check off your list in Birmingham, AL

Check out #2 on this list for details on this unique bookstore and community space. Photo via Burdock Book Collective on Facebook

Cold and dreary weather is coming—and you know what that means. Bookstore season! Spending a rainy afternoon perusing a local bookstore has to be on the list of best activities on Earth. Check out these six independent bookstores in Birmingham, and start making your winter reading list!

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Birmingham Bookworm’s Guide: Five Oldest and Rarest Items at Reed Books

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It’s hard to decide with all of these options! Photo by Lauren Moore for Bham Now

If you’re a book lover like me, stepping into Birmingham’s Reed Books feels like paradise. The shop is completely covered in books and memorabilia, giving it the alternate name “The Museum of Fond Memories.”

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11 Bookstores Scattered across Birmingham that are Worth Checking Out

Jim Reed has been running Reed Books on 3rd Street for 38 years. Photo by Holly Moore

Calling all of Birmingham’s bookstore lovers: we were thinking of you when we created this list. We’ve highlighted interesting facts and tips that you won’t want to forget when looking for your next haunt.

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