Black History Month + Publishers Weekly

Gottwals Books Recognized in Publishers Weekly

Recently, Shane Gottwals was interviewed about the resurgence of bookstores for an article in Publishers Weekly.

“Seven years ago, Shane Gottwals opened his first used bookstore, Gottwals Books, in Warner Robins, Ga. After being approached by a franchiser, Gottwals decided to create his own franchise operation under the Walls of Books name, starting with one in Tifton in 2012.”

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Celebrating Black History Month at Gottwals

We have shelves of great fiction and nonfiction titles from African American authors!




Toy of the Week

Fish Colors Mix ‘n Match Peg Puzzle – 10 pieces: $7.97

This wooden peg puzzle, featuring 10 colorful fish, includes ten interchangeable pieces, allowing children to make a different school of fish every time! The names of the colors are under the pieces. Encourages hand-eye, fine motor and creative expression skills.

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