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Sally Bradshaw’s Midtown Reader offers up suggestions for summer reading

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You know what Florida politicos are reading; now it’s time to let some literary experts weigh in. Sally Bradshaw, a longtime adviser to former Gov. Jeb Bush, opened Midtown Reader in November. The 1,500-square-foot bookstore located in Tallahassee’s Midtown neighborhood is working to build a community of book lovers in the capital city, hosting a variety of literary events and cultural programs. We reached out to Bradshaw, an avid reader, to see what the team at Midtown Reader recommend we…

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Midtown Reader to share love of reading, community on Indie Bookstore Day

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Book lovers and supporters of shopping locally can fuel their passions Saturday during National Independent Bookstore Day. Midtown Reader, Tallahassee’s newest and hottest independent bookstore, is taking part in the third annual nationwide event, held on the last Saturday in April, with hourly specials from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Founded by influential political adviser Sally Bradshaw, Midtown Reader is one of nearly 500 independent bookstores in 48 states celebrating the power of reading and shopping locally, hosting author appearances,…

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Need an escape? ‘Friends of Midtown Reader’ have books to survive the election

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If this election has you stressed out, know this: You are not alone. A survey by the American Psychological Association found 52 percent of American adults said the 2016 election is significant source of stress. With Election Day almost upon us, just about everyone is experiencing sky high anxiety. Need an escape from the 24-hour news cycle and polls? A good book might be just the ticket. And Sally Bradshaw has a few up her sleeve. Bradsahw opened Midtown Reader,…

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Super Tuesday: Sally Bradshaw opens Midtown Reader in Tallahassee

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Sally Bradshaw has the perfect distraction for this crazy election cycle: Books. For the past few months, she has been neck deep in bestsellers, up to her eyeballs in thrillers and focused on Florida favorites. She’s asked everyone she knows for a recommendation, and has been fixated on creating the perfect spot for literary lovers in the capital city. All of that work will pay off Tuesday, when Bradshaw opens Midtown Reader, her independent bookstore in the heart of Tallahassee’s…

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