- A little indie bookstore with a big personality. - 

River Dog Book Co., LLC is a full-service independent bookstore selling new, used, audio, and e-books online, holding virtual events monthly through the Armchair Travel Bookclub, and having pop-up events in and around the southcentral/southeastern Wisconsin area. A bookmobile should be launching soon!

River Dog Book Co. Mission: To create community and foster cross-cultural communication and understanding via access to literature and literacy-related events.

BrocheAroe Fabian ("bruh-kuh" for short) is an Anthropologist, a world traveler, a writer, and a thirteen-year veteran of the book industry. After working for 1 museum library, 1 corporate bookstore, 2 publishers, and 4 independent bookstores, she finally has her own shop!

BrocheAroe Fabian headshot

Currently, Broche sits on the American Booksellers Association Diversity Task Force, is a co-moderator of the Publishers Weekly BXsellers Facebook Group, is a book reviewer for Shelf Awareness, and acts as a sensitivity reader for authors and publishers. She has an MFA in Writing Literature for Children and has taught English Literature, Creative Writing, and ESL/ELL classes.

River Dog Book Co. is an active supporter of human rights, and welcomes book friends of all kinds, regardless of age, race, gender, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and citizenship status.

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PW BXsellers
Sonia Sanchez
Sonia Sanchez, 2011
Odyssey Bookshop, 2007-2010
Odyssey Bookshop, 2007-2010
Leland Melvin
Leland Melvin, 2018
Alan Gratz, 2017
Alan Gratz, 2017
Broche @ SIBA Tradeshow 2017
SIBA Trade Show, 2017
Tahereh Mafi
Tahereh Mafi, 2018
Broche with author, Richard Peck, 2017 Quail Ridge Books
Richard Peck, 2017