- 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, pop-up shops, and working on growing as a sustainable, nontraditional bookstore focused on highlighting diverse, inclusive, and representative books.
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!
Currently, Broche sits on the American Booksellers Association Diversity Task Force, is the moderator of the Publishers Weekly BXsellers Facebook Group, is a paid book reviewer for the Shelf Awareness for Readers newsletter, writes a quarterly book recommendation column for Triangle Style Magazine, 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.