Media Partners | Contributors | Advertise | Contact | Log in | Friday 26 April 2019
182,512 SUBSCRIBERS

People have rallied around an independent bookshop that tweeted asking for help

RATE THIS ARTICLE

Share This Article:

An independent bookshop in Harrogate has experienced an outpouring of support after tweeting that times were tough.

Imagined Things in North Yorkshire sent a message asking for sales after only taking £12.34 in a day.

The request was then retweeted more than 4,000 times, with the public and authors alike backing the shop.

They said: “We only took £12.34 today… If anyone was thinking about buying a book now would be a great time… We’d be very grateful for your support.”

The shop is owned by Georgia Duffy, who quit her job as a radiographer at the Harrogate District Hospital to launch Imagined Things in 2017.

Imagined Things became the first independent bookshop in Harrogate in nearly 20 years.

As well as offers to buy and order books from the shop, a number of authors expressed their desire to give readings and events.

The bookshop said: “The biggest thank you to everyone who has supported us so far. We appreciate it so much.”

Imagined Things is now attempting to create a website where people can buy books online after the enormous response it has received since going viral.




© 2019 TheNationalStudent.com is a website of BigChoice Group Limited | 201 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1JA | registered in England No 6842641 VAT # 971692974