Author/blogger Jenny Lawson to open bookstore/bar in SA

"Is there an HGTV show called HELP I JUST BOUGHT A BUILDING THAT NEEDS TO BE TURNED INTO A WHIMSICAL, MAGICAL INDIE BOOKSTORE?”

 

Author and blogger Jenny Lawson has signed a lease for a combination bookstore and bar in San Antonio, that will be called Nowhere Bookshop, reported San Antonio Current.

 

Lawson, aka The Bloggess, is the author of You Are Here: An Owner's Manual for Dangerous Minds (Flatiron), Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir (Berkley), and Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things (Flatiron).

 

She tweeted on Saturday, "Big, terrifying news. Today I'm signing the lease for my bookstore bar. I want to vomit and cry all at the same time. Get ready for @NowhereBookshop, San Antonio."

 

On Facebook, Lawton added that the space needs work, including “new floors, paint, shelves, books...um....customers. Is there an HGTV show called HELP I JUST BOUGHT A BUILDING THAT NEEDS TO BE TURNED INTO A WHIMSICAL, MAGICAL INDIE BOOKSTORE?”

 

Lawson first announced her plans to open a bookstore in April.

 

Jenny Lawson, The Bloggess, is an award-winning humor writer known for her great candor in sharing her struggle with depression and mental illness. Her two memoirs, Let's Pretend This Never Happened and Furiously Happy, were #1 New York Times bestsellers.