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Holidays 2023: Special Edition
Featuring the Raven's first house-made print holiday gift guide and the store's plans for Small Business Saturday 2023.

October 2023
Featuring gay vampires, books to read in a haunted graveyard, the Iron Flame release party, ghoulish goodies, and more.

September 2023
Featuring new Raven t-shirts, a look at the rise of cozy genres, books that made us cry, and spooky season trinkets, and more.

August 2023
Featuring holiday preorders, the romantic tension between us and a good love story, zines worth screamin' about, and more.

July 2023
Featuring Kingdom Quarterback, how to be the Barbie you wish to see in the world, a recap of our Queer Adult Book Fair & Pride Mixer, and more.

June 2023, Part 2
Featuring the Raven's first event Queer Adult Book Fair & Pride Mixer.

June 2023
Featuring our favorite queer books, a call for No SB 180 in Lawrence, "plantastic" new titles, Black care for Juneteenth, and more.

May 2023
Featuring books for graduates that say "I'M DONE!", a food drive at the store, reflections on bookselling, celebrating caregivers, and more.

April 2023, Part 2
Featuring a run-down of the celebrations in store for Independent Bookstore Day 2023.

April 2023
Featuring stories behind the art at the Raven, how we love on our neurodiversity, and plans for Independent Bookstore Day 2023.

March 2023
Featuring updates on store masking and the New York Times, stories behind the art at the Raven, the inaugural Horror Corner column, and more.

February 2023
Featuring voices from the African diaspora, a month of romance readings, staff pets paired with books, and more.

January 2023
Featuring poetry for a new year, heartfelt books for feeling good in 2023, reflections from a bookseller, CATastrophies, and more.

December 2023
Featuring the Raven's holiday gift guide, new monthly book subscriptions, sidelines for stocking stuffers, Sarah's mystery column revived, and more.