New bookstores to open in Rhode Island and Virginia; the Seattle Mystery Bookstore to close, a list of gay bookstores around the world; and more.

Massachusetts Publisher to Open a Bookstore: The owners of Stillwater River Publications are opening a 2,000 sq.-ft. bookstore, Stillwater Books, in Pawtucket, R.I. later this year.

Virginia to Get a New Bookstore: Book No Further will open in Roanoak in October.

Washington Loses a Bookstore: The Seattle Mystery Bookstore has failed to find a buyer and will close September 30.

Surveying the Globe’s Gay Bookstores: Logo online magazine offers a listicle with eight of the world’s gay bookstores.

Vietnam’s American Book Baron: Randy’s Book Xchange is the second-largest foreign language bookstore in Vietnam and one of the most unusual.

Toronto Bookseller Owner Dies: Sheila Koffman, the founder of Another Story Bookshop, has passed away.