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Author: Julie Berry
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Author: Ted Chiang
Publisher: Knopf
Genre: Sci-Fi

Author: Sigrid Nunez
Publisher: Riverhead
Genre: Literary Fiction

This February our staff members have put together a list of books they love that honor the canon of African American literature—from kids lit classics to graphic novels with messages of empowerment. We’d love to hear what you’ve been reading for Black History Month too! Tag us on social media and we’ll share your recommendations.

Tory reviews two of her favorite award-winning children's books!

Students from the Indigo Bridge writing clubs through Lincoln CLC shared their work at an open mic event at Indigo.

Indigo staff members take on the very fun and important job of deciding what books we stock in our store—just one of the many things that defines us as an independent bookstore that reflects the community we serve. Every book on our shelves was personally selected by an employee here. Get to know their tastes!

Believe it or not, our staff loves to read! They also get to decide what books we have on our shelves for you to buy. Every single book in our store was hand-picked by an employee—get to know their tastes by checking out what’s on everyone’s staff rec shelf right now!

Did you know that every single book on the shelves at Indigo was hand-picked by an employee? Get to their tastes by checking out what's new on everyone's staff rec shelf right now!

Author: Laura E. Weymouth
Publisher: HarperTeen
Genre: Fantasy/Historical Fiction

Welcome to the newest series on the Indigo Bridge Blog!

Everything You Need To Ace Back-To-School Season

Author: Colson Whitehead
Publisher: Doubleday
Genre: Historical Fiction

We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled | Harper Collins, 2017

“The world sat back and allowed a government to use every imaginable violence against its people.” Wendy Pearlman

Appearing at Indigo Bridge Books | 701 P Street | Wed, Mar. 7 | 6:30 pm

~Books on sale at the bookstore prior to and after the reading.

Faces of Indigo is our newest Blog series that spotlights the community folks who have kept us going for the last ten years. To kick off the series, meet Dennis Diestler, a long-time customer who makes Indigo Bridge his office, meeting space, and the place to puzzle over numbers with a cup of fresh brewed coffee.

Warrior of the People | St. Martin’s Press, 2016

Appearing at Indigo Bridge Books | 701 P Street | Friday, Dec. 1 | 5pm

~Books on sale at the bookstore prior to and after the reading.

Who: Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer, journalist, and UNL professor Joe Starita reads from his biography of Su...

“Do you want to read with Miss Lynett or with me today?”

Mauricio smiled and thrust Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone at me. “You.”

My name is Tory, and I usually work full-time at Indigo Bridge…but for the past three weeks, I’ve been working at Everett Elementary School as part of a summer ca...

S. J. Sindu received her master’s in Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and her Ph.D. in Creative Writing from Florida State University. Born in Sri Lanka and raised in Massachusetts, she currently lives in Sarasota, Florida where she teaches at the Ringling College of Art and Design.

I’m thrilled when someone plucks a book from my Staff Picks shelf at the bookstore (“Dr. B. likes these!”). I love it even more when a customer exclaims, “I would have never found this book if you hadn’t suggested it.” But there’s something that makes me absolutely skweee. It’s that moment when I ge...

Truth be told, I don’t want others to know how lovely mornings are at Indigo. Why? Because in its early hours—the store, the books, the coffee, the quiet—are all mine. Or so it seems. I’m not really alone. There is plenty happening in and around the store, most of which occurs in a bustling, quiet c...

For the first few months, I only had one person at each meeting (one month there was no one that showed up but I try to forget about how badly that stung me). I had plastered Lincoln in flyers and emailed English teachers all over the city trying to spread the word. My focus for the club was to crea...

For the last eight months, several of us Indigo Bridge staffers (Courtney Morrow, Brittany Burton, and I, Maddie) have been running a monthly Inclusive Feminisms discussion series. The event happens on the last Wednesday of every month at 7 PM at Indigo Bridge and is focused on giving woman, femme...

In January, 2016, a new book club was launched at Indigo Bridge, featuring works based on human rights. This Human Rights Book Club was a project of Amnesty International USA’s Local Group 173. Amnesty International, an NGO based in London, England with chapters in over 70 countries, was the recipi...

We’re kicking off our Golden Sleeve program.
Next time you buy a drink from our cafe, you could earn 52 on the house!

Each month, one lucky cafe customer will find a golden sticker on the sleeve of their to-go cup*. With this sticker, you will earn our official Golden Sleeve mug and one free cafe d...