SAVE ENIGMA BOOKSTORE

Enigma Bookstore started as a dream of Claire and Hugh. It began as an independent genre-focused bookstore that offered books at various prices to meet the need of different economic levels. It was then developed to be a community space for many to explore geek/nerd driven interests. We offer not just books but events to cultivate creative artistic experiences.

Enigma is open to new authors as well as established names. We host readings and discussions with authors; which creates an open dialogue between the reader and the author. It provides opportunities for authors, artists, musicians, and various other community members to use our space for events in order to explore their creative medium and bring chances to others to learn from their work. Enigma's goal is to be a fun, interactive experience for all. We are not looking to be the next Amazon. We want to bring the love of genre fiction to the masses, and assist the writer with connecting to his fans.

We were doing just that when our landlord decided to sidetrack us. In about a month, we will be without a place. Enigma needs to relocate but we invested a significant amount of money into establishing the store at this location. Relocation costs are substantial; which could cause the end of Enigma. We are looking for help. We need to raise moving costs, rent, security, and various other sundry bills to make our new home as cozy as the last location.

So donate and help Enigma to survive. Save an independent bookstore. Save a little bit of your community.
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    • $20 
    • 85 mos
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    • $25 
    • 85 mos
  • Matt Camussi 
    • $15 
    • 85 mos
  • Josh Bernhard 
    • $25 
    • 85 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $15 
    • 85 mos
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Organizer

Claire LaPlaca Brammer 
Organizer
Astoria, NY
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