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Seeking a Community Loan
Jan 12th, 2020

Seeking a Community Loan

Firestorm is looking for a community member who can make a friendly but formal loan to our co-operative. This year we will have been on Haywood Road for five years, which...

2019 Bestsellers & Collective Picks
Dec 16th, 2019

2019 Bestsellers & Collective Picks

This year sometimes felt like an unwanted gift that just kept on giving – a constant barrage of right-wing gains, escalating crises, and exhausting political...

New Shirt Preorders
Oct 30th, 2019

New Shirt Preorders

This Fall, we're printing new shirts with a design we're really excited about—a gorgon (perhaps Medusa herself?) reading a book. Although these new shirts won't be available on our shelves until the end of November, we want you to buy one now!

Support Incarcerated Readers!
Sep 10th, 2019

Support Incarcerated Readers!

Asheville Prison Books is starting a correspondence book club with folks at facilities across NC. Help make it possible by purchasing a copy of "Fire on the Mountain" for one of their 10 registered participants!

2019 Sustainers Drive
Sep 1st, 2019

2019 Sustainers Drive

Every year our co-operative does a sustainers drive with the goal of securing commitments from community members to help us underwrite grassroots community work for another...

Bookstores Against Borders
Jul 1st, 2019

Bookstores Against Borders

On July 5th-7th we'll join indie bookshops across the country for #BookstoresAgainstBorders by donating 10% of all sales to RAICES and CIMA. Not able to drop by or prefer to support immigrants' rights with a direct donation? You can contribute online!

Prison Abolition Is Reproductive Justice
May 30th, 2019

Prison Abolition Is Reproductive Justice

It feels like the fight over reproductive rights has reached a crescendo, with seventeen states approving abortion bans since January. These restrictions...

Happy Beltane, International Workers Day
Apr 29th, 2019

Happy Beltane, International Workers Day

Leigh Hunt, the English essayist of the 19th century, wrote that May Day is "the union of the two best things in the world, the love of nature, and the love of each other."...

Sometimes We Win  ;)
Apr 1st, 2019

Sometimes We Win ;)

April at Firestorm brings new opportunities for community involvement! Find out about two new programs plus the latest (conclusive!) development in our fight with the City of Asheville.

A Radical Bookstore in Southern Appalachia
Feb 15th, 2019

A Radical Bookstore in Southern Appalachia

We were interviewed for a profile in Literary Hub. Read all about our favorite books, how we sneak feminism into your reading list, and our fantasy plan to open an anarchist laundromat!

ROAR Kids Book Collection
Jan 28th, 2019

ROAR Kids Book Collection

Hey parents! Wanna save money on new kids books? We're now collecting gently used children's books for Rural Organizing And Resilience (ROAR) in Madison County. For each...

2018 Bestsellers & Collective Picks
Dec 3rd, 2018

2018 Bestsellers & Collective Picks

Looking back at the books that ruled our world this year, we see a hunger for understanding, going beyond quick and easy answers. Though the pace of social and political...