Book lovers are mourning the loss of one of Atlanta's greatest book shops.
will close its doors for good on July 5, according to an employee at the store.
The , an eco-friendly boutique in West Midtown, will take over the space by Labor Day, according to store owner Brooke Schultz.
"We feel like our demographic and loyal customers are in Virginia-Highland and the Inman Park area," Schultz said Wednesday.
A 50-percent off sale on all items at the Atlanta Book Exchange will begin June 25 and run through July 5.
The Atlanta Book Exchange is located at 591 N Highland Ave. near . Store hours: Monday- Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.