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Latanya DeVaughn on Pursuing Dreams, Launching the Only Mobile Bookstore in the Bronx, and Developing a Love of Reading Heromakers Podcast

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In this episode, Laurie and Ann talk with Latanya DeVaughn, founder of Bronx Bound Books, the only mobile bookstore in the Bronx (and only the second bookstore in that area!), an area of over 1.5 million people. For years, Latanya didn't think it was possible to own her own bookstore, but when her son's recently-retired teacher opened one, something changed in her. Tapping into her savings, Latanya purchased a shuttle bus and began traveling from place to place to bring books to those who would otherwise not have access to new and gently-used books. 

Here, the three talk about books and Latanya's influences, and about the rubber band as an analogy for life -- when the tension of following your dreams becomes too much, you either let go and release the tension, or you let your dreams fly and see where they take you.


Heromakers can be found on IG @heromakersmovement and on FB @heromakersmovement. You can also visit our website at: https://www.heromakersmovement.com.

Bronx Bound Books and the Go Fund Me page we reference can be found here: bronxboundbooks.shop/gofundme/, and on Instagram here.



You can watch this and other episodes of the podcast on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuVDFP8jEcv5bdhr8VLzXjA. 

Like us and follow us today!

And share this episode with your friends. 


Want to support this work we do?? We are on PATREON and would love if you would join our growing community! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/heromakersmovement. 

In this episode, Laurie and Ann talk with Latanya DeVaughn, founder of Bronx Bound Books, the only mobile bookstore in the Bronx (and only the second bookstore in that area!), an area of over 1.5 million people. For years, Latanya didn't think it was possible to own her own bookstore, but when her son's recently-retired teacher opened one, something changed in her. Tapping into her savings, Latanya purchased a shuttle bus and began traveling from place to place to bring books to those who would otherwise not have access to new and gently-used books. 

Here, the three talk about books and Latanya's influences, and about the rubber band as an analogy for life -- when the tension of following your dreams becomes too much, you either let go and release the tension, or you let your dreams fly and see where they take you.


Heromakers can be found on IG @heromakersmovement and on FB @heromakersmovement. You can also visit our website at: https://www.heromakersmovement.com.

Bronx Bound Books and the Go Fund Me page we reference can be found here: bronxboundbooks.shop/gofundme/, and on Instagram here.



You can watch this and other episodes of the podcast on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuVDFP8jEcv5bdhr8VLzXjA. 

Like us and follow us today!

And share this episode with your friends. 


Want to support this work we do?? We are on PATREON and would love if you would join our growing community! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/heromakersmovement. 

35 min