We'd like to say it ain't so, but it looks like all the local Borders bookstores—including the one on Randall Road in Geneva—are going belly up.
This is how the Web works: The Huffington Post is reporting that Reuters is reporting that Borders is canceling an auction and will sell to liquidators, which means that its 400 stores will close and 11,000 employees will be out of work.
If there is any hope of salvaging any of the stores, it comes from the Reuters story, which says "a small number of stores" could be sold to retailer "Books-A-Million."
The whole thing is sad for book-lovers and for the local economy.
The St. Charles Borders closed its doors back in March, causing more than a little local angst and interesting from Jeff Ward and .
Now, the Books & Music, 1660 S. Randall Road, is on the chopping block.