Come along for the ride…

Two best friends


The love of books 


An ex-bookmobile


The Road Virus

We (Em and Sade) are two best friends who, beyond all else, love books. We spent our entire childhoods in bookstores and libraries. Sade is an author, Em is a former librarian.

It has been a lifelong dream of both of ours to own a bookstore. Unfortunately, we live in a location where opening a brick and mortar store just isn’t financially viable for two people to start from scratch.

So, we thought of the next best thing; we decided to purchase an ex-bookmobile and convert it into a full time living space and bookstore, circumventing the need for pricey overhead and rents. The chance to combine the element of running our own bookstore with living in a self-sustainable manner into one cohesive vision is exceptionally rare.

We’ve decided to focus on the underrepresented fringe genres of literature, allowing us to tap into a vein that’s long been ignored.

In specializing in fringe literature, The Road Virus will serve as a venue proving to be an outlier’s dream. No longer will someone with a different worldview need to walk into a bookstore and immediately beeline for the back shelf consisting of one or two rows of books. Instead, amongst our shelves, you will find yourself literally surrounded by words and stories trained on releasing the darker parts of life.

While the focus will be on horror, it will also include:

-spy/espionage thrillers
-true crime
-underground graphic novels/comics
-queer studies/lit
-modern poetry
-underground film/music biographies & histories
and other fringe genres


Also included with this mobile bookstore will be a children/YA section, and community outreach and literacy program. They also have future goals for…

Delivery service to your door

Movie Nights

Reading events for authors

and more!

Em and Sade are about to make a huge change in their lives all for their love of literature and horror!

Please click here and help support them on this new journey!

There are plenty of terrific rewards available in return for your pledge to this campaign like…

The Road Virus bus logo t-shirt

3 month subscription to the Reading Is Infectious book club

5 copies of your favorite fringe book with our initial inventory, along with a “recommended by” flag with your name and a blurb about the book.

-Come live aboard The Road Virus with us for an entire weekend

Visit The Road Virus on Indiegogo for details including…

-More about the kinds of books they will have

-Specifics on their community outreach and literacy program

-All of their longer term goals

-And complete details of all the available rewards

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