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LuAnn Locke, owner of After Words bookstore in Edwardsville (right) speaks with customer Tiffany Norris of Glen Carbon, who came in Friday afternoon to buy the first book of the "Beautiful Creatures" series. Locke used the crowdfunding program RocketHub to raise money online, so she could have improvements done to the building including having her parking lot paved, and building a wheelchair ramp for ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliancy.