Rainy Day Books in Fairway going up for sale after nearly half a century in business

Rainy Day Books

Rainy Day Books owners Vivien Jennings and Roger Doeren, above, announced this week they plan to sell the beloved Fairway bookstore and retire. Photo courtesy Rainy Day Books.

For 47 years, Vivien Jennings and Roger Doeren have remained the friendly faces customers could expect to see at Rainy Day Books, an iconic local bookstore in the Fairway Shops along Shawnee Mission Parkway.

But that will soon change.