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    Don’t Go Unnoticed: Add Your Events to the Indies First Map

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    As Indies First on Small Business Saturday approaches, booksellers are urged to enter their stores’ event details into the Indies First Activity Registry so their plans garner nationwide attention.

    Alice Hoffman on Faithful, November’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

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    Here, bestselling author Alice Hoffman talks about balancing heartbreak and hope in her new novel, Faithful, as well as the theme of survival and its new significance in her life.

    The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending October 9, 2016.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Catherine Leroux

    Catherine Leroux is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut The Party Wall, which Valerie Welbourn of Novels & Novelties Bookstore said is the best book she’s read in a long time.

    Indies First: Take Advantage of Publishers’ Specials Now

    Indies First on Small Business Saturday is November 26 but stores can already take advantage of special offers from an array of publishers in support of the celebration.

    Indie Next List E-Newsletter Delivered to Quarter Million Customers

    Last week, the October Indie Next List e-newsletter, powered by Shelf Awareness, was delivered to 225,648 customers at 51 ABA member stores.

    Indie Bookstore Customers Win Top 20 Indie Next List Picks

    The winners of the Indie Next List Great Reads giveaways for July and August picked up their entry coupons at indie bookstores in Michigan and New York.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Sungju Lee

    Sungju Lee is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce young adult debut Every Falling Star, an “all-around stunning memoir of survival,” said Clarissa Murphy of Brookline Booksmith.

    2016 Holiday Designs for Posters, Web Banners & Social Media

    Eight attractive and fun new holiday designs for in-store posters, web banners, and social media postings are available in BookWeb’s Bookseller DIY.

    The October 2016 Indie Baseball Bestseller List

    In celebration of Major League Baseball’s post-season, here is the Indie Baseball Bestseller List, based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending October 2, 2016.

    Indies First Tote Bags Are Back

    The bright-blue Indies First bags are back, and they’re the perfect way to celebrate with authors, readers, and favorite bookstore-loving friends on Small Business Saturday and beyond.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Alexander Weinstein

    Alexander Weinstein is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut Children of the New World: Stories, which “hums with creative energy,” said Pete Mulvihill of Green Apple Books.

    October 31 Deadline to Sign Up for Indies Introduce Promotions

    October 31 is the last day for ABA member stores that are new to the Indies Introduce program to register for the Winter/Spring 2017 promotion.

    Indie Next List Authors Named to National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” List

    Brit Bennett, author of the #1 October Indie Next List pick, and Yaa Gyasi, whose debut is a June Indie Next List pick and a Summer/Fall Indies Introduce title, are on the NBF’s “5 Under 35.”

    First-Time Indie Next List Blurbers Can Win Two Free Nights at BEA 2017

    By submitting their first-ever blurb to the Indie Next Lists, booksellers will be entered into a drawing for two free hotel nights at BookExpo America 2017.

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