Booksellers who are planning to participate in the Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce program should sign up now and make a note to stop by ABA’s booth at the regional trade shows to check out the newest crop of titles.
A new monthly Indie Next List e-newsletter, powered by Shelf Awareness, will be available this fall free of charge to ABA member stores to offer to their customers. Stores can sign up for the e-newsletter program now.
ABA today announced author/director Lena Dunham as the 2016 official spokesperson for Indies First, the national campaign of activities and events in support of independent bookstores, which takes place on Small Business Saturday, the weekend after Thanksgiving.
Josh Niesse and Megan Bell, the owners of Underground Books, a used, rare, and antiquarian bookstore, will open Hills & Hamlets Bookshop next month in the urbanist green living community of Serenbe, in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. The new store’s inventory will be predominantly new books.
Edelweiss/Treeline Education and Outreach Coordinator Joe Foster explains how publisher event grids posted to Edelweiss enable booksellers to request touring authors, see relevant title information, and more.
The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.
Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open ex