Book News

05 Apr

2017 Indies Choice/E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Finalists Announced: Voting Opens to ABA Members

On Wednesday, April 5, booksellers at independent bookstores across the country began casting their ballots to choose the winners of the 2017 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards.

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05 Apr

BTW News Briefs

Prospective booksellers complete Paz “boot camp”; NAIBA to offer IBD grants; BolognaFiere to launch copyright/licensing show in NYC; PW Star Watch seeks nominations; Isla Fisher added to BookExpo Children’s Breakfast; HarperCollins launches anniversary projects; Bookmasters adds three publishers; May Buzz Books Monthly; Winners (NCIBA Book, Walt Whitman awards), Baileys Prize shortlist announced

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04 Apr

The Indie Personal Finance Bestseller List

Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending April 2, 2017.

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30 Mar

My Bookstore: John Hart on Rainy Day Books

In this excerpt from the updated trade paperback edition of My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop, bestselling author John Hart pays tribute to Rainy Day Books and store owner Vivien Jennings.

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30 Mar

The May 2017 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the May 2017 Indie Next List flier on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

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30 Mar

The April ’17 Now in Paperback Flier & Shelf-Talkers

The April Indie Next List’s 12 Now in Paperback titles are featured with bookseller quotes on a downloadable flier and shelf-talkers.

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29 Mar

IndieLite Goes Live

IndieLite, ABA’s new e-commerce solution for stores that want a website requiring little time and effort to maintain, is ready to go live.

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23 Mar

My Bookstore: Pearl Cleage on Charis Books & More

In this excerpt from the trade paperback of My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop, author Pearl Cleage pays tribute to her hometown bookstore, Charis Books & More.

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22 Mar

BTW News Briefs

BookExpo Author Tea lineup revealed; Reading Without Walls activity guide available; Ingram adds to leadership team; Americanah chosen for One Book, One New York; Award winners (NBCC) and finalists (Publishing Triangle; RITA) announced

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22 Mar

Small Press Profile: AdventureKEEN

AdventureKEEN publishes travel guides, nature and animal books, and regional guides for hiking, paddling, cycling, and camping aimed at readers interested in exploring the natural world.

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22 Mar

Anna Dewdney Read Together Award Finalists Announced

Five titles have been chosen as the finalists for the first annual Anna Dewdney Read Together Award, which honors a superb read-aloud picture book that also sparks compassion, empathy, and connection.

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21 Mar

Libro.fm Announces Independent Bookstore Day Audiobook Giveaway

Visitors to bookstores participating in Independent Bookstore Day will have the opportunity to download a selection of complimentary digital audiobooks.

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21 Mar

The Indie Comics & Graphic Works Bestseller List

Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending March 19, 2017.

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16 Mar

My Bookstore: Kristin Harmel on Writer’s Block Bookstore

In this excerpt from the forthcoming trade paperback edition of My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop, author Kristin Harmel pays tribute to Writer’s Block Bookstore.

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15 Mar

Small Press Profile: The New Press

The New Press, a not-for-profit publisher of books with educational, cultural, and community value, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.

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