#Book Stores

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Retail spotlight: Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop and The Blessington Book Store

We talk to Galway institution Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, which will celebrating its 30th birthday in October, and Nibbies Children’s Bookseller of the Year shortlistee, The Blessington Book Store.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-18 23:52:32 UTC ]
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Making their Mark: Triple celebration in store as Hamilton comic book shop turns 30

There's a lot of work - and a lot of fun - involved in the business of selling comics, Chris Lander tells Mike Mather. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW’s Bookstore of the Year: Boulder Book Store

If a bookstore takes the name of the city in which it resides, it had better reflect the values and character of its hometown. Boulder Book Store, PW’s 2018 Bookstore of the Year, does just that. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boulder Book Store Named 2018 PW Bookstore of the Year; Mesjak Rep

The innovative Colorado bookstore is the 26th recipient of the PW Bookstore of the Year Award. Among the store's firsts, it is the first store to buy on Edelweiss and one of the first to offer consignment sections by publisher. John Mesjak with Abraham Associates was named this year's PW Sales... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Online book shopping overtakes in-store for first time

Print book sales showed "continuing resilience" in 2014, with overall spending on print and digital titles increasing across the year. Meanwhile, online book buying overtook in-store book buying for the first time last year. In 2014, sales of print and ebooks stood at £2.2bn, up 4% from the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Many Online Book Buyers First Shop Around in Stores

According to a survey, 24 percent of people who said they had bought books from an online retailer in the last month also said they had seen the book in a brick-and-mortar bookstore first. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2011-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Bookstore of the Year: Books & Books

In the late 1970s, Mitchell Kaplan dropped out of law school in Washington, D.C., with the dream of opening an independent bookstore in South Florida, where he grew up. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books & Books Named PW Bookstore of the Year; Sheridan Rep

Given the outsized influence of the 33-year-old South Florida bookstore and owner Mitchell Kaplan, the biggest surprise was that it hadn't received the award earlier. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops reveal favourite books of 2019 as Obama, Porter and Thunberg make the grade

Bookshops have revealed their favourite books of 2019 with books by Michelle Obama, Max Porter and Greta Thunberg among the shortlisted titles for the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 12:48:18 UTC ]
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Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

As reported in The Republic, Columbus, Ohio’s Mason Engel had already tried to get his self-published reboot of Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, into the hands of New York literary agents—like, right into their actual hands. After reaching number one in Amazon’s dystopian fiction category,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-25 15:11:55 UTC ]
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PRH to match bookshop crowdfunder to give schoolchildren Greta Thunberg's book

A Big Green Bookshop crowdfunder to get copy of climate activist Greta Thunberg's book into schools across the UK has raised more than £11,000 in a month, with Penguin Random House matching copies raised and creating an accompanying classroom pack. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 01:46:04 UTC ]
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Amazon is opening a store across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, because Amazon is bad.

Amazon, apparently intent on fostering the illest of will among book lovers, is opening a store directly across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, an independent bookstore founded by Ann Patchett and Karen Hayes in 2011. (Full disclosure: I visited the store for the first time this... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-26 16:58:35 UTC ]
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Emily Cook on the Art of Getting Books into Bookstores

There are more than 200,000 books being published each year. For host Mitchell Kaplan, “One of the questions that I’m asked more than anything else as a bookseller is: how do you find out about all the books that you carry in your stores?” This week on The Literary Life, his guest is publishing... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-02 08:46:03 UTC ]
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Bookshop crowdfunder raises £4,000 to give 1,000 schoolchildren Greta Thunberg's book

A Big Green Bookshop campaign has raised more than £3,000 to get a copy of climate activist Greta Thunberg's book into the hands of 1,000 schoolchildren. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 07:07:49 UTC ]
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At D.C.’s Newest Book Store, the Best Customers are Toddlers

Solid State Books is Washington, D.C.’s newest book store serving the H Street neighborhood. Co-owners Jake Cumsky-Whitlock and Scott Abel met while working in another D.C. bookstore back in 2004. In 2017, they teamed up to create Solid State Books with a commitment to dynamic programming and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-19 08:45:53 UTC ]
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10 Romantic Books I Got from The Ripped Bodice Bookstore

A Rioter not only got to visit the romance bookstore of her dreams, L.A.'s The Ripped Bodice, but also got a slew of recommendations from a co-owner! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-02 10:36:13 UTC ]
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A book club inspires a store owner to launch day camps

When Crystal Bobb-Semple decided to host a Percy Jackson for young readers, she never imagined the fantasy series updating the Greek myths would change her life. The had officially ended a year... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-25 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Hamlyn bags Pinnock's second Eat Shop Save book

Octopus imprint Hamlyn has bagged a second TV tie-in by "Eat Shop Save" host Dale Pinnock. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-30 17:56:34 UTC ]
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Book Expo 2019: Indie Bookstores Grow in Number, Profits

American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher addressed members at the organization's town hall and annual meeting at BookExpo, noting the ABA added 99 members last year and members increased profitability. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Pay can be used for iTunes, App Store and Apple Book purchases

You can now use Apple Pay to make purchases from iTunes, the App Store and Apple Books. You can also use it for Apple Music and iCloud storage subscriptions. MacRumors spotted the change in a recently updated support document. The added Apple Pay opt... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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