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Here’s why you should preorder all your books from independent bookstores.

Who doesn’t love an independent bookshop? Think of the Shop Around the Corner in You’ve Got Mail! Think of the Travel Book Co. in Notting Hill! Embryo Concepts in Funny Face! Black Books from the British sitcom of the same name! Think of the real brick-and-mortar bookshop in your own community.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-08 19:34:19 UTC ]
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Fires and power outages plague California indie booksellers.

As the wildfire situation in California worsens—with power outages, road closures, red flag warnings, and mandatory evacuations occurring throughout the state—several independent bookstores have been forced to reduce operating hours, cancel events, and in some cases even close their doors... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-30 17:00:29 UTC ]
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School & Library Spotlight Fall 2019: Indies Support Title 1 Schools

Literacy efforts flourish in the partnership between independent bookstores and schools serving low-income students. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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CI7: Bookselling Resurgence in the ‘Burgh

Pittsburgh, a city known for its three rivers, has been gaining recognition for its growing number of independent bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Once a book selling giant, Barnes & Noble sold to hedge fund

The one-time bookselling giant is being acquired by a hedge fund for $476 million. The national chain that many blamed for the demise of independent bookstores has been ravaged by Am…; and other... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-07 15:58:20 UTC ]
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NAIBA Booksellers Talk Education, Health Care, and the Bottom Line

New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association members gathered in Baltimore on April 25 for discussions about bookseller education, health care, and finances for independent bookstores across the region. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Becoming' Gives a Strong Start to Holiday Sales

'Becoming' by Michelle Obama was easily the biggest hit at independent bookstores over the Thanksgiving weekend. Indies were also keeping a wary eye on inventory levels amid reports of potential shortages of hot-selling titles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers Grapple with Sherman Alexie Sexual Harassment Charges

Sherman Alexie has long been a champion of independent bookstores. Now, with the bestselling author facing sexual harassment charges leveled at him largely via social media, booksellers are grappling with how, and if, they should respond. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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7 popular books from 2017

Is reading more one of your New Year’s resolutions? Catch up on last year’s most popular reads – from fiction to the political – before diving into 2018 selections. The following list includes popular books published in 2017 that are still selling like hotcakes at four independent bookstores... Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Read these books in 2018

Need some help selecting new books this year? The Monitor asked asked four popular bookstores for titles they think will excite readers in 2018. These 11 recommendations are from four independent bookstores across the United States: Prairie Lights in Iowa City; the Strand in New York; Off the... Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thailand’s Independent Bookstores: Curating Inventory for Their Patrons

From the Bangkok Post: As in many Western markets, independent bookstores stress personal service and warm environments in Thailand's bookselling industry. The post Thailand’s Independent Bookstores: Curating Inventory for Their Patrons appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada's Authors for Indies Day Fights On

Despite shrinking participation from bookstores, Canada's Authors for Indies Day, which puts authors to work at independent bookstores, is moving ahead. The event, founded in 2015, will take place on Saturday, with 87 stores participating. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Booksellers Set Date for Inaugural Texas Bookstore Day

Managers at Austin's BookPeople bookstore and Brazos Bookstore in Houston are launching Texas Independent Bookstore Day. Slated for August 5, the event will highlight the role of independent bookstores in communities across the state. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Binc and Alabama Indie Pub Team Up to Give Back to Booksellers

In partnership with the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, AdventureKEEN will give 100% of the profits from the sales of its books at independent bookstores, this June, to booksellers in need. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taipei Book Fair 2017: Taking the Pulse of Taiwan’s Book Market

The 25th edition of the Taipei International Book Fair takes place this week amid concerns of a decline in sales and the future for independent bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finalists Named for 2017 PW Bookstore of the Year

This year’s bookstore finalists represent a broad range of independent bookstores, from across the country, both newer stores and long-established ones. The winner will be announced in March. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers See Early Holiday Sales Boost

A post-election sales bounce made for a solid Thanksgiving week at many independent bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2015 Sees Opening of 60 Indie Bookstores

After independent bookstores saw a year of strong openings in 2014, the trend continued last year, with the ABA reporting that 60 new indies opened in 2015. In 2014, ABA members opened 59 stores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Independent Bookstores Are Thriving in the Digital Age

Oren Teicher, CEO of American Booksellers Association, and three booksellers discuss how low-cost of technology has enhanced the indie bookselling business. The post How Independent Bookstores Are Thriving in the Digital Age appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Indies Report Strong 2015

Independent bookstores across the country are reporting a very positive year, with some stores citing double-digit growth in 2015. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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