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California Indie Booksellers Contend with Fires, Power Outages

Fires at opposite ends of California's coastal region, amplified by power outages, have closed a number of indie bookstores and displaced their employees, especially those in the San Francisco Bay Area and north. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Genre Fiction Is Finding a Place At Indie Bookstores

Indie bookstores aren't known for stocking a wide assortment of genre fiction titles, but booksellers are finding that it's time for that to change. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Drag Queen Readings Win Fans, Draw Protests

As story times hosted by drag queens become more commonplace at indie bookstores, booksellers are having to contend with some unwanted realities, including protests. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers Look to Register Voters

Four indie bookstores are taking the services they provide to their communities to a new level: booksellers in these stores are registering voters this summer and fall. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What It's Like To Be an Indie Bookseller Who Just Published Her Debut Novel

Lillian Li, author of 'Number One Chinese Restaurant' and a bookseller at Ann Arbor's Literati bookstore, on indie bookstores, authors, and how important they are for each other. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Institute 2018: Children’s Books Remain Strong

While the number of indie bookstores around the country continues to grow, so too does one of the strongest segments of the books category, children's. NPD Books offered the latest stats and trends to watch. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI13: Booksellers Tackle Diversity and the Sustainability of the Indie Model

Following an eruption about the lack of diversity in bookselling at last year's Town Hall Meeting, the topic was front and center at this year's discussion. Also on attendees' minds? How to create a sustainable business model for indie bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As Book World Closes, Indie Booksellers Eye Its Locations

As the Midwest chain liquidates its inventory, it is fielding requests about its 45 locations from potential buyers who are considering turning the now-available sites into indie bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstores See Opportunities as Family Christian Folds

Independent Christian bookstores are hoping to attract Family Christian customers before they choose to buy online. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: February 24, 2017

The downloadable audio site for indie bookstores, Libro.fm, sets opening date; a new Georgia bookstore will sell books by the pound; a Nevada shop announces plans to close; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What’s Ahead for Bookselling in 2017

Despite the contentious presidential election, sales at indie bookstores are expected to be up slightly last year, edging out what had been for many a record year in 2015. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Print Book Sales Pop in 2015, Indie Bookshops Get a Boost

The Bookseller reports a jump in the average price of books in the UK last year, as well as a boost in print book sales — especially at indie bookstores. The post UK Print Book Sales Pop in 2015, Indie Bookshops Get a Boost appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstores Use Inkshares to Publish Own Anthologies

In a creative use of the platform, crowdfunding publishing site Inkshares has recruited indie bookstores to publish original anthologies with the site. The post Indie Bookstores Use Inkshares to Publish Own Anthologies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Up for Children's Booksellers This Summer

The summer was one of rediscovered classics, movie tie-ins, and backlist at indie bookstores across the country. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Resurgence of Indie Bookstores Fueled by Connection, Community

Indie bookstores in the US have thrived and there's no secret to their success: it is about creating experiences, building community, and connecting. The post Resurgence of Indie Bookstores Fueled by Connection, Community appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Publishing Startup Wants To Crowdfund Books For Indie Bookstores

Inkshares, a crowdfunded book publishing platform, is working with indie bookstores to help them launch their own imprints.A fledgling publishing company is offering a new tool to indie bookstores: crowdfunded imprints.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookstores are on the rise: What's behind their comeback?

Despite dire predictions for independent bookstores just a few years ago, many are now thriving. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending May 1, 2015

As indie bookstores get ready to celebrate Saturday’s Independent Bookstore Day—and Authors for Indies Day north of the border in Canada—new stores in NOLA and Berea, Ohio, are preparing to open. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lemony Snicket Rallies Support for Indie Bookstores

Daniel Handler suggests that authors should pick an independent bookstore close to where they live and sign books for them to sell. The post Lemony Snicket Rallies Support for Indie Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending September 12

It's been a good week for indie bookstores with Maple Street Book Shop in New Orleans celebrating its first half century and two stores announcing successful transitions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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