Booksellers Announce First Annual Bookstore Romance Day

As independent bookstores continue to deepen their ties with romance readers, a group of enthusiast booksellers has announced the first Bookstore Romance Day to be held on August 17, 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Announce First Annual Romance Bookstore Day

As independent bookstores continue to deepen their ties with romance readers, a group of enthusiast booksellers has announced the first Bookstore Romance Day to be held on August 17, 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Ripped Bodice Bookstore Announces New Award for Romance Fiction

The Ripped Bodice bookstore announced a new award: The Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in Romantic Fiction. Check out the panel of judges! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-24 19:31:39 UTC ]
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With Texas Indie Bookstore Day, Lone Star Booksellers Try Self Promotion

Texas Independent Bookstore Day, set to launch on Saturday, will feature booksellers throughout the state, with stores in Houston, Austin and Dallas participating. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-04 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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Booksellers Prepare For Independent Bookstore Day

With less than a week to go, 435 independent bookstores are getting ready for Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday. Bookstores intend to make it a party with everything from music to food to promotions and giveaways. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Booksellers, 13 Bookstores, Six Days! A Road Trip Photo Essay

Two Massachusetts booksellers take advantage of Children's Institute 3's California location to take a bookstore tour of the California coast. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Midwest Booksellers Association Announces Bookseller Award

The new Midwest Bookseller of the Year award will honor excellence in bookselling and be awarded, annually, to a bookseller affiliated with any indie in the MIBA region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstore Day returns, celebrating local bookstores as sanctuaries

Independent Bookstore Day returns April 29 for a day of reader solidarity, or, in the words of one local participant, Skylight Books, “Today we all bleed indie!” Launched in California in 2014, Independent Bookstore Day has since gone national — this year’s list of participants boasts 458... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Announces Early Launch for 2-Day Shipping Program

Penguin Random House is hoping to alleviate a significant source of stress for independent booksellers by launching its annual 2-Day Transit Program on July 1, two months ahead of schedule. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Announcing the 7th Annual Self-Published E-Book Awards Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 6th Annual Self-Published E-Book Awards! Grand Prize               Steel Hand, Cold Heart by Rachel Menard (rachelmenard.com) Fantasy First Place Willow of Ashes by Ellie Raine  (ellieraine.com)   Honorable Mentions Fog & Mist: The Canens Chronicles,... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-05-05 14:08:04 UTC ]
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ALA Announces Virtual Option for Canceled Annual Conference

The event, dubbed ALA Virtual—Community Through Connection, will offer "educational programming, special author events, and social networking" and is set to run from June 24-26, 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The only thing better than books is bookstore t-shirts that support booksellers.

It’s not a particularly hopeful time for literally anyone right now (unless maybe you’re getting a $1.7 million tax break?) but that doesn’t mean we should stop trying to help people whenever we can. I’m getting pretty tired of washing my clothes in the bathtub and have been sorely tempted to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-17 15:09:39 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day to Host Virtual Party

Independent Bookstore Day has been rescheduled for August 29 from its original date next week. In lieu of postponing the event entirely, organizers are hosting what they call a virtual party, and are working with stores on promotions to run all next week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Friend of booksellers James Patterson will donate $500,000 to indie bookstores.

James Patterson has a long history of helping independent bookstores. In in 2014, he donated $1 million to indie bookstores, and staring in 2015, his Holiday Bonus program has given payments between $500 and $5,000 to bookstore employees each year. Now, as bookstores struggle to keep afloat... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-03 14:23:07 UTC ]
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Help unemployed booksellers, shop here: The Bookstore at the End of the World

We’ve already brought your attention to the ways you can help bookstores (and bookstore workers) during the coronavirus pandemic, and here’s another one: a collective of recently laid-off booksellers has started an online storefront at Bookshop.org (in case you missed it, Bookshop is the new... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-25 15:14:23 UTC ]
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Unemployed NYC Booksellers Launch Online Bookstore

More than a dozen out-of-work booksellers in New York City have launched The Bookstore at the End of the World on Bookshop.org, to "make money doing what they do best." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Strand Bookstore Lays Off 188 Booksellers

The Strand bookstore confirmed Sunday that 188 employees, the majority of the bookstore’s staff, have been let go in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day Has Been Postponed

Independent Bookstore Day, which was scheduled for April 25, has been postponed. The American Booksellers Association, which manages the promotion, said the event would be rescheduled. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller judges announced for Costa Book Awards

Booksellers from WH Smith, Waterstones, Sam Read Books, Libreria and West End Lane Books are to join judging panels for The Costa Book Awards 2019. The booksellers will select shortlists and decide the winners across five categories, in a year which sees the highest number of submissions to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 00:41:12 UTC ]
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