Bookselling Spotlight: Prairie Lights

For decades Prairie Lights has been the hub of Iowa’s vibrant literary scene, hosting the author reading series Live from Prairie Lights for the past 20 years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Capital Books

We talk with Ross and Heidi Rojek, who opened Capital Books in downtown Sacramento, Calif., in spring 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PLA & Pacific Northwest Spotlight: Pacific Northwest Booksellers Stay Strong

Known for store-specific, unique curation, Pacific Northwest bookstores are flavored by their local environs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Mitzi’s Books

We talk with Mary Ackland, retail manager of Mitzi’s Books in Rapid City, S.Dak. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Soul Book Nook

Waterloo, Iowa’s Soul Book Nook is the first and only Black-owned indie in a state where, according to the most recent U.S. Census, less than 4% the population identifies as African American. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: The Reading Bug

Lauren Savage and Diane Savage, her mother-in-law, opened The Reading Bug in San Carlos, Calif., a community south of San Francisco and north of Palo Alto, in 2008. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Zenith Bookstore

Zenith Bookstore sells both new and used books, and has become a community hub in a part of the city where residents never expected to have a bookstore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Parable

Inspired by Octavia Butler’s Parable novels, the hybrid bookstore/cultural center Parable in Tacoma, Wash., aims to be a community gathering space. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Powell’s Books

The current status of Powell’s Books, one of the largest and best-known independent bookstores in the country, is in flux. “It has been an incredibly difficult period,” said Emily Powell, 43, owner and president. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: The Dog Eared Book

The Dog Eared Book hosts few author events and has no local school partnerships or large initiatives underway. But as it approaches its seventh anniversary, the Palmyra, N.Y., store represents something rare in American bookselling today: it is simply a bookstore, and a highly successful one at... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Cavalier House Books

We talk with John Cavalier, co-owner of Cavalier House Books in Denham Springs, La. He and his wife grew the store out of a shed in his parents’ backyard. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books

At Philadelphia’s Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books, bookstore manager Evisa Gallman sees a long future for herself in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: The Raven Book Store

The Raven, founded by Mary Lou Wright and Pat Kehde in 1987, began as a mystery specialty store that also carried local interest titles. Today, under the leadership of Danny Caine, it is a full-service general bookstore, and has become an institution. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Beacon of Light: Spotlight on Christopher Vogler

An updated edition of The Writer’s Journey, published to mark the book’s 25th anniversary, offers new and updated concepts about the hero’s journey and what makes a great story. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Submit your titles for The Bookseller's audiobooks category spotlight

The Bookseller will run an audiobook category preview in its issue of 28th April. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Country Spotlight: Malaysia: A Mixed Bag for Bookselling

For the Malaysian bookselling and publishing communities, the first quarter of the year leading up to the 6% goods and services tax (GST) implementation on April 1 was tumultuous and disruptive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Yankee Ingenuity: Bookselling in New England - Spotlight On New England 2014

New England booksellers long have been in the bookselling forefront: from founding the first regional bookselling group more than four decades ago (the New England Independent Booksellers Association) and the paperback revolution (Paperback Booksmith) to computerized inventory systems... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Profile: Source Booksellers

Source Booksellers has been transformed from a small business serving its Detroit community to an indie with a global customer base. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller calls for authors to pen 'ode to booksellers'

The Bookseller is calling for authors to pen an “ode to booksellers” as part of a celebration of the trade during a time when high-street bookshops are unable to open their doors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-14 20:12:04 UTC ]
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Excited fans queue for Mantel signing as Mirror & the Light cover lights up Tower of London

Hilary Mantel signed copies of The Mirror & The Light (Fourth Estate) for lucky fans ahead of today’s official publication as the book’s cover was beamed on to the Tower of London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 07:49:45 UTC ]
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