Donate or Destroy and Despair (shelftalker)

The problem of books damaged in the shipping process is both escalating and alarming. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 12:00:41 UTC ]
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A Picture Book Free-for-all: The Follow Up (shelftalker)

A buyer circles back to talk sell-through on bookseller favorites. Plus, a holiday preview! Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 12:00:02 UTC ]
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Reading the Signs (shelftalker)

The value of good signage in a bookstore is never overstated – especially as it’s rarely seen by customers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-14 12:00:55 UTC ]
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To Read with a Flashlight Under Your Chin (shelftalker)

A bookseller shares some personal favorite scary stories, just in time for Halloween. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 12:00:56 UTC ]
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What We Read: Quirky Preferences (shelftalker)

Forget tea leaves and psychics. Your reading habits tell you everything you need to know about yourself. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-01 12:44:18 UTC ]
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Haul Out the Holly-ween (shelftalker)

The 4th quarter — and all its holiday promise — begins in earnest for indie booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-30 12:00:08 UTC ]
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Of Stick Vacuums, Amazon, and Probabilities (shelftalker)

A quiz reveals the surprising probabilities of Amazon purchasing despite consumer intent. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-26 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Selling to the Grown-Ups (shelftalker)

Adding an adult section to a children’s bookstore has been a profitable investment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-25 12:00:09 UTC ]
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Keeping the Lights On During Banned Books Week (shelftalker)

Reflecting on the ways that we “softly” censor books for young readers by the titles we recommend in the bookstore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-23 12:00:51 UTC ]
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Agencies and Brands skip work, donate ad space for Global Climate Strike

Employees at ad agencies, tech companies and brands skipped work today to join the Global Climate Strike, a protest of government and corporate inaction on climate change. Today's strike, scheduled just ahead of the U.N. Climate Action Summit in New York, is the third event in a series of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-20 22:10:02 UTC ]
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Taking a Turn Behind the Circulation Desk (shelftalker)

From cool technology to book clubs to a tricky round of Jeopardy, a bookseller plays librarian for a day. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 12:00:45 UTC ]
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When Tragedy Comes to Town (shelftalker)

The loss, injury, sacrifice, and bravery resulting from a local tragedy alters the nature of community. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-19 12:00:44 UTC ]
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A Bookseller Field Trip (shelftalker)

Visiting an author’s book launch at a colleague’s bookstore is a delightful adventure. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-18 12:00:48 UTC ]
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Laying Down and Rolling Over on Pub Dates (shelftalker)

The tricky business of managing “onsale” dates creates friction between publishers and booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-16 12:00:16 UTC ]
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The (Surprisingly) Small World of Bookselling (shelftalker)

A bookseller says goodbye to a colleague and reflects on the ways industry relationships come back around. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 11:00:53 UTC ]
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How Brexit Could Destroy the U.K. Publishing Industry

In his poignant and strikingly insightful novel of 1956, The Lonely Londoners, Samuel Selvon shapes his narrative through the eyes of Caribbean migrants (now commonly referred to as the Windrush generation) upon their arrival to London post-World War II. His Trinidadian characters, having been... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-09-12 11:00:55 UTC ]
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The Lyricism of Lyric, Maine (shelftalker)

TweetIt is much easier to find young adult books set in Maine than it is to find books which feel like they really took place here. Julia Drake’s outstanding YA debut novel, The Last True Poets of the Sea, has, apart from all its other virtues, one of the most authentic Maine settings you’ll... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-12 10:00:43 UTC ]
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Mrs. Malaprop’s Book Shoppe (shelftalker)

Customer requests from booksellers require translation, detective work, and a good sense of humor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-11 12:00:11 UTC ]
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Newsroom Donates Pulitzer Monetary Award to Tree of Life Congregation

Staffers at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette were surprised to learn April 15 that, along with the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news, Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-09-06 14:54:26 UTC ]
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Here in the Real World (shelftalker)

How much of the real world do middle grade readers want, and does the answer lie in the pages of Sara Pennypacker’s new novel? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-05 10:35:18 UTC ]
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