Independent Bookstore Day 2019: Like Christmas in April

With a record number of stores participating, independent booksellers held a wide range of events to attract customers to April 27's Independent Bookstore Day. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day 2019: Photos

A total of 580 bookstores participated in the fifth annual Independent Bookstore Day, hosting special events, author readings and parties. Here are some photos from the day from our PW team and other contributors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Winter Institute 2016: Big Plans for April’s Independent Bookstore Day

Last year’s inaugural national Independent Bookstore Day, which coincided with Free Comic Book Day on May 2, was a huge success. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 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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Independent Bookstore Day Gets Even Bigger

The fifth annual Independent Bookstore Day takes place on Saturday, April 27, with 580 stores participating, up from 507 last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day 2018: Animals and Authors Inspire Sales

More than 500 bookstores participated in this year's Independent Bookstore Day, which took place across the U.S. this past Saturday, April 28. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Independent Bookstore Day 2018: It's A Holiday

More than 500 Indie bookstores in 48 states are preparing to make this year's Independent Bookstore Day on April 28 the biggest and most exuberant celebration of indie bookselling yet. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scenes from Independent Bookstore Day 2017

The event, which took place around on Saturday, saw 458 stores participating in 48 states. Readers who came out for the festivities enjoyed a range of things, from cocktail parties to author signings to coloring book contests. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day by the Numbers

A quick look at how this year's Independent Bookstore Day went, with participating stores jumping from 365 to 430. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Indie Bookstore Day: ‘Christmas in May’

The inaugural nationwide celebration of indies was a success, with more than 25 stores exceeding their 2014 numbers for the same day within the first three hours. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Independent Bookstore Day was a success for many

Inspired by 2014's California Bookstore Day, the first Independent Bookstore Day was held on May 2. Many stores reported an increase in sales. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Independent Bookstore Day will be held all over the country in May

After the success of the 2014 California Bookstore Day, bookstores all over the country will be taking part in Independent Bookstore Day on May 2. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Retailers Prep to Kick Off Independent Bookstore Day

Aside from simply celebrating small bookstores, one objective of the forthcoming Independent Bookstore Day, on May 2, is to bury a long-running narrative that the indies are dying. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Chicago Mayor Sets City's Independent Bookstore Day

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel issued an official proclamation earlier this week, declaring Saturday, July 12 to be Chicago Independent Bookstore Day. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Chicago will be home to an Independent Bookstore Day

Nine indie stores so far have teamed up to hold a Chicago Independent Bookstore Day this July. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Independent bookstores launch Storytime Day, set for this May

After the success of the Indies First movement this November, in which authors worked at independent bookstores, the newest event is called Storytime Day. Spokesperson Kate DiCamillo urges authors to read a story at their local bookstore. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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For Indies First day, authors get behind independent bookstores

Thanks to Sherman Alexie's forgetfulness, writers across the U.S. will volunteer at their local bookstore Saturday for the inaugural Indies First day.Not long ago the writer Sherman Alexie missed one of his readings, standing up fans at the Queen Anne Book Company, a store in Seattle. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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

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Amazon starts Boxing Day sale on Christmas Day

Amazon.co.uk will begin its Boxing Day sales on Christmas Day this year, responding to the fact... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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