PNBA 2019: Strong Sales Make for Upbeat Show

With a good summer and the beginnings of a strong fall, booksellers at this year's Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association annual trade show, were decidedly upbeat. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong Holiday Sales Power Upbeat Wi9

If Winter Institute is any indication, as ABA president Steve Bercu noted at the conference opening, "independent bookselling is strong, vital, and growing." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Book Sales Off to a Slow Start for 2019

Will "political fatigue" end publishers' six year streak of print sales growth? At a late morning session dubbed The State of the Publishing Industry Today, David Walter, executive director, client development for NPD Books, told BookExpo attendees that growth in print sales is trending down,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: UnBound Is a ‘Show Within a Show’

At a time when nonbook items have become a significant part of many stores’ sales, BookExpo is upping its commitment to sidelines by setting up a separate exhibit hall for book-related sideline vendors under the UnBound umbrella. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Heartland 2019: A Small but Mighty Show

Heartland Fall Forum, held for the first time in Cleveland, received high marks from both exhibitors and booksellers, who described it as a highly productive gathering of publishers, booksellers, and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops reveal favourite books of 2019 as Obama, Porter and Thunberg make the grade

Bookshops have revealed their favourite books of 2019 with books by Michelle Obama, Max Porter and Greta Thunberg among the shortlisted titles for the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 12:48:18 UTC ]
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Children/YA Has Strong July Sales Gains

Sales in the children/young adult category rose 16.6% in July over July 2018, while sales of adult books increased 3.9% in the month over 2018, according to the AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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SIBA 2019: Spartanburg Hosts High Energy Show

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance Discovery Show in Spartanburg, S.C. this past weekend was one of the best attended in years and offered an enthusiastic kick-off to the fall regional season, and a rousing send-off for outgoing executive director Wanda Jewell. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Regional Show Highlights 2019

A roundup of key happenings at all eight shows, including panels and roundtables, author signings and mini-TED talks, and even a few pajama parties. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury, Faber and Granta make Polari 2019 shortlists

Bloomsbury has scooped two nominations on the Polari 2019 shortlists with titles from indies Faber, Granta and Orenda also up for awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 01:46:32 UTC ]
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IVP Reports Double-Digit Sales for 2019

IVP has increased its sales over 16% from last year with a mix of old and new bestsellers, a new distribution partnership, and Amazon’s marketing services. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany's 2019 book sales up 2.3% to date

The German book industry reported cumulated sales growth of 2.3 percent for the first six months of 2019 despite two sharp declines in March and June, when sales were down 11.8 and 7.1 percent respectively. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 17:57:00 UTC ]
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ALA Reports Strong Attendance at 2019 Annual Conference

Librarians gathered in Washington D.C. were treated to a slate of great author talks—and wrestled with a host of thorny issues in the professional program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hello, Cannes. Plus, 2019 ad sales growth slows: Monday Wake-Up Call

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Germany's book sales up 4% in 2019 to date

After a turbulent year thus far for the German book industry, with the surprise announcement in January of the merger of leading book chains Thalia and Mayersche and the insolvency of wholesaler/distributor Koch Neff Volckmar (KNV) two months later, some good news has just been delivered on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2019: Religion Publishers Still Value an Evolving Show

Though fewer in number, religion and spirituality publishers at BookExpo reported positive meetings as well as the opportunity to promote titles, make new connections, and find inspiration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: (Re)Making History: R.J. Palacio and Nicola Yoon

Revisiting and learning from the past are central themes in the work of these two writers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Chris Ware Makes Achingly Real Comics

“I want [the drawings] to be as clear and readable as possible so the story can be as tangled and uncertain as life and experience seem to be,” Ware says of 'Rusty Brown,' the comic he has been working on for the past 18 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Slow Start to a Buzzy Show

Hundreds lined up to crash the doors as BookExpo opened on Wednesday, as booksellers, publishers and authors convened for another three-day stint of networking and deal-making. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Slow Start to a Buzzy Show

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