Quick Cash Flow Ideas for January (shelftalker)

Some ideas from a seasoned bookseller on events to generate business in the slow month of January. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-08 13:00:11 UTC ]
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Quick Thoughts About the Holidays (shelftalker)

Looking back on the holiday season from a part-timer who used to co-own the store. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-31 13:00:04 UTC ]
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S.A. Chakraborty Holds Forth (shelftalker)

An interview with the accomplished author of the Daevabad Trilogy, a book for all times and our times. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-04 13:52:00 UTC ]
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5 Audiobook Story Collections Offering Quick Literary Escape

While many readers have understandably found refuge from pandemic anxiety with thick biographies and door-stopping classics, others have had trouble focusing for long periods. With work laptops constantly open and homeschooled children orbiting, the solution to our short attention spans might be... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-02 08:48:22 UTC ]
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The Flying Pig Games (shelftalker)

Promoting the fourth book in the Hunger Games series during COVID-19 invited a little video intervention. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-19 10:49:35 UTC ]
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The Most Popular Books In Libraries, January–March 2020

These were the most popular books in libraries to kick off 2020. What have you read? Missed? Want to pick up from your library or bookstore next? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-08 10:32:36 UTC ]
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Here are some of my favorite escapist novels. You may have other ideas. Share them with us.

I like vicarious adventure, so Herman Wouk is at the top of my list. Also, Anne Perry. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-30 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Lisa Williamson | 'Every idea I have is about teenagers. It’s such an interesting time'

Waterstones Children's Book Prize winner Lisa Williamson returns with her fourth novel for teens, centring on three friends- and a kidnapped baby Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 08:01:36 UTC ]
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Two Twos (shelftalker)

Two things I’m pretty sure are true and two things we’re doing at DDG to work around the closure of our selling floor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-16 10:45:31 UTC ]
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Ideas are free but art costs and we need help

Sales are down for indie presses, perhaps a collective pot of money would help. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-13 16:40:35 UTC ]
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18 Ways to Keep Track of Your Favorite Book Quotes and Ideas

Wish you were the kind of person who has a quote ready for every occasion? We've got some methods that'll help you track book quotes and ideas. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-13 10:38:08 UTC ]
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AAP Monthly StatShot, January

Sales from the 1,361 publishers that reported data to AAP were up 3.7% in January over January 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Stars and Stares (shelftalker)

Kind acts and thoughtful generosity shine through the darker moments of this crisis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-07 12:25:42 UTC ]
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Industry Sales Rose in January

Sales from publishers who report data to the AAP's StatShot program rose 3.7% in January over January 2019. The impact of the new coronavirus on sales will be reflected in March results. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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W H Smith to raise cash as coronavirus bites

W H Smith has confirmed it plans to strengthen its balance sheet with new lending facilities of £120m accompanied by an equity issue of up to 13.7% of its issued share capital.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-05 20:57:09 UTC ]
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Dohle: PRH to maintain 'very cost and cash-conscious approach' in wake of pandemic

Penguin Random House c.e.o. Markus Dohle has warned staff the publisher may need to tighten its belt in its approach to publishing facing "the difficult times ahead". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 04:28:40 UTC ]
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‘Revenue will fall away quite quickly’: Hearst UK CEO James Wildman on navigating crisis

Hearst CEO James Wildman has set recruited a healthcare professional to answer staff questions about the virus and started sending out daily company updates. The post ‘Revenue will fall away quite quickly’: Hearst UK CEO James Wildman on navigating crisis appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-03-23 04:01:21 UTC ]
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Hi, I’m a Bookseller! Can I Take Your Puzzle Order Today? (shelftalker)

A bookseller at BookPeople reflects on a week of online and curbside fulfillment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 12:00:32 UTC ]
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Dispatch from an Empty Store (shelftalker)

View from the front lines of bookselling just a few days into quarantine season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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January Bookstore Sales Fell 4.8%

Bookstore sales dropped from $1.14 billion in January 2019 to $1.02 billion in 2020, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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