With Texas Indie Bookstore Day, Lone Star Booksellers Try Self Promotion

Texas Independent Bookstore Day, set to launch on Saturday, will feature booksellers throughout the state, with stores in Houston, Austin and Dallas participating. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]

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With Texas Indie Bookstore Day, Lone Star Booksellers Try Self Promotion

Texas Independent Bookstore Day, set to launch on Saturday, will feature booksellers throughout the state, with stores in Houston, Austin and Dallas participating. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day 2024: 'An Indie Bookseller's Christmas'

For this year's Independent Bookstore Day, held on April 27, hundreds of indies across the country extended their celebration across the entire weekend as crowds crawled from one shop to the next, snapping up books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Texas Indie Bookstore Day Deemed a Success

The first Texas Independent Bookstore Day set sales records at one Houston bookstore and was deemed a success at others across the state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Booksellers Set Date for Inaugural Texas Bookstore Day

Managers at Austin's BookPeople bookstore and Brazos Bookstore in Houston are launching Texas Independent Bookstore Day. Slated for August 5, the event will highlight the role of independent bookstores in communities across the state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day 2023 Thrived on Passport Promotions

Across the country this weekend, independent bookstores once again celebrated Independent Bookstore Day, this year on April 29. Some bookselling scenes began the lead-up to the celebration even earlier, with "passport" promotions that offered customers discounts after visiting a certain number... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Offers No Minimum, Two-Day Shipping for Indie Bookstores

Penguin Random House is offering enhanced two-day shipping for independent booksellers starting October 1 and running through March 1, 2022. The company is waiving the minimum-retail-value requirement for orders. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Day in the Life of an Indie Bookseller

Experience a day in the life of an indie bookseller, working at Bosch&deJong boekverkopers, a small bookstore in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Continue reading at Book Riot

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In Justin Deabler’s ‘Lone Stars,’ a gay teen escapes the suffocating social norms of his Texas hometown

“Lone Stars” is a multigenerational story, told with sincerity, heart and a profound understanding of what it means to hide one’s true self. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Lone Star Stories: The 10 Best Books About Texas

a great book about Texas should not only contain historical fact, it should give readers an impression of the Lone Star state—its scents, sights, and sensations—as well as what it feels like to be a human being of fragile flesh and blood in that immense, brutal, and beautiful land. The post Lone... Continue reading at The Millions

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Friend of booksellers James Patterson will donate $500,000 to indie bookstores.

James Patterson has a long history of helping independent bookstores. In in 2014, he donated $1 million to indie bookstores, and staring in 2015, his Holiday Bonus program has given payments between $500 and $5,000 to bookstore employees each year. Now, as bookstores struggle to keep afloat... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Booksellers Announce First Annual Romance Bookstore Day

As independent bookstores continue to deepen their ties with romance readers, a group of enthusiast booksellers has announced the first Bookstore Romance Day to be held on August 17, 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Announce First Annual Bookstore Romance Day

As independent bookstores continue to deepen their ties with romance readers, a group of enthusiast booksellers has announced the first Bookstore Romance Day to be held on August 17, 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven Stories Has New Indie Bookseller Promotion

Seven Stories Press has started a new monthly marketing program that it hopes addresses independent booksellers’ concerns about publishers’ direct-to consumer pricing policies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers Go Viral with Promotions Featuring Trump's Provocative Language

After President Trump reportedly referred to certain countries as "shitholes" in a meeting with lawmakers late last week, a handful of indie bookstores seized on the commander-in-chief's purple language as a way to make a defiant political statement while promoting books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

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Indie Bookstore Day to Return in 2016

After the success of the first national Independent Bookstore Day last month, plans are moving forward for a second annual event to be held on Saturday April 30, 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Two Booksellers, 13 Bookstores, Six Days! A Road Trip Photo Essay

Two Massachusetts booksellers take advantage of Children's Institute 3's California location to take a bookstore tour of the California coast. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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