Indie Next List Holiday Gift Guide Flier to Arrive in Stores in November

    ABA’s new annual Indie Next List Holiday Gift Guide flier features 19 children’s and adult titles across a range of categories, from art and photography to home cooking.

    Winter/Spring 2018 Indies Introduce Signup Closes October 30

    There are just a few days left for ABA member stores new to the Indies Introduce program to sign up to take advantage of specials on titles chosen by booksellers as the top debuts of the upcoming season.

    The November ’17 Now in Paperback Flier & Shelf-Talkers

    The November Indie Next List’s 12 Now in Paperback titles are featured with bookseller quotes on a downloadable flier and shelf-talkers.

    The Indie Mystery and Thriller Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending October 15, 2017.

    A Q&A With Megan Hunter, Author of November’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

    Booksellers have chosen the dystopic debut novel The End We Start From by Megan Hunter (Grove Press) as their November #1 Indie Next List pick.

    October 30 Deadline for Winter/Spring 2018 Indies Introduce Promotion Signup

    ABA member stores new to the Indies Introduce program must sign up by October 30 to take advantage of specials on 10 adult and 10 children’s titles chosen by booksellers as the top debuts of the upcoming season.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Nic Stone

    Nic Stone is the author of Dear Martin, a Summer/Fall Indies Introduce pick for young adults that follows Justyce McAllister as he explores his feelings on race through letters to Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jessica Townsend on Autumn Kids’ Indie Next List Pick “Nevermoor”

    Independent booksellers across the nation have chosen Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow as a top pick for the Autumn 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List.

    The Winter 2017–2018 Indie Next List for Reading Groups Preview

    The Winter 2017–2018 Indie Next List for Reading Groups includes booksellers’ top 10 favorites plus 33 additional titles that offer the promise of great discussions for reading groups of every kind.

    The October 2017 Indie Baseball Bestseller List

    In celebration of the Major League Baseball postseason, here is the Indie Baseball Bestseller List, based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending October 1, 2017.

    October 2017 Audiobook Bestsellers

    Based on sales through more than 300 independent bookstore locations participating in the Libro.fm audiobook program during the month of September.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Jeannie Vanasco

    Jeannie Vanasco’s The Glass Eye is “an absolutely beautiful exploration of family, grief, memory, and madness,” said Jamie Thomas of Women & Children First.

    The November 2017 Indie Next List Preview

    Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the November 2017 Indie Next List flier, which is on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Karina Yan Glaser

    Kate Schlademan of The Learned Owl Book Shop has called Karina Yan Glaser’s middle-grade debut, The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street, “heartbreaking and hopeful at every turn.”

    Winter/Spring 2018 Indies Introduce Signup Open

    Booksellers who are planning to participate in the Winter/Spring 2018 Indies Introduce program should sign up now and stop by ABA’s booth at the regional trade shows to check out the new crop of titles.

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