IndieBound

    The Indie Parenting Bestseller List

    Based on sales in independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending June 10, 2008.

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    Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder
    Richard Louv, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781565126053

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    A Letter From ABA President Gayle Shanks About IndieBound


    Gayle Shanks
    ABA President

    Dear Fellow Booksellers,

    July Next List Debuts -- Great Reads From Booksellers You Trust

    The new IndieBound initiative is a community-oriented movement -- involving booksellers, readers, indie retailers, local business alliances, and others -- that proclaims the importance of independent businesses, promotes those values that make indies unique, and provides booksellers with help to spread the passion and sell more books.

    The July 2008 Indie Next List & Notables Preview

    Here's a preview of the inaugural Indie Next List selections and notables titles. All ABA members with storefront locations will be receiving copies of the July Next List in the IndieBound Literary Liberation Box on its way to stores now.

    BookSense.com Becomes ABA E-commerce Solution

    Inventory uploads now free

    With the launch of IndieBound last Thursday at BookExpo America, the Book Sense marketing program has been replaced with a program that's more of a movement than a marketing campaign, and this means changes for the BookSense.com program.

    First and foremost, BookSense.com is not part of IndieBound, and it has been renamed the ABA E-commerce Solution. This will be visible in several ways:

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