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    J. Robert Lennon on “Broken River,” May’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

    “Undeniably bizarre in its plot, yet unsettlingly real in its exploration of marriage, childhood, and regret, Broken River is classic indie bookstore fare,” said Annie Metcalf of Magers & Quinn Booksellers.

    Vote Now to Choose Indies Choice/E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Winners

    The owners and staff at all ABA member stores are invited to cast their ballots to choose the winners of the 2017 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards. The voting deadline is April 30.

    Signup Underway for Kids’ Indie Next List eNewsletter Pilot Program

    ABA member stores can now sign up for the quarterly Kids’ Indie Next List eNewsletter pilot program announced last week at the ABC Children’s Institute.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Andrew Forsthoefel

    Andrew Forsthoefel is the author of the Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce pick Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time.

    2017 Indies Choice/E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Finalists Announced: Voting Opens to ABA Members

    On Wednesday, April 5, booksellers at independent bookstores across the country began casting their ballots to choose the winners of the 2017 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards.

    ABA and Shelf Awareness to Launch Kids’ Indie Next List eNewsletter Pilot Program

    At the ABC Children’s Institute, which kicks off this evening in Portland, Oregon, ABA and Shelf Awareness will be announcing a pilot e-newsletter program for the quarterly Kids’ Indie Next List.

    The Indie Personal Finance Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending April 2, 2017.

    ABA’s Red and White Boxes Explained

    Each month, ABA sends Red and White Box mailings to member booksellers who have opted into the IndieBound movement, but who gets what depends on a bookstore’s level of participation.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Ruth Lauren

    Ruth Lauren is the author of Prisoner of Ice and Snow, a Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce debut for middle-grade readers, set in a fantasy world inspired by Russia.

    The May 2017 Indie Next List Preview

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

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

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

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Deepak Unnikrishnan

    Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce debut author Deepak Unnikrishnan is the “immensely talented new voice” behind Temporary People, said Hilary Gustafson of Literati Bookstore.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Rebecca Donnelly

    Rebecca Donnelly is the author of the Indies Introduce middle-grade debut How to Stage a Catastrophe, “a story near and dear to my heart,” said Emily Hall of Main Street Books.

    The Indie Comics & Graphic Works Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending March 19, 2017.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Thi Bui

    “Thi Bui’s graphic memoir is outstanding,” said Penguin Bookshop’s Susan Hans O’Connor about The Best We Could Do, a Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce debut .

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