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    Jack Lynch named HMH CEO; Consortium adds five publishers; Amazon to open store in San Francisco; Grammy, Lincoln Prize, Little Free Library winners and Audie finalists announced

    Wi12 Education: Industry Professionals Map “The Life Cycle of the Book”

     “The Life Cycle of the Book” featured a bookseller, an author, an agent, and other industry professionals discussing each step of a title’s journey from idea to published book.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Tricia Levenseller

    Daughter of the Pirate King, Tricia Levenseller’s debut novel for young adults, is “compulsively readable and exciting,” said Indies Introduce panelist Johanna Albrecht of Flyleaf Books.

    The Spring 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

    Here is a preview of the 52 titles on the Spring 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Children’s White Box.

    BTW News Briefs

    IPG signs new distribution agreement with Albert Whitman; Writers issue statement protesting NYT Bestseller List cuts; One Book/One NY campaign asks readers to vote on five award-winning titles; SIBA introduces the Conroy Legacy Award; Recipients of 2017 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants announced

    Stores Celebrate African American Achievement During Black History Month

    Booksellers are celebrating Black History Month with a range of interesting and educational book displays, events, and activities that celebrate African Americans’ contributions to society.

    The Indie Love & Romance Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending February 5, 2017.

    Lesley Stahl and Ann Patchett in Conversation at Wi12

    Sunday’s breakfast plenary at Winter Institute 12 featured authors Lesley Stahl, a longtime correspondent for 60 Minutes, and Ann Patchett, the co-owner of Parnassus Books, in a wide-ranging conversation.

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

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

    BTW News Briefs

    2017 Children’s Book Week poster unveiled; Anna Dewdney Award nominations close February 5; Letter from S&S CEO explains Yiannopoulos book deal; Ben Sevier named publisher at Grand Central; Ingram announces promotions, new associates; Walter Dean Myers Award winner revealed; Edgar Award nominees named

    January/February Martha Stewart Living Promotes Indie Bookstores and Reading

    The current issue of Martha Stewart Living includes a six-page feature on reading and independent bookstores, titled “Hit the Books! Our Reading List for 2017.”

    ALA Announces 2017 Adult, Youth Award Winners

    The American Library Association has revealed the winners of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction and the ALA Youth Media Award winners.

    The March 2017 Indie Next List Preview

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

    BTW News Briefs

    Pearson to sell stake in Penguin Random House; Maria Pallante named AAP president and CEO; Eric Nelson heads to Broadside Books; CBC releases Best STEM Books List; Publishers Lunch spring/summer Buzz Books available; Application opens for NBF Innovations in Reading Prize; USPS announces rate changes; NBCC award finalists, PEN literary awards shortlists announced

    The Indie Comics & Graphic Works Bestseller List

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

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