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    2017 Indie Bestseller Lists Ready for Download

    The 2017 Indie Bestseller Lists, featuring the year’s top-selling titles at hundreds of independent bookstores nationwide, are now available as PDFs, Word documents, and in HTML format.

    New York Times Announces 10 Best Books of 2017

    Over the coming weeks, ABA will work with the New York Times Book Review on initiatives to help booksellers feature and promote the 2017 Best Books list.

    The January 2018 Indie Next List Preview

    Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the January 2018 Indie Next List flier, which is on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

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

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

    The Indie Comics & Graphic Works Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending November 12, 2017.

    The Indie Politics & Current Events Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending October 29, 2017.

    The December 2017 Indie Next List Preview

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

    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 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.

    Booksellers Plan Midnight Release Parties for John Green’s New Novel

    Enthusiasm is high for the October 10 release of Turtles All the Way Down, John Green’s first novel in five years.

    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.

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

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

    National Book Awards Longlists Revealed This Week

    The National Book Foundation is announcing the longlists for the 2017 National Book Awards this week.

    Six Authors Shortlisted for 2017 Man Booker Prize

    The Man Group has announced the six authors who have made the shortlist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

    “Read-Aloud-a-Thon” to Celebrate Twain’s “The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine”

    Random House Children’s Books is inviting stores to participate in “Celebrating Twain: A National Read-Aloud-A-Thon” to promote the release of Mark Twain’s new never-before-published children’s book.

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