Don’t miss out on the opportunity to receive a customized report analyzing your store’s financial results as well as a chance to win the Avin Mark Domnitz Scholarship to Winter Institute 10: Submit your business’ 2013 financial data to the ABACUS-13 survey by next Thursday, July 31.
Tim Godfray, CEO of the Booksellers Association of the United Kingdom and Ireland, visited ABA’s office this week and sat down with BTW to discuss independent bookselling in the U.K., its current challenges, and its most successful promotions.
In the midst of the ongoing dispute between Amazon and Hachette Book Group, Stephen Colbert’s call for his fans to buy Edan Lepucki’s California at independent bookstores has landed the title on both the New York Times and National Indie Bestseller lists.
Readers who preorder signed, personalized copies of Alan Gratz’s The League of Seven from Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café will receive a specially printed, numbered chapbook featuring a short story prequel to the trilogy.
Starting August 4, Ingram will no longer be responsible for affiliating Kobo devices with member stores. Instead, ABA has developed a simple procedure within the Kobo Reporting Tool that will allow stores to manually affiliate devices.
Every bookseller at an ABA member store is eligible to receive the free Digital White Box from NetGalley. The monthly e-mail provides free access to digital galleys of upcoming print books from an array of publishers.
HarperCollins in e-book bundling pilot program; S&S to sell, distribute Regan Arts; MIBA and GLIBA to honor Kate DiCamillo; Book Industry Charitable Foundation reveals survey results; John Green’s Looking for Alaska challenged; 2014 Man Booker longlist announced