With the 2017 Winter Institute now almost booked to capacity, booksellers who are interested in attending are encouraged to register as soon as possible and then contact ABA Meetings and Planning Officer Jill Perlstein regarding hotel accommodations.
Booksellers who are planning to participate in the Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce program should sign up now and make a note to stop by ABA’s booth at the regional trade shows to check out the newest crop of titles.
Brit Bennett’s debut novel, The Mothers, is “an honest, modern, and triumphant book” that explores the kind of salvation “that comes with self-acceptance and growth,” said Women & Children First’s Jamie Thomas.
Sandra Evans is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce middle-grade debut This Is Not a Werewolf Story, which Lisa Nehs of Books & Company said is “a wonderful mix of mythology, mystery, and suspense.”
Parnassus Books will launch an auction in-store and online this Sunday on more than 100 author-decorated piggy banks to help offset medical expenses for a store employee with cancer and to benefit the Book Industry Charitable Foundation.
On Saturday, September 17, publishers, authors, friends, and staff gathered at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, Vermont, for a dinner and cocktail celebration in honor of the shop’s 40th anniversary.
Barbara Kahn, owner of Jack and Allie’s children’s bookstore in Vernon, Connecticut, is making a special effort to engage the area’s Muslim population by carrying books reflecting the Muslim faith and hosting Islamic events for kids.
Books and Crannies opens in Virginia; Milkweed Books holds grand opening; Let’s Play Books! grows, goes general-interest; Spellbound debuts kids’ reading room; A Room of One’s Own explores co-op model; Books & Books’ Mitchell Kaplan honored; Scuppernong’s “Ask a Muslim Anything” events spark conversation
Writer’s Digest Banned Books Week sale to benefit ABFE; Brian O’Leary named new BISG executive director; Reading Without Walls Challenge pilot program begins; Amazon Books to open Boston-area store; Ingram Content Group adds three new associates