BTW Articles

30 Oct

Lake Forest Book Store Welcomes New Owner

Eleanor Thorn, Lake Forest Book Store’s bookkeeper, purchased the store from Sue Boucher on October 9 and was met with a warm welcome from the community. 

Read More
23 Oct

New Bookstore Shines Spotlight on Independent Presses

Malvern Books, which opened its doors on October 8 in Austin, Texas, is welcoming the city’s literary community to enjoy its bright, open space and shelves filled with titles from independent presses.

Read More
24 Oct

Last Chance: Indies Introduce Debut Authors Deadline Extended to November 1

Bookstores have just one more week to sign up for the Spring 2014 Indies Introduce Debut Authors promotion. Booksellers across the country have worked tirelessly to pick out the best and brightest of upcoming debuts for the spring selling season.

Read More
17 Oct

Deadline Approaches: Choose Your Spring Indies Introduce Debut Titles by October 25

In order to participate in the spring 2014 Indies Introduce Debut Authors promotion, ABA member stores must select their titles by October 25. Independent booksellers across the country, doing what they do best, have discovered and championed these 20 titles as the best new talent to share with customers this spring.

Read More
17 Oct

KRRP Urges School District to Remove Ban on Gaiman Title

The Kids’ Right to Read Project is urging district officials in Alamogordo, New Mexico, to reconsider the removal of Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere from high school English classrooms and lessons. 

Read More
17 Oct

Indies First Participation Soars

More than 285 authors and 225 bookstores have signed up for the Indies First grassroots movement, which will celebrate the unique value of independent bookstores on Small Business Saturday, November 30.

Read More
02 Oct

Indie Bookstores Welcome College Book Bucks Winners

More than 100 independent bookstores are receiving funds from author James Patterson’s College Book Bucks program, which awards college-bound high school seniors with gift certificates ranging from $250 to $1,000 to be spent at an IndieBound-affiliated bookstore of their choice. 

Read More
03 Oct

University Press Week: An Invitation to Celebrate

The Association of American University Presses and its members are inviting independent booksellers to join in celebrating the second annual University Press Week, to be held from November 10 through 16.

Read More
26 Sep

Indies Introduce Debuts: Choose Titles Now for Spring 2014

Two teams of booksellers have chosen the hottest upcoming debut titles to be part of the Indies Introduce spring promotion. There are 10 adult Debut Author picks and 10 children’s New Voices titles to choose from and an array of bookseller blurbs to help you decide before the October 25 sign-up deadline.

Read More
26 Sep

LIBRIS Speaks to the Needs of Independent Bookstores

Created by ABA specifically to meet the needs of independent bookstores, LIBRIS offers tailored and affordable property, liability, and workers’ compensation insurance through local brokers across the country.

Read More

Pages

About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.

Contact

 

 

Copyright 2019 American Booksellers Association. BookWeb is a registered trademark of ABA.
Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy, Accessibility Statement