BTW Articles

29 Jun
August Indie Next List Top Pick: Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy

The August Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 25 Indie Next List and 6 Now in Paperback picks on the August 2021 Indie Next List flier.

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09 Jul
ABA's Marketing Manager, Courtney Wallace

Introducing ABA’s New Marketing Manager

“We’re so thrilled to have Courtney join ABA,” said ABA CEO Allison Hill. "Her background in marketing, her education in design and media studies, and her experience in social media made her the perfect person to help support ABA’s marketing efforts."

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02 Jul
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28 May
July INL
07 Jun
July/August KINL

The July/August Kids' Indie Next List Preview

Here is a preview of the titles on the July/August 2021 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Kids’ Box mailing. 

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29 Jun
Bookstores Celebrate Pride

Indie Bookstores Celebrate Pride

This June, indie bookstores took to social media to share reading lists, special events, and more in honor of Pride. 

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29 Jun
Cat Problems by Jory John and Lane Smith

Jory John and Lane Smith on July/August Kids' Indie Next List Top Pick "Cat Problems"

“I am so psyched that there’s a new Jory John and Lane Smith book!" said René Kirkpatrick of University Book Store.

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29 Jun

Top Takeaways: Consigning Books and Other Products to Local Retailers

Bookseller panelists discussed building community partnerships and more. 

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25 Jun
T.J. Newman Falling

A Q&A With T.J. Newman, Author of July's Top Indie Next List Pick

Falling is an absolute masterclass in unique suspense fiction,” said Shelby Roth of Naughty Dog Books in Nashville, Indiana.

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