Help ABA prepare for the first-ever Backlist Book Swap at the Winter Institute by submitting the title of the book you will be bringing to the January 23 party via a form on BookWeb. All Wi11 registrants are encouraged to participate.
Ashley Warlick, a novelist, food magazine editor, and co-founder and buyer at M. Judson Booksellers & Storytellers, felt honored when her novel The Arrangement was selected by her fellow booksellers for the February 2016 Indie Next List.
The first-ever Winter Institute app for iPhone, iPad, or Android went live on January 6. A link tot the app, which is designed to enhance their experience at this month’s ABA education event in Denver, was sent in an e-mail to all registrants.
Sourcebooks Landmark, publisher of The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend, the #1 Indie Next List Pick for January, is inviting readers to vote for their favorite bookstore for the chance to win a prize for themselves and for the three indie bookstores garnering the most votes.
To celebrate the appointment of Gene Luen Yang as the fifth National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, First Second Books has made downloadable shelf-talkers, sell sheets, and signs for his titles available through Edelweiss.
Katherine Hannigan, who will be at the Wi11 Backlist Book Swap, recently wrote a letter thanking booksellers for selecting Ida B…and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World as a Revisit & Rediscover title.
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.