BTW Articles

07 Jun

Friday Deadline for Summer/Fall 2017 Indies Introduce Signup

This Friday, June 9, is the last day for bookstores to sign up to take advantage of publisher specials on adult and children’s debuts chosen by booksellers as the best of the upcoming season.

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31 May

June 9 Signup Deadline for Summer/Fall 2017 Indies Introduce Promotions

ABA member stores new to the Indies Introduce program must sign up by June 9 to take advantage of specials on 10 adult and 10 children’s titles chosen by booksellers as the top debuts of the upcoming season.

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31 May

James Patterson Expands Holiday Bonus Program: Nominations Now Being Accepted

James Patterson is thanking independent booksellers for their continuing dedication and hard work by increasing the amount of his Holiday Bonus Program for 2017 to $350,000.

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24 May

A Roundup of ABA Programming at BookExpo

Here is a wrap-up of ABA programming at BookExpo, including exclusive parties and author signings, educational programming, the ABA Town Hall and Annual Membership Meeting, and more.

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24 May

Video of Webinar on Creating an Effective Bookstore Press Kit Now on BookWeb

A video of the May 11 webinar on creating an effective bookstore press kit, as well as a checklist of the important information to include, is now available to all ABA member booksellers on BookWeb.org.

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24 May

Exclusive Author Autographing for ABA Members at BookExpo

On each day of BookExpo 2017, authors and illustrators will be autographing exclusively for booksellers in the ABA Member Lounge & Galley Room on the trade show floor. Here is a look at the participants to date.

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24 May

The June ’17 Now in Paperback Flier & Shelf-Talkers

The June Indie Next List’s 12 Now in Paperback titles are featured with bookseller quotes on a downloadable flier and shelf-talkers.

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16 May

Booksellers to Moderate BookExpo Editors’ Buzz Panels

ABA member booksellers will moderate the adult, YA, and middle grade Editors’ Buzz panels at BookExpo.

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11 May

IndieCommunication: Book Subscription Clubs, Sales Tax on Shipping & More

The IndieCommunication newsletter of May 11 includes information on growing sales through book subscription clubs, charging sales tax on shipping, a new Kobo eReader, and more.

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17 May

Silent Auction Tickets on Sale Now

All BookExpo registrants can purchase tickets now for the popular Silent Art Auction at BookExpo. The event will feature the announcement of the winners of the Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards.

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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.

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