BTW Articles

22 Apr

Celebration of Bookselling Now Full: Waitlist Forming

ABA’s Celebration of Bookselling and Author Awards Lunch at BEA is currently booked to capacity; however, booksellers can add their names to a waitlist.

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18 Apr

Award Winners, Honorees to Sign in ABA Lounge at BEA

Following the Celebration of Bookselling at BEA, Indies Choice and E.B. White Read-Aloud award-winning authors and honor recipients will sign exclusively for booksellers at a reception in the ABA Member Lounge.

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20 Apr

Indie Next List “Years of Discovery” Campaign to Feature Customer Sweepstakes

A key part of the Indie Next List “Years of Discovery” Campaign, launched last week to celebrate more than a decade and a half of passionate handselling by ABA member booksellers, is a customer sweepstakes, which will be featured on a coupon on the June, July, and August Indie Next List fliers.

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13 Apr

ABA Announces 2016 Board Election Results

The results of balloting by the bookstore members of the American Booksellers Association to elect four directors to serve on the ABA Board are now official.

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12 Apr

Booksellers’ Title Recommendations Wanted for 2016 ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

The ABC Children’s Group at ABA is encouraging booksellers at all ABA member stores to submit title recommendations for the 2016 ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog.

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08 Apr

Final Spring Forum on April 19 in NYC

ABA is inviting indie booksellers to its last Booksellers Forum of the season. The program, featuring the education session “Indie Bookstores and the New Localism: What You Can Do” and an open discussion of industry issues, will take place on Tuesday, April 19, in New York City.

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13 Apr

2016 Indies Choice and E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Winners Announced

Today, the American Booksellers Association announces the winners of the 2016 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards, as voted by independent booksellers nationwide.

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11 Apr

IndieCommerce Accepting Appointments for One-on-One Meetings at BEA

A form to request a one-on-one meeting with a member of the IndieCommerce team at BookExpo America 2016 is now available on BookWeb.

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05 Apr

Last Call for Indies Choice, E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Ballots

Today, April 6, at midnight EDT, balloting for the 2016 Indies Choice and E.B. White Read-Aloud awards closes. Up to three booksellers per member location can still sign up for the Celebration of Bookselling and Author Awards Lunch at BEA.

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04 Apr

Children’s Authors and Illustrators Featured at ABC/CBC Lunch and Tea at BEA

Friday afternoon, May 13, at BEA will offer two opportunities for booksellers to meet children’s book authors and illustrators and to learn about their new projects.

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