08 Aug

Kate DiCamillo on Fall Kids’ Indie Next List Pick “Louisiana’s Way Home”

“In her follow-up of sorts to Raymie Nightingale, Kate DiCamillo tells the story of Louisiana, Raymie’s friend who has spent her life on the run,” said Diane Capriola of Little Shop of Stories.

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06 Aug

Submit Your Favorites for the Indie Next List Holiday Gift Guide Flier

Booksellers are asked to share their top picks for books on photography, art, cooking, travel, and more.

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31 Jul

The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

The American Booksellers Association’s specialty bestseller lists provide a current snapshot of what’s selling in indie bookstores nationwide.

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31 Jul’s August 2018 Audiobook Bestsellers

The August 2018 Audiobook Bestseller List is based on sales through hundreds of independent bookstore locations participating in the audiobook program during the month of July.

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31 Jul
September Indie Next List flier

The September 2018 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the September 2018 Indie Next List flier, which is on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

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30 Jul

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Sarah Henning

Sarah Henning’s debut young adult novel, Sea Witch, is a retelling of The Little Mermaid from the perspective of the girl who would one day become the witch in the classic tale.

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30 Jul

August Indie Next List e-Newsletter to Deliver to 486,000+ Customers

The August Indie Next List e-newsletter, powered by Shelf Awareness, will be delivered to customers at more than 120 ABA member stores on Thursday, August 2.

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30 Jul

Nominations Open August 1 for Indie Next List Holiday Gift Guide Flier

The American Booksellers Association’s second Indie Next List Holiday Gift Guide flier will feature the top adult and children’s gift books as recommended by independent booksellers.

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24 Jul

The Indie Biography & Memoir Bestseller List

Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending July 22, 2018.

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19 Jul

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Allie Rowbottom

Gibson’s Bookstore owner Michael Herrmann calls Jell-O Girls: A Family History, the debut memoir by Allie Rowbottom and an Indies Introduce Summer/Fall 2018 pick, “dark and deeply personal.”

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18 Jul

The August ’18 Now in Paperback Flier & Shelf-Talkers

The August 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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17 Jul

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Gabriela Alemán

Gabriela Alemán’s debut, Poso Wells, is “poised to have a longstanding impression on readers for years to come,” said Rebecca George of Volumes Bookcafe.

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16 Jul
The Incendiaries by RO Kwon

A Q&A With R.O. Kwon, Author of August’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

John Francisconi, manager of Bank Square Books, said R.O. Kwon’s debut novel, The Incendiaries, “knocked me sideways.”

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10 Jul

The Indie Travel Literature Bestseller List

Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending July 8, 2018.

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09 Jul

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Dervla McTiernan

The Ruin is “a compelling story that spans two decades and multiple mysteries and examines the ways that public servants can provide resources for those in need or fail them utterly — or worse,” said Maryelizabeth Yturralde of Mysterious Galaxy.

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