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13 May

The Indie Poetry Bestseller List

Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending May 12, 2009 (including National Poetry Month).

1.

Evidence
Mary Oliver, Beacon, $23, 9780807068984

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13 May

Handmade Products Designed Exclusively for ABA

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11 May

The Summer 2009 Children's Indie Next List

1. Radiant Darkness: A Novel by Emily Whitman
(Greenwillow, $16.99, 9780061724497 / 0061724491)
"Emily Whitman has written an inventive retelling of the myth of Persephone's kidnapping by Hades and her stay in the Underworld. In this version, she is a willing participant in the seduction, but then has to establish herself as an equal in her relationship with Hades. Are there modern overtones? Yes, and they help make Radiant Darkness a very good story." --Nicola Rooney, Nicola's Books, Ann Arbor, MI

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07 May

IndieBound on the Rise!

This has been a banner week for the IndieBound application for iPhone. It's now at #2 in iTunes Free Book Apps list, and was recently featured on the front page of the iTunes App Store, viewable both in the iTunes program and in the iPhone's native App Store.

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06 May

Author Sets Out to Visit 100 Independent Bookstores

Marc Fitten, author of the new novel Valeria's Last Stand (Bloomsbury), is "spicing up" his U.S. book tour by visiting 100 independent bookstores along the way.

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30 Apr

50 Authors to Participate in Celebration of Bookselling Luncheon

Fifty of independent booksellers' favorite authors will be at this year's ABA Celebration of Bookselling Luncheon at BookExpo America. The Friday, May 29, event, open exclusively to the owners and staff at ABA member stores, will feature the presentation of the inaugural Indies Choice Book Awards (ICBA).

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30 Apr

The Indie Next Spring/Summer Reading Group List

Here's a full preview of the Indie Next Spring/Summer '09 Reading Group List, which ABA member stores in the IndieBound movement will be receiving in the May Red Box.

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23 Apr

Announcing the Inaugural Inductees to the Indies Choice Picture Book Hall of Fame

After more than four weeks of voting by booksellers at independent bookstores across the country, the American Booksellers Association today announces the first three inductees to the Indies Choice Book Awards Picture Book Hall of Fame.

From a list of 13 finalists, the owners and staff at ABA member stores cast votes for three favorites. The 2009 inductees into the Indies Choice Picture Book Hall of Fame, as chosen by indie booksellers, are:

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23 Apr

IndieBound for iPhone Gets Great Reception

Reaction to the IndieBound application for iPhone and iPod Touch, released Monday, has been overwhelming, with hundreds of downloads and many positive reviews.

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22 Apr

The Indie Sci-Fi & Fantasy Bestseller List

For the eight-week period ending April 21, 2009, and based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide.

1.

The Host
Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown, $25.99, 9780316068048

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20 Apr

IndieBound for iPhone Brings Independent Bookselling Into Mobile Universe

With the launch of the IndieBound app for iPhone on Monday, April 20, independent booksellers are boldly going where they've never gone before: the rapidly growing realm of mobile applications.

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16 Apr

Announcing the 2009 Indies Choice Book Award Winners!

The American Booksellers Association today announces the winners of the inaugural Indies Choice Book Awards. Formerly the Book Sense Book of the Year Awards, the new Indies Choice Book Awards reflect the spirit of independent bookstores nationwide through new categories and a broader range of winners and honor books.

The 2009 Indies Choice Book Award winners, chosen by the owners and staff at ABA member stores during more than four weeks of voting, are:

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15 Apr

IndieBound.org Affiliate Program Grows by Leaps and Bounds

The IndieBound.org Affiliate Program is unique in that it links to not one, but hundreds of independent bookstore websites. And this week the program, which pays generous commissions to bloggers, authors, and other website owners on sales their sites refer to independent bookstores, launched the first of several planned enhancements.

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09 Apr

Spring E-Cards Now on IndieBound.org

Whether it's for Mother's Day, Father's Day, graduation, or just to celebrate the sunshine and fresh air, spring is a great time to send a greeting to a loved one.

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08 Apr

The Indie Finance & Personal Investing Bestseller List

For the eight-week period ending April 7, 2009, and based on sales at independent bookstores throughout the U.S.

1.

Suze Orman's 2009 Action Plan
Suze Orman, Spiegel & Grau, $9.99, 9780385530934

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