Angelmaker: A Novel, by Nick Harkaway(Knopf, $26.95, 9780307595959) on the April 2012 Indie Next List was nominated by Hannah Johnson-Breimeier of Next Chapter Bookshop in Mequon, Wisconsin. The printed Indie Next List flier misidentifies the bookshop.
The owners and staff at all ABA member bookstores can now cast their ballots for the 2012 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards. Voting is open till March 31 via an electronic form on BookWeb.org.
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.