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23 Oct

The 2008 Indie Next List Highlights Preview

From the hundreds of thousands of books published this year, the indie bookselling community has gleaned an impressive 2008 Indie Next Highlights List, featuring great fiction and nonfiction that has garnered especially strong support from ABA members nationwide. The list includes 51 titles, as well as an additional eight selections that will be available in paperback in early 2009.

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23 Oct

IndieBound.org Adds More E-Commerce Sites

One of the key features of IndieBound.org is "Shop Local Online," which directs book buyers to the website of a bookstore near them. Books featured on the Indie Next List, the Indie Bestseller Lists, and elsewhere on the site include links for consumers to buy the book. Click on one of these links, enter your zip code, and you'll be presented with some online shopping options near you.

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16 Oct

Peace. Love. Books. Reusable Bags

W.G. Ellerkamp Inc., the official supplier of IndieBound bags to ABA member bookstores, is now taking orders for new reusable bags bearing the movement's popular "Peace. Love. Books." slogan. Orders placed now will be filled in November.

The attractive tote, which can be used over and over again, is great for resale and for promotional giveaways. The bag, which is red with white print, measures 13" x 5" x 13".

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15 Oct

Main Street, Not Wall Street Initiative to Launch in Lehigh Valley

Although most pundits are predicting a lackluster holiday shopping season, there's at least one local business group that's hoping to turn the current economic situation to its advantage. The Sustainable Business Network of the Greater Lehigh Valley (SBN) in southeast Pennsylvania plans to launch a Main Street, Not Wall Street campaign to highlight to consumers the advantages of spending their dollars at local independent businesses.

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15 Oct

The Indie October Baseball Bestseller List

With Major League Baseball's post-season in full-swing, we present the The Indie October Baseball Bestseller List, based on sales in independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending October 14, 2008.

1.

Watching Baseball Smarter: A Professional Fan's Guide for Beginners, Semi-Experts, and Deeply Serious Geeks
Zack Hample, Vintage, $13.95, 9780307280329

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08 Oct

The Indie Mind Body Spirit Bestseller List

For the eight-week period ending October 7, 2008, and based on sales in independent bookstores nationwide.

1.

A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle, Plume, $14, 9780452289963

2.

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08 Oct

New Guide Makes Customizing IndieBound Easy

IndieBound has created a handy, new guide for booksellers who have been longing to take advantage of the wealth of customizable materials in the Bookseller Do-It-Yourself, but who have been afraid to take the plunge.

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02 Oct

The November Indie Next List & Notables Preview

Here's a preview of the November Indie Next List now on its way to ABA member stores in the IndieBound movement.

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02 Oct

The October Indie Next List Notables Fliers & Shelf-Talkers

The October Indie Next List Notables flier, in PDF format, features jacket images, bibliographic information, and bookseller quotes for a great selection of titles to complement the month's Indie Next List selections. Bookseller quotes are also currently available in an electronic file of Notables shelf-talkers.

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30 Sep

Needed Now: December Indie Next List Nominations

This Friday is the nomination deadline for the December Indie Next List.

And now is a great time to nominate. ABA has announced the "Tell-a-Bookseller-Friend" Indie Next List Nomination Challenge, in which booksellers can win an ABA gift card worth $150.

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29 Sep

Booksellers Challenged to Tell a Friend

Booksellers who have nominated titles to the Indie Next Lists in the past are being enlisted to help bring new voices to the chorus of those contributing recommendations to future lists. The "Tell-a-Bookseller-Friend" Indie Next List Nomination Challenge encourages past contributors to tell bookseller friends who have never nominated a title to the lists just how easy it is to do.

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25 Sep

Inaugural Indie Next List for Reading Groups Debuts

The Indie Next List for Reading Groups for Fall '08/Winter '09 will be arriving in bookstores in the IndieBound movement in the October Red Box mailing; however, the full list, with bookseller quotes, can be previewed online now.

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25 Sep

IndieBound Makes It Easier to DIY

IndieBound is a movement that's dynamic, adaptable, and growing, and so, too, are its online resources.

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24 Sep

Nominations Needed for Key Holiday Season Lists

There will be three opportunities for booksellers to help create Indie Next Lists in October:

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24 Sep

"Tell-a-Bookseller-Friend" Indie Next List Challenge Begins

The American Booksellers Association has announced a new initiative to help booksellers encourage their colleagues to nominate titles for the Indie Next List -- and become eligible to win an ABA gift card in the process.

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