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02 May

Small Press Profile: Red Wheel/Weiser/Conari

Red Wheel/Weiser/Conari, a small press based in Newburyport, Massachusetts, publishes books on spirituality, health, astrology, the occult, and other New Age topics.

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02 May

Voting Deadline for Indies Choice Book Awards Extended & an Author’s Note to ABA Members

ABA has extended the voting deadline for the Indies Choice and E.B. White Read-Aloud awards and has shared a letter from author Jacqueline Davies about a Picture Book Hall of Fame nominee.

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01 May

The June 2017 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 20 Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the June 2017 Indie Next List flier.

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26 Apr

BTW News Briefs

Man Booker announces shortlist; Ingram promotes, adds staff; Rich Thomas joins HarperCollins Children’s; YouTuber joins BookCon; Lambda Literary Awards to honor Woodson, Winterson; L.A. Times Book Prize winners

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26 Apr

In Debut Novel, Former Tattered Cover Bookseller Brings Fictional Bookstore to Life

Booksellers have chosen former Tattered Cover bookseller Matthew Sullivan’s debut novel, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore, for the June 2017 Indie Next List.

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21 Apr

The May ’17 Now in Paperback Flier & Shelf-Talkers

The May 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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19 Apr

BTW News Briefs

Best Children’s Books of the Year published; PRH launches #ProjectReadathon; Johns Hopkins University Press to support AAUP residencies; Books for a Better Life, Jackson Poetry Prize winners, Southern Book Prize finalists announced

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18 Apr

Ci5: Jason Reynolds on His Journey From Reluctant Reader to Award-Winning Author

In his breakfast keynote speech at the ABC Children’s Institute, author Jason Reynolds told booksellers how not finding his childhood experiences reflected in books shaped his journey as a writer.

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17 Apr

Vote Now to Choose Indies Choice/E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Winners

The owners and staff at all ABA member stores are invited to cast their ballots to choose the winners of the 2017 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards. The voting deadline is April 30.

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12 Apr

Winners Announced for Pulitzer Prizes and More

Among the literary award winners announced this week are the recipients of the 2017 Pulitzer Prizes and the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Literature Awards.

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12 Apr

Ci5: Philip and Erin Stead on Their Adaptation of Mark Twain’s Unfinished Children’s Story

At last week’s ABC Children’s Institute, Philip and Erin Stead discussed their new book, The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine, an adaptation of an unfinished children’s story by Mark Twain.

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12 Apr

ALA Announces Top Ten Challenged Books in 2016

Books featuring LGBT characters occupied the first five positions on the American Library Association’s 2016 list of the books that were most frequently banned or challenged in schools or libraries.

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10 Apr

My Bookstore: Jo Ann Beard on Oblong Books & Music

In this excerpt from the new trade paperback edition of My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop, author Jo Ann Beard pays tribute to Oblong Books & Music.

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05 Apr

2017 Indies Choice/E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Finalists Announced: Voting Opens to ABA Members

On Wednesday, April 5, booksellers at independent bookstores across the country began casting their ballots to choose the winners of the 2017 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards.

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05 Apr

BTW News Briefs

Prospective booksellers complete Paz “boot camp”; NAIBA to offer IBD grants; BolognaFiere to launch copyright/licensing show in NYC; PW Star Watch seeks nominations; Isla Fisher added to BookExpo Children’s Breakfast; HarperCollins launches anniversary projects; Bookmasters adds three publishers; May Buzz Books Monthly; Winners (NCIBA Book, Walt Whitman awards), Baileys Prize shortlist announced

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