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13 Feb

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Tricia Levenseller

Daughter of the Pirate King, Tricia Levenseller’s debut novel for young adults, is “compulsively readable and exciting,” said Indies Introduce panelist Johanna Albrecht of Flyleaf Books.

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10 Feb

The Spring 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

Here is a preview of the 52 titles on the Spring 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Children’s White Box.

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08 Feb

BTW News Briefs

IPG signs new distribution agreement with Albert Whitman; Writers issue statement protesting NYT Bestseller List cuts; One Book/One NY campaign asks readers to vote on five award-winning titles; SIBA introduces the Conroy Legacy Award; Recipients of 2017 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants announced

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08 Feb

Stores Celebrate African American Achievement During Black History Month

Booksellers are celebrating Black History Month with a range of interesting and educational book displays, events, and activities that celebrate African Americans’ contributions to society.

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07 Feb

The Indie Love & Romance Bestseller List

Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending February 5, 2017.

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30 Jan

Lesley Stahl and Ann Patchett in Conversation at Wi12

Sunday’s breakfast plenary at Winter Institute 12 featured authors Lesley Stahl, a longtime correspondent for 60 Minutes, and Ann Patchett, the co-owner of Parnassus Books, in a wide-ranging conversation.

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28 Jan

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

The February 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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24 Jan

BTW News Briefs

2017 Children’s Book Week poster unveiled; Anna Dewdney Award nominations close February 5; Letter from S&S CEO explains Yiannopoulos book deal; Ben Sevier named publisher at Grand Central; Ingram announces promotions, new associates; Walter Dean Myers Award winner revealed; Edgar Award nominees named

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23 Jan

January/February Martha Stewart Living Promotes Indie Bookstores and Reading

The current issue of Martha Stewart Living includes a six-page feature on reading and independent bookstores, titled “Hit the Books! Our Reading List for 2017.”

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23 Jan

ALA Announces 2017 Adult, Youth Award Winners

The American Library Association has revealed the winners of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction and the ALA Youth Media Award winners.

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19 Jan

The March 2017 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the March 2017 Indie Next List flier on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

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18 Jan

BTW News Briefs

Pearson to sell stake in Penguin Random House; Maria Pallante named AAP president and CEO; Eric Nelson heads to Broadside Books; CBC releases Best STEM Books List; Publishers Lunch spring/summer Buzz Books available; Application opens for NBF Innovations in Reading Prize; USPS announces rate changes; NBCC award finalists, PEN literary awards shortlists announced

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18 Jan

The Indie Comics & Graphic Works Bestseller List

Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending January 15, 2017.

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17 Jan

A Q&A With Elan Mastai, Author of February’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

All Our Wrong Todays, the time travel-themed debut novel by Canadian screenwriter Elan Mastai, is “clever, witty, and poignant,” says Signs of Life owner Clay Belcher.

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11 Jan

BTW News Briefs

CBC announces ABA institutes scholarship winners; NAIBA renames Sales Rep of the Year Award in honor of Kristin Keith; NBF launches mission to eradicate “book deserts”; WWA seeks entries for Independent Booksellers Western Book Display Contest; PNBA book award winners and Story Prize finalists announced.

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