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06 May

The Summer 2019 Indie Next List for Reading Groups Preview

Here’s a preview of the Summer 2019 Indie Next List for Reading Groups flier, which ABA member stores in the IndieBound movement will be receiving in the May Box mailing.

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01 May
Front cover of the June Indie Next List featuring Ocean Vuong's new book

The June 2019 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the June 2019 Indie Next List flier, which is on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

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16 Apr
The Guest Book by Sarah Blake

A Q&A With Sarah Blake, Author of May’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

“Sarah Blake has written a stunning and complex novel that lingers in your mind long after the last page,” said Dana Brigham of Brookline Booksmith about The Guest Book.

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15 Apr

Vote for 2019 Indies Choice Book Award, E.B. White Read-Aloud Winners by April 24

ABA member booksellers can go online and vote for their favorite titles from finalists chosen by a jury of booksellers until Wednesday, April 24.

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10 Apr

Livestream Announcement of Pulitzer Prize Winners and Finalists Set for April 15

Booksellers are encouraged to inform their customers that the winners and finalists for the Pulitzer Prize will be announced via livestream on the Prize’s website.

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09 Apr

ALA Announces Top 11 Challenged Books in 2018

The American Library Association has released its list of the books that were most frequently banned or challenged in schools or libraries in 2018.

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01 Apr
May INL teaser

The May 2019 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the May 2019 Indie Next List flier, which is on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

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25 Mar

The April ’19 Now in Paperback Flier & Shelf-Talkers

The April 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 Mar
I Miss You When I Blink cover

A Q&A With Mary Laura Philpott, Author of April’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

“Through both laughter and tears, readers will exclaim, ‘Yes, yes, this is ME!’ Don’t miss this gem!” said Book Vault’s Nancy Simpson-Brice of the forthcoming memoir-in-essays I Miss You When I Blink.

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15 Mar

Promote Pulitzer Prize-Winning Backlist Ahead of Livestreamed Announcement on April 15

Booksellers are encouraged to inform their customers, book club members, and colleagues that the winners and finalists for the Prize will be announced via livestream on the Pulitzer website.

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06 Mar

Start Taking Pre-orders Now for “The Mueller Report”

Booksellers can take pre-orders now for two upcoming titles featuring the report on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian influence on the 2016 election of Donald Trump.

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04 Mar
April 2019 Indie Next List flier

The April 2019 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the April 2019 Indie Next List flier, which is on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

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27 Feb

The March ’19 Now in Paperback Flier & Shelf-Talkers

The March 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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26 Feb
Believe by Robert Sabuda

“Believe” Author Robert Sabuda on the Art (and Sale) of Pop-Up Books

Sabuda, author the forthcoming Candlewick title Believe: A Pop-Up Book of Possibilities, was one of the more than 140 authors who met with booksellers at the Author Reception at Winter Institute 14.

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20 Feb

A Q&A With Taylor Jenkins Reid, Author of March’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

Serena Wyckoff of Copperfish Books calls Daisy Jones & The Six “one of my favorite books of 2019 so far!” 

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