Romance

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03 Mar
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Wi16 Education: All You Need Is Love: LGBTQ+ Romance

“As queer romance novelists,” David Levithan said, “just as we approach love in a different way and have so many options as to how we approach love and how it intersects with identity, we also have a lot of options when writing about our own love stories.”

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16 Feb
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Bookstore Romance Day Names Kit Rocha 2021 Ambassador

Rocha will be promoting Bookstore Romance Day in the months leading up to the celebration on Saturday, August 21, and will be featured in a special spotlight panel during the day’s virtual events.

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10 Feb

Fall in Love With Romance Books at Winter Institute

In this session, attendees will hear from both bookseller panelists and LGBTQ+ romance authors.

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04 Nov
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The Indie Politics & Current Events Bestseller List

The American Booksellers Association’s specialty bestseller lists provide a current snapshot of what’s selling in indie bookstores nationwide.

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21 Oct
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The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

The American Booksellers Association’s specialty bestseller lists provide a current snapshot of what’s selling in indie bookstores nationwide.

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07 Oct

The Indie Romance Bestseller List

The American Booksellers Association’s specialty bestseller lists provide a current snapshot of what’s selling in indie bookstores nationwide.

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25 Aug

Marketing Meetup Recap: Marketing Romance Books

Booksellers heard from several guest speakers about marketing romance books, who the romance reader is, who might be a romance reader, and more.

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19 Aug

Upcoming Marketing Meetup to Look at Marketing Romance Books

In the August 20 meetup, booksellers will learn about marketing romance books, who the romance reader is, who might be a romance reader, the types of events that can be created, and more. 

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18 Aug
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Indie Bookstores Celebrate Bookstore Romance Day

This year’s event featured a robust schedule of virtual events, which included exclusive talks and panels featuring romance authors, along with a dedicated tea time and cocktail hour. 

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12 Aug

Booksellers Gear Up to Celebrate Bookstore Romance Day on August 15

From staff recommendations to in-store displays, take a look at how booksellers across the country are preparing for Bookstore Romance Day.

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05 Aug
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Sign Up for Upcoming Marketing, Technology Meetups This Month

August’s meetups will focus on paid social media advertising, Crowdcast, and marketing romance books.

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05 Aug
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Bookstore Romance Day’s 2020 Event Schedule Now Live

Bookstore Romance Day will take place on Saturday, August 15; bookstores can still register for the event. 

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28 Jul
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Sign Up for August Marketing, Technology Meetups

Upcoming meetups will focus on paid social media advertising, Crowdcast, and marketing romance books.

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15 Jul

Sign Up Now to Participate in Bookstore Romance Day

Swag packs with buttons, window clings, and more will be sent to all bookstores that register by August 1; T-shirts should be ordered by July 18.

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20 May
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Bookstore Romance Day Announces 2020 Ambassador

Bestselling author Meg Cabot will be the Bookstore Romance Day Ambassador for 2020.

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