15 Oct

Around Indies

Los Angeles to welcome The Ripped Bodice in 2016; Upshur Street Books to celebrate first year in business; Oblong Millerton turns 40; Octavia Books marks 15 years; Maine Coast Book Shop acquired by Sherman’s; Star Wars Reads Day a hit at Phoenix Books; Vroman’s announces fall Young Readers League pick

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25 Jul

BTW News Briefs

Maine and Missouri enact affiliate nexus laws; SIBA launches read-aloud program Parapalooza; Man Booker Prize longlist revealed; Romance Writers of America announces RITA, Golden Heart winners; Student spending on textbooks increases; ABFFE asks for transparency from Congress; Amazon loses battle to acquire .amazon Internet suffix

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11 Feb

The Indie Love and Romance Bestseller Lists

In recognition of Valentine's Day, we present the Indie Love and Romance Bestseller Lists. Based on sales in independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending February 9, 2010.

Love (Nonfiction)


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04 Feb

Bookseller Pens Bookseller's Daughter

New from Brava (a division of Kensington Publishing) is a historical romance titled The Bookseller’s Daughter by Pam Rosenthal, a former bookseller and part-owner of the Modern Times Bookstore in San Francisco. Pam is currently a computer programmer and writer, while her husband, Michael, runs the store.

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