September/October's Kids' Next List top pick is The Lost Library, by Rebecca Stead and Wendy Mass. Share these assets on social media letting your customers know they can purchase this title at your store!
Available to download below — for logged in ABA member booksellers only — is a spreadsheet of promotional terms publishers are offering in honor of Indies First and Small Business Saturday, and to help with restocking during the holiday season. The spreadsheet will be updated as applicable.
When available, downloadable PDFs of individual publisher offers are also posted here.
September's Indie Next List #1 top pick is The Vaster Wilds, by Lauren Groth. Share these assets on social media letting your customers know they can purchase this and other September titles at your store!
The momentum of #TheFutureIsIndie campaign continues with our fall pre-holiday shopping campaign: "Plant the Future You Want To See; Shop Local, Shop Indie." Embracing the season of change, this campaign aims to sow the seeds of a brighter literary future by encouraging book lovers to support local, independent bookstores.
Below are downloadable marketing assets for use in promoting pre-orders for The Spirit Bares Its Teeth by Andrew Joseph White. Use these assets in-store and on social media to help capture valuable pre-order sales.
The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.
Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.