Bookselling This Week

14 Jun
Don't Hate the Player cover image with author Alexis Nedd

An Indies Introduce Q&A with Alexis Nedd

Abby Rauscher of Books Are Magic called Don’t Hate the Player “by far one of my top favorite YA novels to have come out within the last few years — it’s sharp, smart, funny, and the voice is absolutely incredible.” 

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14 Jun
E-Commerce Update

E-commerce Update: Comparing Seven Days of 2021 to Previous Years

Even though sales are down compared to the sales anomaly that was the year 2020, online sales revenue is up 369.19 percent from what was “normal” for most stores in pre-COVID 2019.

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11 Jun
Ernest & Hadley Books

How Bookstores Are Celebrating Juneteenth

In celebration of Juneteenth (June 19), independent bookstores have shared reading lists, dedicated displays, and special events. 

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11 Jun
Technology Meetup

Technology Meetup Recap: Patreon

On Thursday, June 10, the American Booksellers Association held a Technology Meetup on Patreon.

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07 Jun
July/August KINL

The July/August Kids' Indie Next List Preview

Here is a preview of the titles on the July/August 2021 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Kids’ Box mailing. 

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