Signup Extended for Indies Introduce Debut Authors

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The deadline for ABA member stores to sign up and choose at least six titles for this fall’s Indies Introduce … Debut Authors promotion has been extended to Monday, July 1.

Publishers are supporting the 22 featured titles, chosen by a panel of 13 booksellers, with a variety of special offers, author videos, first editions, and marketing materials.

BookWeb’s Design & Downloads also offers author videos, web banners, and more for promoting titles in stores, on the web, and via social media. And added just last week to the Indies Introduce … Debut Authors homepage are bookseller quotes for each title. A list of the fall debut titles is now also featured on Edelweiss.

“These bookseller-chosen books, some fiction, some nonfiction, and all written by first-time authors, are amazing,” said Betsy Burton of The King’s English Bookshop, who chaired the adult panel. “The titles were culled from literally thousands of pages of manuscripts by your friends and colleagues… Not only are we on the panels wildly excited about these books, so are the publishers. They showcase indies doing precisely what we do best — finding good books and passing them on.”

To ensure you’re part of this fall’s Indies Introduce, sign up now. Booksellers with questions should contact BSI Senior Program Officer Joy Dallanegra-Sanger.