29 Mar
Ruchira Gupta, author of "I Kick and I Fly"

An Indies Introduce Q&A with Ruchira Gupta

"An incredibly immersive, honest, yet YA-appropriate novel based on the real experiences of trafficked young women and those who work to free them,” said Emily Autenrieth of A Seat at the Table Books in Elk Grove, California.

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29 Mar
Abby Jimenez, author of "Yours Truly"

A Q&A With Abby Jimenez, Author of April Indie Next List Top Pick “Yours Truly”

“Readers will laugh hysterically while simultaneously sobbing from Jimenez’s page-turning plot. From pen pals to partners, the protagonists’ undeniable chemistry brings this story to life,” said Amber Reinhart of Adventures By the Book in San Diego, California.

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22 Mar
Trans Rights Readathon

The Trans Rights Readathon is Underway

In response to an overwhelming amount of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, booksellers and readers alike are joining the Trans Right Readathon from March 20 to 27. 
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22 Mar

Keep Your Store Safe From Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware attacks are on the rise. Protect your bookstore with these tips.

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22 Mar
Children's Institute 2023 logo

35 Booksellers Win Scholarships to Children’s Institute 2023

The awards cover the conference fee, hotel stay, and up to $500 in travel expenses to the June 5–7 event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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