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    BTW News Briefs

    ILSR responds to Amazon’s Whole Foods acquisition; Tubby & Coo’s, White Birch Books win Sourcebooks challenge; WNDB launches OurStory app; NEA awards $84 million in grants; Chicago Review Press acquires Bright Ideas for Learning series; Man Booker International Prize, WNBA Awards, CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal winners announced

    The Indie Love & Romance Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending June 17, 2017.

    Bookstores Celebrate LGBT Pride Month

    Bookstores across the country are celebrating LGBT Pride Month this June with a variety of creative events covering both the literary and the political aspects of queer culture.

    BTW News Briefs

    BookExpo event director pens letter to booksellers; CBC introduces Reading Beyond; Ingram announces promotions, new staff; Signature launches “Immigrants Write” series; Tracy K. Smith named U.S. Poet Laureate; Griffin Poetry Prize, Baileys Women’s Prize, Lambda Literary Award winners announced

    Friday Deadline for Summer/Fall 2017 Indies Introduce Signup

    This Friday, June 9, is the last day for bookstores to sign up to take advantage of publisher specials on adult and children’s debuts chosen by booksellers as the best of the upcoming season.

    BTW News Briefs

    PRH acquires Out of Print; HarperCollins, Harlequin make leadership changes; C-SPAN coverage of Hillary Clinton at BookExpo now online; Audie Award winners, NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award winner announced

    The Indie Comics & Graphic Works Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending June 4, 2017.

    Hillary Clinton Takes the Stage at BookExpo

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a special appearance at this year’s BookExpo trade show on Thursday, June 1.

    BTW News Briefs

    IPG adds 23 publishers; PGW to distribute Canongate; PEN launches Make Space campaign; Reading the West Book Award, Folio Prize, and Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winners announced; O. Henry Prize Stories announced

    Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards Announced at BookExpo

    The 10th annual Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards were announced on May 31 in conjunction with the Silent Art Auction to benefit American Booksellers for Free Expression and Every Child a Reader.

    June 9 Signup Deadline for Summer/Fall 2017 Indies Introduce Promotions

    ABA member stores new to the Indies Introduce program must sign up by June 9 to take advantage of specials on 10 adult and 10 children’s titles chosen by booksellers as the top debuts of the upcoming season.

    The July 2017 Indie Next List Preview

    Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the July 2017 Indie Next List flier on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

    BTW News Briefs

    2017 Pannell Award winners revealed; Lerner to distribute Lantana; Simon & Schuster launches #WhatBeachWhatBook; Publishers Lunch releases Buzz Books; Nebula Award winners, CLMP Firecracker Award finalists announced

    “Wildman” Author to Visit Indie Bookstores on Cross-Country Trip to BookExpo

    YA author J.C. Geiger is on a 4,300-mile, interactive road trip from Oregon to NYC and BookExpo to promote his debut novel, Wildman, at independent bookstores and to raise money for public libraries.

    The June ’17 Now in Paperback Flier & Shelf-Talkers

    The June Indie Next List’s 12 Now in Paperback titles are featured with bookseller quotes on a downloadable flier and shelf-talkers.


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