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    Authors Guild online auction underway; Museum Store Association to launch holiday campaign; Ingram signs five publishers; Reading Group Choices releases title lists of readers’ favorites; Margarita Engle named Young People’s Poet Laureate; International Dylan Thomas Prize, Albertine Prize winners announced

    A Q&A With Anthony Horowitz, Author of the #1 Indie Next List Pick for June

    Anthony Horowitz’s Magpie Murders, a mystery novel within a mystery novel, is “a perfect book to read in a cushy chair with a cup of tea,” says Ken Favell of Books & Company.

    The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending May 14, 2017.

    Booksellers to Moderate BookExpo Editors’ Buzz Panels

    ABA member booksellers will moderate the adult, YA, and middle grade Editors’ Buzz panels at BookExpo.

    Welcome to ABA, Scattered Books!

    Scattered Books in Chappaqua, New York, is the first bookstore to be featured in Bookselling This Week’s new occasional series, “Welcome to ABA!” which profiles new members of the association.

    The Summer 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

    Here is a preview of the 52 titles on the Summer 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Children’s White Box.

    2017 Indies Choice and E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Winners Announced

    Booksellers at independent bookstores nationwide have chosen the winners of the 2017 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards in eight categories.

    BTW News Briefs

    Utah sales tax revenues up after Amazon rule change; Opposition to Amazon buy button rule; Wiley CEO resigns; Best Translated Book Award, Judith A. Markowitz Award, British Book Award winners announced; Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist revealed

    Hillary Clinton to Appear at BookExpo 2017

    Former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will make a special appearance at BookExpo 2017 on Thursday, June 1.

    Small Press Profile: Ripple Grove Press

    Co-founded by husband-and-wife team Rob and Amanda Broder, Ripple Grove Press aims to publish beautifully illustrated and well-told children’s picture books.

    The Summer 2017 Indie Next List for Reading Groups Preview

    The Summer 2017 Indie Next List for Reading Groups includes booksellers’ top 10 favorites plus 34 additional titles that offer the promise of great discussions for reading groups of every kind.

    BTW News Briefs

    Barbershop Books wins Innovations in Reading Prize; Ingram to distribute Fodor’s Travel; Consortium adds four publishers; B&N names CEO; HarperCollins launches #WhyIRead; Winners announced: Anna Dewdney Award, Edgar Allan Poe Awards, Triangle Awards

    The Indie Poetry Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending April 30, 2017.

    Summer/Fall 2017 Indies Introduce Titles Announced, Signup Opens

    Publishers are once again offering specials on 10 adult titles and 10 children’s titles chosen by panels of ABA member booksellers from across the U.S. as the top debuts of the upcoming publishing season.

    Small Press Profile: Red Wheel/Weiser/Conari

    Red Wheel/Weiser/Conari, a small press based in Newburyport, Massachusetts, publishes books on spirituality, health, astrology, the occult, and other New Age topics.


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