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    The Winter 2017–2018 Indie Next List for Reading Groups Preview

    The Winter 2017–2018 Indie Next List for Reading Groups includes booksellers’ top 10 favorites plus 33 additional titles that offer the promise of great discussions for reading groups of every kind.

    Booksellers Plan Midnight Release Parties for John Green’s New Novel

    Enthusiasm is high for the October 10 release of Turtles All the Way Down, John Green’s first novel in five years.

    The October 2017 Indie Baseball Bestseller List

    In celebration of the Major League Baseball postseason, here is the Indie Baseball Bestseller List, based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending October 1, 2017.

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

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

    National Book Awards Longlists Revealed This Week

    The National Book Foundation is announcing the longlists for the 2017 National Book Awards this week.

    Six Authors Shortlisted for 2017 Man Booker Prize

    The Man Group has announced the six authors who have made the shortlist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

    “Read-Aloud-a-Thon” to Celebrate Twain’s “The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine”

    Random House Children’s Books is inviting stores to participate in “Celebrating Twain: A National Read-Aloud-A-Thon” to promote the release of Mark Twain’s new never-before-published children’s book.

    The Indie Love & Romance Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending September 3, 2017.

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

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

    A Q&A With Gabriel Tallent, Author of the #1 Indie Next List Pick for September

    Booksellers have chosen debut novel My Absolute Darling (Riverhead Books) by Gabriel Tallent as the #1 Indie Next List pick for September, which DIESEL’s John Evans has called “a Great American Novel.”

    The Indie Comics & Graphic Works Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending August 13, 2017.

    BTW News Briefs

    Becky Anderson runs for Congress; Macmillan to move; Ingram announces promotions; Quarto Iberoamericana enters agreements; Kristin Keith Sales Rep of the Year, BISG Distinguished Service Award, Arthur C. Clarke Award, RITA Awards, Restless Books Prize winners announced

    The September 2017 Indie Next List Preview

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

    BTW News Briefs

    Library of America president to retire; S&S launches Skybound Books; Vintage Espanol appoints new publishing director; Investor urges B&N to sell; Frankfurt Book Fair to feature S&S CEO; NEIBA, GLIBA Book Award winners 

    Around Indies

    Downtown Books hosts Refugee book launch; Andy Laties, Rebecca Migdal to open Book & Puppet Co.; Brilliant Books to mark 10th anniversary; BookPeople to serve as bookseller for Texas Book Festival

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