Specialty Bookselling

    Ordering Underway for ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

    Orders for this year’s ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog are being accepted through September 8. The full-color, 20-page consumer circular is slated to be in stores in early October.

    Submissions Sought for New Indie Next List Holiday Gift Guide Flier

    Bookseller recommendations are needed for the new annual Indie Next List Holiday Gift Guide flier, which will feature the top adult and children’s gift books across a range of categories.

    BTW News Briefs

    Como sales rep Maureen Karb wins NEIBA award; PW Star Watch honorees announced; Quarto Group receives purchase offer; NYU contracts with Follett to operate bookstore

    Ordering Opens for ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

    ABA member stores can place their orders for this year’s ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog from now until September 8 via an order form on BookWeb.org.

    Sankofa Video Books & Café Showcases African Culture & History

    Washington, D.C.’s Sankofa Video Books & Café, founded by filmmaking couple Haile and Shirikiana Gerima and named after one of their films, specializes in videos and books about people of African descent.

    The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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

    BTW News Briefs

    Dana Canedy named administrator of Pulitzer Prizes; Indigo Books & Music may expand to U.S.; Status of Affordable Care Act repeal vote uncertain; Celadon Books to launch; Staff changes at S&S Books for Young Readers, Harvard University Press, The Feminist Press; Hugh M. Hefner Foundation award winners, Center for Fiction First Novel Prize longlist, International Thriller Writers’ award winners announced; Little Free Library wins WNBA’s Second Century Prize

    Sententia Vera Cultural Hub Opens in Texas

    Cultural consultant and Spanish linguist Teresa Carbajal Ravet recently opened the Sententia Vera Cultural Hub, an independent bookstore, coffee bar, and co-working space, in Dripping Springs, Texas.

    The Indie Travel Literature Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending June 25, 2017.

    Last Call for ABC Best Books Title Recommendations

    The deadline for booksellers to submit title recommendations for the 2017 ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog is Friday, June 30.

    The Indie Love & Romance Bestseller List

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

    June 30 Deadline for ABC Best Books Title Recommendations

    Booksellers at all ABA member stores have until June 30 to submit title recommendations for the 2017 ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog.

    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

    ABC Group Unveils 2017 Best Books for Young Readers Cover Art

    The ABC Children’s Group at ABA has revealed the art to be featured on the cover of the 2017 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog, scheduled to land in stores in early October.

    The Indie Comics & Graphic Works Bestseller List

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

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