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    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.

    Bookstores Win Raffle for Elephant & Piggie Spinner, Signed Books

    Scattered Books and Hearthside Books are the winners of two special prizes raffled off at BookExpo by the ABC Children’s Group at ABA.

    Ci5 Education: Growing Sales With Your Favorite Backlist Titles — What Works, What Doesn’t

    At Children’s Institute, a panel of booksellers shared their perspectives on how best to curate backlist inventory to grow sales and convey their bookstore’s distinct personality.

    Birthday Buckets Drive Business to MudPuddles

    The Birthday Buckets program at MudPuddles Toys & Books offers young customers the opportunity to fill a bin with the toys and books they want for their birthday and bring it to the attention of friends and family.

    BTW News Briefs

    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

    The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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

    Ci5 Education: Fostering an Inclusive Environment for Staff and Customers With Disabilities

    At last month’s ABC Children’s Institute, a panel of booksellers discussed how they modified their stores to become more inclusive spaces for people with disabilities.

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