Specialty Bookselling

    Owner of Seattle’s Arundel Books Seeks Bookstore Neighbor

    Phil Bevis, owner of Arundel Books, a new, used, and rare bookstore in Seattle, is looking for another bookseller to help him turn the city’s Pioneer Square neighborhood into a book district.

    Booksellers Celebrate Inclusivity, Diversity at Fifth Children’s Institute

    The energy among booksellers, publishers, and authors at the Children’s Institute reflected enthusiasm for greater diversity in books and bookselling and a commitment to making the industry more inclusive.

    Signup Underway for Kids’ Indie Next List eNewsletter Pilot Program

    ABA member stores can now sign up for the quarterly Kids’ Indie Next List eNewsletter pilot program announced last week at the ABC Children’s Institute.

    ABA and Shelf Awareness to Launch Kids’ Indie Next List eNewsletter Pilot Program

    At the ABC Children’s Institute, which kicks off this evening in Portland, Oregon, ABA and Shelf Awareness will be announcing a pilot e-newsletter program for the quarterly Kids’ Indie Next List.

    Bookstores Join National Poetry Month Celebrations

    Independent bookstores across the country are hosting a variety of fun and imaginative events to celebrate National Poetry Month.

    The Indie Personal Finance Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending April 2, 2017.

    Last Chance: Share Your Children’s Institute Backlist Book Swap Pick Now

    All Children’s Institute attendees are urged to let ABA know the favorite backlist kids’ book they’ll be bringing to the April 5 Welcome Reception and Backlist Book Swap Party.

    Showcasing Children’s Institute on Social Media

    The 2017 ABC Children’s Institute is a perfect opportunity to share a unique bookselling experience with customers, friends and family, and fellow booksellers on social media.

    Nominations Sought for 2017 WNBA Pannell Award

    Nominations are being accepted for the WNBA Pannell Award, which honors bookstores that demonstrate exceptional creativity in fostering a love of reading and books in children and young adults.

    Wi12 Education: Take Your Show on the Road — Managing Large-Scale Events

    The Winter Institute education session “Take Your Show on the Road: Managing Large-Scale Events” offered booksellers a range of strategies for managing large off-site events.

    Small Press Profile: AdventureKEEN

    AdventureKEEN publishes travel guides, nature and animal books, and regional guides for hiking, paddling, cycling, and camping aimed at readers interested in exploring the natural world.

    Sign Up Now: Ci5 Advanced Education Session, IndieCommerce One-on-Ones

    With Children’s Institute just two weeks away, booksellers should sign up now if they plan to take part in the Advanced Education Session or meet with an IndieCommerce representative.

    ABA Institutes App Now Features 2017 Children’s Institute

    Registrants for the ABC Children’s Institute, which kicks off on April 5, can now access the Children’s Institute event listing in the ABA Institutes app.

    Wi12 Education: ABC Presents — Starting a Children’s Book Festival

    Here are tips for planning kids’ book festivals, including teaming with area organizations, developing programming, and handling ticketing and on-site sales, as shared by bookseller panelists at Wi12.

    Children’s Institute Publisher Consultations to Feature Six Indie Publishers

    Representatives from six small presses will be on hand to discuss upcoming titles and share finished books and advance copies with booksellers at the April 7 Publisher Consultations at Ci5.


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