BTW Articles

01 Jun

How Bookstores Are Celebrating Pride Month

In celebration of Pride Month, independent bookstores have been sharing their plans including special events and displays.

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25 May
This Time Tomorrow by Emma Straub

A Q&A With Emma Straub, Author of June Indie Next List Top Pick "This Time Tomorrow"

“This is the perfect blend of heartbreak and heartfelt laughter that we could all use a dose of right now,” said Javier Ramirez of Exile in Bookville in Chicago, Illinois.

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04 May
Casey McQuiston author of I Kissed Shara Wheeler

A Q&A with Casey McQuiston, Author of May/June Kids' Indie Next List Top Pick "I Kissed Shara Wheeler"

“If you love scavenger hunts, runaway prom queens, Taco Bell, and young queer self-discovery, this is your book!” said Julia DeVarti of Books Are Magic.

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18 Mar
Independent Bookstore Day 2022

How Bookstores Are Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day

In celebration of Independent Bookstore Day (April 30), independent bookstores have been sharing their plans including special events, speakers, and bookshop crawls.

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27 Apr
Book Lovers by Emily Henry
20 Apr
Sara Lacey Graham

Meet Sara Lacey Graham, Executive Assistant at ABA

ABA is excited to introduce Sara Lacey, Executive Assistant, who joined us in July 2021.

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23 Mar
Daron Mueller, IndieCommerce Specialist

Meet Daron Mueller, An eCommerce Customer Support Specialist at ABA

ABA is excited to introduce Daron Mueller, one of our eCommerce Customer Support Specialists, who joined us in June 2021.

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10 Nov
Indies First November 27, 2021

The Countdown to Indies First is On!

In addition to in-store and window display posters to promote the event, here are some other resources and tips to get the word out for your store

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03 Nov
Indies First virtual event with spokesperson, Roxane Gay

Join Indies First Spokesperson Roxane Gay for a Virtual Event This November

This national event will take place on Thursday, November 18 at 7:00 pm ET on Zoom.

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The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.








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