BTW Articles

29 Apr
Kids' Next List #1 Pick for May & June 2021

Emiko Jean on May/June Kids' Indie Next List Top Pick "Tokyo Ever After"

“It’s easy to compare this book to The Princess Diaries, but it has more than that: beautiful, vivid writing; a fiercely charming lead; and the city of Tokyo coming to life on the page,” Lindsay Howard of Lark and Owl Booksellers.

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07 May

ICYMI: April Education Roundup

Take a look at some of the education sessions ABA hosted during the month of April.

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06 May
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The Indie Poetry Bestseller List

The American Booksellers Association’s specialty bestseller lists provide a current snapshot of what’s selling in indie bookstores nationwide.

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04 May
Microaggressions in the Workplace

Top 10 Takeaways: Microaggressions in the Workplace

A recording of this session, along with CAE's session on de-escaltion, will be available until June 15.

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04 May

Top 10 Takeaways: “Business Models: Nonprofits”

On Thursday, April 29, the American Booksellers Association held a session on starting a new nonprofit bookstore or transitioning an existing bookstore to a nonprofit.

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29 Apr
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Marketing Meetup Recap: How to Use Bookshop.org More Effectively

Guest speakers shared tips about setting up a Bookshop page, explaining what the service is to customers, and more. 

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30 Apr
ABA announces Board of Directors

ABA Announces 2021 Board of Directors Election Results

The results of the balloting by the bookstore members of the American Booksellers Association to elect five directors, a president, and a vice president to serve on the ABA Board are now official.

 

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30 Apr
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ABA Announces New Booksellers Advisory Council Members

Booksellers appointed to the BAC will serve a two-year term that begins and ends on a rolling basis throughout the year. 

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26 Apr
June Indie Next List Top Pick Morningside Heights

The June 2021 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 25 Indie Next List and six Now in Paperback picks on the June 2021 Indie Next List flier.

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