BTW Articles

11 Oct

Jessica Townsend on Autumn Kids’ Indie Next List Pick “Nevermoor”

Independent booksellers across the nation have chosen Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow as a top pick for the Autumn 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List.

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10 Oct

Whitelam Books Anticipates Warm Welcome in Reading

Opening in early November in downtown Reading, Massachusetts, Whitelam Books will offer a mix of general interest and children’s titles.

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04 Oct

Booksellers Plan Midnight Release Parties for John Green’s New Novel

Enthusiasm is high for the October 10 release of Turtles All the Way Down, John Green’s first novel in five years.

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03 Oct

Booksellers Attract Customers Through Free Online Search Tools

Google, Yelp, Bing, and other search tools give booksellers the power to manage the image they present to the public with photos, maps, links, and info on store hours and events.

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27 Sep

Riverstone Books to Open in Pittsburgh

The owner of St. Croix’s Undercover Books is opening a new independent store to meet demand in the North Hills of Pittsburgh.

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27 Sep

Publisher Partner Guidebook Updated With 2018 Deadlines

Publishers can find next year’s deadlines for Indie Next List nominations, the monthly Red and White Box mailings, and the quarterly Kids’ White Box mailing in the updated Publisher Partner Program Guidebook.

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20 Sep

Independent Bookstore in Upstate New York Opens Door to Work With Nonprofits

The Open Door in Schenectady is encouraging its customers to support a local literacy program as part of what it hopes will be the first of many such partnerships with area nonprofits.

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20 Sep

Chuck Robinson’s Bike Ride for Charity Rolls Along

Chuck Robinson’s cross-country cycling trip to raise money and awareness for organizations including the Book Industry Charitable Foundation has taken him 1,000 miles so far.

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13 Sep Changes Improve Mobile Experience

Visitors to will now have the same experience whether they are browsing from a computer, smartphone, or tablet following recent technological upgrades to the site.

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13 Sep

New Affiliate Program With Lovepop Features 3D Greeting Cards

Through the American Booksellers Association’s new Lovepop affinity program, booksellers can purchase high-quality 3D paper art greeting cards to sell in their stores.

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