08 Feb

BookExpo Adult Book & Author Breakfast Speakers Announced

ReedPOP has announced the speakers for BookExpo 2017’s Adult Book & Author Breakfast, including a special appearance by Stephen King and his son Owen King.

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19 Jan

Great Rate Still Available for Hotel ABA at BookExpo 2017

Thanks to Reed Exhibitions, booksellers at ABA member stores can reserve rooms at The Row NYC Hotel — Hotel ABA for BookExpo 2017 — at a great rate, but a limited number of rooms are left.

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04 Jan

BookExpo Registration Underway

ABA member booksellers can register for free badges to BookExpo 2017 and take advantage of a great rate at Hotel ABA — The Row NYC Hotel; a limited number of rooms are still available.

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13 Dec

2017 BookExpo Registration Now Open

Registration for BookExpo 2017 opened last week. The trade show and ABA programming will held at New York’s Javits Convention Center from Wednesday, May 31, through Friday, June 2.

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15 Nov

ABA, CBC Partner for Silent Art Auction to Benefit ABFE and Every Child a Reader

The ABC Children’s Group and the Children’s Book Council are partnering on a joint program at BookExpo featuring the Silent Art Auction and the Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards Announcement.

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24 Oct

Reserve Now to Secure Affordable Rate at BookExpo Hotel ABA

Thanks to a significant financial commitment from Reed Exhibitions, booksellers at ABA member stores can reserve rooms at The Row NYC Hotel — Hotel ABA for BookExpo 2017 — at a great rate.

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19 Oct

ABA and Reed Exhibitions Announce Changes to Annual Trade Show

On Tuesday, Reed Exhibitions and ABA sent a letter to member booksellers detailing changes to the annual spring book industry trade show that are aimed at improving the event for the entire industry.

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18 Oct

Two Favorite Children’s Book Events to Return Next May

ABA and CBC have announced plans to bring back the silent auction to benefit the American Booksellers for Free Expression and Every Child a Reader, featuring the Children’s and Teen Book Awards.

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01 Jun

Ruminations on BEA, Books (or the Lack Thereof), and Bookselling: A Letter From ABA’s President

ABA President Betsy Burton would like to see booksellers and publishers put their heads together to find ways to counter the diminishing number of books available to booksellers on the BEA show floor, as well as to make the promotion of backlist into a movement.

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24 May

Making Bookstores Welcoming to Romance Readers

How to create positive and welcoming spaces for romance readers was the focus of the BEA panel “Creating a Safe Space for Genre Readers in Traditional Literary Strongholds.”

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23 May

Bookseller Feedback Sought to Aid Planning for BEA 2017

All ABA member booksellers who registered for BookExpo America 2016 should check their inboxes for a May 19 e-mail that includes a link to a brief survey.

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19 May

Indie Champion Richard Russo on the Value of Indie Bookstores

In accepting the Indie Champion Award at BookExpo America, bestselling author Richard Russo praised the vitality of indie bookstores and recognized the indispensability of hand-selling to book discovery.

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18 May

Bookseller Panel Provides Tips to Authors on Working With Indies

At last week’s BookExpo America, a panel of four booksellers spoke to authors about how to create positive relationships with indies during an education session presented by the Authors Guild and ABA and moderated by author Richard Russo.

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16 May

BEA 2016: Booksellers Connect With Publishers, Authors, Fellow ABA Members

Booksellers attending BookExpo America in Chicago last week took full advantage of ABA programming, through which they met face-to-face with publishers, got books signed by authors, and networked with other booksellers.

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13 May

Teicher to Indies at ABA Annual Meeting: This is Our Moment

Among the good news presented at the ABA Annual Membership Meeting at BookExpo America on Thursday, May 12, is that for the seventh year in a row association membership has grown.

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