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15 Apr

Vote for 2019 Indies Choice Book Award, E.B. White Read-Aloud Winners by April 24

ABA member booksellers can go online and vote for their favorite titles from finalists chosen by a jury of booksellers until Wednesday, April 24.

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10 Apr

Livestream Announcement of Pulitzer Prize Winners and Finalists Set for April 15

Booksellers are encouraged to inform their customers that the winners and finalists for the Pulitzer Prize will be announced via livestream on the Prize’s website.

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09 Apr

ALA Announces Top 11 Challenged Books in 2018

The American Library Association has released its list of the books that were most frequently banned or challenged in schools or libraries in 2018.

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01 Apr
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The May 2019 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the May 2019 Indie Next List flier, which is on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

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25 Mar

The April ’19 Now in Paperback Flier & Shelf-Talkers

The April Indie Next List’s 12 Now in Paperback titles are featured with bookseller quotes on a downloadable flier and shelf-talkers.

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19 Mar
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A Q&A With Mary Laura Philpott, Author of April’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

“Through both laughter and tears, readers will exclaim, ‘Yes, yes, this is ME!’ Don’t miss this gem!” said Book Vault’s Nancy Simpson-Brice of the forthcoming memoir-in-essays I Miss You When I Blink.

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15 Mar

Promote Pulitzer Prize-Winning Backlist Ahead of Livestreamed Announcement on April 15

Booksellers are encouraged to inform their customers, book club members, and colleagues that the winners and finalists for the Prize will be announced via livestream on the Pulitzer website.

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06 Mar

Start Taking Pre-orders Now for “The Mueller Report”

Booksellers can take pre-orders now for two upcoming titles featuring the report on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian influence on the 2016 election of Donald Trump.

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04 Mar
April 2019 Indie Next List flier

The April 2019 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the April 2019 Indie Next List flier, which is on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

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27 Feb

The March ’19 Now in Paperback Flier & Shelf-Talkers

The March Indie Next List’s 12 Now in Paperback titles are featured with bookseller quotes on a downloadable flier and shelf-talkers.

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26 Feb
Believe by Robert Sabuda

“Believe” Author Robert Sabuda on the Art (and Sale) of Pop-Up Books

Sabuda, author the forthcoming Candlewick title Believe: A Pop-Up Book of Possibilities, was one of the more than 140 authors who met with booksellers at the Author Reception at Winter Institute 14.

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20 Feb

A Q&A With Taylor Jenkins Reid, Author of March’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

Serena Wyckoff of Copperfish Books calls Daisy Jones & The Six “one of my favorite books of 2019 so far!” 

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19 Feb
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The Spring 2019 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

Here’s a preview of the 52 titles on the Spring 2019 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Kids’ White Box.

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04 Feb
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The March 2019 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the March 2019 Indie Next List flier, which is on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

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30 Jan

ALA Announces 2019 Adult, Youth Award Winners

Prizes announced included the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction and the winners of the ALA Youth Media Awards, including the Newbery and Caldecott Medals.

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