Specialty Bookselling

03 Nov
Winter 2020-2021 Reading Group Guide

Sign Up to Send Customers ABA’s Winter Reading Group Guide E-newsletter

Stores have until November 5 to sign up to send the first installment of a digital version of the flier to their customers, featuring Dazzling Debuts, Historical Fiction, Small Bites, and Young Adult picks.

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26 Oct
Winter 2020-2021 Reading Group Guide

Send Your Customers ABA’s Winter Reading Group Guide E-newsletter

Stores that would like to send a digital version of the flier to their customers should sign up now. The digital version will be sent in two installments, on November 19 and February 18.

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21 Oct
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The Indie Mystery & Thriller 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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07 Oct

The Indie Romance 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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29 Sep
Indie gift guide

Indie Gift Guide Flier Coming to Stores in October

Stores that would like to send a digital version of the flier to their customers can sign up by October 2. The digital version will be sent on October 8.

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16 Sep

The Indie Sci-Fi & Fantasy 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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02 Sep
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Submit Now: ABA Seeks Nominations of Genre Titles for the Indie Next List

ABA is specifically seeking nominations for the genres of science fiction, fantasy, romance, mystery, thriller, comics and graphic works, and poetry.

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02 Sep

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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25 Aug

Booksellers: Submit Nominations of Genre Titles for the Indie Next List

ABA is specifically seeking nominations for the genres of science fiction, fantasy, romance, mystery, thriller, comics and graphic works, and poetry.

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19 Aug

Upcoming Marketing Meetup to Look at Marketing Romance Books

In the August 20 meetup, booksellers will learn about marketing romance books, who the romance reader is, who might be a romance reader, the types of events that can be created, and more. 

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16 Jun
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ABA Offers Ready-to-Go Materials for Summer Reading Programs

This summer, the ABC Children’s Group is encouraging bookstores to share a reading journal that gives young customers the chance to slow down and explore their love of reading.

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20 May
"Summer reading journal" banner over a woodland camp scene

ABA Summer Reading Program Invites Kids to Fill Out Reading Journal

This summer, the ABC Children’s Group is encouraging bookstores to share a reading journal that gives young customers the chance to slow down and explore their love of reading.

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29 Apr
"Summer reading journal" banner over a woodland camp scene

ABA Launches “Give Me Summer, Give Me Books!”

This summer, instead of a reading challenge, the ABC Children’s Group is inviting bookstores to share a reading journal that gives young customers the chance to slow down and explore their love of reading.

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04 Mar

The Indie Cooking 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 Mar
A display of books at Escape Pod Comics

Welcome to ABA: Escape Pod Comics

After seven years in business, owner Menachem Luchins decided to join ABA at the beginning of 2020 “to focus on moving forward as a business and store.”

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