December's Indie Next List #1 top pick is The Light Pirate, by Lily Brooks-Dalton. Share these assets on social media letting your customers know they can purchase this and other December titles at your store!
The Kids’ Right to Read project, a coalition of groups led by the National Coalition Against Censorship, which includes ABFE, reaches out to school districts to stop them from removing books from schools and libraries. Here are 25 of the most recent letters that ABFE has signed onto. This page will be updated on a regular basis.
This year’s report, Unfulfilled: Amazon and the American Retail Landscape, includes studies which provide the opportunity to build a deep understanding of how Amazon affects small businesses and communities across the nation, and how those impacts have changed over the years.
November's Indie Next List #1 top pick is We Are The Light, by Matthew Quick. Share these assets on social media letting your customers know they can purchase this and other November titles at your store!
If only there was a holiday all about gifting books… Luckily, Iceland has had this covered since 1944 with Jólabókaflóð, roughly translated to “flood of books.” Now is the perfect time to plan how your store can join in on this bookish holiday tradition! We have included digital assets with graphics and suggested language to help stores with marketing in newsletters, websites, and social media.
The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.
Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.