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  • Sales of Adult Titles Up, Slightly, in April

    According to figures from the AAP's Statshot Program, adult sales climbed a tiny 0.1% in the month, over the same period last year, while sales of children's books for the period were up 12.8%.

  • Bookstore News: September 30, 2016

    An Oregon shop trashes 'Portlandia;' an African-American bookstore preps to open in Texas; SIBA plans its Pat Conroy celebration; and more.

  • iBooks Bestsellers: The 'Train' Remains

    'The Girl on the Train' by Paula Hawkins remains #1 on the iBooks Bestseller list this week, followed by Harlan Coben's 'Home.'

  • Bookstore News: September 28, 2016

    An old building preps for a new bookstore in Michigan; a long-time Oregon bookeller turns to Indiegogo; a California college store weighs the advantages of outsourcing; and more.

  • What's Selling at Harleysville Books

    Catching her breath after the summer vacation scramble, settling into a new and larger location, and gearing up for the fall book fair season, Stephanie Steinly, owner of Harleysville Books in Harleysville, Pa., shared word of books that are moving briskly in her store.

  • Bookstore News: September 26, 2016

    A California bookstore expands; stores in Rhode Island and Oregon get ready to sell; a bookstore marks its first seven decades; and more.

  • Monthly StatShot, March 2016

    Sales of adult books fell 10.3% in the first quarter of 2016 compared to the first period of 2015, and sales of children’s/YA dipped 2.1%, according to figures released by the AAP’s StatShot program.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending September 18, 2016

    PW's weekly look at print book sales powered by Nielsen Bookscan.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: September 26, 2016

    ‘The Hidden Life of Trees,’ already a hit in the author’s native Germany, debuts at #6 on our Hardcover Nonfiction list. Plus graphic novelist Raina Telgemeier has the #6 book in the country overall with ‘Ghosts,’ memoirs from the worlds of broadcast TV, sports, and music step into the limelight, and much more.

  • NEIBA 2016: A High Energy Show

    From the opening keynote with Zadie Smith to the closing lunch with Douglas Preston, the energy at the 43rd annual NEIBA fall conference never failed. In part booksellers were buoyed by a strong year.

  • NACS Cuts Staff by 17%

    In response to changes in the industry, the National Association of College Stores eliminated 22 full-time and 13 part-time positions earlier this month.

  • Bookstore News: September 22, 2016

    Amazon moves into Southern California; a Wisconsin bookstore considers going co-op; Macmillan expedites holiday shipping; and more.

  • Google Play Books App Adds Discover Feature

    The new feature, intended to help users with book discovery, mines information from online book news, reviews and video content.

  • Bookstore News: September 20, 2016

    Amazon Books preps to debut outside of Boston; Curious George takes on a developer in Cambridge, Mass.; a long-time bookstore co-op in Wisconsin weighs its options; and more.

  • Bookstore News: September 19, 2016

    Bookstores are on the move in Alabama, Mississippi, and New Jersey; a bookstore gets a new life in Tampa; a Bronx bookseller’s business plan is named one of the best in the city; and more.

  • SIBA 2016: Attendance Jumps Amid Debate to Move the Show to Spring

    Attendance at SIBA's September 16-18 show was up 25% over 2015 and one of the main topics of conversation was the plan to move the event to the spring in 2018.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending September 11, 2016

    PW's weekly look at print book sales powered by Nielsen Bookscan.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: September 19, 2016

    Momastery blogger Glennon Doyle Melton’s new memoir is the #1 – and #2 – book in Hardcover Nonfiction, thanks to an Oprah nod. Plus Margot Lee Shetterly writes of a group of mid-century NASA mathematicians, all African-American women, in ‘Hidden Figures,’ and a pair of new books highlight the Sunshine State.

  • Southern Booksellers Hit Savannah

    SIBA's decision to move its fall show to the spring beginning in 2018 was questioned by some attendees as the regional meeting began on September 16.

  • Parnassus Books Launches Online Auction to Help One of Its Own—and Binc

    An outpouring of support from bestselling authors to raise money for a children's bookseller with cancer led the Nashville store to hold a larger auction to support the Book Industry Charitable Foundation.

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