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  • Bookstore News: July 28, 2016

    A calligrapher tries her hand at bookselling; a bookseller preps to run her town; two U.S. cities land on a list of the most bookstore-heavy places in the world; and more.

  • Harry Potter and the Return of the Bookselling Frenzy

    Harry Potter fans, booksellers, and librarians are getting ready to party like it's 2007: Scholastic is prepping to release 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two' on July 31.

  • NYC's Revolution Books Seeks Cash Infusion

    After raising more than $100,000 to fund its move from Chelsea to Harlem, the bookstore needs to raise another $25,000 to buy more books, add air conditioning, and build an events stage.

  • Bookstore News: July 25, 2016

    A Minnesota mall buys a bookstore; stores in Arizona and North Carolina relocate; the world's oldest LGBT bookstore is reinvigorated; and more.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending July 17, 2016

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

  • Finding a World of Good in Used Books

    Both non-profit and for-profit bookstores are funding literacy programs through the sale of used books.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: July 25, 2016

    Daniel Silva’s ‘The Black Widow’ is the #1 book in the country. Plus the fifth dispatch from Chris Colfer’s Land of Stories has the best first week yet of any book in the series, ‘A Stolen Life’ author Jaycee Dugard writes a new memoir, about adjusting to life post-captivity, and much more.

  • With No Buyer, Bankrupt Hastings Will Close All Stores

    A bid made by the liquidation specialists Hilco Merchant Resources and Gordon Brothers was approved yesterday, meaning that the process of selling off Hastings inventory and closing all stores will begin soon.

  • Bookstore News: July 21, 2016

    Rhode Island gets a bookstore bar; BAM's used book concept spreads to two more states; National Coloring Day prep begins; and more.

  • Bookstore News: July 20, 2016

    A liquor store transitions to a bookstore in Minnesota; a feminist shop makes a comeback in Canada; a minimum wage hike hits a California store; and more.

  • Bookstore News: July 18, 2016

    A filmmaker sets the scene for a new bookstore in rural North Carolina; a mystery writer gets a bookstore of his own in Georgia; and more.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: July 18, 2016

    ‘Downton Abbey’ creator Julian Fellowes returns with the Victorian Era novel Belgravia, #13 in Hardcover Fiction. Plus comedian Michael Ian Black plays his Trump card, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong writes a book about a TV show about nothing, and more.

  • Coloring Books For Adults Stay Hot

    The boom in adult coloring books is still going strong, and sales have driven growth in several categories so far in 2016.

  • Book Sales Down Slightly in 2015

    Data from the Association of American Publishers shows that total industry sales fell 0.6% in 2015 compared to 2014, to $27.78 billion.

  • May Bookstore Sales Rose 3.1%

    Bookstore sales cooled slightly in May, but spending still rose for the fifth straight month this year.

  • Bookstore News: July 14, 2016

    Two bookstores--a mobile one and a bricks-and-mortar--prep to open in Kansas; a Pennsylvania store partners up; an Iowa shop goes on the block; and more.

  • B&N, Adaptive Studios Ink Exclusive Retail Deal

    Under the agreement, the retailer will get a six-month period of exclusivity for all new Adaptive titles beginning this month with two teen novels.

  • New Pokémon Game Takes Bookstores By Storm

    The sudden popularity of the smartphone video game Pokémon Go is sending people into bookstores and, in some cases, driving up sales at those stores.

  • Bookstore News: July 12, 2016

    B&N College finds the beauty in bookselling; Amazon primes a new pickup location at University of Illinois; the world’s oldest LGBT bookstore looks for funding; and more.

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