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  • Emma Straub to Open a Bookstore in Brooklyn

    After learning that her neighborhood bookstore in Brooklyn, BookCourt, will close December 31, bestselling author Emma Straub announced she and her husband plan to open Books Are Magic next spring in the same area.

  • 'Cursed Child' Top Selling Book at Amazon in 2016

    'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts 1 and 2' was Amazon's best-selling book of 2016 and was also the year's "most wished for" and "most gifted" book at the e-tailer.

  • Bookstore News: December 6, 2016

    A beloved Brooklyn bookstore will close next month; a new store preps for an opening in California, while one in Massachusetts opts to begin selling online first; and more.

  • IPS Ready for the Holidays

    With its integration of the Perseus distribution companies completed, Ingram Publisher Services said that 98% of independent booksellers will receive their orders within three days.

  • Green Apple Buyer Missing After 'Ghost Ship' Fire

    Johnny Igaz, music buyer at Green Apple Books in San Francisco and a local DJ, has been missing since a fire broke out at an electronic music show at an Oakland warehouse on December 2.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending November 27, 2016

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

  • Indie Booksellers See Early Holiday Sales Boost

    A post-election sales bounce made for a solid Thanksgiving week at many independent bookstores.

  • Bookstore News: December 2, 2016

    A new store opens in California; an online bookseller searches for an offline Maryland location; Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day returns; and more.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: December 5, 2016

    The holiday season kicks off with a sales boost for ‘Jesus Today,’ the ‘March’ trilogy, and many other titles. Plus children’s storybook collections make up eight of the 10 top-selling books in the country, a videogame strategy guide charts in two formats, and much more.

  • Four Questions for Elizabeth Bluemle and Josie Leavitt

    On Small Business Saturday, Josie Leavitt and Elizabeth Bluemle celebrated the 20th anniversary of The Flying Pig Bookstore.

  • HarperCollins Launches New Indie Store Backlist Program

    HarperCollins will introduce a new backlist program for U.S independent retailers on January 1, 2017.

  • R.J. Julia to Manage New Wesleyan Bookstore

    R.J. Julia Booksellers has reached an agreement with Wesleyan University to manage the school’s new bookstore when it opens late next spring in downtown Middletown, Wesleyan’s hometown in Connecticut.

  • Bookstore News: November 30, 2016

    New stores open in New York, Oklahoma, and Texas; a store preps for an Indiana opening in a former Borders location; Binc launches a year-end fundraiser; and more.

  • Ukazoo Books to Test Smaller Store Model

    After losing its lease, the Towson, Md. used and new bookstore is downsizing to less than one-third of its original size, or 2,800 sq. ft., and trying to create a workable model to add more stores.

  • Offers Cyber Monday Deals

    Barnes & Noble is looking to boost holiday sales with an aggressive promotion online at today, starting with a 15% discount on the entire order.

  • Bookstore News: November 28, 2016

    New bookstores opened in Alabama, Maine, New York, and Tennessee; a suspicious fire temporarily closes a Barnes & Noble in Arizona; and more.

  • The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending November 20, 2016

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

  • This Week's Bestsellers: November 28, 2016

    New books by two Fox News hosts claim the top spots on their respective lists. Plus the success of the new movie ‘Arrival' boosts sales for a 12-year-old SF anthology, Zadie Smith connects with 'Swing Time', and much more.

  • Barnes & Noble Looks for a Sales Rebound

    With the election over, the chain expects sales to pick up as the holiday gift-giving season approaches.

  • The College Bookstore, Disrupted

    As the traditional market for textbooks has faltered, many college stores have dropped “book” from their name. And some have stopped selling textbooks altogether.

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