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  • This Week's Bestsellers: February 18, 2019

    ‘On the Come Up,’ Angie Thomas’s follow up to ‘The Hate U Give,’ debuts at #2 in children’s frontlist fiction. Plus ‘Black Leopard, Red Wolf’ by Marlon James lands at #3 in hardcover fiction, and new nonfiction titles merge self-help and success.

  • College Stores Adapt to Change

    As sales of course materials decline, campus bookstores are pivoting to lifestyle goods and apparel and offering more services.

  • November Bookstore Sales See Big Gain

    Bookstore sales in November jumped to $729 million, up from $663 million a year ago. The jump marks an increase of 9.9%, and is culled from preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

  • Slow Start for Print Units in 2019

    Lack of a political bestseller and ramifications from printing issues have units down 5.9%.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: February 11, 2019

    New books with real or hopeful ties to the White House debut this week, including the #2 book in the country, ‘From the Ground Up’ by Howard Schultz. Plus Pam Jenoff’s ‘The Lost Girl of Paris’ is #9 in the country.

  • Words Bookstore to Open In New Special Needs Center

    Words Bookstore will open a second location this April in a 53,000 sq. ft. center in Livingston, N.J., designed entirely for people with special needs.

  • San Diego Bookseller Undergoes Surgery, Other Booksellers Keep His Store Open

    After San Diego bookseller Seth Marko, the co-owner of the Book Catapult, underwent emergency heart surgery last week, other indie booksellers in San Diego and beyond stepped forward to keep the store open while he convalesces.

  • Indigo's Q3 Earnings Hit by Postal Strike

    A strike at Canada Post late last year caused headaches at Indigo Books & Music, resulting in a dip in sales of 1.7% for the company's third quarter and a steep drop in earnings for the period.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: February 4, 2019

    Alan Bradley debuts at #6 in hardcover fiction with his 10th Flavia de Luce novel, ‘Golden Tresses of the Dead.’ Plus YA author Maureen Johnson’s Truly Devious mystery series hits our children’s fiction list for the first time with its second installment, ‘The Vanishing Stair,’ and Caroline Kepnes’s ‘You’ gets new life on Netflix.

  • Another Soft Week for Unit Sales in January

    Sales of print units are off to a slow start in 2019, falling 8.6% in the week ended Jan. 26, 2019, compared to the similar week in 2018, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

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