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  • Grand Gesture Books Goes Big on Romance

    Bookseller Katherine Morgan has founded her own online bookstore—all while working two gigs at and Powell's City of Books.

  • Workers at Two More B&N Stores Vote to Unionize

    The union drives at Barnes & Noble are spreading beyond East Coast stores, to California and the Midwest, as workers at locations in San Jose, Calif., and Bloomington, Ill., have voted join unions.

  • Kristin Rasmussen and Ann Seaton Are Moving On from CALIBA

    After co-directing CALIBA since 2021, Rasmussen is leaving to become a Scholastic district sales rep, while Seaton will stay on a for a period to facilitate the association's leadership change.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: November 20, 2023

    BookTok sensation Rebecca Yarros has the #1 book in the country with 'Iron Flame,' sequel to 'Fourth Wing,' which appears twice on our top 10 list. Plus Christopher Paolini returns to the world of Eragon with 'Murtagh,' and Ali Hazelwood makes a foray into YA with 'Check & Mate.'

  • Black-Owned Bookstores in the Twin Cities

    Black entrepreneurs in the Twin Cities build solidarity through bookselling.

  • Rebecca Yarros Rescued Print Book Sales Last Week

    Led by huge numbers for two Rebecca Yarros titles, unit sales of print books rose 3.9% last week over the comparable week in 2022 at outlets that report to Circana BookScan.

  • Powell’s Books Employees Reject Proposed Contract

    On November 9, following nine months of negotiations, Powell’s Books workers represented by ILWU Local #5 rejected a tentative contract with Powell’s management.

  • Libros Schmibros Grows into a Los Angeles Literary Fixture

    Founded in 2010, the lending library encourages literacy through bilingual story hours, book discussion groups, and film screenings.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: November 13, 2023

    Erin French has the #7 book in the country with 'Big Heart Little Stove,' which follows her cookbook 'The Lost Kitchen' and memoir 'Finding Freedom.' Plus the Fonz writes about 'Being Henry,' and a new hockey romance skates onto our list.

  • Book Deals: Week of November 13, 2023

    Lee and Andrew Child sell four new Jack Reacher thrillers to Delacorte, Dey Street buys a guide to throwing “the greatest dinner party of all time” from Benny Blanco, and more.

  • Book Club Picks for November 2023

    Oprah selects Jesmyn Ward's new novel, 'Good Morning America' spotlights Stephanie Land's latest memoir, and more of this month's picks by the nation's biggest book clubs.

  • Print Book Sales Fell 8% Last Week

    Following a one-week, Britney Spears–led sales increase, unit sales of print books fell 8% last week compared to the week ended November 5, 2022. Sales fell in all major categories except young adult fiction.

  • Indigo Books & Music Sales Dropped 12% in Q2 of Fiscal 2024

    Blaming inflation and customer price sensitivity, Indigo Books & Music, Canada's leading book retailer, saw a 12.4% decline in sales for the second quarter ending September 30. Sales fell both at physical stores and online.

  • Taking a Closer Look at the FTC Lawsuit Against Amazon

    A new filing in the government's antitrust lawsuit sheds more light on how the e-commerce giant operates.

  • Akimbo Bookshop, Rochester’s Radical Bookstore, Rises from the Ashes

    Helped by the bookselling community, Akimbo reopened in April after a fire destroyed its first location.

  • NEA Finds Worrying Drop in Reading Participation

    A new study has found that less than half of adult Americans read a book for pleasure last year.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: November 6, 2023

    Britney Spears tops the bestseller list, two third novels in series see sales breakthroughs, a book on Mitt Romney does notably well, and more.

  • Britney Drives Up Print Book Sales

    Led by blockbuster first week sales for 'The Woman in Me' by Britney Spears and a strong showing in the young adult category, unit sales of print books rose 1.4% last week over the week ended October 29, 2022, at outlets that report to Circana BookScan.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: October 30, 2023

    John Grisham is #1 and Rachel Maddow is #2, plus Dolly Parton, Jada Pinkett Smith, and an ever-popular manga series all have a good week.

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