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  • This Week's Bestsellers: January 30, 2023

    Grady Hendrix lands at #5 on our hardcover fiction list with 'How to Sell a Haunted House.' Plus 'A Man Called Ove' hits the big screen and returns to our lists, and a new Valentine's Day–themed Construction Site board book builds momentum.

  • Prince Harry Memoir Led 1.2% Rise in Print Book Sales Last Week

    Prince Harry's 'Spare' sold more than 195,000 copies in its second week on sale, helping to lift print book sales 1.2% last week over 2022.

  • Union Election at Books-A-Million Outlet in Virginia Fails

    A majority of the 15 employees at the Books-A-Million store in Leesburg, Va., voted not to join the United Food & Commercial Workers International Union during an official election.

  • Cellar Door Books in Riverside, Calif., Forced Out of Retail Location, Will Relocate

    The bookstore's owner was told by email last week that her month-to-month lease would not be extended and that the store should vacate the premises by the end of February.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: January 23, 2023

    Welcome to Prince Harry's house: 'Spare' is the #1 book in the country. Plus Jamie Oliver helps home cooks with the dishes, and a pair of second-in-a-series books enjoy better first weeks than their predecessors.

  • More Than Books: Indigenous Voices in Publishing

    Readers find community and a wealth of perspectives at Indigenous-owned bookstores.

  • Prince Harry Ruled Book Sales Last Week

    'Spare,' the memoir by Prince Harry, sold nearly 630,000 print copies in its first week on sale at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Even with that huge debut, total sales rose only 1.4% last week over the week ended January 15, 2022.

  • Bookstore Sales Edged Up in November

    Bookstore sales inched up 0.5% in November over a year ago, to $668 million, compared to $665 million in November 2021.

  • Print Sales Flat at Start of 2023

    Unit sales of print books dipped 0.1% in the week ended Jan. 7, 2023, from the comparable week in 2022, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • Indie Bookstores Wrap Up 2022

    Bad holiday weather put a damper on what was the most normal year for independent booksellers since 2019.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: January 16, 2023

    Holly Black has the #6 book in the country with the YA high fantasy 'The Stolen Heir.' Plus adult romance author Talia Hibbert makes the move to YA with 'Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute,' and January book club picks hit the bestseller lists.

  • Romance Books Were Hot in 2022

    2022 was a tale of two categories when it came to sales of adult books, with romance novels the runaway hit.

  • Print Book Sales Start 2023 Flat with 2022

    Unit sales of print books last week were even with the week ended January 8, 2022 with higher fiction sales offset by lower sales of nonfiction books.

  • Book Club Picks for January 2023

    Amerie and 'GMA' select the latest novel by Deepti Kapoor, B&N and 'Good Housekeeping' spotlight Parini Shroff's debut, and more.

  • Colleen Hoover Was Queen of 2022's Bestseller List

    It is something of an understatement to say that Hoover dominated the 2022 overall bestsellers list: she wrote the the three topselling books of the year, and her novels sold a combined 14.3 million print copies.

  • Saluting Tattered Cover Founder Joyce Meskis

    Former Tattered Cover owner Joyce Meskis is being remembered not only as a pioneer in bookselling circles but also a staunch supporter of the First Amendment.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: January 9, 2023

    Three editions of the Final Report of the January 6 Select Committee hit the market, and our trade paperback list. Plus Ana Huang tells Twisted tales, and resolution-ready books resonate with readers.

  • Barnes & Noble to Host Inaugural BookTok Festival

    The bookstore chain has announced the first-ever BookTok Festival will be held at its flagship store in New York City's Union Square on February 4.

  • Big Bad Wolf’s Big Plans

    As the cofounder of BookXcess and Big Bad Wolf, Andrew Yap is the most powerful bookseller you likely don’t know.

  • Print Book Sales Rose 10% Before Christmas

    Helped by an extra Saturday of sales compared to 2021, unit sales of print books rose 10% the week before Christmas over the week ended December 25, 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. All six major categories posted increases.

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