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  • Amazon Starts Monthly Book Club

    Amazon has launched Sarah Selects, a new book club whose monthly selections will be made by Sarah Gelman, Amazon's editorial director for books. The club's first selection is 'Half-Blown Rose' by Leesa Cross-Smith (Grand Central).

  • Unit Sales of Print Books Fell 6.9% in Early May

    Since the end of the Easter shopping season, unit sales of print books have followed a fairly regular weekly path, dropping by roughly 6% compared to a year ago.

  • A Wobbly Year for Print Book Sales

    Sales of print books seem likely to fall from 2021 levels, but how far?

  • This Week's Bestsellers: May 23, 2022

    Graduation season is here, and Dr. Seuss's 'Oh, the Places You’ll Go!' is the #1 book in the country. Plus Jenny Han's 'The Summer I Turned Pretty' gets the Amazon Studios treatment, and Chris Bohjalian's 'The Lioness' is among the week's notable debuts.

  • Print Book Sales Fell 6% Last Week

    Since the end of the Easter shopping season, unit sales of print books have followed a fairly regular weekly path, falling by roughly 6% compared to a year ago. That was the result again last week when sales dropped 6.9% from the week ended May 15, 2021.

  • ABA to Debut Virtual Children's Conference

    The American Booksellers Association is launching a Virtual Children’s Institute on July 13; the daylong digital event includes online education sessions, bookseller idea exchanges, and keynote speeches.

  • International Booksellers Talk Shop in Sharjah

    Hundred of booksellers from around the world have gathered in the U.A.E. emirate of Sharjah to discuss best practices and share experiences as part of the inaugural Sharjah Book Seller conference.

  • Bookselling Spotlight: Capital Books

    'PW' talks with Ross and Heidi Rojek, who opened Capital Books in downtown Sacramento, Calif., in spring 2019.

  • Print Unit Sales Fell 6.9% in Early May

    Unit sales of print books fell 6.9% in the week ended May 7, 2022, from the comparable week in 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • U.S. Book Show 2022: Two Birds Books

    In Santa Cruz, Calif.’s touristy Pleasure Point, a couple of blocks from a popular surfing beach, Denise Silva and Gary Butler established Two Birds Books in December 2020.

  • U.S. Book Show 2022: Raven Book Store

    Author and Kansas native Sarah Smarsh (Heartland) explained in an email what makes the Raven Book Store in Lawrence, Kans., so special.

  • U.S. Book Show 2022: Mitchell’s Book Corner

    Mitchell’s Book Corner keeps Nantucket, Mass., residents and summer people stocked with page-turners.

  • U.S. Book Show 2022: Madison Books

    At 400 square feet, Seattle’s Madison Books fits in place like a puzzle piece among the tree-shaded businesses of East Madison Street.

  • U.S. Book Show 2022: Books Are Magic

    Novelist Emma Straub, co-owner of Books Are Magic, understands how some may perceive her dual pursuit.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: May 16, 2022

    Emily Henry’s rom-com 'Book Lovers' is the week’s #1 bestseller. Plus a pair of high-profile and PW-starred YA novels take their bows, and May book club picks hit our lists.

  • U.S. Book Show 2022: ABA Bookselling Panels

    The American Booksellers Association presents experienced booksellers and industry partners in a discussion of best practices and new ideas for building businesses.

  • Print Book Sales Fell Again Last Week

    Unit sales of print books fell 6.9% last week compared to the week ended May 8, 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Units fell in all major categories, including adult fiction.

  • Book Club Picks for May 2022

    This month's picks feature powerful women, some blessed with powerful magic and others harnessing the power of perseverance against opposing odds.

  • Print Unit Sales Fell 6% at the End of April

    With all categories except adult fiction posting declines, unit sales of print books fell 6.1% in the week ended Apr. 30, 2022, from the comparable week in 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: May 9, 2022

    Viola Davis has the #1 book in the country with the memoir 'Finding Me.' Plus Don Winslow's 'City on Fire' heats up our hardcover fiction list, and Alice Oseman's Heartstopper books get a boost from Netflix.

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