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    The Book Industry Charitable Foundation has announced that its Survive to Thrive grant program will award a total of $1.1 million to 115 bookstores and comic shops: 99 stores will receive $10,000 and 16 will receive $7,500.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: June 21, 2021

    Bill Clinton and James Patterson have the #1 book in the country with 'The President's Daughter.' Plus Megan, the Duchess of Sussex, pays tribute to fathers with the help of illustrator Christian Robinson, and novelist Don Bentley takes up Tom Clancy's mantle.

  • Print Unit Sales Rose 4.8% in Early June

    Unit sales of print books rose 4.8% in the week ended June 11, 2021, over the comparable week in 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • Fall Regionals Will Mix Live, Virtual Events

    This year's bookseller association shows are mixing it up as the country opens back up; some will be held in-person, while others will stay virtual.

  • ABA Brings Back #BoxedOut Marketing Campaign

    Ahead of Amazon's Prime Day sales event, set for June 21 and 22, the ABA is reviving its #BoxedOut campaign, which is aimed at highlighting the danger that Amazon's dominance of online retailing continues to pose for local communities and independent stores.

  • Fiction Leads Another Week of Sales Gains

    Unit sales of print books rose 4.8% last week over the week ended June 12, 2020, as adult fiction sales rose 23%. 'The President's Daughter' by James Patterson and Bill Clinton was the week's top seller.

  • April Bookstore Sales Skyrocketed

    Rebounding from the worst month of the 2020 sales collapse, April bookstore sales soared 204% over last year, jumping to $514 million, from $169 million in April 2020.

  • Bookselling Profile: A Room of One’s Own

    Once again, A Room of One’s Own in Madison, Wis., is a bookstore in transition. Founded by five young women in 1975, A Room relocated in 1997 and again in 2011. A Room will reopen in a 4,300-square-foot space in late July.

  • June Starts with a 4.1% Gain in Print Unit Sales

    With only the adult and YA fiction categories posting increases, unit sales of print books still rose 4.1% in the week ended June 5, 2021, over the comparable week in 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan.

  • This Week's Bestsellers: June 14, 2021

    Elin Hilderbrand has the #1 book in the country with her latest beach read, 'Golden Girl.' Plus poet and 'Atlantic' staff writer Clint Smith, #2 in hardcover nonfiction, shows 'How the Word Is Passed,' and 'Daisy Jones & the Six' author Taylor Jenkins Reid returns with 'Malibu Rising.'

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