- Remembering a Year to Forget
—Alex George, owner, Skylark Bookshop, Columbia, Mo.; founder and director, the Unbound Book Festival “I left home for Inklings Bookshop, in Yakima, Wash., on Mar. 11 wrote 19 with owner Susan Richmond.
- Children’s Bookselling Tips from Winter Institute 2017
“ABC Presents: Using Nielsen Data to Expand Nonfiction Sales”With Kenny Brechner of Devaney, Doak & Garrett Booksellers in Farmington, Maine; Tegan Tigani of Queen Anne Book Company in Seattle, Wash.; Carol Moyer of Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh, N.C. ;
- Bookstores Go It Alone in Reopening
Gibson’s Bookstore in Concord, N.H., is open to customers by appointment only, while Annie Philbrick, owner of Bank Square Books in Mystic, Conn., and Savoy Bookshop & Café in Westerly, R.I., has gone to a plastic hall pass approach.
- LGBTQ Publishing: Books for Every Body
Recent headlines have brought transgender issues into the public consciousness: the homecoming-queen crowning of a transgender teen in conservative Utah, the very public transition of former Olympian and reality TV star Bruce Jenner, and a California woman’s lawsuit against Barnes & Noble for wrongful term
- Galleys on the Go Give Readers an Early Look at Debut Novel
Before I Fall centers on Samantha, a high-school queen bee who attempts to redeem herself, as she relives the day of her death seven times after she's killed in a car crash.
- Rights Report: Week of June 23, 2014
and Lola Levine, Drama Queen, which will be published in spring 2016.
- Anatomy of a Mystery
Auguste Dupin, in the Poe tale—with Lord Peter Wimsey, Ellery Queen, Miss Marple and Perry Mason following suit.
- All Things Asparagus
It refuses to budge when a king, queen, princess and even the ruler's rhino try to remove it after it suddenly appears on the monarch's lawn.
- Seasonal Adjustments: Fall 2.0
Like publishers, independent bookshops are learning to do business in the Covid-19 era, and much of what they’ve done to adapt is new, too.
- 'Unscheduled, Delightful Conversations': Industry Shares Memories of BookExpo
—Kris Kleindeinst, co-owner, Left Bank Books Over the years, I’ve done a lot to showcase books and shine a light on authors at BEA and BookExpo, but never more memorable than when I was lucky enough to embody the Queen of England alongside two of the sweetest corgis for a Mac B
- Bookselling Tips from Winter Institute 2016
Minimum Wage Update: Advocacy and ImplementationBecky Anderson at Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville, Ill.; Jarek Steele at Left Bank Books in St.
- For Indies, Ho-Hum Holidays on the Whole
Mysterious Bookshop, New York City, has always used Bookazine more than other wholesalers.
- PW: The Great Italian Book Emporium
- The Other Black Friday for Children's Booksellers: Memorial Day
But her favorite handsell this season is Libba Bray’s Beauty Queens (Scholastic).
- Southern Hospitality
SEBA supper features Jill Conner Browne (Sweet Potato Queens' Field Guide to Men), Nelson DeMille (Night Fall) and Cassandra King (The Same Sweet Girls).