- Former B&N Booksellers Have Hopes for Queens Store
Astoria Bookshop tweeted: “Best news of the day, if not the year: former B&N booksellers are planning to open @bookshopqueens in Forest Hills!”
- Indie Bookstores Finish 2015 on High Note
“Amazon continues to be a huge presence in Seattle and globally,” said Janis Segress, co-owner of Queen Anne Book Company in Seattle.
- Taking a “Trust Fall” with Indies
But, he added, if the indies exaggerate the hype that can accompany books, they will lose the trust placed in them by readers.Lexi Beach, who opened Astoria Bookshop in Queens two years ago with Connie Rourke, said that she’s never had a rule book when it comes to running t
- Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, July 26, 2015
Paula Hawkins’s The Girl on the Train resurfaced at the top of Apple’s Fiction and Literature bestseller list, after being briefly ousted by Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman.
- Fall 2015 Children's Announcements: Publishers A-D
Abbeville KidsChef Foody’s Field Trip by Agostino Traini (Sept. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1241-2).
- Fall 2015 Announcements: Romance & Erotica: Love, Unlimited
As gifts for a queen, three guardians sent stars into the sky—of fire, ice, and water.
- The Royal Assassin
The Russian bodyguard of Princess Kira, a Romanov engaged to be married to a cousin of Queen Victoria, has been murdered, and the British government authorities fear that Kira will be next.
- 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
- Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending May 15, 2015
“Speakeasy” Bookshop in NYC Loses Lease: Brazenhead Books, which has operated out of a small Upper East Side apartment for the past eight years, must leave in July.Other News Paulina Springs Store in Redmond for Sale: Because of his health, Brad Smith is putting his store in Redmond,
- The 2015 Edgar Awards: Another Crown For A King
Fish Memorial Award for her short story, “Getaway Girl,” which appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.
- #BookstoreDayNYC Is Coming
Stores will offer individual events like a literary trivia contest in Queens at Astoria Bookshop, a neighborhood scavenger hunt in East Harlem’s La Casa Azul Bookstore, and photo ops with authors in Fort Greene’s Greenlight Bookstore.
- London Briefcase 2015
Each year ahead of the London Book Fair, PW surveys U.S. agencies that will be selling at the show, looking for the projects poised to make waves.
- The On-Sale Calendar: June 2015
Roth (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/An Eamon Dolan Book, $28; ISBN 978-0-544-29113-3). 75,000 copies.Cherry Harvest by Lucy Sanna (William Morrow, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-234362-8). 75,000 copies.A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay (William Morrow, $25.99; I
- 'Red Queen': A Bestseller Is Crowned
She was part of the Epic Reads Winter 2015 group tour this month, along with authors Cynthia Hand and Jasmine Warga, visiting Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville, Ill.; B&N Waterford Lakes in Orlando, Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill, N.C., and Vero Beach Book Center in Vero Beach,
- Winter Institute 10: Children's Book Highlights in Photos
The booksellers, from The King's English Bookshop in Salt Lake City, met Ryan at the Scholastic Wi10 party Monday evening, held above Pack’s Tavern in downtown Asheville.