- Bookstore News: June 15, 2016
A New Mexico bookstore/art gallery preps for its grand opening; the Kickstarter for Queen's Bookshop winds down; a Minneapolis B&N could make way for a drug store; and more.Grand Opening for Taos Book Gallery on June 18: Newly minted retirees Mike and Mary Jane Butler are get
- Indies Prepare for the Big Day
Stories in Brooklyn will offer a sneak peak prior to its May opening, and Atomic Books in Baltimore will hold a 15th anniversary celebration on IBD.And, while it may not have a space yet, much less an opening date, Queens Bookshop in New York City will participate in IBD with
- Bookstore News: April 25, 2016
A Queens bookstore gets one step closer to opening; a Virginia Books-A-Million preps its new location; and a Canadian indie is planning a big birthday celebration.Queens Bookshop Launches Kickstarter Campaign: Within the first two days, Vina Castillo, Natalie Noboa, and Holly Nikodem have
- New Audiobooks for Spring 2016
., unabridged CD, $29.95, ISBN 978-1-5046-9077-5) focuses on the Jewish underground resistance in Jerusalem after WWII.Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen (A Vorkosigan Novel) by Lois McMaster Bujold, read by Grover Gardner (Feb., unabridged CD, $34.95, ISBN 978-1
- 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.
- 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.