- Minimum Wage, Diversity Top Concerns at Wi10
One suggestion from Janet Geddis, owner of Avid Bookshop in Athens, Ga., was to use the emerging leader scholarship program to encourage a more diverse group of young people to become booksellers.
- Spring 2015 Announcements: Romance & Erotica: Brave and Bold
Romance writers are stretching their wings in spring, from debut authors launching careers to established writers taking new directions.Among many intriguing debuts, Molly Jebber’s Change of Heart stands out for its unusual premise: the setting is 1899 Ohio, and the heroine is an Amish midwife in love w
- Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending November 7, 2014
It not only reached its tenth birthday, but was recently named the 37th fastest growing business in Hawai’i.Grolier Poetry Bookshop Nominated for the Indie Award: Fans of the country’s oldest poetry bookstore, located in Cambridge, Mass., are encouraged to vote early and often for it to be
- Rights Report: Week of June 23, 2014
and Lola Levine, Drama Queen, which will be published in spring 2016.
- BEA 2014: A Busman’s Holiday
Mark’s Bookshop.”Bank Street Bookstore 2879 N.
- Vibrant Book City, Dynamic Winter Institute
\t \tChildren’s bookseller Tegan Tigani, buyer at Queen Anne Book Company in Seattle, appreciated the ABC programming.
- Notable Deaths of 2013
\tThe deaths of individuals who have contributed to the 20th and 21st century literary landscapes provide an opportunity: to reflect on lives lived in the service of ideas, stories, and free expression.
- Adult Books & Authors at Wi9
\tPublishers are bringing dozens of authors to this year’s ninth annual American Booksellers Association Winter Institute in Seattle.
- Retail in Seattle: In the Shadow of Amazon
“Bring it on,” says Janis Segress, owner/operating manager at Queen Anne Book Company, who is more than willing to do battle with Amazon.
- Supporting the Indie Wave
Indies First grew out of his experience of being a bookseller for a day at Queen Anne Book Company in Seattle.
- Indie Sleepers Titles to Watch: Fall 2013
In addition to the review staff at PW, Julian Karhumaa and William Hastings at Farley’s Bookshop in New Hope, Pa.; Seija Emerson, Mary Shadoff, and Geoff Nichols at University Book Store in Seattle; and Mason Smith at Ingram Content Group offered their favorite selections.
- Astoria Bookshop to Open Next Week
\t \tWhile Astoria Bookshop will be only general independent bookstore in Queens since the closing of Seaburn Bookstore in 2011, it is not the only new bookstore to open in the neighborhood.
- What Indie Booksellers Are Doing About. . .
\tTegan Tigani, children’s book buyer at Seattle’s newly opened Queen Anne Book Company, prefers to integrate series with stand-alone titles.
- Astoria Bookshop to Open in August
\tAfter a long search for the right space for a general bookstore in the Astoria section of Queens, N.Y., Connie Rourke and Lexi Beach signed a lease to open Astoria Bookshop at 31-27 31st Street.
- This Week's Bestsellers: April 29, 2013
In early May, she will sign books at Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville, Ill.