Each month it's possible to join the publishing community at conferences and trade shows.January: Learning Technologies London February: ALA Mid-winter this time in Denver (Conference is normally in January) Society of Children’s Book...Show More Summary
With a lot of hats on the table, what do I absolutely need to do before going to Memphis?
From their market press release: Full year results at the upper end of guidance, good strategic progress We will announce full year results on 23 February 2018, but we are today providing an update on trading to the end of 2017 and guidance for 2018. Show More Summary
The local Chamber of Commerce networking meeting offers lessons in store management for this shopkeeper.
Leskie's adventures in furniture moving, featuring some new bookstore fixtures.
A (brown-haired) Goldilocks searches for the perfect six-minute read.
The Years 2018 share their book picks for the first quarter of the year, and reveal the secret of their duality.
Adjusting to the quiet of the bookstore in January can be difficult.
Dreams of a perfect inventory count, gone awry.
Kicking off a new year of reading with a terrific debut from Samira Ahmed.
I've collected some media predictions from a variety of sources again this year. Not all of these are entirely relevant to academic, professional or educational publishing but nevertheless I think they are interesting. Look out for my predictions in the week to come. Show More Summary
Notable utterances overheard at ShelfTalker bookstores during the last week of the holiday season.
For booksellers and publishers, it's a mixed greeting this time of year, to be sure.
Avoiding New Year's resolutions in favor of celebrating the everyday successes of our bookselling efforts.
Closing the year with an appreciation for the series of the season.
Retired gift wrapping titan and Eight Cousins founder Carol Chittenden is called forth by the dark arts to rural Maine.
A chidrens bookseller's letter to Santa Claus, containing her wish list for 2018.
Cards and swearing make for holiday fun!
Trimming the tree with 30 teeny tiny literary treasures (plus 2 stocking stuffers for good measure).
Would the use of dark magic work to summon a retired gift wrapper from a far away bookstore to appear in central Maine?