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Reading Without Walls (Part One)

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

Reflections on 'March, Book One' as the ShelfTalker bloggers take Gene Luen Yang's Reading Without Walls challenge.

"Nobody else lives your life, just you. Unless you’re a ghost who’s taken over a person’s body. If..."

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : Listen Up

“Nobody else lives your life, just you. Unless you’re a ghost who’s taken over a person’s body. If so, whoa, please don’t come looking for me.  Regardless, when you see other people succeed and do awesome things, you’ll get jealous. But their success doesn’t diminish you. Show More Summary

‘This Is Not The End’!

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

An interview with author Chandler Baker on the tautly handled premise of her sensational new book.

The Best Comfort Books

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

What to send out the door with customers who need a little book TLC.

Inspired Wandering

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

Exploring the world of art with Javaka Steptoe and the Blanton Art Museum

The Real Reason Rothfuss’ Kingkiller 3 Is Not Here Yet

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

Bast himself helps us sift through six possible explanations for the continued nonappearance Patrick Rothfuss' trilogy ending book.

"It’s like being in the woods and trying to start a fire with wet kindling. You keep breaking matches..."

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : Listen Up

“It’s like being in the woods and trying to start a fire with wet kindling. You keep breaking matches and you are shocked when it lights.” - Thomas McGuane, on writing (source)

Smart Jackets: Notes on Great Book Covers

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

Plus, some of my favorite 2017 book cover designs.

Bezos' Principles for Success

Recently, Jeff Bezos released his annual letter to shareholders and it it he defined why it will always be "day 1" at Amazon. In order to ensure that determination, he also outlined a few management principles which he believes are critical for the continued success of the company. Show More Summary

Between Two Skies

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

An interview with local writer and debut author Joanne O'Sullivan.

Celebrating Independent Bookstores

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : Soapbox

What’s so special about independent bookshops? Bob Eckstein, author-illustrator of 'Footnotes from the World’s Greatest Bookstores,’ shows and tells.

Tried and True

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

Using backlist to define an indie point of view.

On Community, Deserving Readers and Left Behinds

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

The power of community is dramatically illustrated by two instances.

Berlin Publishers' Forum Session on EdTech Trends

Next week is the Klopotek sponsored Publishers' Forum in Berlin. I am participating in a panel discussion on what is happening in EdTech. Here are my summary slides. Publishers' Forum Berlin 2017: Edtech Market Overview from Michael Cairns

Paint-a-Story Mondays… or, The Messier the Better

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

Engaging children (and their caregivers) in art makes for a hands-on story time experience.

The worms crawl in and the worms crawl out…

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

Spring brings opportunities for book displays on things that wriggle.

The Kwame Factor

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

Or, How All That Planning Was Totally Worth It

Signs Point the Way, or So We Hope

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : ShelfTalker

Rethinking section signage for different age groups in the bookstore.

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