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1001 Ways to Market Your Books
Chapter 14: Working with Bookstores

These are the most up-to-date addresses we have for the companies and services listed in the Sixth Edition of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books. If you find that any addresses are incorrect or you discover additional information (email, website, toll-free number, etc.), please email the author at JohnKremer@bookmarket.com. We will incorporate any changes as soon as possible into these listings. Thank you.


American List Counsel, 4300 US Highway 1, CN 5219, Princeton, NJ 08543; 609-580-2800; 800-ALC-LIST; Fax: 609-580-2988. Email: alcmgmt@amlist.com. Web: http://www.amlist.com.

Evolutionary Products, Patricia Bush, 1667 N Magnolia Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85712-4103; 520-323-1190; 800-777-4751; Fax: 520-320-9338. Email: neimarket@earthlink.net. Web: http://www.evolutionaryproducts.com. Marketing Resources & Services for the New Age/Metaphysical Marketplace.

Mountain and Plains Booksellers Association, 19 Old Town Square #238, Fort Collins, CO 80524; 970-484-5856; Fax: 970-407-1479. Web: http://www.mountainplains.org. A Guide to the Mountains & Plains Bookselling Market.

American Booksellers Association, 200 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591; 914-591-2665, ext. 292; 800-637-0037; Fax: 212-591-2720. Email: preynol@bookweb.org. Web: http://www.bookweb.org. The Fundamentals: Book Publishers' Obligations to Book Retailers under the Federal Antitrust Discrimination Law.

Book Expo America, Reed Exhibition Companies, 383 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851; 203-840-5614; 800-840-5614; Fax: 203-840-9614. Email: inquiry@bookexpoamerica.com. Web: http://www.bookexpoamerica.com.

Publishers Weekly, 71 West 23rd Street #1608, New York, NY 10010; Main: 646-746-6400 or Editorial: 646-746-6758; Fax: 646-746-6631. Web: http://www.publishersweekly.com. See also PW Editors.

Publishers Lunch, Michael Cader, President, 38 East 29th Street, 8th Floor, New York NY 10016; 212-679-5550; Fax: 212-679-5541. Email: Michael@caderbooks.com or sales@publishersmarketplace.com. Web: http://www.publishersmarketplace.com. This daily email newsletter to the publishing industry is read by 35,000 readers.

Shelf Awareness, Jenn Risko, Publisher; John Mutter, Editor-in-Chief, P.O. Box 43310, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043-0310; 973-953-0304. Email: Jenn@shelf-awareness.com. Web: http://www.shelf-awareness.com. Jennifer Brown, children's book reviewer. This daily email newsletter for the book trade offers a great Author Buzz section for authors to advertise their books.

Bookselling This Week, Rosemary Hawkins, Executive Editor, American Booksellers Association, 200 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591; 800-637-0037. Email: rosemary@bookweb.org. Web: http://www.bookweb.org. Weekly email newsletter sent to association members.

ForeWord, 129½ E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49684; 231-933-3699; Fax: 231-933-3899. Email: reviews@traverse.com. Web: http://www.forewordmagazine.com.

Independent Bookstore, Marion Street Press, P.O. Box 2249, Oak Park, IL 60303; 708-445-8330; 866-443-7987; Fax: 708-445-8348. Email: edavis@marionstreetpress.com. Web: http://www.marionstreetpress.com. A quarter-page ad in this quarterly newsletter only costs $200.


Top 700 Independent Bookstores Data Files — This list started out as 500, then 600, then 700, and now over 750 top general interest bookstores. It includes names of the book buyers and event coordinators, address, phone, fax, email, website, and other information about each bookstore. You will be able to download six different formats (your choice of one or all) as well as an information sheet to let you know what is contained in the various data files. Data file download, $40.00. If you find any errors in any listing, we guarantee to hunt down the error and correct it for you immediately.


Displays Sources

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Poets & Writers, 72 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012-4019; 212-226-3586; Fax: 212-226-3963.

National Association of College Stores, 500 E. Lorain Street, Oberlin, OH 44074-1294; 216-775-7777; Fax: 216-775-1920. Web: http://www.nacs. org. Authors on Campus.

Open Horizons, P.O. Box 2887, Taos NM 87571; 575-751-3398; Fax: 575-751-3100. Email: info@bookmarket.com. Web: http://www.bookmarket.com. Top 700 Independent Bookstores.


Reading Groups / Local Book Clubs

Bookmovement, Pauline Hubert. Web: http://www.bookmovement.com. Bookmovement creates a private web page and discussion forums for reading book clubs, where they sell books for 30% off. Bookmovement’s online reading guides entice readers with authors’ discussion questions, an author Q&A forum, publisher information, related links and excerpts from books. For a charge of $250 to $500 per year, authors can reach book clubs with book previews, interactive reading guide services, and more. Features 26,000 book clubs and 12,000+ reading group guides.

BookPage, Lynn Green, Editor, ProMotion Inc., 2143 Belcourt Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212; 615-292-8926; 800-726-4242; Fax: 615-292-8249. Web: http://www.bookpage.com. Julie Hale, Children's Editor. This monthly tabloid review is distributed in hundreds of bookstores around the country as well as included in Books-A-Million newspapers chainwide. For advertising information, contact Julia Steele, ext. 15; Email: julia@bookpage.com. It's also possible to place inserts in their mailings to 2,500 bookstores and 3,000 libraries.

Reader's Circle, 650 High Street, Auburn, CA 95603. Email: info@raederscircle.org. Web: http://www.readerscircle.org. An online directory of book clubs and reading groups.

Reading Group Choices, Barbara Drummond Mead, Editor, 532 Cross Creek Court, Chester, MD 21619; 410-643-7472. Email: bmead@readinggroup choices.com. Web: http://www.readinggroupchoices.com.

Web: http://www.readinggroupguides.com

Web: http://www.readinggroupsonline.com

Web: http://www.bookbundlz.com

Web: http://www.thereadingclub.co.uk/home.htm. Provides info on how to create reading groups, plus other links, especially those related to UK book groups.

Web: http://www.book-clubs-resource.com

Web: http://www.readingglassesshopper.com/reading-group-guides


Regional Bookseller Trade Shows

Great Lakes Booksellers Association (Schaumburg, IL). Web: http://www.books-glba.org.

Midwest Booksellers Association (Minneapolis, MN). Web: http://www.abookaday.com.

Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association (Denver, CO). Web: http://www.mountainsplains.org.

New England Independent Booksellers Association. Web: http://www.newenglandbooks.org.

Northern California Independent Booksellers Association (Oakland, CA). Web: http://www.nciba.com.

Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association. Web: http://www.pnba.org.

Southern California Booksellers Association (Los Angeles, CA). Web: http://www.scbabooks.org/home.html.

Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (Atlanta, GA). Web: http://www.sibaweb.com.


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