IndieNext List & Deadline

Screenshot 2015-08-30 19.43.09The September 2015 IndieNext List flyer and shelf talkers are ready for download from the ABA site. In addition to printing out the shelf talkers for use in your store, you can take a screen shot of your favorite title to share the image on social media.

It’s also time to start thinking about which books you’d like to recommend for the November 2015 list. To nominate a title, either complete this form online or send an email to

If you have some new booksellers on staff, take a few minutes to show them how to nominate a title. The next deadline is this Friday, September 4, so they have all week to submit their recommendation. Remind them to write as though they’re speaking with a customer, the ABA will fix grammar, and it’s more important to show passion for a book than to use 10 dollar words.


Beth Golay

Beth is a reader, writer, marketer and Books & Whatnot founder. Even though she knows better, she's a sucker for a good book cover and will positively swoon if a book is set in appropriate type. @BethGolay