The American Booksellers Association is the national trade association for independent booksellers.
Your favorite local booksellers are members of this national network of independent stores.
A 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to assisting booksellers in need since 1996.
Where booksellers can sign up for Adult, Children’s, and Audio newsletters; find information there about authors — how to request an appearance and high-res downloadable photos and jacket art; our catalogs; our terms; what do you if you’re a new account, etc.
A proactive, non-partisan business advocate whose only agenda is the well being of California’s 1,137,584 small businesses. Working for all small businesses for a better business environment, SB-Cal is responsive to the needs of small business owners. To join the email tree, request at email@example.com
The San Francisco Locally Owned Merchants Alliance.
More on the Economic Benefits of Shopping Locally
The Bookstore Training & Consulting Group of Paz & Associates, home of Opening A Bookstore workshops for prospective booksellers.
Literary Awards and Prizes
Looking for something good to read? Click on the hyperlinks for a list of award winning books. And please check back as we plan on adding more awards over time in various categories.
- Pulitzer Prize
- National Book Award
- National Book Critics Circle Award
- PEN / Faulkner Award
- American Book Awards / Before Columbus Foundation
- Lambda Literary Award
- Indies Choice Book Award (formerly known as Book Sense Book of the Year, and the American Booksellers Book of the Year [ABBY]) Award