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The Benefits of Physical Books Over eBooks

In the digital age, it’s almost too easy to access anything you want right away through your digital devices – including books. With the increased popularity of ebooks, it’s worth considering some of the drawbacks of ebooks and some of the overlooked benefits of physical

Our Fiction Category

General fiction is one of the most popular genres of books, and no bookstore or shop that sells books is complete without titles from this category. Reading fiction books has also been shown to increase imagination, creativity, and increase empathy. With subcategories of works including

Stocking Your Young Adult Book Section

While it’s well known that teens today are a digital generation, it may be surprising to learn that the majority of young adults prefer printed, physical books to ebooks. In fact, a recent study found that 62% of young adults ages 16-24 prefer traditional books

Creating a Book Section for Travel Lovers

With summer quickly approaching and the COVID pandemic dying down, many of us are ready to get back to traveling and vacations. At American Book Company, we have a great selection of travel books and guides that will be sure to attract the interest of

National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, a time we celebrate the art of poetry as well as the many poets who continue to inspire us with their work. This year marks the 25th anniversary of this annual celebration and there are many ways you can recognize

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National Library Week

Every year since 1958, the National Library Association (ALA) has sponsored National Library Week where we acknowledge and celebrate everything libraries and librarians do for us. From providing free rentable books to offering educational resources, libraries have remained an essential part of communities for many

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How Mom-and-Pop Stores Benefit from a Good Book Selection

Local stores and mom-and-pop shops oftentimes serve as backbones of the community and can help bring people closer together. Nowadays, a lot of purchasing is done online or at major national retailers which can make it difficult for smaller shops to compete. Expanding your product

Books for Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, a time when we celebrate and honor the efforts of women in the past and present who have made strides towards gender equality and influence younger generations of girls. To celebrate Women’s History Month, we’ve put together a list of