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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Perfect Book Category for Spring

Spring is right around the corner – which means warmer weather, flowering plants, and the birth of many animals. The season gives us a break from the cold, dark winter and blazing heat of summer. While there are many ways to enjoy the springtime, learning

Celebrating Black History Month in February.

Black History Month

February is Black History Month – a time when we celebrate and pay tribute to the contributions, achievements, and history of African Americans. During this month, we also recognize the ongoing struggle for racial justice and honor the many African Americans who have and continue

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Bulk Discounts for Authors and Events

Many authors are familiar with the routine book tours, charity evenings, and book signings which come with the line of work. For most, appearances means an opportunity to connect with fans and readers while also having the chance to sell more books. What this means