Tag Archives : bookselling

Weekly Roundup, October 30-November 3


Welcome to November! I hope that you enjoyed the last little bit of October and our Halloween-flavored shenanigans. November is in full swing here at Speculative Chic, and we intend to enjoy every second of it. Have you kept up with this week? Whether you have or not, I’m here to put all of last week’s links in one handy…

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What to Do When Your Bookstore Doesn’t Have a Horror Section


Walking into a bookstore you’ll find a plethora of categories. Fantasy, science fiction, history, children’s picture books, cookbooks, and so much more. But not every store will have a section for every genre. This includes horror. While horror is still a strong subject, there are plenty of stores out there that tend to put those books into other areas. Some…

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Welcome to the ARC


No, we’re not getting on a giant boat with a lot of animals — that’s an ark. ARC stands for Advance Reading Copy. Or Advance Review Copy. Or Advanced Reader’s Copy. Or you might see ARE for Advance Reader’s Edition. The point is that a book that is labeled as such is an early copy that hasn’t yet hit the…

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Welcome to the Bookstore


Indeed, welcome to the bookstore, where I will be your humble bookselling guide to all things books, publishing, and the world of the book business. As a bookseller and manager of nearly 10 years, I can safely say that no, we don’t sell trumpets, Charles Dickens doesn’t have any new releases because he’s dead, and if you know what an ISBN…

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