Publishers Weekly

The Week in Libraries: September 22, 2023

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Among the week's headlines: a judge in Washington rejects a bid by book banners to force a vote on closing the local library; a Colorado librarian who was wrongly fired after refusing to censor LGBTQ programming is awarded $250,000; Alabama's state librarian defends the ALA; and LeVar Burton will serve as honorary chair for Banned Books Week.

This Week's Bestsellers: September 25, 2023

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Actor Matthew McConaughey has the #7 book in the country with the children's title 'Just Because,' illustrated by Renée Kurilla. Plus Lauren Groff heads into 'The Vaster Wilds,' and Reese's Book Club taps Nina Simon's debut, 'Mother-Daughter Murder Night.'

Booksellers Stock Up on Genre Fiction

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Genre fiction by such authors as Colleen Hoover, N.K. Jemisin, and Rebecca Roanhorse remains extremely popular with readers. As publishers increase their output to meet demand, booksellers are making more and more room on their shelves for the titles.

PNBA Gathers in Portland

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The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association began its Fall Tradeshow in Portland, Ore., this week, with Monday pre-show events, rep picks, dozens of authors, and a soft-open of the exhibit hall.