Tag Archives | Reading

The Trickle Down Effect: Predicting the Next Big Trend

by Rachel Seigel — Regardless of what aspect of the book world we are involved in, we are constantly peering into our proverbial crystal balls desperately trying to glean some answer as to what the next big trend will be. (Especially in the Children’s/YA market which is rapidly outpacing adult books in sales and popularity.) As a bookseller/buyer, I’m asked this question on a regular basis, and my customers are always surprised to learn how […]


What We’re Reading Now

HAPPY FRIDAY! If you’re like us here at Pub Crawl, you look forward to the weekend for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is more time to spend reading! Here’s a peek at the books we’re reading now… Jodi Meadows is reading INSURGENT by Veronica Roth. Joanna Volpe is reading EMPIRE STATE by Adam Christopher. Sarah J. Maas is reading ARCHANGEL’S KISS by Nalini Singh. Leigh Bardugo is reading SNOW CRASH by Neal Stephenson. Erin Bowman […]


Book Juggling

by Rachel Seigel — One of the great challenges of my job as a book selector/buyer is trying to keep up with the sheer volume of titles being released each season, and the book juggling that seems to occur at various points in the year. You would think, being responsible for choosing the kids books would leave my choices of reading material completely open, but more often than not, I find myself reading for purpose […]