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Bookstore Catalog - FULL PAGE (Spring 2019 - Deadline: 01/25/19)

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Introduce your book(s) to 3,500 chain and independent bookstore buyers using IBPA's Bookstore Catalog!

Be sure to sign in for discounted IBPA member price of $780 each.

Registration Deadline for the Winter 2018 Bookstore Catalog: Friday, January 25, 2019
Materials Due: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Catalog Mailed: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

IBPA's Bookstore Catalog is mailed quarterly (March, June, September, November) to approximately 3,500 chain and independent booksellers across the United States. IBPA's mailing list includes 1,100 IndieBound bookstores and 2,400 sellers and buyers sourced from Ingram.

IBPA offers two options within the four-color Bookstore Catalog: full page company ads and 1/4 page cooperative ads. For information about the 1/4 page cooperative ad, click here.

The price for the full page Bookstore Catalog ad is $780 per page, per catalog for IBPA members.

Our most recent issue is in the display window above. See the Spring 2018 Bookstore Catalog, featuring Newbery Award-winning author and indie publisher, Kwame Alexander, here. The Summer 2018 Bookstore Catalog, featuring Patagonia Books, can be see here.

Special considerations -

  • Cost is $780 per page for IBPA members.
  • IBPA members interested in a 1/4 page Bookstore Catalog ad for $230/title can click here for more information.
  • To maximize your chances for success with this program, please list a distributor from whom bookstores can buy your book wholesale. (Note: Amazon is an online retailer, not a distributor, and will not be listed in the Bookstore Catalog.)

Full page company ads -

Company ads are full-page and cost $780 each. Several options are available, including:

1-TITLE COMPANY AD includes:

2-TITLE COMPANY AD includes:

3-TITLE COMPANY AD includes:

4-TITLE COMPANY AD includes:

Member testimonials -

"Believe me, I have tried everything, and there are only two or three things in the Indie marketing arena that do work. IBPA's Bookstore Catalog has been effective for us!" 
—Charles Davis, Golden Lotus Publishing

"I want to thank you very much for sending me a personal copy of IBPA’s Indie Titles For Your Consideration Fall 2015 catalog. The quality of these productions is simply outstanding. I love the texture of the covers for the Indie Titles catalog. Your overall package presentation (cover letter insert) is very professional and thoughtfully written. These items were significant highlights to my month of September. I am very proud to be associated with such a fine, classy organization."
—Valerie Christopher, IBPA Member

Bookstore testimonial -

"We love the thrill of introducing our community to the books they won't see at the grocery store, including those we find in IBPA's Indie Titles catalog. Books matter. Stories matter. People matter."
—Mara Lynn Luther, Owner of Montana's Chapter One Book Store

Next steps -

After we receive your order we will send a confirmation email with a downloadable PDF with your "IBPA Bookstore Catalog Next Steps/FAQ". You'll be entering your metadata and uploading your images via an online form, and you'll find all the details in that document. Note that all metadata and materials are due 1 week after the registration deadline.

Please email IBPA Director of Marketing & Programming, Lee Wind, at with questions, or call into the IBPA office at 310-546-1818. We're happy to help!

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