The Booksellers Association of the United Kingdom & Ireland Limited

The Summer Books catalogue, new for 2021 is produced in partnership with our friends at Nielsen and Gardners.Summer Books 2021

The catalogues will be in shops from 17th May to coincide with the Indie Book Awards Shortlist announced on Friday 14th May. 
The offer to booksellers included:
- Subsidy for door-drops courtesy of National Book Tokens
- Free advert templates and subsidy for local consumer advertising
- Free Summer Books social media assets for you to use to promote your shop and the catalogue
- Option to include your QR code on your back cover overprint
- Introduction written by Nikesh Shukla
- Free catalogue dispenser
- Free digital edition of the catalogue through the Book2Look widget advanced marketing tool

Summer Books titles are chosen by independent booksellers for independent booksellers and their customers.

Digital assets:
- Downloadable poster
- Twitter & Facebook banner
- Twitter & Facebool banner 
- Instagram banner
- Instagram banner
- Instagram Stories banner
- Instagram Stories banner

The order deadline for overprinted copies was 1 April 2021.  
The costs are:
- 300 copies £45
- 500 copies £60
- 1000 copies £75
Smaller quantities of non-overprinted catalogues (without your shop’s overprint on the front or the back covers) may still be available to order now from Gardners Books.  Please email: for more information.

If you would like to know more about Summer Books please contact