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THE FIRST DINOSAUR FALLS!

Posted by Daniel S. on Sunday, June 9, 2019, In : Publishing 
People in the publishing business have well been aware for several years now that Barnes and Noble (B&N), the last of the huge bookstore chain dinosaurs, has been stumbling. Sometime ago, B&N announced that it was changing its emphasis from books to gifts, while struggling to keep it's 600+ "brick and mortar" bookstores in business. Just recently, Elliott Management Corporation announced (https://www.wsj.com/articles/barnes-noble-to-be-acquired-by-elliott-management-for-6-50-a-share-115599068...
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Savant Bookstore Honolulu MARCH MADNESS SALE

Posted by Daniel S. on Monday, February 19, 2018, In : major events 


MARCH MADNESS SALE

exclusively at Savant Bookstore Honolulu

www.savantbookstorehonolulu.com


50% off Suggested Retail Price (SRP) of select, in-house display books at our in-house bookstore throughout March 2018 while stocks last,


OR

25% off SRP on all other in-house and online softcover books throughout March 2018 using discount code MARCHMAD


AND

Up to 90% off Suggested Retail Price (SRP) for all our Amazon Kindle eBooks starting 5 March and ending 12 March 2018 via a Kindle Countdown Deal...


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SAVANT BOOKS AND PUBLICATIONS FORMALLY PURCHASES AIGNOS PUBLISHING INC/LLC

Posted by Daniel S. on Saturday, December 3, 2016, In : major events 

Savant Books and Publications LLC, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, and Aignos Publishing Inc, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA have officially signed an agreement for the preservation of Aignos Publishing as an imprint of Savant Books and Publications

Savant Books and Publications, an international publisher headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, has signed a purchase agreement with Aignos Publishing Inc/LLC to acquire and continue Aignos Publishing as an imprint of Savant Books and Publications.


Savant Books and...


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SAVANT TO PURCHASE AIGNOS PUBLISHING INC

Posted by Daniel S. on Friday, December 2, 2016, In : major events 

Savant Books and Publications LLC, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, announces its intent to purchase Aignos Publishing Inc as an imprint.

 

HONOLULU - Nov. 29, 2016 -- Savant Books and Publications, an international publisher headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, after some weeks of pre-discussions, has issued a Letter of Interest to Aignos Publishing Inc for the purchase of Aignos Publishing Inc with the intent of making Aignos Publishing an imprint.


Savant Books and Publications publishes enduring...


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WHERE IS PUBLISHING GOING?

Posted by Daniel S. on Saturday, October 29, 2016, In : Publishing 

As the owner of a small but well-established publishing house producing enduring literary works, I'm often asked where I think the publishing industry is ultimately headed. Twenty years ago that question would have been greeted with a quixotic lilt of the head. Today it elicits mainly a puzzled half-frown. 


For the past ten or more years, publishing has experienced one major upheaval after another. In the USA, first came the demise of several major bookseller chains, and the gradual repurpos...


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SAVANT BOOKS at the 2015 HAWAII BOOK AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

Posted by Daniel S. on Monday, May 25, 2015, In : major events 
This year, Savant Books and Publications commissioned a Sunday booth for the May 2015 Hawaii Book and Music Festival. Sharing a tent with Aignos Publishing, Malia Elliott of Leon and Malia Productions made a cameo appearance, much to the delight of visitors. Leon and Malia are recording artists for whom Savant Books and Publications has produced Malia's LULLABY MOON (Savant 2014) music CD, with the KEIKI CLALABASH CD and DVD soon to follow. Leon and Malia are also Savant Distribution clients ...
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MARCH MADNESS

Posted by Daniel S. on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, In : major events 
Savant Books and Publications is pleased to announce it's MARCH MADNESS SALE. If you've been waiting to purchase a Savant books or publications, NOW is the best time of the year to do it! 

During March, 2014, Savant Books and Publications (the publisher), Savant Bookstore Honolulu Online (an official, Savant book/CD/DVD sales outlet) and our national, Savant Bookstore at Square Up Market will be holding a MARCH MADNESS SALE offering most Savant publications including softcover books, eBooks a...
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RISING TO THE OCCASION

Posted by Daniel S. Janik on Monday, February 17, 2014, In : Publishing 
Finding a safe place on today's book publishing battlefield is no easy task; more so, charting a growth position for an uncertain future. For example, bookstores, mainly the large and regional chain stores, which have long been the mainstays of retail book sales, are disappearing at an alarming rate (a la Borders and now Barnes and Noble). The dwindling 3,000 small, independent bookstores are being heavily stressed to stay open as well. But that's nothing new -- it's been coming for a long t...
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David Shinsato Joins Savant Editor Staff

Posted by Daniel S. on Sunday, January 12, 2014, In : New Editor 
David Shinsato is glad to be continuing with Savant, this time as an Editor (in addition to proofreader). He's a still the laid back guy who likes to read, serve at church, and hang out with his friends. He's recently engaged, and he and partner are planning to marry in December of this year. He's also taking the necessary steps to becoming a freelance direct response copywriter. Until then, he'll also be working as a busser, then hopefully a waiter, at Gyotaku Japanese restaurant in Pear...
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Four New Savant Editors and One New Proofreader

Posted by Daniel S. on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, In : Publishing 
2013's been a busy year for Savant Books and Publications (SBAP), Savant Bookstore Honolulu (SBH) and Savant Distribution (SD). The year saw SBAP and it's subsidiaries once again well in the black despite the bleak economic environment. For example, while Barnes and Noble closed it's Kahala Mall bookstore, SBH at Hawaii Kai and SBH at Kokua Market (University District) this year effectively doubled our online sales income, as well as 2013 author royalties. We fully expect to fill a good porti...
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Author S. Stanley Gordon's Savant Bookstore Party

Posted by Daniel S. on Monday, October 14, 2013, In : author visit 
Savant Books' author S. Stanley Gordon (MY TWO WIVES AND THREE HUSBANDS) and partner Joe Gordon made a stop in Honolulu on their South Pacific cruise to visit Savant Books and Publications and attend an author signing party at Savant Bookstore Honolulu.



After lunch together on the magnificent Waikiki Elks veranda and discussing book marketing and promotion, we drove to the Savant Bookstore Honolulu in Hawaii Kai for a combined bookstore and author appearance event. The audience engaged the tw...
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PUTTING ON THE SPELL

Posted by Daniel S. on Wednesday, September 5, 2012, In : major events 
These days, in today's world of publishing, "getting published" and having one's book appear on a wide variety of established sales channels has gotten much easier, while garnering author name and book title recognition so interested readers can locate an author's work has gotten much harder. While publishers struggle with the vastly increased approaches to publication including self-, vanity, POD (print on demand), electronic and traditional publishing models, distributors for ways to identi...
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Savant Bookstore Honolulu Expands to Hawaii Kai

Posted by Daniel S. on Saturday, June 23, 2012, In : major events 
Aloha Book-Lovers,

It's my pleasure to announce that despite this time of closing bookstores and growing illiteracy, Savant Bookstore Honolulu continues to GROW! Savant Bookstore Honolulu #1 at Coffee Talk Coffee Shop in Kaimuki is open Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will continue to bring you the best in new fiction and non-fiction, including author appearances and book release parties. SBH#1 is THE place for gift shopping - nothing says it as well as a book - and community socia...
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Savant On-The-Air

Posted by Daniel S. on Sunday, June 10, 2012, In : major events 
The "Long Lost Oldie Radio Show" at 107.9 FM on Saturdays from 2 to 4 p.m. will feature Savant Bookstore Honolulu and spot one or more Savant publications. Last week, 9 June 2012, DJ Sheriff Norm mentioned local Hawaii author Laurie Hanan's ALMOST PARADISE (Savant 2011). This week will feature Mike Farris' Hawaii-based KANAKA BLUES (Savant 2010), the first in a series of legal thrillers, followed by MANIFEST INTENT (Savant 2010) and the newly-released RULES OF PRIVILEGE (Savant 2012).

All Sav...
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Savant Launches Savant Bookstore Honolulu and Savant Distribution

Posted by Daniel S. on Saturday, April 28, 2012, In : major events 
Savant Books and Publications, a small, independent publisher of books, CDs and DVDs is anything but small these days! 

In January 2012, we launched the first of our own bookstores, Savant Bookstore Honolulu (http://www.savantbookstorehonolulu.com) which is open for business, author parties, book release parties and book award parties every Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Coffee Talk Coffee House in Kaimuki, a 5-minute bus ride from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Chaminade University, K...
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S. Stanley Gordon Hits Honolulu

Posted by Daniel S. on Sunday, January 22, 2012, In : author visit 
I'm often asked if author, book release, book signing and book award parties really work. Well, here's proof: Savant author S. Stanley Gordon (MY TWO WIVES AND THREE HUSBANDS, 2011) and partner, Joe Gordon, during a recent visit to Honolulu, held book signing/award parties at the Savant Bookstore Honolulu in Kaimuki and next day at Hula's Bar and Lei Stand in Waikiki. The result: over 30 contacts (five celebrities!), six books sold, and an invitation to place the book in "80% Straight" in Wai...
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Savent Books Available Through Ingram Distribution

Posted by Daniel S. on Monday, November 8, 2010, In : major events 
I am pleased to announce that Savant books will now become available to independent and major chain bookstores worldwide through Ingram Distribution Company. What this means is that Ingram clients who request one book on spec or 100,000 books for regional bookstore distribution can now order them directly from Ingram. We have arranged for all new Savant releases to appear on the Ingram list. I estimate it should take, on the average, four months after release for an individual work to actuall...
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Calling All Distributors and Bookstores!

Posted by Daniel S. on Friday, October 16, 2009, In : booksignings 
As a small, independent publisher, I'm often asked by prospective authors where they can see their books displayed so they can watch readers oooh and ahhh over their books.  Well, one thing for sure, the book publishing industry has and continues to change at such a pace, it's been a long time since I attempted anything like that.  Nowadays, it's mostly about Amazon.com sales ranks and monthly marketing reports from the various online sales.  Those wonderful, brick and mortar (B&M) bookshops ...
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