Increasing Standing Orders Plan Options

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| By Thorndike Staff |

Greet Customers Curbside or at Your Counter with New Plans

Thorndike Press adjusted their publishing plans and placed many standing order plans on pause in May in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Now, with libraries across the country carefully reopening their doors and/or offering curbside service, we’re excited to welcome back 11 “fan favorite” large print standing order plans to our publishing schedule effective immediately.  

  • Black Voices (formerly known as African American): Titles by bestselling, award-winning, and popular African American writers focus on relationships and experiences of African Americans in various genres.
  • Biography and Memoir: A variety of bestselling and well-reviewed biographies and memoirs including historical biographies, celebrity biographies and memoirs, and inspiring narrative memoirs of intriguing individuals.
  • Christian Fiction: Engaging, well-written, and wholesome fiction with Christian themes and messages that appeal to all ages. Contains many of the top, bestselling authors as well as a mix of subgenres.
  • Christian Romance: A mix of engaging, clean romances that are appropriate for all ages, these well-written titles with a Christian message will delight fans of the genre.
  • Hardcover Genre Value Plan: Includes one Mystery title‚ one Romance title‚ and one Western title selected by our editors as the best from our existing hardcover plans.
  • Mystery: Selected from a mix of popular mystery subgenres—classic whodunits‚ hard-boiled‚ cozies‚ police procedurals‚ true crime‚ adventure/suspense—features highly acclaimed and unique titles popular with today’s readers.
  • Nonfiction: Features bestselling and popular nonfiction titles that cover a wide spectrum of nonfiction subgenres including armchair travel, popular science, pets and animals, popular culture, humor, history, current events, biographies and memoirs, and other standouts in narrative nonfiction.
  • Romance: Select titles from every popular subgenre from a mix of top-selling authors. From chaste to explicit, this subscription offers selections for every romance reader.
  • Western: Features the best of the New West and the Old West. A mixture of newly published contemporary and traditional Westerns by award-winning and well-known authors in hardcover format.
  • Wheeler Cozy Mystery: Quick reads that are light-hearted in tone involving amateur sleuths, loveable characters, and amusing dialogue without any graphic sex‚ violence‚ or profanity.
  • Wheeler Western: Features classic Western writers and introduces fan favorites and up-and-coming authors in the genre in a softcover format. Sure to please all Western fans!

See our May 15, 2020 blog post for further details on uninterrupted plans as well as plans that remain paused indefinitely.

Throughout this challenging year, readers have shown their drive and resiliency in pursuit of the comfort your library provides. So, whether you’re filling tote bags at counters or curbside, meet your customers’ large print needs while saving time and money with our standing order plans.

Learn more about our standing order plans for all libraries, budgets, and reader preferences with our 100% guarantee and easy return policy.

If you have any questions, please contact your Thorndike Press account manager.


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