Make the most of your MPIBA membership with the Holiday Gift Guide Catalog — an indispensable part of your holiday marketing plans! The catalog is filled with the biggest titles and best gift ideas of the season, and you’ll reach your customers with beautiful print and digital editions personalized for your bookstore.


Display them in your stores, stuff them in customer bags, distribute them around town (coffee shops, libraries, neighborhood hangouts), mail them to your customer list or to potential customers, and insert them into your local newspaper. The marketing possibilities are endless!


  • The Holiday Gift Guide Catalogs are completely FREE.
  • Every member store automatically receives 1000 custom printed catalogs, but may order an unlimited number of additional catalogs ABSOLUTELY FREE (no shipping, no hidden charges, FREE).
  • FREE digital/email version, complete with BUY NOW buttons linked to your website (if applicable), sent to YOUR store’s e-mail subscribers on your behalf. (Powered by Shelf Awareness).
    • Simply upload your customer email list (as a CSV file) and your logo on the order form provided and you’re done! Four Holiday Gift Guide Catalog emails will go directly to your customers on the following dates (11/18, 11/25, 12/2, and 12/16).
  • FREE bookstore branding on print and digital catalogs.
    • Standard imprint is your logo and store contact information.
    • Or you can submit a customized ad for the imprint, click here to see some great examples and specs.
  • FREE printed and digital marketing materials for you to use in-store, on your website, on social media, and any other creative ways you come up with.
  • Helpful “Generating Sales with the Holiday Gift Guide” tip sheet.
  • Beautiful catalog filled with the biggest titles and best gift ideas!
  • All titles available via Ingram (with promo pricing), Bookazine, or direct from publishers.
  • MPIBA will conduct an extensive social media campaign in support of the catalog and our member stores!


  • Consider your uses and decide how many print catalogs you’d like for your store above and beyond your automatic 1000 (no matter how many you order, they will be completely FREE).
  • If you’d like, create your own fantastic ad for the back of the print catalog (see examples and specs here), and have it ready to upload in the order form, or you can email it directly to If we don’t receive an ad, your print and digital catalogs will be imprinted with your logo and store contact information.
  • Decide if you’d like to mail catalogs to your customers, or via EDDM, and make your plans.
  • Consider inserting catalogs in your local newspaper and make those plans.
  • Plan to take advantage of the FREE digital/email version of the catalog. Clean up your customer email list and download it as a CSV file, email addresses only.
  • Then click the order form below and get started with your best holiday sales generator!