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July 2018

'104-Storey Treehouse', the latest instalment by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton, has entered the Top 50 with an incredible 5659 sales since its release earlier in July. Scott Pape's 'Barefoot Investor' has returned to second place, selling 957 copies, and Mark Manson's 'The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck' has slipped to third with 729 copies sold.

See the complete Top 50

ABA User Meeting Votes

What do you want from the Circle system?

Read over the User Wishlist and submit three votes per store for the features that are most important to your business.

Email your votes to

2018 Man Booker Prize Longlist Announced

171 books were nominated this year, the largest number of submissions in Man Booker history. Amongst the abundance of dystopian fiction is the first graphic novel to ever make the list, a novel written in verse, and 'Warlight' by the recent winner of the Golden Man Booker, Michael Ondaatje.

Click here to read Harry Thorne of Frieze's analysis of the books and the problematic Euro-American focus of a supposedly open award.

View the Man Booker Longlist on our Awards Site.

Shop for Sale

Touchwood Books is based in Levin, New Zealand. It operates as an online and mail order business specialising in new and second-hand books about gardening, horticulture, farming, and landscape design.

Contact Roxy Warrington:

Beta Test Requests & What's Next

July has been focused on improvements and getting ready for some major system infrastructure upgrades. Implementing a Content Delivery Network (CDN) Google managed mysql and a load balancer.

New Feature:

  • The ability to select the item in the core stock report and then order. (Video: 1.12)

Beta Test Requests:

  • Please email if you are interested in testing Rails 4.
  • Tidy-ups to automatic POS based consignment invoicing.
Click Here for the Full List of New Features and Improvements

Warwick Schaffer

Circle Software Ltd

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