Best sellers & Development this month
Circle Software - Bookshop System Specialists

Best Sellers November

Devotion by Hannah Kent

New to the list with 2,541 sales was "Devotion" by Hannah Kent. Trent Dalton's "Love Stories Uplifting True Stories about Love" was second with 2,269 sales (+1,874).

Dropping from first to third place was Liane Moriarty's "Apples Never Fall" with 1,752 sales (-1027).

See the complete Top 50

Kia ora new stores

A very warm welcome to all new (and seasoned) bookshop owners. 

Oscar & Friends

Kiama, NSW AU

The Teaching Hub
Mandurah, WA, AU

The Booklover
Milford, Auckland NZ



The sales KPIs are reflecting the opening up in New Zealand and Australia and are back in positive territory in November compared to last year. YTD New Zealand is still up 11% and Australia 7%. 

Sales compared to last year October / November

  • Australia:¬† -8.0% /¬† +3.53%
  • New Zealand: -2.32% / +1.18%

You can see the full year in Reports > Monthly Sales

Why Suppliers should also use Circle

  • Makes it easier for shops to buy and sell your books¬†
  • An easy way to provide P&A info online
  • A way to check data in feeds is correct and complete
  • Provides an affordable and easy-to-use ecommerce website

See the PDL case study

Development in November

In November we continued work on a number of new features, webPOS, self-onboarding, the group/association portal, Circle gift card and bin fulfilment. A substantial amount of time was spent on the R6 upgrade and we improved stock exports, returns and inwards goods. 

Currently working on

  • Circle Gift Card
  • Rails 6 upgrade
  • Group/Association central site
  • Improved onboarding system for new customers

See all Improvements in November

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It's that crazy time of year

We're sure December can be a testing time for our booksellers and thought you might appreciate these.



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