She thought one day lay down** was like a short reading vacation. She's even been practicing.
I had to send her over to Editorial Anonymous for a brush up on publishing terms.
sell-in and sell-through
and what sounds fun, but isn't what you think: strippable
For all the definitions click Publishing Dictionary.
**one day lay down, or lay down is the date when a title goes on sale in a special "not before today" way. It's usually reserved for books that have a lot of popular demand: Stephenie Meyer, William Gibson, Michael Crichton and the like. It's pretty much the antithesis of vacation day for bookstore staffers!