BTW Interviews

    A Q&A With Mackenzi Lee, Author of the #1 Summer Kids’ Indie Next List Pick

    The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by independent bookseller Mackenzi Lee is “the summer road-trip adventure you’ve been waiting for,” says Marika McCoola of Porter Square Books.

    A Q&A With Anthony Horowitz, Author of the #1 Indie Next List Pick for June

    Anthony Horowitz’s Magpie Murders, a mystery novel within a mystery novel, is “a perfect book to read in a cushy chair with a cup of tea,” says Ken Favell of Books & Company.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Lisa Ko

    Lisa Ko is the author of the Indies Introduce adult pick The Leavers, which Becky Milner of Vintage Books called “a bravura debut.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Melissa Savage

    Melissa Savage is the author of the Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce middle grade debut Lemons, “a wonderful story about love, loss, and healing,” said Katherine Megna-Weber of Books Inc.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Laura Trunkey

    Double Dutch, the Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce debut from Laura Trunkey, “is full of magical short stories that remind me of why I love this genre,” said Susan Hans O’Connor of Penguin Bookshop.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Amy Liptrot

    Amy Liptrot is the author of the Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce debut The Outrun, a “stunningly written journal of recovery,” said Darwin Ellis of Books on the Common.

    J. Robert Lennon on “Broken River,” May’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

    “Undeniably bizarre in its plot, yet unsettlingly real in its exploration of marriage, childhood, and regret, Broken River is classic indie bookstore fare,” said Annie Metcalf of Magers & Quinn Booksellers.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Andrew Forsthoefel

    Andrew Forsthoefel is the author of the Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce pick Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Ruth Lauren

    Ruth Lauren is the author of Prisoner of Ice and Snow, a Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce debut for middle-grade readers, set in a fantasy world inspired by Russia.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Deepak Unnikrishnan

    Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce debut author Deepak Unnikrishnan is the “immensely talented new voice” behind Temporary People, said Hilary Gustafson of Literati Bookstore.

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