A Q&A With the Author of “Furyborn,” a Summer Kids’ Indie Next List Top Pick

    Cristina Russell of Books & Books calls Furyborn by Claire Legrand “exactly the kind of ambitious, well-written YA high fantasy that I’ve been looking for.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Chad Sell

    “This delightful graphic novel is a game of Dungeons & Dragons, a superhero story, and a kaiju match all in one,” said Destenie Fafard of Cellar Door Books.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A with Megan Bannen

    Louise Marshall of Rakestraw Books calls The Bird and the Blade, Megan Bannen’s debut young adult novel and an Indies Introduce Summer/Fall 2018 selection, “intricately crafted, superbly written, and beautifully tragic.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Bethany C. Morrow

    MEM by debut author Bethany C. Morrow imagines a world where humans have found a way to extract unwanted memories and implant them in another being that looks and sounds just like the original.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Mary Winn Heider

    “This madcap adventure is possibly the zaniest I have ever encountered,” said Katie McGinley of Wild Rumpus about Heider’s debut, The Mortification of Fovea Munson.

    A Q&A With Tommy Orange, Author of June’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

    There There by Tommy Orange, June’s number-one Indie Next List title, is “the kind of book that grabs you from the start and doesn’t let go,” according to Heather Weldon of Changing Hands Bookstore.

    Adrienne Young on Summer 2018 Kids’ Indie Next List Pick “Sky in the Deep”

    Sky in the Deep is the YA fantasy I’ve been waiting for,” said Sarah Green of Vero Beach Book Center in praise of Adrienne Young’s debut novel, a top pick by booksellers for the Summer Kids’ Indie Next List.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Matilda Woods

    Matilda Woodsmiddle grade debut, The Boy, the Bird, and the Coffin Maker, “reads like a newly discovered folktale that, once found, becomes essential,” said Sam Miller of Carmichael’s Bookstore.

    A Q&A With Jamel Brinkley, Author of May’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

    A Lucky Man, Jamel Brinkley’s debut story collection, “marks the arrival of a brilliant new voice in contemporary fiction,” said Jason Foose of Changing Hands Bookstore.

    Christine Mangan on April’s #1 Indie Next List Pick, “Tangerine”

    Christine Mangan’s debut novel, which explores the darker side of female friendship, “is an absolute stunner,” said Erika VanDam of RoscoeBooks.

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