Indies Introduce Interview

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Thi Bui

    “Thi Bui’s graphic memoir is outstanding,” said Penguin Bookshop’s Susan Hans O’Connor about The Best We Could Do, a Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce debut .

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Whitney Gardner

    Whitney Gardner, author of the Indies Introduce young adult debut You’re Welcome, Universe, “has managed to make a very specific and angst-filled story universally appealing and lovable,” said Molly Olivo of Barstons Child’s Play.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Peternelle van Arsdale

    Peternelle van Arsdale is the author of The Beast Is an Animal, an Indies Introduce debut novel for young adults and a Spring Kids’ Indie Next List pick.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Dan Egan

    Dan Egan is the author of The Death and Life of the Great Lakes, “an excellent account of the effects humankind has upon nature,” said Pete Mock of McIntyre’s Books.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Annie Hartnett

    Elvis Babbitt, the main character in Annie Hartnett’s Rabbit Cake, is “funny, smart, surprising, and heartbreaking,” said Susan Hans O’Connor of Penguin Bookshop.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Emily Fridlund

    Here, bookseller Susan Tunis of BookShop West Portal talks with Emily Fridlund, author of the Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce debut novel History of Wolves.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Tricia Levenseller

    Daughter of the Pirate King, Tricia Levenseller’s debut novel for young adults, is “compulsively readable and exciting,” said Indies Introduce panelist Johanna Albrecht of Flyleaf Books.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Natalie C. Anderson

    City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson “explores human resilience and loyalty in the face of unspeakable oppression,” said Romy Griepp of Once Upon a Time.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Rafi Mittlefehldt

    Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut It Looks Like This by Rafi Mittlefehldt is “a moving, thought-provoking story of acceptance and self-love,” said Diane Howell Robinson of Eagle Eye Book Shop.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Karen Fortunati

    Karen Fortunati is the author of The Weight of Zero, a Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce title. “Read it. It’ll change you,” said Flannery Fitch of Bookshop Santa Cruz.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Wade Albert White

    Wade Albert White is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce pick The Adventurer’s Guide to Successful Escapes.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Helen Sedgwick

    The Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut The Comet Seekers by Helen Sedgwick “establishes its unique tone and lyrical beauty from the opening sentence,” said Joe Strebel of Anderson’s Bookshops.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Robert Seethaler

    Robert Seethaler is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut A Whole Life, which Ingrid Goatson of Boulder Book Store called “a rare kind of book that will be hard for anyone not to love.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Kate Beasley

    Kate Beasley is the author of Gertie’s Leap to Greatness, a Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut for middle-grade readers. 

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Krystal Sutherland

    Krystal Sutherland is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce young adult debut Our Chemical Hearts, “a beautiful story of young love, loss, and healing,” said Jill Stein of J&J’s Children’s Books.

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