Indies Introduce Interview

    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.

    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.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Rebecca Donnelly

    Rebecca Donnelly is the author of the Indies Introduce middle-grade debut How to Stage a Catastrophe, “a story near and dear to my heart,” said Emily Hall of Main Street Books.

    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.

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