Indies Introduce Interview

    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.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Heather Tucker

    Heather Tucker is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut The Clay Girl, “a beautifully written story of strength and resilience,” said Joe Strebel of Anderson’s Bookshop.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Catherine Leroux

    Catherine Leroux is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut The Party Wall, which Valerie Welbourn of Novels & Novelties Bookstore said is the best book she’s read in a long time.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Sungju Lee

    Sungju Lee is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce young adult debut Every Falling Star, an “all-around stunning memoir of survival,” said Clarissa Murphy of Brookline Booksmith.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Alexander Weinstein

    Alexander Weinstein is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut Children of the New World: Stories, which “hums with creative energy,” said Pete Mulvihill of Green Apple Books.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Sandra Evans

    Sandra Evans is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce middle-grade debut This Is Not a Werewolf Story, which Lisa Nehs of Books & Company said is “a wonderful mix of mythology, mystery, and suspense.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Robin MacArthur

    Robin MacArthur is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut Half Wild: Stories, a collection of connected stories depicting the hardscrabble lives of people living in rural Vermont. 

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Michelle Pretorius

    Michelle Pretorius is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut The Monster’s Daughter, which Linda Sherman-Nurick of Cellar Door Books described as “part mystery, part historical fiction, part science fiction, and, above all, a page-turning read.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Margot Harrison

    Margot Harrison is the author of the Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut The Killer in Me, which Valerie Koehler of Blue Willow Bookshop called a “must-read thriller for teens.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Atef Abu Saif

    Atef Abu Saif is the author of The Drone Eats With Me: A Gaza Diary, a Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut. Mary Fran Buckley of Eight Cousins said Abu Saif’s account is “testimony that must be heard.”

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