BTW Interviews

21 Aug

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Celia C. Pérez

Celia C. Pérez is the author of the debut middle-grade novel The First Rule of Punk, which Laura Delaney of Rediscovered Books said she loved for its “blend of music, art, and family.”

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11 Aug

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

Margot Farris of pages: a bookstore said she “couldn’t help but root for every single character” in Margaret Wilkerson Sexton’s A Kind of Freedom.

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11 Aug

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Diana Harmon Asher

In Sidetracked, author Diana Harmon Asher “gives us a narrator with a unique voice,” said Dave Shallenberger of Little Shop of Stories.

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04 Aug

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Danya Kukafka

Courtney Flynn of Trident Booksellers & Café called Danya Kukafka’s Girl in Snow “a whodunit with the added bonus of rich, wonderful characters and good writing.”

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04 Aug

An Indies Introduce Q&A With F.C. Yee

F.C. Yee is the author of the young adult debut The Epic Crush of Genie Lo, which will “fill that Buffy- or Sailor Moon-shaped hole in your life,” said Allison Senecal of Old Firehouse Books.

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31 Jul

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Augustus Rose

Augustus Rose is the author of Summer/Fall Indies Introduce debut The Readymade Thief, which follows 17-year-old Lee on what Jason Kennedy of Boswell Book Company calls “a brilliant journey.”

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20 Jul

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Sarah Schmidt

Sarah Schmidt is the author of the Summer/Fall 2017 Indies Introduce adult title See What I Have Done, which Carolyn Hutton of Mrs. Dalloway’s Literary & Garden Arts calls a “thriller of a debut.”

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18 Jul

A Q&A With Joshilyn Jackson, Author of August’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson, about a graphic novelist who discovers a family secret, is booksellers’ number one-pick for the August Indie Next List.

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10 Jul

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Bianca Marais

Booksellers have named Bianca Marais’ debut novel set in apartheid-era South Africa, Hum If You Don’t Know the Words, a Summer/Fall 2017 Indies Introduce debut and a July Indie Next List pick.

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05 Jul

Cath Crowley on Summer Kids’ Indie Next List Pick “Words in Deep Blue”

Australian author Cath Crowley’s Words in Deep Blue is one of booksellers’ top picks for the Summer 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List.

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