Indies Introduce

01 Feb
Jennifer Savran Kelly, author of "Endpapers"

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Jennifer Savran Kelly

"Savran Kelly’s writing is authentic and unique, luring readers into a world where everyone’s story is necessary to tell. Endpapers is a quick-paced novel that will stay with you long after you finish,” said Nikita Imafidon of Raven Book Store in Lawrence, Kansas.

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01 Feb
Beth Lincoln, author of "The Swifts"

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Beth Lincoln

"Its deep affection for language and irreverent-yet-loving-approach to its characters endears, while its deliciously suspenseful murder mystery storytline make it perfect for a classroom read-aloud with interactive student sleuthing,” said Emily Autenrieth of A Seat at the Table Books in Elk Grove, California.

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25 Jan
Miya T. Beck, author of "The Pearl Hunter"

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Miya T. Beck

"A captivating adventure with a beautiful historical and mythical backdrop,” said Gabriella Crivilare of Prairie Fox Books in Ottawa, Illinois.

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25 Jan
Dizz Tate, author of "Brutes"

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Dizz Tate

"An enthralling, kaleidoscopic, and bold vision of girlhood unlike anything I’ve read before,” said Alyssa Raymond of Copper Dog Books in Beverley, Massachusetts.

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11 Jan
Krystal Marquis, author of The Davenports

A Q&A with Krystal Marquis, Indies Introduce Author of the January/February Kids’ Indie Next List Top Pick “The Davenports”

“Prepare to be captivated, entranced, and inspired by these four memorable young women,” said Kaliisha Cole of Whitelam Books in Reading, Massachusetts.

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14 Dec
Kashana Cauley, author of The Survivalists

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Kashana Cauley

“As I read The Survivalists, I felt like I was transported from a grounded reality into a world bordering on the absurd,” said Laura Kendall of Second Flight Books in Lafayette, Indiana.

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07 Dec
Tom Crewe, author of The Night Life

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Tom Crewe

“Tom Crewe’s debut is a dazzling character study in what it means to want a bigger life, and to pursue a life outside the perimeter of what the world has set before you,” said Camden Avery of The Booksmith in San Francisco, California.

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02 Nov
Jas Hammonds, an Indies Introduce Author of November/December Kids' Indie Next List Top Pick "We Deserve Monuments"

A Q&A with Jas Hammonds, Indies Introduce Author of the November/December Kids’ Indie Next List Top Pick “We Deserve Monuments”

We Deserve Monuments is an absolute stunner. An intergenerational mystery, a tribute to first love, and one of the best YA books I’ve read in the last decade,” said Nicole Brinkley of Oblong Books in Rhinebeck, New York.

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12 Oct
Rhiannon Wilde, author of Henry Hamlet’s Heart

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Rhiannon Wilde

“Full of humor, sincerity, and excellent musical references, this is one of my new favorite coming-of-age stories,” said Melissa Taylor of E. Shaver, Bookseller in Savannah, Georgia.

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05 Oct
Maggie Horne, author of Hazel Hill is Gonna Win This One

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Maggie Horne

“Hazel is funny, smart, insecure, and ultimately, brave. My nerdy, introverted, middle school self needed a book like this. A book that shows that it’s not ok for girls to be treated like their bodies are a distraction and something they should have to apologize for,” said Melissa Taylor of E. Shaver, Bookseller in Savannah, Georgia.

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28 Sep
Laura Krantz, author of The Search for Sasquatch

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Laura Krantz

“Presented with great illustrations, digestible science-based breakdowns, and — of course — spooky stories, this page-turner is bound to be a hit with any young nature lover, science fan, and adventurous reader you know,” said Ernio Hernandez of River Bend Bookshop in Glastonbury, Connecticut.

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21 Sep
Edudzi Adodo, author of Children of Stardust

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Edudzi Adodo

“Filled with stories based on mythology and exciting space technology (or maybe magic?), you’ll be sure to read this as fast as a whizzer!” said Revati Kilaparti of Old Firehouse Books in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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14 Sep
Hiron Ennes, author of Leech

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Hiron Ennes

Leech is atmospheric and rife with troubled, sharply-realized characters. In particular, the narrator is one of the most fascinating voices I’ve ever come across. As deeply compelling as discomfiting — this debut is a must-read," said Ellen McLaren of Queen Anne Book Company in Seattle, WA.

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07 Sep
C.C. Harrington, author of Wildoak

An Indies Introduce Q&A With C.C. Harrington

“I loved this book and can’t wait for another generation of readers to fall in love with reading because of this magical story,” said Revati Kilaparti of Old Firehouse Books in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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07 Sep
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