Indies Introduce


  • Reptile Memoirs, Silje Ulstein, Alison McCullough (Transl.)
    Grove Press, 9780802158864, March 15, 2022 (Fiction)

    “Literary mystery with a fresh twist — one of the characters is a huge Python whose P.O.V. is devoid of all emotion, ‘cause, hey — it's a snake. This dark tale of deceit, betrayal, and mayhem is from start to finish a can’t-put-down-read. Complex characters and fantastic plot make for a creepy yet oh-so-satisfying read set in Norway.”

    —BJ Hegedus, Postalworks Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA

    “This is a dark and twisty novel that will snake it's way into your thoughts and not let go. Multiple storylines ebb and flow, coming together to reveal shocking secrets that change how you look at the characters. This intense debut thriller set in Norway is definitely not one to miss!”

    —Katrina Bright-Yerges, Books & Company, Ocomonowoc, WI


    “Posing the question of can one really shed one’s skin, Ulstein’s novel asks readers to play out two parallel stories, while demanding that they also read until the very end. Dark, engrossing, and compulsive, Ulstein’s story is one that will not just linger but — also — haunt.”

    —Clancey D’Isa, Seminary Co-op Bookstores, Chicago, IL

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