12 Jan
Ain't Burned All the Bright by Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin

Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin on January/February 2022 Kids' Indie Next List Top Pick "Ain't Burned All the Bright"

“If there’s ever been a person to write about our times — Black Lives Matter, conflict, COVID — it’s Jason Reynolds,” said Melissa Fox of Watermark Books & Café.

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11 Jan
E-commerce update

A Dramatic Increase In Online Bookstore Traffic

Over the past 22 days, online traffic to IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites has been increasing dramatically when compared to the same period last year.

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10 Jan
The Way I See It by Nancy Tandon

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Nancy Tandon

Here, Susan Williams of M. Judson Booksellers and Nancy Tandon discuss writing for children. 

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05 Jan
Bestsellers List

The Indie Poetry Bestseller List

Here is the Indie Poetry Bestseller List, based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending January 2, 2022.

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04 Jan
Olga Dies Dreaming: A Novel by Xochitl Gonzalez

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Xochitl Gonzalez

Olga Dies Dreaming is a stunning debut, one that will linger long after the book is closed, and — hopefully — throughout the years," said Rebecca Speas of One More Page Books in Arlington, Virginia. 

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