Indies Introduce Interview

27 Jun

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Melinda Beatty

In Beatty’s middle-grade debut fantasy, Heartseeker, Only Fallow has a secret ability to see lies, a power that forces her from provincial life into the service of a king and court she does not trust.

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21 Jun

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Sayaka Murata and Ginny Tapley Takemori

Ely Watson of A Room of One’s Own called Convenience Store Woman “a strong commentary on obsessive work culture” and praised its “calculated, removed prose and unique narrative and characters.”

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05 Jun

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Chad Sell

“This delightful graphic novel is a game of Dungeons & Dragons, a superhero story, and a kaiju match all in one,” said Destenie Fafard of Cellar Door Books.

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25 May

An Indies Introduce Q&A with Megan Bannen

Louise Marshall of Rakestraw Books calls The Bird and the Blade, Megan Bannen’s debut young adult novel and an Indies Introduce Summer/Fall 2018 selection, “intricately crafted, superbly written, and beautifully tragic.”

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21 May

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Bethany C. Morrow

MEM by debut author Bethany C. Morrow imagines a world where humans have found a way to extract unwanted memories and implant them in another being that looks and sounds just like the original.

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21 May

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Mary Winn Heider

“This madcap adventure is possibly the zaniest I have ever encountered,” said Katie McGinley of Wild Rumpus about Heider’s debut, The Mortification of Fovea Munson.

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14 May

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Matilda Woods

Matilda Woodsmiddle grade debut, The Boy, the Bird, and the Coffin Maker, “reads like a newly discovered folktale that, once found, becomes essential,” said Sam Miller of Carmichael’s Bookstore.

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16 Mar

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Emily X.R. Pan

“I was stunned by the beautiful and engaging writing in this book; the story consumed me from start to finish,” said Kristen Beverly of Half Price Books about The Astonishing Color of After.

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09 Mar

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Tami Charles

“All I can say is thank goodness the ’80s are back in fashion, because this gem of a book is best read sitting in front of a TV tray in a recliner,” said Kim Bissell of Broadway Books about Tami Charles’ Like Vanessa.

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28 Feb

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Akwaeke Emezi

“This is a disturbing debut from the mind of a bright star in the firmament of writers,” said Linda Bond of Auntie’s Bookstore about Akwaeke Emezi’s debut, Freshwater.

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20 Feb

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Paul Howarth

Alyson Turner of Source Booksellers described Paul Howarth’s Only Killers and Thieves as “a Western set in Australian colonial times.”

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12 Feb

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Dawn Davies

“She’s honest, she’s real, and she’s a talented writer,” said Lynn Rosen, co-owner of Open Book Bookstore, about Mothers of Sparta debut author Dawn Davies.

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06 Feb

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Tom Malmquist

Tom Malmquist’s In Every Moment We Are Still Alive is “a story of love, loss and grieving, but also the hope that arises from the beginning of a new life,” said Linda Bond of Auntie’s Books.

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30 Jan

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Angelo Surmelis

The Dangerous Art of Blending In is a pleasure to read, even as it goes to dark places,” said Christie Olson Day of Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle’s Children’s Books.

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19 Jan

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Samira Ahmed

Love, Hate & Other Filters is “a timely read that deftly tempers difficult topics with levity and a wonderful narrative voice,” said Rebecca Wells of Porter Square Books.

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