Indies Introduce Interview

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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16 Jan

An Indies Introduce Q&A With William A. Noguera

Escape Artist is a gripping, sad, inspirational, and amazing story of being on death row in America’s worst prison,” said Chris Morrow of Northshire Bookstore.

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09 Jan

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Mira T. Lee

“Mira T. Lee’s Everything Here Is Beautiful is an extremely powerful and timely work of fiction,” said Janine De Boisblanc of Orinda Books.

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08 Jan

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Rachel Lynn Solomon

“I cried knowing that each twin would suffer immeasurable loss, yet only one would succumb,” Stacey Haerr of Warwick’s said about Solomon’s young adult debut, You’ll Miss Me When I’m Gone.

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