Indies Introduce Interview

19 Jan
Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

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
You'll Miss Me When I'm Gone book cover

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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03 Jan

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Lindsey Stoddard

Lindsey Stoddard’s Just Like Jackie is “a heartfelt and unflinchingly honest story of what defines, challenges, and bonds together family,” said Kathleen Carey of Little Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza.

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13 Oct

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Nic Stone

Nic Stone is the author of Dear Martin, a Summer/Fall Indies Introduce pick for young adults that follows Justyce McAllister as he explores his feelings on race through letters to Martin Luther King Jr.

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28 Sep

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Jeannie Vanasco

Jeannie Vanasco’s The Glass Eye is “an absolutely beautiful exploration of family, grief, memory, and madness,” said Jamie Thomas of Women & Children First.

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28 Sep

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Karina Yan Glaser

Kate Schlademan of The Learned Owl Book Shop has called Karina Yan Glaser’s middle-grade debut, The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street, “heartbreaking and hopeful at every turn.”

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25 Sep

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Jake Burt

Jake Burt’s Greetings From Witness Protection! “is a funny, entertaining, and original story about family, friendship, identity, and starting over,” said Lauren Savage of The Reading Bug.

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19 Sep

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Margaret Rogerson

Margaret Rogerson is the author of the Indies Introduce young adult debut An Enchantment of Ravens, in which fairies rely on humans for craft work in exchange for enchantments.

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25 Aug

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Gregory Scott Katsoulis

Gregory Scott Katsoulis is the author of the young adult debut All Rights Reserved, which takes place in a dystopian future where nearly all words and gestures are copyrighted.

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21 Aug

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Celia C. Pérez

Celia C. Pérez is the author of the debut middle-grade novel The First Rule of Punk, which Laura Delaney of Rediscovered Books said she loved for its “blend of music, art, and family.”

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11 Aug

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

Margot Farris of pages: a bookstore said she “couldn’t help but root for every single character” in Margaret Wilkerson Sexton’s A Kind of Freedom.

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11 Aug

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Diana Harmon Asher

In Sidetracked, author Diana Harmon Asher “gives us a narrator with a unique voice,” said Dave Shallenberger of Little Shop of Stories.

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04 Aug

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Danya Kukafka

Courtney Flynn of Trident Booksellers & Café called Danya Kukafka’s Girl in Snow “a whodunit with the added bonus of rich, wonderful characters and good writing.”

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