An Indies Introduce New Voices Q&A With Marcia Wells

    Marcia Wells talks about the inspiration for her debut title for middle grade readers, Eddie Red, Undercover: Mystery on Museum Mile, her favorite books and authors, and what she’s working on next.

    An Indies Introduce Debut Author Q&A With Abby Geni

    Abby Geni, author of the fall 2013 Indies Introduce debut and November 2013 Indie Next List pick The Last Animal, talks about the inspiration for her debut short story collection, the influence of nature on her life and work, and more.

    An Indies Introduce New Voices Q&A With Makiia Lucier

    Makiia Lucier talks about her debut title for young adults, A Death-Struck Year, the merits of historical fiction, and more.

    An Indies Introduce Debut Author Q&A With TaraShea Nesbit

    TaraShea Nesbit is the author of the debut novel The Wives of Los Alamos, a spring 2014 Indies Introduce title and a March 2014 Indie Next List pick, which tells the story of women from all over the world who cut their ties with friends and relatives to live in isolation at Los Alamos while their husbands developed the atomic bomb.

    An Indies Introduce New Voices Q&A With Sally Green

    Debut author Sally Green talks about the inspiration for her YA novel Half Bad, the importance of fiction, and some of her favorite authors and books.

    A Q&A With Nickolas Butler, Author of March’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

    Nickolas Butler, author of Shotgun Lovesongs, the #1 Indie Next List pick for March, recently spoke to BTW about the emotions that inspired his book, the notion of friendship, and being able to live out his dream.

    An Indies Introduce New Voices Q&A With Rohan Gavin

    Rohan Gavin’s Knightley & Son “is a clever, creative, exciting adventure perfect for everyone who loves a good, classic mystery,” says Kris Vreeland of Once Upon a Time Bookstore. Here, Gavin discusses the inspiration for his debut novel for middle grade readers and more.

    A Q&A With Gabrielle Zevin, Author of April’s #1 Indie Next List Pick, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

    The talk of the independent bookselling community, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry follows the life of a bookstore owner as he deals with the trials and tribulations of life, love, and the book business. Here, author Gabrielle Zevin discusses the inspiration for her story and how she learned so much about the inner workings of the book business without stepping behind a checkout counter.

    An Indies Introduce New Voices/Indies Next List Q&A With Leslye Walton

    Walton’s eloquent debut YA novel, The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender, about a girl with speckled wings and a heritage of love, loss, and magic has been called “timeless, beautiful, and perfect for lovers of magical realism” by bookseller Melissa Fox of Watermark Books and Café.

    An Indies Introduce Debut Author Q&A With Jessica Hendry Nelson

    Jessica Hendry Nelson’s If Only You People Could Follow Directions is a collection of autobiographical essays about family relationships, addiction, and the chaos they bring. Reviewers have praised Nelson’s debut memoir as hypnotic and wryly funny.

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