BTW Interviews

    Jacqueline Woodson on Another Brooklyn, August’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

    Jacqueline Woodson’s first title for adults in 20 years is “a beautiful, heart-wrenching novel of a young girl’s coming-of-age in Brooklyn,” said Nicole Yasinsky of The Booksellers at Laurelwood.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Elnathan John

    Elnathan John is the author of the Winter/Spring 2016 Indies Introduce title Born on a Tuesday, which Jenny Lyons of The Vermont Book Shop called “a powerful and compelling debut novel.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Harriet Reuter Hapgood

    Harriet Reuter Hapgood is the author or The Square Root of Summer, a Winter/Spring 2016 Indies Introduce debut title for young adults. Johanna Albrecht of Flyleaf Books described the novel as “a rewarding and wholly enjoyable reading experience.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Sean McGinty

    Sean McGinty is the author of The End of FUN, a Winter/Spring 2016 Indies Introduce debut title for young adults. Will Walton of Avid Bookshop called the novel “fresh, smart, and chock-damn-full of heart.”

    Author Ben H. Winters on Underground Airlines, July’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

    Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters imagines a present-day America in which the Civil War never happened and slavery is still practiced in four Southern states.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Jeff Zentner

    Jeff Zentner is the author of The Serpent King, a Winter/Spring Indies Introduce debut for young readers and a Spring Kids’ Indie Next List pick. Erin Barker from Hooray for Books! called The Serpent King “a contemporary Southern novel about loyalty, betrayal, and becoming your most honest self.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Molly Prentiss

    Molly Prentiss is the author of Tuesday Nights in 1980, a Winter/Spring Indies Introduce debut title for adults and an April Indie Next List pick. Anmiryam Budner of Main Point Books called the novel “immersive and satisfying.”

    A Q&A With Emma Cline, Author of June’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

    Debut novelist Emma Cline explores the darker side of adolescence in The Girls, the number one pick of independent booksellers for the June 2016 Indie Next List.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Rosalie Knecht

    Rosalie Knecht is the author of the Winter/Spring Indies Introduce debut title Relief Map, which Linda McLoughlin Figel of {pages: a bookstore} called “a rich and memorable read from an exciting new talent.”

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Lindsay Eagar

    Lindsay Eagar is the author of Hour of the Bees, a Winter/Spring Indies Introduce debut title for middle-grade readers. Drew Sieplinga of Wild Rumpus Books called Hour of the Bees “a beautifully written, magical book.”

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