The Indie Travel Literature Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending July 8, 2018.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Dervla McTiernan

    The Ruin is “a compelling story that spans two decades and multiple mysteries and examines the ways that public servants can provide resources for those in need or fail them utterly — or worse,” said Maryelizabeth Yturralde of Mysterious Galaxy.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Cindy Baldwin

    In Where the Watermelons Grow, 12-year-old Della struggles with a baby sister who needs to be kept out of trouble, a mother with schizophrenia, and the drought affecting her father’s watermelon farm.

    Libro.fm’s July 2018 Audiobook Bestsellers

    The July 2018 Audiobook Bestseller List is based on sales through hundreds of independent bookstore locations participating in the Libro.fm audiobook program during the month of June.

    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.

    The August 2018 Indie Next List Preview

    Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the August 2018 Indie Next List flier, which is on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

    July Indie Next List e-Newsletter to Deliver to 491,000+ Customers

    The July Indie Next List e-newsletter, powered by Shelf Awareness, will be delivered to customers at more than 120 ABA member stores on Thursday, July 5.

    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.”

    The Indie Love & Romance Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending June 17, 2018.

    The July ’18 Now in Paperback Flier & Shelf-Talkers

    The July Indie Next List’s 12 Now in Paperback titles are featured with bookseller quotes on a downloadable flier and shelf-talkers.

    A Q&A With Ottessa Moshfegh, Author of July’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

    Gregory Day of BookPeople calls Ottessa Moshfegh’s novel My Year of Rest and Relaxation “one of the most existentially satisfying reads in recent memory.”

    A Q&A With the Author of “Furyborn,” a Summer Kids’ Indie Next List Top Pick

    Cristina Russell of Books & Books calls Furyborn by Claire Legrand “exactly the kind of ambitious, well-written YA high fantasy that I’ve been looking for.”

    The Indie Comics & Graphic Works Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending June 3, 2018.

    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.

    Last Call: Sign Up for the Indies Introduce Program by June 8

    ABA member stores new to the Indies Introduce program must sign up by June 8 to take advantage of specials on 10 adult and 10 children’s titles chosen by booksellers as the top debuts of the upcoming season.

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