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03 Jun
Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Jordan Ifueko

Jackie Jou, formerly of Mysterious Galaxy, called Raybearer “gorgeously written and filled with legends, mystical powers, blood oaths, and curses.”

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03 Jun

Libro.fm’s Current Bestselling Titles

Libro.fm’s current bestseller list includes titles like How to Be an AntiracistWhite FragilityMe and White SupremacyStamped, and more. 

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03 Jun
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Lucy Knisley on Summer Kids’ Indie Next List Pick “Stepping Stones”

“I adore Lucy Knisley, and I’m so excited that she’s sharing her pitch-perfect voice with middle readers in this story inspired by her childhood! Fans of Raina Telgemeier, rejoice!” said Mary Wahlmeier of Raven Book Store.

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02 Jun
July Indie Next List #1 Pick

The July 2020 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the July 2020 Indie Next List flier.

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27 May
Into the Tall, Tall Grass by Loriel Ryon

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Loriel Ryon

Riley Jay Davis of Next Chapter Booksellers said Ryon’s Into the Tall, Tall Grass has “got it all,” including queer characters, STEM, magic, frenemies, legends, and mysteries.

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27 May

The Latest Audiobook News From Libro.fm

Libro.fm is inviting booksellers to share their COVID-related stories, join in promoting an audiobook bingo challenge, and check out an interview with author Celeste Ng.

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20 May
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Monthly Indie Next List Moves to Digital Format

The monthly printed fliers will now only be available as downloadable digital files. No changes are being made to the quarterly Kids’ Indie Next List.

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20 May

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

“A searing debut, this novel is timely and timeless. It packs a punch way above its weight. Brilliant,” said Lisa Johnson of Penguin Bookshop.

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20 May

The Latest Audiobook News From Libro.fm

Libro.fm has launched a quarantine quiz, interviewed author Maisy Card, and put together a list of things to do while listening to an audiobook.

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19 May

ABA Offering Digital Reading Group Guide E-newsletter for Summer

Booksellers can sign up to send a series of four e-newsletters to customers, with each email featuring a selection of titles by genre, from dazzling debuts to historical fiction, from YA to nonfiction, and more.

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19 May

An Indies Introduce Q&A With C Pam Zhang

How Much of These Hills Is Gold is “an unflinching portrait of burgeoning adulthood, solitude, and the search for home,” said Jake Cumsky-Whitlock of Solid State Books.

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13 May
Summer 2020 Kids' Indie Next List Great Reads

The Summer 2020 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

Here is a preview of the 50 titles on the Summer 2020 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Kids’ Box mailing.

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13 May

Sign Up to Send the Indie Next List E-Newsletter to Your Customers

The May Indie Next List e-newsletter, featuring the month’s 20 titles with bookseller quotes in addition to a Q&A with the #1 pick, was sent to more than 635,000 customers at 159 ABA member stores.

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12 May

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Ernesto Cisneros

Efrén Divided is “a well-written account of something very topical and I hope that kids get to read it,” said Jackie Jou of Mysterious Galaxy.

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06 May
May 2020 Libro.fm bestseller list

Libro.fm’s May Audiobook Bestseller List

The Monthly Audiobook Bestseller List is based on sales through hundreds of independent bookstore locations participating in the Libro.fm audiobook program.

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