Indie Next List Interview

27 Sep
Kids Autumn Indie Next List enewsletter

October Indie Next List e-Newsletter to Deliver to 503,000+ Customers

Booksellers can sign up now to send their own free adult or kids’ Indie Next List e-newsletter to customers.

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18 Sep
Leif Enger

A Q&A With Leif Enger, Author of October’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

Mark Nichols of Bank Square Books calls Virgil Wander, the first novel in 10 years by Leif Enger, “a perfect remedy for those whose hearts ache from our present reality.”

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11 Sep
The Light Between Worlds

Laura E. Weymouth on Fall Kids’ Indie Next List Pick “The Light Between Worlds”

“Laura Weymouth’s debut is a captivating tale of two sisters struggling to find home and to find themselves,” said Hannah Wilson of Out West Books.

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21 Aug
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A Q&A With Wayétu Moore, Author of September’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

Wayétu Moore’s debut, She Would Be King, “is the kind of novel that lingers with you for days,” said Morgan McComb of The Raven Book Store.

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08 Aug

Kate DiCamillo on Fall Kids’ Indie Next List Pick “Louisiana’s Way Home”

“In her follow-up of sorts to Raymie Nightingale, Kate DiCamillo tells the story of Louisiana, Raymie’s friend who has spent her life on the run,” said Diane Capriola of Little Shop of Stories.

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16 Jul
The Incendiaries by RO Kwon

A Q&A With R.O. Kwon, Author of August’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

John Francisconi, manager of Bank Square Books, said R.O. Kwon’s debut novel, The Incendiaries, “knocked me sideways.”

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25 Jun

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.

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19 Jun

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.”

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12 Jun

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.”

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18 May
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A Q&A With Tommy Orange, Author of June’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

There There by Tommy Orange, June’s number-one Indie Next List title, is “the kind of book that grabs you from the start and doesn’t let go,” according to Heather Weldon of Changing Hands Bookstore.

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16 May

Adrienne Young on Summer 2018 Kids’ Indie Next List Pick “Sky in the Deep”

Sky in the Deep is the YA fantasy I’ve been waiting for,” said Sarah Green of Vero Beach Book Center in praise of Adrienne Young’s debut novel, a top pick by booksellers for the Summer Kids’ Indie Next List.

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24 Apr
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A Q&A With Jamel Brinkley, Author of May’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

A Lucky Man, Jamel Brinkley’s debut story collection, “marks the arrival of a brilliant new voice in contemporary fiction,” said Jason Foose of Changing Hands Bookstore.

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16 Mar

Christine Mangan on April’s #1 Indie Next List Pick, “Tangerine”

Christine Mangan’s debut novel, which explores the darker side of female friendship, “is an absolute stunner,” said Erika VanDam of RoscoeBooks.

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13 Mar
Dread Nation cover

Justina Ireland on Spring Kids’ Indie Next List Pick “Dread Nation”

In Justina Ireland’s new young adult novel, set during a zombie apocalypse in Reconstruction-era America, racial politics intermingle with traditional horror.

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20 Feb
Educated cover

A Q&A With Tara Westover, Author of the #1 March Indie Next List Pick

Westover writes of her childhood living off the grid on a mountain in rural Idaho in Educated: A Memoir, which was chosen by booksellers as their top pick for the March Indie Next List.

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