Indie Next List Interview

15 Jan
Maid by Stephanie Land

A Q&A With Stephanie Land, Author of February’s Indie Next List Pick

Emilie Sommer of East City Bookshop calls Stephanie Land’s Maid “a must-read of the highest order.”

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18 Dec
Watching You by Lisa Jewell

A Q&A With Lisa Jewell, Author of January’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

“Jewell’s understanding of the human psyche and its idiosyncrasies makes for a deliciously hard-to-put-down whodunit that hits all too close to home,” says Laura Taylor of The Oxford Exchange about Watching You.

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18 Dec

Brigid Kemmerer on Winter Kids’ Indie Next List Top Pick “A Curse So Dark and Lonely”

“This book is nonstop action from the opening sentence to the last paragraph,” says Carrie Deming of The Dog Eared Book. “I fell in love with all of the characters and the world they inhabit.”

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04 Dec
20 Nov
My Sister the Serial Killer book cover

A Q&A With Oyinkan Braithwaite, Author of December’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

Sarah Sorensen of Bookbug calls My Sister, the Serial Killer “one of the best books to come along in quite a while — fast, funny, and completely engrossing.”

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12 Nov
Girls of Paper and Fire

Natasha Ngan on Winter 2018–2019 Kids’ Indie Next List Top Pick “Girls of Paper and Fire”

Girls of Paper and Fire, like its dauntless heroine, is destined for greatness,” said Kiersten Acker of Brookline Booksmith in Brookline, Massachusetts. 

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29 Oct
Kids Autumn Indie Next List enewsletter
24 Oct
Scribe cover

A Q&A With Alyson Hagy, Author of November’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

Sarah Crossland of New Dominion Bookshop said Hagy’s post-apocalyptic saga Scribe “finds the perfect alchemy between Cold Mountain and The Leftovers.”

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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
She Would Be King cover

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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