Indies Introduce Interview

15 Mar
Judy Lin, author of Magic Steeped in Poison

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Judy I. Lin

Casey Gerken said of the debut, “Full of magic, history and mythology, this book is a quiet climb to the top of the biggest hill on the roller coaster and you can’t wait to get to the other side!"

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01 Mar
What We Harvest

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Ann Fraistat

Wilder Girls’ successor is finally here — and it’s eerier and more atmospheric than any reader could hope for!" said Laura G­­raveline of Brazos Bookstore.

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01 Mar
Reptile Memoirs

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Silje Ulstein

“Literary mystery with a fresh twist — one of the characters is a huge Python whose P.O.V. is devoid of all emotion, ‘cause, hey — it's a snake,” said BJ Hegedus of Postalworks Silverlake.

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07 Feb
Laura Gao, author of Messy Roots

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Laura Gao

"Reading this very touching graphic memoir, one hopes for a sequel to learn more about where Laura has planted her roots," said said Shirley Mullin of Kids Ink Children’s Bookstore.

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31 Jan
Comb of Wishes by Lisa Stringfellow

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Lisa Stringfellow

“A wonderfully told tale of family, friendship, grief, and longing. A Comb of Wishes explores what happens when legend and real life meet,” said Susan Williams of M. Judson Booksellers.

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21 Jan
Jamar J. Perry author of Cameron Battle and the Hidden Kingdoms

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Jamar J. Perry

"I can’t wait for young readers to explore Chidani and discover just how magical and extraordinary they are!” said Isabella Ogbolumani of Buffalo Street Books.

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21 Jan
Silvia Vasquez-Lavado author of In the Shadow of the Mountain

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Silvia Vasquez-Lavado

“It’s one thing to climb a mountain, it's another to share your story with the world," said Rosa Hernandez of Third Place Books.

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19 Jan
Erica Martin author of And We Rise

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Erica Martin

Casey Gerken of Innisfree Bookshop called this book a “beautiful history of the Civil Rights Movement for young adult readers."

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10 Jan
The Way I See It by Nancy Tandon

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Nancy Tandon

Here, Susan Williams of M. Judson Booksellers and Nancy Tandon discuss writing for children. 

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04 Jan
Olga Dies Dreaming: A Novel by Xochitl Gonzalez

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Xochitl Gonzalez

Olga Dies Dreaming is a stunning debut, one that will linger long after the book is closed, and — hopefully — throughout the years," said Rebecca Speas of One More Page Books in Arlington, Virginia. 

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04 Jan
High-Risk Homosexual: A Memoir by Edgar Gomez

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Edgar Gomez

"If you love Samantha Irby, then High-Risk Homosexual is your next read! It’s thoughtful while still making you LOL," said Michelle Malonzo of Changing Hands Bookstore.

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14 Dec
T.P. Jagger, author of Hide and Geek

An Indies Introduce Q&A With T. P. Jagger

Shoshonna Roberts of Maggie Mae’s Kids Bookshop called Hide and Seek “the perfect middle grade book for fans of mystery and puzzles.”

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22 Oct
Natasha Bowen, author of Skin of the Sea
15 Oct
Alejandra Algorta, author of Neverforgotten

An Indies Introduce Q&A with Alejandra Algorta

Cat Chapman of The Oxford Exchange called Neverforgotten "utterly gorgeous."

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13 Oct
Kelly Fernández, author of Manu

An Indies Introduce Q&A with Kelly Fernández

Fernández' debut graphic novel Manu is forthcoming from Graphix. 

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