Articles tagged "#1 Indie Next Pick"

Sneak Peek: May Indie Next List

The May Indie Next list features five Macmillan titles including THE GUEST BOOK at #1!

1–THE GUEST BOOK by Sarah Blake

Two starred reviews!

“This novel sets out to be more than a juicy family saga—it aims to depict the moral evolution of a part of American society. Its convincing characters and muscular narrative succeed on both counts.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Blake deftly interrogates the many shades of prejudice and ‘the ordinary, everyday wickedness of turning away.’ Blake’s brilliant and ravishing novel promises to hit big”–Booklist, starred review

LANNY by Max Porter

Three starred reviews!

“This imaginative novel starts off dreamily, picks up speed, and races to a propulsive conclusion. A guaranteed edge-of-your-seat read.”–Library Journal, starred review

“This is a dark and thrilling excavation into a community’s legend-packed soil.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Elegantly mysterious: a story worthy of an M.R. James or even a Henry James and a welcome return by an author eminently worth reading.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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Author Spotlight: Graywolf’s Alyson Hagy (10/8/18)

We love ourselves an underdog, a hidden gem, and Graywolf Press, to us, is just that. Their earnest pursuit to publish  “underrepresented and diverse voices” is #winning and we love ’em. So should you. Start with Alison Hagy’s #1 Indie Next PickSCRIBE, and thank us later.

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by Alyson Hagy
November 2018 #1 Indie Next Pick  + two starred reviews for this gothic, apocalyptic, dystopian novel filled with myth and folklore from the hills of Appalachia!

“Set after a civil war and deadly fevers decimate the country, Hagy’s new novel is a slim and affecting powerhouse. Timely and timeless; a deft novel about the consequences and resilience of storytelling.” Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Taut and tense, with both a dreamlike quality and a strong sense of place, Hagy’s brief but powerful tale will indelibly haunt readers long after the final page is turned.” Booklist, starred review

“Hagy probes the weight of responsibility and the desperation of survival in a deteriorated society in this evocative, opaque tale.”— Publishers Weekly

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