Sneak Peek: May 2020 Indie Next List

The May 2020 Indie Next list features 6 Macmillan titles!

THE PARIS HOURS by Alex George

ISBN 9781250307187, on sale 5/5/20

“As these four walk the sumptuously evoked streets, George cleverly brings their stories together in a stunning finale that should feel contrived but somehow doesn’t. Or maybe we just don’t care because the novel has put us under the spell of the City of Light yet again.”–Booklist

HOLLYWOOD PARK: A Memoir by Mikel Jollett

ISBN 9781250621566, on sale 5/26/20

2 starred reviews!

“Jollett’s absorbing memoir of self, discovery, and rediscovery will have a wide audience.”–Library Journal, starred review

“[A] shocking but contemplative memoir about the aftermath of an unhealthy upbringing.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

THE BOOK OF V. by Anna Solomon

ISBN 9781250257017, on sale 5/5/20

2 starred reviews!

“A bold, fertile work lit by powerful images, often consumed by debate, almost old-school in its feminist commitment.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“This frank, revisionist romp through a Bible tale is a winner.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

NETWORK EFFECT: A Murderbot Novel by Martha Wells

ISBN 9781250229861, on sale 5/5/20

2 starred reviews!

“Series fans and anyone who enjoys humor-infused space operas won’t want to miss this.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“It’s a welcome expansion of this universe and lays the groundwork for more stories to come in a series that continues to grow and impress.”–Booklist, starred review

TAKE ME APART by Sara Sligar

ISBN 9780374272616, on sale 4/28/20

A Library Journal Winter/Spring 2020 Best Debut!

“Sligar delivers an intriguing mystery while tackling big themes, especially sexism and the societal restraints placed on women’s bodies and minds. The results are spellbinding. A raw and sophisticated debut.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

THE HILARIOUS WORLD OF DEPRESSION by John Moe

ISBN 9781250209283, on sale 5/5/20

“Moe’s edifying, enjoyable take on the realities of living with depression will uplift any reader.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

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