Sneak Peek: October 2021 Indie Next List

The October 2021 Indie Next list features 6 Macmillan titles!

A SPINDLE SPLINTERED by Alix E. Harrow
ISBN 9781250765352 | on sale 10/5/21

“Best-selling author Harrow revives and rejuvenates the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale with a feminist twist in her latest… Harrow uses her excellent skill as a storyteller to give agency back to the passive princess.”–Booklist

UNDER THE WHISPERING DOOR by TJ Klune
ISBN 9781250217349 | on sale 9/21/21

Top September LibraryReads pick!

“The latest by Lambda Literary Award winner Klune is a winning story (slow-paced and heartwarming) about grief, loss, and moving on. Readers will cry and be charmed by his wonderful characters.”–Library Journal

MY MONTICELLO by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson
ISBN 9781250807151 | on sale 10/5/21

“A sharp debut by a writer with wit and confidence.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“This incandescent work speaks not just to the moment, but to history.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Johnson is a brilliant storyteller who gracefully reflects a clear mirror on a troubled America.”–Booklist, starred review

FIGHT NIGHT by Miriam Toews
ISBN 9781635578171 | on sale 10/5/21

“Fierce and funny, this gives undeniable testimony to the life force of family. It’s a knockout.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Funny and sad and exquisitely tender.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

THE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS STREET by Catriona Ward
ISBN 9781250812629 | on sale 9/28/21

A September LibraryReads pick!

“This masterful horror novel packs an emotional wallop that lingers.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Disguising itself as a straightforward serial killer story, this strikingly original work quickly evolves into a more special story. It will push readers to their limit, but also make them glad they stuck it out.”–Library Journal, starred review

LIGHT FROM UNCOMMON STARS by Ryka Aoki
ISBN 9781250789068 | on sale 9/28/21

“Filled with mouthwatering descriptions of food and heart-swelling meditations on music, this novel is an unexpected gift.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Aoki’s novel is an exciting, wild web of an adventure, a unputdownable book about music, found family, and identity.”–Booklist, starred review

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