YA Spotlight (7/25/22)

June and July brought us some atmospheric and addicting YA novels. Check out all the titles below to which we said a big happy pub day! NOT GOOD FOR MAIDENS by Tori Bovalino “In Bovalino’s tantalizing horror novel, a retelling of Christina Rossetti’s GOBLIN MARKET told in alternating past and present perspectives, 17-year-old asexual, white-cued […]

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Genre Friday: Romance (7/22/22)

Today’s genre Friday has the ultimate roundup of new and upcoming romances, from fake dating and bingo sex pacts to Westerns and Regencies, and more! THE BODYGUARD BY KATHERINE CENTER A LibraryReads Hall-of-Famer and an Indie Next pick! “Center’s latest might be her most winning yet, a classic romantic set-up with two appealing, sympathetic leads. It’s […]

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Thriller Thursday (7/21/22)

This thriller Thursday brings us a literary disaster novel set at a Los Angeles luxury hotel, the murder of a musician during a wedding in small-town Oregon, a murdered photographer found during a festival celebrating his new exhibit, and a dead body discovered while rescuing hoarded animals. THE PINK HOTEL BY LISKA JACOBS “The prose is […]

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Thriller Thursday (7/14/22)

A woman’s return to her childhood home where she was raised by her father, a notorius serial killer + a wife accused of murdering her celebrity husband + a near-future military thriller on the front lines of a rebellion in Salt Lake City + two drownings that happen years apart during a high school graduation […]

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Literary Fiction Spotlight (7/13/22)

Today’s literary fiction spotlight brings us an exploration of a marriage changed after one partner returns from a traumatic deep-sea mission, and a woman’s story as she unravels her family’s history spent in Guadaloupe and its diaspora. OUR WIVES UNDER THE SEA BY JULIA ARMFIELD 2 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “Armfield follows her […]

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Sneak Peek: August 2022 Indie Next List

The August 2022 Indie Next list features 6 Macmillan titles! THE KINGDOMS OF SAVANNAH by George Dawes GreenISBN 9781250767448 | on sale 7/19/22 3 starred reviews! “Deeply rooted in Savannah’s at times horrific history, yet looking hopefully toward the future, this provocative page-turner is sure to enthrall a broad spectrum of readers. Green is writing at […]

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Literary Fiction Spotlight (6/22/22)

Today’s literary fiction spotlight includes the story of a friendship—and the subsequent loss of it—between two women, a murdered therapist and the writing group that gets back together to investigate the case, and a bartender at a neighborhood bar who is slowly drawn into the depths of the service industry. GIRLS THEY WRITE SONGS ABOUT BY […]

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Genre Friday: Romance (6/17/22)

Today’s romance spotlight brings us a steamy academic friends-to-lovers story set in graduate school, an attempt to save a professional football player’s struggling bakery while facing an unexpected connection, and a fake dating scheme between a famous heartthrob and his in-the-shadows co-star. THE SIZZLE PARADOX BY LILY MENON “Menon’s latest novel follows the unbeatable rom-com blueprint […]

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Author Spotlight: Allison Montclair (6/16/22)

Allison Montclair‘s Sparks & Bainbridge Mystery Series introduced readers to two powerful women in their endeavor to create The Right Sort Marriage Bureau, a matchmaking service for Londoners, in the wake of World War II. In the series’ newest installment, we follow Iris Sparks and Gwendolyn Bainbridge once again as Iris suddenly finds herself in […]

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Nonfiction Spotlight (6/15/22)

Today’s nonfiction spotlight bring us two memorable stories, from the New York-Presbyterian hospital system during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the fight to save lives, to one surgeon’s breakthroughs in helping soldiers reclaim their lives and their faces after the horrors of World War I. THE DESPERATE HOURS: ONE HOSPITAL’S FIGHT TO SAVE […]

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