Sneak Peek: November 2020 Indie Next List

The November 2020 Indie Next list features 2 Macmillan titles! RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí ClarkISBN 9781250767028, on sale 10/13/20 A LibraryReads pick! “Highly recommended for all readers of speculative fiction, particularly fans of Lovecraftian monsters and body horror.”–Booklist, starred review “Thrills, chills, macabre humor, and engaging heroines to root for: What more could a […]

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Sneak Peek: October 2020 Indie Next List

The October 2020 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles, including the #1 pick! #1: THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by V.E. SchwabISBN 9780765387561, on sale 10/6/20 3 starred reviews! “This ambitious and hopeful work is a knockout.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Schwab returns with another epic story of love and remembrance that probes deep […]

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Sneak Peek: September 2020 Indie Next List

Congrats to the Macmillan titles on the September 2020 Indie Next list! PIRANESI by Susanna ClarkeISBN 9781635575637, on sale 9/15/20 “This superbly told tale is sure to be recognized as one of the year’s most inventive novels.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Weird and haunting and excellent.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Clarke creates an immersive world that readers […]

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Sneak Peek: August 2020 Indie Next List

The August 2020 Indie Next list features 8 Macmillan titles, including the #1 pick! #1 Pick: MIGRATIONS by Charlotte McConaghy ISBN 9781250204028, on sale 8/4/20 A Library Journal Best Debut + 2 starred reviews! “McConaghy’s evocation of a world bereft of wildlife is piercing; Franny’s otherworldliness is captivating, and her extreme misadventures and anguished secrets […]

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Sneak Peek: July 2020 Indie Next List

The July 2020 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles! THE SAFE PLACE by Anna Downes ISBN: 9781250264800, on sale 7/14/20 “British actress Downes’ debut novel is a slow burn of a story with Emily picking up on snippets of conversations as a breadcrumb trail leads her to an astounding conclusion. A great read for […]

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Author Spotlight: HOLLYWOOD PARK (5/27/20)

This author spotlight features Airborne Toxic Event’s frontman Mikel Jollett with his incredible story of family, friendship, hardship, and love. Mikel Jollett was born into one of the country’s most infamous cults, and subjected to a childhood filled with poverty, addiction, and emotional abuse. Yet, ultimately, his is a story of fierce love and family […]

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Debut Spotlight + Jane Austen Spotlight (5/26/20)

Today we set the spotlight on two of our favorite things: debuts and Jane Austen (!) with a big-hearted novel of a community in Austen’s final home town and the transformation of the bookish ugly duckling of the Bennet sisters to a woman with choices of her own. THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY by Natalie Jenner […]

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Women 2020: Fiercely Female (5/5/20)

This Women 2020 Spotlight brings us a plethora of strong and fierce protagonists–from biblical times, an all-girls college, a sleuth, and a global leader. THE BOOK OF V. by Anna Solomon 2 starred reviews and an Indie Next Pick! “Solomon (LEAVING LUCY PEAR) models this clever, heartfelt triptych on THE HOURS, weaving a retelling of […]

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Sneak Peek: June 2020 Indie Next List

The June 2020 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles! THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY by Natalie Jenner ISBN 9781250248732, on sale 5/26/20 A LibraryReads pick + 2 starred reviews! “Readers who enjoy character-driven novels will want to read this book. Like Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows’s THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, […]

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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 […]

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