Thriller Thursday: Crime Spotlight (1/21/21)

A riveting Western adventure + a rural noir about small-town secrets and the aftershock of crime + an up-and-coming L.A. detective and a murder case = this #thrillerThursday. OUTLAWED by Anna North A LibraryReads pick and an Indie Next pick! “North’s knockout latest (after THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SOPHIE STARK) chronicles the travails of […]

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Author Spotlight: Sarah J. Maas (1/12/21)

Sarah J. Maas has taken the fantasy world by storm with her irresistible and propulsive Throne of Glass series, Crescent City series, and Court of Thorns of Roses series. After the finale of the original Court of Thorns and Roses quartet, the journey turns to a new protagonist to continue this dazzling world with even […]

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YA Round-Up (1/12/21)

This YA round-up spotlights a novel of romance and sisterhood with a dash of awkwardness, the highly anticipated return to Alice Proserpine’s mesmerizing world, a gorgeously illustrated collection of stories journeying into the Hinterland, and a heartbreaking story of impossible love. YOU HAVE A MATCH by Emma Lord An Indie Next pick and a YA […]

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Sneak Peek: February 2021 Indie Next List

The February 2021 Indie Next list features 5 Macmillan titles! THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin HannahISBN 9781250178602, on sale 2/2/21 “Hannah is a consistent best-seller, and this sharply relevant tale of a past catastrophic time will exert a particularly strong magnetic force.”–Booklist, starred review “Hannah brings Dust Bowl migration to life in this riveting story […]

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Sneak Peek: January 2021 Indie Next List

The January 2021 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles! OUTLAWED by Anna NorthISBN 9781635575422, on sale 1/5/21 “North’s knockout latest chronicles the travails of a midwife’s daughter who joins a group of female and nonbinary outlaws near the end of the 19th century… The characters’ struggles for gender nonconformity and LGBTQ rights are tenderly […]

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Day’s YA: THE GOOD LUCK GIRLS

THE GOOD LUCK GIRLS by Charlotte Nicole Davis9781250299727Ages 13 – 18Available in paperback on January 5th, 2021 from Tor Teen An Indie Next PickA Silver 2019 Nautilus Book Award WinnerA Kirkus Reviews 2019 Best of the Year Selection As the new year approaches, I (of course) get excited for all of the new YA releases […]

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Sneak Peek: December 2020 Indie Next List

The December 2020 Indie Next List features a Macmillan title! A WEALTH OF PIGEONS: A Cartoon Collection by Steve Martin, illustrated by Harry BlissISBN 9781250262899, on sale 11/17/20 “The veteran actor, comedian, and banjo player teams up with the acclaimed illustrator to create a unique book of cartoons that communicates their personalities… A virtuoso performance […]

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Women 2020 (10/29/20)

Today’s women 2020 round-up spotlights the fierce Catherine the First + a passionate memoir about a woman’s love for her children. TSARINA by Ellen Alpsten An Indie Next pick! “Illuminating the realities of life in premodern Russia and the growth and changes brought about in the Petrine Era, this is a fascinating and extraordinary ride […]

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Thriller Thursday (10/15/20)

Get ready for some chills! This thriller Thursday we’re spotlighting Romy Hausmann’s English-language debut, DEAR CHILD. This dark and twisty thriller forms a web of tiny clues leading to an unpredictably disturbing ending to keep you guessing all night long. DEAR CHILD by Romy Hausmann 3 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “Hausmann’s English-language […]

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Author Spotlight: V.E. Schwab (10/6/20)

Today we are spotlighting the beautiful and magical writing of New York Times bestselling author V.E. Schwab. In her newest enchanting adventure spanning centuries, we meet a girl who can never be remembered in a story that you will never forget. THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE 4 starred reviews, an Indie Next pick, and […]

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