Genre Friday: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (8/12/22)

This Genre Friday brings us the ultimate round-up of new and upcoming sci-fi and fantasy releases, including a family who consumes books as food, a civil war breaking out in dystopian Hollywood, a man playing with time in the midst of World War I, the start to an epic fantasy series about an immortal man […]

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Author Spotlight: Laurie Gelman (8/2/22)

Laurie Gelman has kept readers laughing with the mayhem and challenges that beloved Class Mom Jen Dixon faces in her everyday life. Her newest laugh-out-loud novel SMELLS LIKE TWEEN SPIRIT brings a school science fair fundraiser, more spin classes, and Jen’s classic charm and memorable one-liners. SMELLS LIKE TWEEN SPIRIT “Gelman’s new Class Mom novel […]

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Genre Friday: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (7/29/22)

This Genre Friday sci-fi/fantasy spotlight is packed full of new releases, from a tea monk and a robot exploring villages and discussing philosophy, to a queer romantic fantasy about a political marriage, and a journey to fight for freedom in the dystopian disunited states. A PRAYER FOR THE CROWN-SHY: A Monk and Robot Book BY BECKY […]

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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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Thriller Thursday (6/9/22)

A husband gone missing during a work trip to Lisbon + a retired mercenary caught in an embezzlement scheme + a body found behind a Jazz Age speakeasy + a town newcomer who is hiding a secret agenda of her own = this week’s thriller Thursday! TWO NIGHTS IN LISBON BY CHRIS PAVONE 2 starred […]

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Author Spotlight: Natalie Jenner (5/18/22)

Natalie Jenner has become a staple author in the world of literary historical fiction by creating authentic characters and relationships. In her new novel, BLOOMSBURY GIRLS, we follow a group of three women who are determined to carve their own future while working at a bookstore, run by men, that resists change—even in a changing […]

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Big Authors with New Books (5/17/22)

Authors you know and love are back with an immersive story about siblings from a master of twists, a dazzling short-story collection from a two-time Booker Prize winner, and a novel of house flipping and true love from the Queen of beach reads. THE LATECOMER by Jean Hanff Korelitz An Indie Next pick! “Korelitz (THE […]

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Author Spotlight: Jennifer Saint (5/10/22)

Jennifer Saint has established herself as an expert at retelling Greek myths from a feminist perspective and elevating the voices of women. In her newest novel, ELEKTRA, she reimagines the myth of the House of Atreus from the viewpoints of three women: Clytemnestra, wife of Agamemnon; Cassandra, princess of Troy; and Elektra, daughter of Clytemnestra […]

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Fantasy Spotlight (5/5/22)

Today we bring you a fantasy spotlight of new and upcoming bestsellers, from a world filled with shadow magicians and secret societies who will do anything for power, to Victorian London and Edinburgh, where gifted children must hide their talents from the rest of the world—all while combating the forces that threaten to end them […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (5/4/22)

We’re rounding up some of May’s nonfiction with a young activist’s memoir and affirmative story of hope, a meditation on love and survival, and a fascinating insight into the notable speeches that were never delivered. MY SEVEN BLACK FATHERS: A Young Activist’s Memoir of Race, Family, and the Mentors Who Made Him Whole by Will […]

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