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: Paul Doiron (8/10/22)

Paul Doiron’s Mike Bowditch series has become a staple for readers of wilderness thrillers, featuring a game warden who discovers that natural predators aren’t the only killers lurking in the woodlands of Maine. In the series’ newest installment, readers are swept away to Hatchet Island on the coast of Maine, where a research trip ends […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (8/9/22)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: LITTLE EVE by Catriona Ward9781250812650 | 10/11/22 “Ward works in so many motifs—Bible resonances, colonialism, science versus faith, and the pall of war, to name just a few—that the play of imagery is as engrossing as the plot twists, making this a rewarding outing from […]

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Sneak Peek: September 2022 Indie Next List

The September 2022 Indie Next list features 6 Macmillan titles! IF I SURVIVE YOU by Jonathan EscofferyISBN 9780374605988 | on sale 9/6/22 4 starred reviews! “A revelatory work, full of a young man’s questioning and told in a distinctive voice, this contemplation of identity, culture, and race in the United States today is highly recommended.”–Library Journal, starred review “A collection […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/4/22)

Get your detective skills ready, we’re going to a family reunion at a crumbling Victorian mansion where relatives are being murdered one by one, and to rural Australia to look for a missing girl as her community falls apart. DAISY DARKER by Alice Feeney A LibraryReads pick! “Take one crumbling Victorian mansion, the only habitation […]

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4 Stars for IF I SURVIVE YOU

Jonathan Escoffery’s urgent, hilarious, and revelatory debut, IF I SURVIVE YOU, has received FOUR starred reviews! “A revelatory work, full of a young man’s questioning and told in a distinctive voice, this contemplation of identity, culture, and race in the United States today is highly recommended.”–Library Journal, starred review “A collection of linked stories focused […]

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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 (7/28/22)

We’re giving extra thrills this Thursday with a fast-paced literary thriller about a dysfunctional Savannah family and the secrets they keep, the next adventure of Chet the dog, a missing bishop in Amish Country, and a Gothic coming-of-age tale set against the French Riviera. THE KINGDOMS OF SAVANNAH by George Dawes Green 3 starred reviews […]

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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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