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August 2016 Indie Next List #1 Great Read


On the cover of this month's Indie Next list is
ANOTHER BROOKLYN: A Novel, by Jacqueline Woodson

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“National Book Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson has crafted a beautiful, heart-wrenching novel of a young girl’s coming-of-age in Brooklyn. Effortlessly weaving poetic prose, Woodson tells the story of the relationships young women form, their yearning to belong, and the bonds that are created — and broken. Brooklyn itself is a vivid character in this tale — a place at first harsh, but one that becomes home and plays a role in each character’s future. Woodson is one of the most skilled storytellers of our day, and I continue to love and devour each masterpiece she creates!”

Nicole Yasinsky, The Booksellers at Laurelwood, Memphis, TN

Indie Next authors talk about their books...
B.A. Paris talks about her new book, BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, about which Stephanie Crowe (Page & Palette in Fairhope, AL) says: "Jack is charming and handsome, but underneath his cool exterior is a brutal psychopath who thrives on terrifying others. His wife, Grace, found out too late that he is a monster who seeks to control everything she does. Even her sister, Millie, a handicapped young woman who depends on Grace, is part of Jack’s vicious plan. Paris has crafted a riveting, intense tale that will keep readers on the edge of their seats until the last page.”

Indie Next around the web. . .

"Dark Matter is equal parts science fiction, thriller, and theoretical self-examination, complete with an overarching love story. Crouch does a fantastic job of keeping readers grounded while traveling through multiple dimensions, and he offers introspection on how each of the life choices a person makes recreates that person in a new and profound way. I tore through this, waiting for — and finding — a spectacular conclusion. A must-read!"


Ed White, Hudson Booksellers, Marietta, GA

What If You Hadn't Gotten Married? 'Dark Matter' Imagines An Alternate Life

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