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Best Indie Books of July

  • FICTION

    SEMIOTIC LOVE [STORIES]

    MARCH 2, 2021

  • FICTION

    SHELLBACK

    FEB. 1, 2021

FICTION

SHELLBACK

by Jeanne-Marie Osterman

Courageous, insightful, and unsettling poems about war and family ties. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ONLY SOFIA-ELISABETE

    JUNE 29, 2021

FICTION

ONLY SOFIA-ELISABETE

by Robin Elizabeth Kobayashi

A rich, original, and engrossing drama featuring a remarkably engaging hero. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    STELLA ATLANTIS

    FEB. 23, 2021

FICTION

STELLA ATLANTIS

by Susan Perly

A deeply felt work that shows the magical alchemy of art. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BLUE AND OTHER STORIES

    MARCH 1, 2021

FICTION

BLUE AND OTHER STORIES

by William Young

A richly textured, engrossing collection of tales about people discovering who and why they love. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    A MEMORY OF LIGHT

    MAY 10, 2021

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

A MEMORY OF LIGHT

by Allyson S. Barkley

An understated and atmospheric tale from a strong new voice in the genre. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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