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Best Indie Books of March

  • CHILDREN'S

    EVERYWHERE

CHILDREN'S

EVERYWHERE

by Adam Loveless ; illustrated by Madeline Timm

A well-illustrated work with a message that will appeal to a young audience. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE BOOK OF JEM

FICTION

THE BOOK OF JEM

by Carole Hailey

A sublime tale that explores theology with profundity and black comedy. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE FOUNTAIN

    MARCH 23, 2021

FICTION

THE FOUNTAIN

by David Scott Hay David Scott Hay

A passionate meditation on art wrapped in a hilarious sendup of artistic pretensions. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    STARGAZING IN THE ATOMIC AGE

    JAN. 15, 2021

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

STARGAZING IN THE ATOMIC AGE

by Anne Goldman

A beguiling meditation on Jewish achievements that shine brightly against a dark background. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE PART THAT BURNS

    JAN. 4, 2021

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE PART THAT BURNS

by Jeannine Ouellette

A textured remembrance of a traumatic childhood that also offers affecting moments of beauty. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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