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Best Indie Fiction & Literature of 2020

  • FICTION

    SORROW

    OCT. 20, 2020

FICTION

SORROW

by Tiffanie DeBartolo

A smart, thoughtful work that balances romance with intriguing philosophical questions. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE ORPHAN'S DAUGHTER

    JUNE 11, 2020

FICTION

THE ORPHAN'S DAUGHTER

by Jan Cherubin

An alternately dark and luminous, wounded and affectionate portrait of a family in crisis. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE LAUNDRESS

    MAY 19, 2020

FICTION

THE LAUNDRESS

by Barbara Sapienza

An acutely observed, tenderly philosophical novel that tells a wonderfully bittersweet story. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE ENCAMPMENT

    JUNE 9, 2020

FICTION

THE ENCAMPMENT

by Stephen Davenport

A thoughtful and compelling account of the responsibilities that come with privilege. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE TOWN WITH ACACIA TREES

    APRIL 7, 2020

  • FICTION

    BEAUTY

    MAY 1, 2020

FICTION

BEAUTY

by Christina Chiu

A sexy, unflinching portrait of a woman revolting against the life she makes for herself. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    SHALLCROSS

    JULY 9, 2020

FICTION

SHALLCROSS

by Charles Porter

An unforgettable tale with rich and moving connections, poetic storytelling, and an inimitable style. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE SECOND CHANCE HOME FOR GIRLS

FICTION

THE SECOND CHANCE HOME FOR GIRLS

by Heather Ostman

This beguiling, slyly subversive tale puts a spiritual mystery at the heart of gritty truths. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    HOUSE OF FOSSILS

    DEC. 12, 2019

FICTION

HOUSE OF FOSSILS

by Marilène Phipps

An engrossing tale of fractured families trying to cobble their identities back together. Full review >

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