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September 2014 Indie Next List

On the cover of this month's Indie Next list is THE BONE CLOCKS: A Novel, by David Mitchell


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“Once again, Mitchell’s inventiveness and imagination prove to be nothing short of genius. He combines dark fantasy, boldly original prose, and finely drawn characters who will keep the reader riveted from Holly Sykes’ initial angst-ridden teen thought to the very last, hopeful sentence. Mitchell proves once again that he is a writer of no equal when it comes to the invention of language, place, and time, taking the reader to the edge of both the real and the imagined as if he were guiding you personally by the hand. I will not have to persuade anyone into enjoying The Bone Clocks!”

Javier Ramirez, City Lit Books, Chicago, IL




Indie Next authors talk about their books...


Chelsea Cain introduces her new book, ONE KICK: A Kick Lannigan Novel, about which Marquietta Buffaloe from Books & Books in Bal Harbour, FL says: “Cain’s newest is a gut-wrenching tale of crimes against children and of an unlikely hero, a victim-turned-survivor. Kathleen ‘Kick’ Lannigan was kidnapped at age six, and spent almost six years with a child pornographer who forced her to become a child porn film star. Now 21, she is damaged yet self-reliant, trained in self-preservation and security techniques. Kick is approached by a mysterious stranger who is determined to use her to help him find two kidnapped children. What follows is a story of how the past both helps and hurts us, the blurred lines of justice, and ultimate resilience in the face of evil.”


Indie Next around the web. . .

NPR
“Told brilliantly through a beleaguered creative writing professor’s letters of recommendation for students over the course of one school year, Dear Committee Members is a hilarious and surprisingly poignant pleasure to read. From postscripts directed to his ex-wife to rants about the lauded economics department at his university to sincere interest in an advisee’s success, Jay Fitger’s letters are blisteringly honest, if not always flattering. This book delightfully critiques the state of the humanities in American universities with erudite allusion and dry wit.”
Mary-Catherine Breed, Brazos Bookstore, Houston, TX

In A Funny New Novel, A Weary Professor Writes To 'Dear Committee Members'



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