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September 2015 Indie Next List #1 Great Read

On the cover of this month's Indie Next list is DID YOU EVER HAVE A FAMILY: A Novel, by Bill Clegg

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View from a bookseller

“It has been some time since a book has affected me quite the way this novel has. I was struck by the authentic portrayal of characters that moved beyond the pages and made me see human beings in a whole new way. A tragedy of great proportion sets in motion an unraveling of lives, an examination of what people hold dear, and a recognition of how relationships with those closest are the most important facets of life. I really lived with these characters for the brief time I was reading this book. The writing is beautiful and the mystery at the heart of the book will keep readers riveted. This is the sort of work scholars are referring to when they explain why literature and the novel is so vitally important to our understanding of the human condition.”

Jenny Lyons, The Vermont Book Shop, Middlebury, VT


Indie Next authors talk about their books...


Felicia Day talks about her new book, YOU'RE NEVER WEIRD ON THE INTERNET (ALMOST), about which Anna Eklund from University Book Store in Seattle, WA says: “Day has penned what is sure to be an instant cult classic. By turns funny, insightful, inspiring, and all-too-familiar, she maps her rise from lonely homeschooled girl to internet darling, along the way revealing her struggles, her insecurities, her stubbornness, and, most transparently, her utterly relatable story of finding her way while not fitting in.”


Indie Next around the web. . .

NPR
“This is an amazingly complex novel that explores humanity, time, memory, communication, love, and the fear of losing what once was. Introducing five different narratives that at first seem unconnected, Hall creates a shimmering spiderweb of a story: delicately crafted, fragile, and infinitely beautiful, uncovering humanity’s most elusive and abstract thoughts.”


Nancy Solberg, Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley, MA

If Robots 'Speak,' Will We Listen? Novel Imagines A Future Changed By AI



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