August 2011 Indie Next List

August 2011 Indie Next List

Out now, the Indie Next List for August!

Watch Adam Lewis Schroeder read from his new novel In the Fabled East.

From NPR, Lucia Silva of Portrait of a Bookstore echoes Robert McDonald of The Book Stall at Chestnut Court in his recommendation for Kevin Wilson's The Family Fang.

Explore new titles in depth and discuss with friends by digging into's conversation starters for Everything Beautiful Began After by Simon Van Booy and The Call by Yannick Murphy.

Two novels on this month's list delve into the fantastic world surrounding P.T. Barnum in Gilded Age Manhattan: The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb by Melanie Bejnamin, and Stacy Carlson's Among the Wonderful.

Venture into an '80s pop culture-infused future in Ernest Cline's Ready Player One, and trek back to Fillory, where former Brakebills students reign, in Lev Grossman's highly anticipated sequel, The Magician King.

Find the printed list at an independent bookstore near you. We're also offering a print-at-home version, found on the Indie Next List page directly beneath the carousel of titles, so you can browse at home and take it to your local indie.

Happy reading!