May 2019 Indie Next List #1 Great Read

The Guest Book: A Novel by Sarah BlakeOn the cover of this month's Indie Next list is
The Guest Book: A Novel , by Sarah Blake

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“I began The Guest Book expecting an excellent family saga set, in part, on an island in Maine. The magic of the family home is palpable as three generations build loyalty, identity, and memories there. But what I read was far, far more. This is a history of our country’s evolution through matters of race, class, and politics, and it relates compellingly to our current struggles with those topics as the characters grapple with the underpinnings of privilege, familial love, and morality. Sarah Blake has written a stunning and complex novel that lingers in your mind long after the last page.”

Dana Brigham, Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, MA


 

Indie Next authors talk about their books...

Juliet Grames, Associate Publisher of Soho Press, discusses her upcoming debut novel, The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna, on sale May 7th, 2019 from Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

 

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