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Best Indie Books of June

  • CHILDREN'S

    HOW TO MAKE A SANDWICH

    DEC. 15, 2023

CHILDREN'S

HOW TO MAKE A SANDWICH

by Lorena Proia written and illustrated by Lorena M. Proia

A beautifully illustrated story that children and caregivers alike will savor. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MAGGIE THE MILITARY RAT

    OCT. 25, 2023

CHILDREN'S

MAGGIE THE MILITARY RAT

by Monica Voicu Denniston ; illustrated by Elia Velasquez Murray

A beautiful, bighearted adventure, offering delight where it’s needed most. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    SOLDIER IN GERMANY

FICTION

SOLDIER IN GERMANY

by James Snyder James Snyder

A powerful book in which grimness and lyricism fight to a draw. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE ASSAYS OF ATA

    MARCH 2, 2024

FICTION

THE ASSAYS OF ATA

by Katarina Schäfer

A gripping, well-paced first installment with a resourceful female lead. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    WE CHOOSE TO

    SEPT. 10, 2024

NONFICTION

WE CHOOSE TO

by Curtis Boyd and Glenna Halvorson-Boyd

A well-crafted medical memoir exploring the nuances of abortion in modern American history. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE LION HUNT

    MAY 15, 2024

FICTION

THE LION HUNT

by Richard Zappa

Thriller fans will find this adventure highly entertaining and addictive. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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