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Best Indie Fiction of 2017

  • FICTION

    THE DRAGONFLY

    SEPT. 12, 2017

FICTION

THE DRAGONFLY

by Kate Dunn

This emotional high-wire act should have readers racing to the end. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BLOOD FICTION

    DEC. 5, 2017

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

BLOOD FICTION

by Diane Elliott

An emotionally intuitive and impeccably written tale focusing on a female adventurer. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    A BEAUTIFUL BOY

A BEAUTIFUL BOY

by Susan Beth Miller

A striking, searing work that will linger long in readers’ memories. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE SECRET WATCHER OF SUMMIT AVENUE

    NOV. 16, 2016

FICTION

THE SECRET WATCHER OF SUMMIT AVENUE

by Mark Morlock

Warmly nostalgic without giving in to saccharine oversentimentality, this intricate tale chronicles an absorbing and... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    A WEEKEND WITH FRANCES

    JULY 24, 2016

FICTION

A WEEKEND WITH FRANCES

by Lois Jean Thomas

A cleareyed but warm family saga of buried recriminations and the struggle for reconciliation. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    A Theory of Nothing

    NOV. 4, 2016

FICTION

A Theory of Nothing

by Thomas Barlow

A cheekily ironic takedown of academic adventures in absurdity. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    MY INTERVIEW WITH BEETHOVEN

    MAY 17, 2017

FICTION

MY INTERVIEW WITH BEETHOVEN

by L.A. Hider Jones

The protagonist lovingly describes Beethoven as “an honest soul, lined with deep fissures and clumsy mendings”—which is just... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    QUARRY

    APRIL 3, 2017

FICTION

QUARRY

by Meredith Ann Fuller illustrated by Joan Anderson

A rich, multilayered, and slowly unfolding literary work. Full review >

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