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Indie Best Books of the Month November

  • CHILDREN'S

    MAMA'S CLOUD

    JUNE 26, 2018

CHILDREN'S

MAMA'S CLOUD

by Jessica Williams illustrated by Mateya Ark

A touching, useful way to approach a difficult issue that should find a home among families, in libraries, and in school... Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    GENESIS

    SEPT. 19, 2018

GENESIS

by Bellamy Westbay

Characters continually evolve and astonish in this exceptional supernatural tale. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE FLAPPER, THE IMPOSTOR, AND THE STALKER

    NOV. 21, 2017

FICTION

THE FLAPPER, THE IMPOSTOR, AND THE STALKER

by Charlene Bell Dietz

A fast-paced historical novel that is both scary and witty, a wonderful combination. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    CHILDREN OF THE WIND

    NOV. 12, 2012

FICTION

CHILDREN OF THE WIND

by Ed Sundt

A cleverly plotted and deeply moving work that will likely have readers recommending it to their friends. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    FAILING UP

    APRIL 12, 2018

NONFICTION

FAILING UP

by Barbara Hong

An absorbing, eye-opening narrative about the value of grit and education, sure to inspire a wide audience. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    CELLINI

    AUG. 14, 2018

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