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Best Indie Books of June

  • FICTION

    THE ART OF FALLING

    FEB. 7, 2022

FICTION

THE ART OF FALLING

by Julia Wendell

Strikingly imagistic and contemplative poetry that will live on in memory. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MY TRAVEL ALPHABET

    NOV. 20, 2021

CHILDREN'S

MY TRAVEL ALPHABET

by A.K. Ratti ; illustrated by Claudie C. Bergeron

This tale’s gorgeous images and graceful poetry should inspire travelers to see the world’s beauty. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    IVY LODGE

    JULY 12, 2022

NONFICTION

IVY LODGE

by Linda Murphy Marshall

A moving, courageously frank, and sharply intuitive account about a manor filled with memories. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    UNSTOPPABLE

    FEB. 17, 2022

NONFICTION

UNSTOPPABLE

by Ellen Weir Casey

An emotional and educational account of one woman’s journey toward motherhood. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE WAYMAKERS

    MAY 3, 2022

NONFICTION

THE WAYMAKERS

by Tara Jaye Frank

A timely and profound dissertation on equity and leadership. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    A LONG ROAD TO JUSTICE

    SEPT. 28, 2021

NONFICTION

A LONG ROAD TO JUSTICE

by Sylvia Yu Friedman

A searing but ultimately hopeful indictment of sexual exploitation. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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