Indie Next List - August 2023

Tom Lake: A Novel
by Ann Patchett (Harper)


None of This Is True: A Novel
by Lisa Jewell (Atria Books)


by T. Kingfisher (Tor Books)


Crook Manifesto: A Novel
by Colson Whitehead (Doubledday)


The Invisible Hour: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman (Atria Books)


The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store: A Novel
by James McBride (Riverhead Books)


Looking Glass Sound: A Novel
by Catriona Ward (Tor Nightfire)


The Great Transition: A Novel
by Nick Fuller Googins (Atria Books)


Immortal Longings: A Novel
by Peter Heller (Knopf)


The Last Ranger: A Novel
by Peter Heller (Knopf)


Camp Damascus: A Novel
by Chuck Tingle (Tor Nightfire)


Mister Magic
by Kiersten White (DelRey)


Silver Nitrate: A Novel
by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Del Rey)


Kala: A Novel
by Colin Walsh (Doubleday)


The Woman in the Castello: A Novel
by Kelsey James (A John Scognamiglio Book)


The Connellys of County Down: A Novel
by Tracey Lange (Celadon Books)


The Blonde Identity: A Novel
by Ally Carter (Avon)


Whalefall: A Novel
by Daniel Kraus (MTV Books)

Science Fiction

Cruel Seduction (Dark Olympics)
by Katee Robert (Sourcebooks Casablanca)


Prophet: A Novel
by Sin Blanche, Helen Macdonald (Grove Press)


The Quickening: Creation and Community at the Ends of the Earth
by Elizabeth Rush (Milkweed Editions)


Family Lore: A Novel
by Elizabeth Acevedo


The Forect Brims Over: A Novel
by Maru Ayase, Haydn Trowell (Transl.) (Counterpoint)


Indie Next List - May 2023

The Secret Book of Flora Lea: A Novel
by Patti Callahan Henry (Atria Books)


In the Lives of Puppets
by TJ Klune (Tor Books)


Chain-Gang All Stars: A Novel
by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah (Pantheon)


No Two Persons
by Erica Bauermeister (St. Martin’s Press)


The Postcard
by Anne Berest (Europe Editions)


Saturday Night at the Lakeside Supper Club
by J Ryan Stradal (Pamela Dorman Books)


The Half Moon
by Mary Beth Keane (Scribner)


Small Mercies
by Dennis Lehane (Harper)

The Covenant of Water
by Abraham Verghese (Grove Press)


The True Love Experiment
by Christina Lauren (Gallery Books)


To Shape a Dragon’s Breath: The First Book of Nampeshiweist
by Moniquill Blackgoose (Del Rey)


The Fiancee Farce
by Alexandria Bellefleur (Avon)


If We’re Being Honest
by Cat Shook (Caldron Books)


The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder
by David Grann (Doubleday)

by Costanza Casati (Sourcebooks Landmark)


The Salt Grows Heavy
by Cassandra Khaw (Tor Nightfire)


Mastering the Art of French Murder (An American in Paris Mystery
by Colleen Cambridge (Kensington)


Meet Me at the Lake
by Carley Fortune (Berkley)


You Are Here
by Karen Lin-Greenberg (Counterpoint)


The Night Flowers
by Sara Herchenroether (Tin House Books)


The East Indian
by Brinda Charry (Scribner)


With My Little Eye
by Joshilyn Jackson (William Morrow)


Monsters: A Fan’s Dilemma
by Claire Dederer (Knopf)

Literary Criticism

Indie Next List - March 2022

One Italian Summer: Novel
by Rebecca Serle (Altria Books)

The Swimmers: A Novel
by Julie Otsuka (Knopf)

The Golden Couple
by Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen (St. Martin’s Press)

Hook, Line, and Sinker
by Tessa Bailey (Avon)

Delilah Green Doesn’t Care: A Novel
by Ashley Herring Blake (Berkley)

Girl in Ice: A Novel
by Erica Ferencik (Gallery/ Scout Press)

When We Were Birds: A Novel
by Ayanna Lloyd Banwo (Doubleday)

Tell Me an Ending: A Novel
by Jo Harkin (Scribner)

Red Paint: The Ancestral Autobiography of a Coast Salish Punk
by Sasha yag sablu LaPointe (Counterpoint)

The Tobacco Wives: A Novel
by Adele Myers (William Morrow)

In Love: A Memoir of Love and Loss
by Amy Bloom (Random House)

The Unsinkable Greta James: A Novel
by Jennifer E. Smith (Ballantine Books)

Pur Colour: A Novel
by Sheila Heti (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

The Paris Apartment: A Novel
by Lucy Foley (William Morrow)

Never Simple: A Memoir
by Liz Scheier (Henry Holt and Co)

Groundskeeping: A Novel
by Lee Cole (Knopf)

The Verifiers: A Novel
by Jane Pek (Vintage)

Chorus: A Novel
by Rebecca Kauffman (Counterpoint)

The Lightning Rod: A Zig & Nola Novel
by Brad Meltzer (William Morrow)

Seeking Fortune Elsewhere: Stories
by Sindya Bhanoo (Catapult)

The Wonders: A Novel
by Elena Medel (Algonquin Books)

Booth: A Novel
by Karen Joy Fowler (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)

The Boy with a Bird in His Chest: A Novel
by Emme Lund (Atria Books)

The Believer: Encounters With the Beginning, the End, and Our Place in the Middle
by Sarah Krasnostein (Tin House Books)

New Animal: A Novel
by Ella Baxter (Two Dollar Radio)

The Indie Next List - January 2022

To Paradise: A Novel
by Hanya Yanagihara (Doubleday)

Lost & Found: A Memoir
by Kathryn Schulz (Random House)

The Maid: A Novel
by Nita Prose (Ballantine Books)

Fiona and Jane
by Jean Chen Ho (Viking)

Olga Dies Dreaming: A Novel
by Xochitl Gonzalez (Flatiron Books)

A Flicker in the Dark: A Novel
by Stacy Willingham (Minotaur Books)

The School for Good Mothers: A Novel
by Jessamine Chan (Simon & Schuster)

Mouth to Mouth: A Novel
by Antoine Wilson (Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster)

Small World: A Novel
by Jonathan Evison (Dutton)

Brown Girls: A Novel
by Daphne Palasi Andreades (Random House)

The Last House on the Street: A Novel
by Diane Chamberlain (St. Martin’s Press)

by Thrity Umrigar (Algonquin Books)

High-Risk Homosexual: A Memoir
by Edgar Gomez (Soft Skull)

Reckless Girls: A Novel
by Rachel Hawkins (St. Martin’s Press)

No Land to Light On: A Novel
by Yara Zgheib (Atria Books)

This Boy We Made: A Memoir of Motherhood, Genetics, and Facing the Unknown
by Taylor Harris (Catapult)

Seasonal Work: Stories
by Laura Lippman (William Morrow)

The Starless Crown (Moon Fall #1)
by James Rollins (Tor Books)

Wahala: A Novel
by Nikki May (Custom House)

Beautiful Little Fools: A Novel
by Jillian Cantor (Harper Perennial)

The Latinist: A Novel
by Mark Prins (W. W. Norton & Company)

None But the Righteous: A Novel
by Chantal James (Counterpoint)

by Gina Apostol (Soho Press)

Go Back at Once
by Robert Aickman (And Other Stories)

I Came All This Way to Meet You: Writing Myself Home
by Jami Attenberg (Ecco)