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eBook Indie Picks for Summer

Your summer reading list starts here.
  • The Book of Accidents

    A Novel

    by Chuck Wendig ...
    A family returns to their hometown—and to the dark past that haunts them still—in this masterpiece of literary horror by the New York Times bestselling author of Wanderers“The dread, the scope, the pacing, the turns—I haven’t felt all this so intensely since The Shining.”—Stephen Graham Jones, New York Times bestselling author of The Only Good IndiansLong ago, Nathan lived in a house in the count. ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Turnout

    by Megan Abbott ...
    Bestselling and award-winning author Megan Abbott's revelatory and mesmerizing new novel set against the hothouse of a family-run ballet studio.With their long necks and matching buns and pink tights, Dara and Marie Durant have been dancers since they can remember. Growing up, they were homeschooled and trained by their glamorous mother, founder of the Durant School of Dance. After their parents' ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

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  • Intimacies

    A Novel

    **ONE OF BARACK OBAMA’S FAVORITE SUMMER READS“One of the best novels I’ve read in 2021.” – Dwight Garner, The New York Times“A perfect novel—taut and seductive.” —Brandon Taylor, author of Real Life and Filthy Animals“Intimacies is a haunting, precise, and morally astute novel that reads like a psychological thriller…. Katie Kitamura is a wonder.” —Dana Spiotta, author of Wayward and Eat the ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • It Happened One Summer

    A Novel

    by Tessa Bailey ...
    Tessa Bailey is back with a Schitt’s Creek-inspired rom-com about a Hollywood “It Girl” who’s cut off from her wealthy family and exiled to a small Pacific Northwest beach town... where she butts heads with a surly, sexy local who thinks she doesn’t belong.As seen on E!Online, PopSugar, CNN, EliteDaily, Vulture, Buzzfeed, Bustle, the Nerd Daily, PARADE, LA Magazine, Country Living, USA Today, and ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Nightbitch

    A Novel

    by Rachel Yoder ...
    **Featured in most anticipated lists by Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Nylon, Glamour, Harper's Bazaar, the Chicago Tribune, Business Insider, Bustle, Lit Hub, Book Riot, Thrillist, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, B&N Reads, The Millions, the Chicago Review of Books, the Pittsburgh City Paper, and more..."A feral, unholy ... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • She Who Became the Sun

    A “Most Anticipated” Book From:OPRAH MAG | MS. MAGAZINE | REAL SIMPLE | USA TODAY | BUZZFEED | BUSTLE | BOOKPAGE | GOODREADS | LAMBDA LITERARY | BOOK RIOT | POPSUGAR | WE ARE BOOKISH | TOR.COM | POLYGON | CULTURESS |</strong... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Afterparties

    Stories

    A Roxane Gay's Audacious Book Club Pick!Named a Best Book of Summer by: Wall Street Journal * Thrillist * Vogue * Lit Hub * Refinery29 * New York Observer * The Daily Beast * Time * BuzzFeed * Entertainment WeeklyA vibrant story collection about Cambodian-American life—immersive and comic, yet unsparing—that offers profound insight into the intimacy of queer and immigrant communities</str... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

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  • Radiant Fugitives

    A Novel

    by Nawaaz Ahmed ...
    A dazzling, operatic debut novel following three generations of a Muslim Indian family confronted with a nation on the brink of change.Working as a consultant for Kamala Harris’s attorney general campaign in Obama-era San Francisco, Seema has constructed a successful life for herself in the West, despite still struggling with her father’s long-ago decision to exile her from the family after she ... Read more

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  • Appleseed

    A Novel

    by Matt Bell ...
    NAMED A BEST BOOK OF SUMMER BY THE NEW YORK TIMES * USA TODAY * ESQUIRE * PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER * LITERARY HUB * GOODREADS * BUSTLE * BOOK RIOT *"Woven together out of the strands of myth, science fiction, and ecological warning, Matt Bell’s Appleseed is as urgent as it is audacious." --Kelly Link, Get in TroubleA "work of incandescent imagination" (Karen Russell) from Young Lions Fiction Award ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • We Are the Brennans

    A Novel

    by Tracey Lange ...
    In the vein of Mary Beth Keane’s Ask Again, Yes and Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney's The Nest, Tracey Lange’s We Are the Brennans explores the staying power of shame—and the redemptive power of love—in an Irish Catholic family torn apart by secrets.When twenty-nine-year-old Sunday Brennan wakes up in a Los Angeles hospital, bruised and battered after a drunk driving accident she caused, she swallows her ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

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  • The Reading List

    A Novel

    A BEST OF SUMMER READ ACCORDING TO NEWSWEEK, PARADE MAGAZINE, NBC NEWS, LITHUB, AND POPSUGAR!An unforgettable and heartwarming debut about how a chance encounter with a list of library books helps forge an unlikely friendship between two very different people in a London suburb.Widower Mukesh lives a quiet life in Wembley, in West London after losing his beloved wife. He shops every Wednesday, ... Read more

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  • Once There Were Wolves

    From the author of the beloved national bestseller Migrations, a pulse-pounding new novel set in the wild Scottish Highlands.Inti Flynn arrives in Scotland with her twin sister, Aggie, to lead a team of biologists tasked with reintroducing fourteen gray wolves into the remote Highlands. She hopes to heal not only the dying landscape, but Aggie, too, unmade by the terrible secrets that drove the ... Read more

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  • Goldenrod

    Poems

    by Maggie Smith ...
    “To read Maggie Smith is to embrace the achingly precious beauty of the present moment.” —TimeFrom the award-winning poet and bestselling author of Keep Moving and Good Bones, a stunning poetry collection that celebrates the beauty and messiness of life.With her breakout bestseller Keep Moving, Maggie Smith captured the nation with her “meditations on kindness and hope” (NPR). Now, with Goldenrod. ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

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  • Born Into This

    by Adam Thompson ...
    "With its wit, intelligence and restless exploration of the parameters of race and place, Thompson’s debut collection is a welcome addition to the canon of Indigenous Australian writers." —Thuy On, The GuardianThe remarkable stories in Born Into This are eye-opening, razor-sharp, and entertaining, often all at once.From an Aboriginal ranger trying to instill some pride in wayward urban teens on ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Where the Truth Lies

    A Novel

    by Anna Bailey ...
    When a teenaged girl disappears from an insular small town, all of the community’s most devastating secrets come to light in this stunningly atmospheric and slow-burning suspense novel—perfect for fans of Megan Miranda and Celeste Ng.The town of Whistling Ridge guards its secrets.When seventeen-year-old Abigail goes missing, her best friend Emma, compelled by the guilt of leaving her alone at a ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

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  • Damnation Spring

    by Ash Davidson ...
    An epic, immersive debut, Damnation Spring is the deeply human story of a Pacific Northwest logging town wrenched in two by a mystery that threatens to derail its way of life.For generations, Rich Gundersen’s family has chopped a livelihood out of the redwood forest along California’s rugged coast. Now Rich and his wife, Colleen, are raising their own young son near Damnation Grove, a swath of ... Read more

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  • The Union of Synchronised Swimmers

    Translated by Cristina Sandu ...
    It’s summer behind the Iron Curtain, and six girls are about to swim their way to the Olympics — and a new life.In an unnamed Soviet state, six girls meet each day to swim. At first, they play, splashing each other and floating languidly on the water’s surface. But soon the game becomes something more.They hone their bodies relentlessly. Their skin shades into bruises. They barter cigarettes ... Read more

    $22.19 USD

  • Clark and Division

    Set in 1944 Chicago, Edgar Award-winner Naomi Hirahara’s eye-opening and poignant new mystery, the story of a young woman searching for the truth about her revered older sister's death, brings to focus the struggles of one Japanese American family released from mass incarceration at Manzanar during World War II.Chicago, 1944: Twenty-year-old Aki Ito and her parents have just been released from ... Read more

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  • All's Well

    A Novel

    by Mona Awad ...
    From the author of Bunny, which Margaret Atwood hails as “genius,” comes a dazzling and darkly funny novel about a theater professor who is convinced staging Shakespeare’s most maligned play will remedy all that ails her—but at what cost?A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF SUMMER 2021 SELECTED BY * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * VULTURE * LITHUB * REFINERY29 * GOODREADS * POPSUGAR * NOW MAGA... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

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  • Made in China

    A Memoir of Love and Labor

    by Anna Qu ...
    A young girl forced to work in a Queens sweatshop calls child services on her mother in this powerful debut memoir about labor and self-worth that traces a Chinese immigrant's journey to an American future.As a teen, Anna Qu is sent by her mother to work in her family's garment factory in Queens. At home, she is treated as a maid and suffers punishment for doing her homework at night. Her mother ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

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  • The Manningtree Witches

    Wolf Hall meets The Favourite in this beguiling debut novel that brilliantly brings to life the residents of a small English town in the grip of the seventeenth-century witch trials and the young woman tasked with saving them all from themselves.England, 1643. Puritanical fervor has gripped the nation. And in Manningtree, a town depleted of men since the wars began, the hot terror of damnation ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

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  • Mrs. March: A Novel

    “I read Virginia’s novel in one sitting and was so captured by it I knew I had to make it and play Mrs. March. As a character, she is fascinating, complex, and deeply human and I can’t wait to sink my teeth into her.” —Elisabeth MossWho is Mrs. March?George March’s latest novel is a smash. No one could be prouder than his dutiful wife, Mrs. March, who revels in his accolades. A careful creature of ... Read more

    $16.39 USD

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  • The Hunter and the Old Woman

    The intertwined story of a cougar and a man that portrays the strength, vulnerability, and consciousness of two top predators. Not since Life of Pi have we encountered such transcendence or walked so fully in the footsteps of a big cat.The “Old Woman” lives in the wild, searching for food, raising her cubs, and avoiding the two-legged creatures who come into her territory. But she is more than an ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

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  • If the Shoe Fits

    A Meant to be Novel

    by Julie Murphy ...
    series Novel
    "If the Shoe Fits encompasses everything I love about rom-coms. I laughed, I swooned, I smiled. Another hit for Julie Murphy!"—Colleen Hoover, #1 New York Times best-selling author of HopelessIf the shoe doesn’t fit, maybe it’s time to design your own.Cindy loves shoes. A well-placed bow or a chic stacked heel is her form of self-expression. As a fashion-obsessed plus-size woman, she can never ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

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