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Welcome to The American Bookseller’s Association Indie Bound weekly bestseller list, and Authorlink’s own monthly “hot picks” from Simon & Schuster’s new releases http://books.simonandschuster.com/.  The ABA Indie list is published weekly and is based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For more Indie titles visit http://www.indiebound.org.  Also check out our Indie Book Reviews from self-published authors and micro presses.

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Hermit’s Peak by Michael McGarrity

Pub Date: Apr 1, 2012 | Author: Michael McGarrity | Publisher: Gallery Books

“Michael McGarrity’s early Kevin Kerney novels combined razor-sharp procedural detail with a gripping noirish edge,” raves Booklist. Available for the first time in years is Hermit’s Peak, a seminal novel in the crime fiction series that places New Mexico lawman Kevin Kerney in the pantheon with Tony Hillerman’s heroes—while carving out territory that is distinctly his own across the American Southwest Read more »

Creating Innovators by Tony Wagner

Pub Date: Apr 1, 2012 | Author: Tony Wagner | Publisher: Scribner

IN THIS GROUNDBREAKING BOOK, education expert Tony Wagner provides a powerful rationale for developing an innovation-driven economy. He explores what parents, teachers, and employers must do to develop the capacities of young people to become innovators. In profiling compelling young American innovators such as Kirk Phelps, product manager for Apple’s first iPhone, and Jodie Wu, who founded a company that builds bicycle-powered maize shellers in Tanzania, Wagner reveals how the adults in their lives nurtured their creativity and sparked their imaginations, while teaching them to learn from failures and persevere Read more »

Man on the Run by Zeke Pipher

Pub Date: Mar 1, 2012 | Author: Zeke Pipher | Publisher: Howard Books

Do you have a hyper-hobbied man in your life? Maybe you are a hyper-hobbied man. Hobbies and adventurous pursuits are good for the soul, says author Zeke Pipher. In fact, the human spirit was designed for challenge, stimulation, even risk. So why a book about hyper-hobbied men? Because too much of a good thing can pull men away from the even more important things—like family, friends, and church Read more »

Lessons in Laughing Out Loud by Rowan Coleman

Pub Date: Mar 1, 2012 | Author: Rowan Coleman | Publisher: Gallery Books

Willow Briars only has to glance at her identical twin sister, Holly—slim, happy, married with two beautiful children—to see how her life might have turned out differently. The divorced Willow, who works at a London talent agency, has all the outward trappings of success, yet her dissatisfaction is growing along with her dress size. Add in a long-term, fruitless crush on her friend Daniel, and Willow has started to feel invisible Read more »

The Money Saving Mom’s Budget by Crystal Paine

Pub Date: Jan 1, 2012 | Author: Crystal Paine | Publisher: Gallery Books

Crystal Paine, who has helped busy women everywhere take control of their finances, presents her most effective strategies designed for families of all sizes and income levels Read more »

Faceless by Simon Bestwick

Pub Date: Jan 1, 2012 | Author: Simon Bestwick | Publisher: Solaris

Chilling supernatural horror and the police procedural collide in this absorbing tale of contemporary characters sucked into a web of mystery and fear. As local townsfolk in a northern city disappear masked men with sinister links to the past haunt the streets. Unconnected events begin to align as Detective Chief Inspector Renwick realises these mysterious figures have chosen targets and an even bigger plan.In the Lancashire town of Kempforth, people are vanishing Read more »

The Minuteman by Gary Hart

Pub Date: Dec 1, 2011 | Author: Gary Hart | Publisher: Free Press

A nation defines itself by the kind of army it creates for its protection. By that standard, America at the close of the twentieth century is large, powerful, and technologically sophisticated. But it is also muscle-bound, confused, wasteful, and desperately in search of a mission Read more »

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Pub Date: Dec 1, 2011 | Author: Ray Bradbury | Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of this timeless classic with a special edition featuring a new introduction by the author and a message that is more relevant today than when it was first published. Since the late 1940s, Ray Bradbury has been revered for his works of science fiction and fantasy. With more than five million copies in print, Fahrenheit 451 — originally published in 1953 — remains his most acclaimed work Read more »

An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski

Pub Date: Nov 1, 2011 | Author: Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski | Publisher: Howard Books

When Laura Schroff first met Maurice on a New York City street corner, she had no idea that she was standing on the brink of an incredible and unlikely friendship that would inevitably change both their lives. As one lunch at McDonald’s with Maurice turns into two, then into a weekly occurrence that is fast growing into an inexplicable connection, Laura learns heart-wrenching details about Maurice’s horrific childhood Read more »

The Berrybender Narratives by Larry McMurtry

Pub Date: Nov 1, 2011 | Author: Larry McMurtry | Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Over a career that spans fifty years, Larry McMurtry has been celebrated as “one of America’s great storytellers” (The Wall Street Journal) and a writer who “stands among our best not only because of his uncanny ability to compress a cogent narrative arc but also because his eye for the moving detail is infallible” (Los Angeles Times) Read more »