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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  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  Also check out our Indie Book Reviews from self-published authors and micro presses.

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Hidden in Dreams by Davis Bunn

Pub Date: Jul 1, 2012 | Author: Davis Bunn | Publisher: Howard Books

Dr. Elena Burroughs’s life is spiraling out of control. Her controversial stance on dream interpretation has cost her a job, a romance, and all credibility in academic circles. Her literary agent tries to leverage the outcry into a publicity tour, which soon attracts a quirky following. Among the skeptics and mystics is a condescending scientist. But Elena finds his research holds ominous parallels with her own Read more »

Bailout by Neal Barofsky

Pub Date: Jul 1, 2012 | Author: Neal Barofsky | Publisher: Free Press

Bailout  By Neal Barofsky Buy this book at Free Press, July 2012 Hardcover, 288 pages ISBN-10: 1451684932 ISBN-13: 9781451684933 In this bracing, page-turning account of his stranger-than-fiction baptism into the corrupted ways of Washington, Neil Barofsky offers an irrefutable indictment, from an insider of the Bush and Obama administrations, of the mishandling of the Read more »

XO: A Kathryn Dance novel by Jeffrey Deaver

Pub Date: Jun 1, 2012 | Author: Jeffrey Deaver | Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Kayleigh Towne’s career is just reaching new heights with her huge hit single “Your Shadow-—but increased fame is also bringing unwanted attention. An innocent exchange with one of her fans, signed with an “XO,” leads Kayleigh into the dangerous and terrifying realm of obsession Read more »

Meals in Minutes: Everyday Asian by Farina Wong Kingsley

Pub Date: Jun 1, 2012 | Author: Farina Wong Kingsley | Publisher: Weldon Owen

Luscious photography illustrates 40 recipes for weeknight meals that can be made in 30 minutes or less, or made in large batches for future meals, requiring minimal effort and delivering irresistible results. Tried and tested, Meals in Minutes: Everyday Asian recipes include Beef with Ginger and Caramelized Onions, Miso-Glazed Scallops with Asian Slaw, Roasted Honey-Soy Pork Tenderloin, and Curried Chickpea and Potato Stew Read more »

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 »