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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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Dear Me by Joseph Galliano

Pub Date: Oct 1, 2011 | Author: Joseph Galliano | Publisher: Atria Books

These nuggets of wisdom are offered by an Academy Award–nominated actor (James Woods), a popular comedian (Aasif Mandvi), and a world-famous novelist (Jodi Picoult) to their sixteen-year-old selves. No matter how accomplished and confident they seem today, at sixteen, they were like the rest of us—often unsure, frequently confused, and usually in need of a little reassurance Read more »

The Infernals by John Connolly

Pub Date: Oct 1, 2011 | Author: John Connolly | Publisher: Atria Books

From New York Times bestselling author John Connolly, a wonderfully strange and brilliant novel about a boy, his dog, and their struggle to escape the wrath of demons. Young Samuel Johnson is in trouble. Not only is his eyesight so poor that he mistakenly asks out a letter box on a date, but an angry demon is seeking revenge for Samuel’s part in foiling the invasion of Earth by the forces of evil Read more »

The Women of the Cousins’ War by Philippa Gregory

Pub Date: Sep 1, 2011 | Author: Philippa Gregory | Publisher: Touchstone

PHILIPPA GREGORY and her fellow historians describe the extraordinary lives of the heroines of her Cousins’ War books: Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford; Elizabeth Woodville, wife of Edward IV; and Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry Read more »

Redlaw by James Lovegrove

Pub Date: Sep 1, 2011 | Author: James Lovegrove | Publisher: Solaris

They live among us, abhorred, marginalised, despised. They are vampires, known politely as Sunless. The job of policing their community falls to the men and women of the Sunless Housing and Disclosure Executive – SHADE. Captain John Redlaw is London’s most feared and respected SHADE officer Read more »

Where You Left Me by Jennifer Gardner Trulson

Pub Date: Aug 1, 2011 | Author: Jennifer Gardner Trulson | Publisher: Gallery Books

Lucky-that’s how Jennifer would describe herself. She had a successful law career, met the love of her life in Doug, married him, had an apartment in New York City, a house in the Hamptons, two beautiful children, and was still madly in love after nearly seven years of marriage. Jennifer was living the kind of idyllic life that cliches are made of Read more »

Grave Expectations by Charles Dickens and Sherri Browning Erwin

Pub Date: Aug 1, 2011 | Author: Charles Dickens and Sherri Browning Erwin | Publisher: Gallery Books

Bristly, sensitive, and meat-hungry Pip is a robust young whelp, an orphan born under a full moon. Between hunting escaped convicts alongside zombified soldiers, trying not to become one of the hunted himself, and hiding his hairy hands from the supernaturally beautiful and haughty Estella, whose devilish moods keep him chomping at the bit, Pip is sure he will die penniless or a convict like the rest of his commonly uncommon kind Read more »

Grass Roots: A Commonsense Action Agenda for America by Scott Hennen and Jim Denney

Pub Date: Jul 1, 2011 | Author: Scott Hennen and Jim Denney | Publisher: Threshold Editions

Grass Roots is a no-nonsense instruction manual that explains exactly what you can do. Scott Hennen-host and founder of the innovative Common Sense Club radio program—-hows how everyday Americans just like you are making a difference for our country’s future. This down-to-earth handbook gives you clear, practical, effective actions you can take to preserve the American dream for your children and grandchildren Read more »

Dominance by Will Lavender

Pub Date: Jul 1, 2011 | Author: Will Lavender | Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Fifteen years earlier. Jasper College is buzzing with the news that famed literature professor Richard Aldiss will be teaching a special night class called Unraveling a Literary Mystery-from a video feed in his prison cell. In 1982, Aldiss was convicted of the murders of two female grad students; the women were killed with axe blows and their bodies decorated with the novels of notoriously reclusive author Paul Fallows Read more »

YOU: The Owner’s Manual for Teens by Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet Oz

Pub Date: Jun 1, 2011 | Author: Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet Oz | Publisher: Free Press

A few years ago, we wrote YOU: The Owner’s Manual, which taught people about the inner workings of their bodies—and how to keep them running strong. But you know what? There’s a big difference between an adult’s body and your body, between adults’ health mysteries and your health mysteries, between their questions and your questions. So, teens, this book is for Read more »

LIAR by Jan Burke

Pub Date: Jun 1, 2011 | Author: Jan Burke | Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Intrepid sleuth/reporter Irene Kelly barely has time to recover from the shock of learning that her estranged aunt has been killed before being blindsided by an even bigger surprise — she’s the number one suspect! With the LAPD biting fast at her heels, Irene searches for her aunt’s son, Travis — a young man who wants nothing to do with Irene or any of the Kelly clan Read more »