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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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The Truth About Grief by Ruth Davis Konigsberg

Pub Date: Jan 1, 2011 | Author: Ruth Davis Konigsberg | Publisher: Simon & Schuster

The five stages of grief are so deeply imbedded in our culture that no American can escape them. Every time we experience loss-a personal or national one-we hear them recited: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. The stages are invoked to explain everything from how we will recover from the death of a loved one to a sudden environmental catastrophe or to the trading away of a basketball star. But the stunning fact is that there is no validity to the stages that were proposed by psychiatrist Elisabeth KÜbler-Ross more than forty years ago Read more »

The Sentinel Mage by Emily Gee

Pub Date: Jan 1, 2011 | Author: Emily Gee | Publisher: Solaris

Her magic may be the only thing that can save a prince—and the Seven Kingdoms. In a distant corner of the Seven Kingdoms, an ancient curse festers and grows, consuming everything in its path. Only one man can break it: Harkeld of Osgaard, a prince with mage’s blood in his veins Read more »

Songs of Love and Death: All Original Tales of Star-Crossed Love

Pub Date: Nov 1, 2010 | Author: Multiple Authors | Publisher: Gallery Books

IN this star-studded cross-genre anthology, seventeen of the greatest modern authors of fantasy, science fiction, and romance explore the borderlands of their genres with brand-new tales of ill-fated love. From zombie-infested woods in a postapocalyptic America to faery-haunted rural fields in eighteenth- century England, from the kingdoms of high fantasy to the alien world of a galaxy-spanning empire, these are stories of lovers who must struggle against the forces of magic and fate Read more »

Freud’s Blind Spot by Elisa Albert

Pub Date: Nov 1, 2010 | Author: Elisa Albert | Publisher: Free Press

Relationships with our siblings stretch, as an old saying has it, all the way from the cradle to the grave. Few bonds in life are as significant, as formative, as lasting, and as frequently overlooked as those we share with our brothers and sisters Read more »

The Shadow Market by Eric J. Weiner

Pub Date: Sep 1, 2010 | Author: Eric J. Weiner | Publisher: Scribner

Acclaimed financial journalist Eric J. Weiner reveals how foreign countries and private investors are increasingly controlling the global economy and secretly wresting power from the United States in ways that our government cannot reverse and about which the average American knows nothing Read more »

Heaven’s Fury by Stephen Frey

Pub Date: Sep 1, 2010 | Author: Stephen Frey | Publisher: Atria Books

New York Times bestselling author Stephen Frey thrills readers with the mesmerizing tale of a small-town sheriff who must confront the worst violence that man and nature possess Read more »

Spider Bones by Kathy Reichs

Pub Date: Aug 1, 2010 | Author: Kathy Reichs | Publisher: Scribner

John Lowery was declared dead in 1968—the victim of a Huey crash in Vietnam, his body buried long ago in North Carolina. Four decades later, Temperance Brennan is called to the scene of a drowning in Hemmingford, Quebec. The victim appears to have died while in the midst of a bizarre sexual practice. The corpse is later identified as John Lowery. But how could Lowery have died twice, and how did an American soldier end up in Canada Read more »

A Small Death in the Great Glen by A. D. Scott

Pub Date: Aug 1, 2010 | Author: A. D. Scott | Publisher: Atria Books

In the Highlands of 1950s Scotland, a boy is found dead in a canal lock. Two young girls tell such a fanciful story of his disappearance that no one believes them. The local newspaper staff—including Joanne Ross, the part-time typist embroiled in an abusive marriage, and her boss, a seasoned journalist determined to revamp the paper—set out to uncover and investigate the crime. Suspicion falls on several townspeople, all of whom profess their innocence Read more »

The Facebook Effect by David Kirkpatrick

Pub Date: Jul 1, 2010 | Author: David Kirkpatrick | Publisher: Simon & Schuster

IN LITTLE MORE THAN HALF A DECADE, Facebook has gone from a dorm-room novelty to a company with 500 million users. It is one of the fastest growing companies in history, an essential part of the social life not only of teenagers but hundreds of millions of adults worldwide. As Facebook spreads around the globe, it creates surprising effects—even becoming instrumental in political protests from Colombia to Iran Read more »

Blood Men by Paul Cleave

Pub Date: Jul 1, 2010 | Author: Paul Cleave | Publisher: Atria Books

Edward Hunter has it all—a beautiful wife and daughter, a great job, a bright future… and a very dark past. Twenty years ago, a serial killer was caught, convicted, and locked away in the country’s most hellish of penitentiaries. That man was Edward’s father. Edward has struggled his entire life to put the nightmares of his childhood behind him. But a week before Christmas, violence once again makes an unwelcome appearance into his world. Suddenly he’s going to need the help of his father, a man he hasn’t seen since he was a boy. Is Edward destined to be just like him, to become a man of blood Read more »