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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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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 »

The River Kings’ Road by Liane Merciel

Pub Date: Mar 1, 2010 | Author: Liane Merciel | Publisher: Pocket

A thrilling new voice in fantasy makes an unforgettable debut with this “intriguingly twisted tale of treachery and magic” (New York Times bestselling author L. E. Modesitt, Jr.). Liane Merciel’s The River Kings’ Road takes us to a world of bitter enmity between kingdoms, divided loyalties between comrades, and an insidious magic that destroys everything it touches Read more »

Superbug by Maryn McKenna

Pub Date: Mar 1, 2010 | Author: Maryn McKenna | Publisher: Free Press

LURKING in our homes, hospitals, schools, and farms is a terrifying pathogen that is evolving faster than the medical community can track it or drug developers can create antibiotics to quell it. That pathogen is MRSA—methicillin-resistant Staphyloccocus aureus—and Superbug is the first book to tell the story of its shocking spread and the alarming danger it poses to us all Read more »

Model Home

Pub Date: Feb 1, 2010

Model Home By Eric Puchner Buy this book at Model Home A Novel By Eric Puchner Scribner, February 2010 Hardcover, 368 pages ISBN-10: 0743270487 ISBN-13: 9780743270489 Warren Ziller moved his family to California in search of a charmed life, and to all appearances, he found it: a gated community not far from the beach, Read more »

I’m Still Standing by Shoshana Johnson

Pub Date: Feb 1, 2010 | Author: Shoshana Johnson | Publisher: Touchstone

In March of 2003, when Operation Iraqi Freedom was only days old, world headlines were made when a U.S. army convoy was attacked in the city of An-Nasiriyah en route to Baghdad. Several soldiers were killed and others were taken prisoner Read more »