Indie Adult Picks

The Current Indie Adult Picks with the #1 picks for each month.

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781582346038
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - September 5th, 2005

This is the Indie Fiction Pick of the Year for 2008!


Cutting for Stone Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375714368
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - January 26th, 2010

This is the Indie Fiction Pick of the Year for 2009! It is also one of Keela's favorite books!


The Help Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780425232200
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Published: Berkley Publishing Group - April 5th, 2011

This is the Indie Debut Pick of the Year for 2009! It is a favorite of many of our store's employees.


The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781400078455
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage Books USA - January 26th, 2010

This is the Indie Nonfiction Pick of the Year for 2009!


Left Neglected Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781439164631
Availability: Special Order
Published: Gallery Books - January 4th, 2011

The #1 Indie pick for January 2011! An emotional must-read!


West of Here Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781565129528
Availability: Special Order
Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - February 1st, 2011

The #1 Indie pick for February 2011! A gorgeous novel that flows and delights!


The Tiger's Wife Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780385343831
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Published: Random House - March 8th, 2011

The #1 Indie pick for March 2011; this is a beautiful & magical novel!


Say Her Name Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802119810
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Grove Press - April 5th, 2011

The #1 Indie pick for April 2011. This is both a beautiful novel and an honest memoir.


The Story of Beautiful Girl Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780446574464
Availability: Special Order
Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 1st, 2011

The #1 Indie pick for May 2011. A remarkable novel that will steal your heart!


Silver Sparrow Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781565129900
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - May 24th, 2011

The #1 Indie pick for June 2011! A complex and gripping coming-of-age story with memorable characters.


Turn of Mind Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780802119773
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - July 5th, 2011

The #1 Indie pick for July 2011! An emotionally intense story.


Iron House Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780312380342
Availability: Special Order
Published: Thomas Dunne Books - July 12th, 2011

The #1 Indie pick for August 2011! This is a thriller that Marc really enjoyed.


The Night Circus Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385534635
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Published: Doubleday Books - September 13th, 2011

The #1 Indie pick for September 2011! A nostalgic yet modern fairy tale.


When She Woke Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781565126299
Availability: Special Order
Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - October 1st, 2011

The #1 Indie pick for October 2011! This is stunning, suspenseful, and scary.


The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781451655841
Availability: Special Order
Published: Scribner Book Company - November 15th, 2011

The #1 Indie pick for November 2011! A collection of short stories written between 1979 and 2011.


The Sisters Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780312542702
Availability: Special Order
Published: St. Martin's Press - November 8th, 2011

The #1 Indie pick for December 2011! This is a powerful story of family through three generations.


Running the Rift Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616200428
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - January 3rd, 2012

The #1 Indie pick for January 2012! Both beautiful and heart-rending, horrific and hopeful.


A Good American Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780399157592
Availability: Special Order
Published: Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam - February 7th, 2012

The #1 Indie pick for February 2012! A beautiful reminder of the irreplaceable role immigration has played in our country.


Carry the One Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781451636888
Availability: Special Order
Published: Simon & Schuster - March 6th, 2012

The #1 Indie pick for March 2012! "Carry the One "shows how one life affects another, and how those who thrive and those who self-destruct are closer to each other than we'd expect.


Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780307592736
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - March 20th, 2012

The #1 Indie pick for April 2012! A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again.


The Lola Quartet Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781609530792
Availability: Special Order
Published: Unbridled Books - May 2012

The #1 Indie pick for May 2012! The last thing unemployed Gavin wants to do is return to his hometown in Florida, but he's in no position to refuse when he's offered a job by his sister to foreclose homes. When Gavin returns, he discovers the secret life of his ex-girlfriend and begins to track her down.


Canada Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780061692048
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Published: Ecco Press - May 22nd, 2012

The #1 Indie pick for June 2012! A haunting and elemental novel about a young man forced by catastrophic circumstance to reconcile himself to a world that has been rendered unrecognizable.


Gold Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781451672725
Availability: Special Order
Published: Simon & Schuster - July 3rd, 2012

The #1 Indie pick for July 2012! Cleave writes with elegance, humor, and passion about friendship, marriage, parenthood, tragedy, and redemption.


The Light Between Oceans Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781451681734
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Published: Scribner Book Company - July 31st, 2012

The #1 Indie pick for August 2012! A novel set on a remote Australian island, where a childless couple live quietly running a lighthouse, until a boat carrying a baby washes ashore.


The Vanishing Act Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9780393062922
Availability: Special Order
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 17th, 2012

The #1 Indie pick for September 2012! One morning Minou finds a dead boy washed up on the beach. Her father decides to lay him in the room that once belonged to her mother. Minou will discover the truth about loss and love, in a story that is uniquely enchanting.


The End of Your Life Book Club Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780307594037
Availability: Special Order
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 2nd, 2012

The #1 Indie pick for October 2012! The inspiring story of a son and his dying mother, who form a "book club" that brings them together as her life comes to a close. A profoundly moving testament to the power of love between a child and parent, and the power of reading.


The Art Forger Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781616201326
Availability: Special Order
Published: Algonquin Books - October 23rd, 2012

The #1 Indie pick for November 2012! In 1990, 13 works of art worth today more than $500 million were stolen from a museum in Boston. It remains the largest unsolved art heist in history, and Claire Roth, a struggling young artist, is about to discover that there's more to this crime than meets the eye.


Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781400067664
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House - November 13th, 2012

Y Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781451674385
Availability: Special Order
Published: Free Press - January 8th, 2013

The #1 Indie pick for January 2013! Celona's highly acclaimed and exquisitely rendered debut is about a wise-beyond-her-years foster child abandoned as a newborn on the doorstep of the local YMCA. Yet Shannon defines life on her own terms, refusing to settle down, and never stops longing ...