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Arbutus Press

by Anais Mohr / July 2017

A publishing house with the heart and soul of the Midwest.

News

Announcing the 2017 First Novel Prize Long List

The winner receives a $10,000 prize with each shortlisted author receiving $1,000. The short list for the award will be announced in September 2017 and the prize will be given at The Center for Fiction’s Annual Benefit and Awards Dinner held on December 5, 2017.

Indie Groundbreaking Book

Fifty Cents and a Box Top

by Craig Manning / August 2017

The master harmonica player shines a light on his lengthy music industry narrative.

Tech Desk

From the Tech Desk

by Craig Manning / August 2017

Assessing the rapid rise and fall of publishing’s digital format.

Book Review

The Breaking of a Wave

by Fabio Genovesi

"Waves of pleasure thinking about sex, waves of shock as bullies pounce, waves of grief, waves on which to surf and waves to survey while sitting on the beach eating pizza: these are the small waves of our main characters’ ordinary time."

Book Review

The Gringo Champion

by Aura Xilonen

"Fairy tale endings aren’t common among illegal immigrants; I didn’t want this fiction to spread false hopes. But the book exceeds my expectations."

Book Review

Pieces of Me: Rescuing My Kidnapped Daughters

by Lizbeth Meredith

Aptly punctuated within her traumatic story, Meredith shares about the domestic violence that riddled her marriage, as well as her emotionally and physically tainted childhood: “I unwittingly [became] my mother’s accomplice in her abduction of me.”

Book Review

The Weight of Lies

By Emily Carpenter

A book within a book, The Weight of Lies is a modern day thriller exploring mysteries from the past.

Features

Coming This Month
Coming This Month

by Lauren White / August 2017

Notable August Indie Book Releases

Inside a Publishing House
Inside a Publishing House

by Jillian Manning / August 2017

10 Things You Might Not Know About the Publishing Business

My Independent Labor of Love
My Independent Labor of Love

by Suzanne Hoffman / August 2017

An IPPY Winner's Publishing Journey

Indie Books to Help You Navigate the News
Indie Books to Help You Navigate the News

by IP Staff / August 2017

Independently Published Current Event Books

The Most Iconic Books Set in 150 Countries
The Most Iconic Books Set in 150 Countries

by Kimberly Mays / August 2017

An Infographic

1, 2, 3: How to Reach Your Writing Goals
1, 2, 3: How to Reach Your Writing Goals

by Janet Lane / August 2017

Advice from an Award-Winning Author

Independent Book Reviewers
Independent Book Reviewers

by Anais Mohr / August 2017

Fostering the Indie Community