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Jojo Moyes, Brianna Caplan Sayres, Christian Slade, & Jacqueline Winspear Debut on the Indie Bestseller List

diggersWe’ve collected the books debuting on Indiebound’s Indie Bestseller List for the week ending July 06, 2014–a sneak peek at the books everybody will be talking about next month.

(Debuted at #7 in Hardcover Fiction) One Plus One by Jojo Moyes: “Suppose your life sucks. A lot. Your husband has done a vanishing act, your teenage stepson is being bullied, and your math whiz daughter has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you can’t afford to pay for. That’s Jess’s life in a nutshell—until an unexpected knight in shining armor offers to rescue them.” (July 2014)

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The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party, A Lesson in Secrets & Live Wire Debut on Indie Bestseller List

We’ve collected the hardcover books debuting on Indiebound’s Indie Bestseller List for the week ending March 27, 2011–a sneak peek at the books everybody will be talking about next month.

(Debuted at #3) The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party by Alexander McCall Smith: “As the countdown to Mma Makutsi’s wedding begins, all is not as it should be at the No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. While investigating unpleasant occurrences on a southern cattle-post, Mma Ramotswe, always on the side of the weak against the strong, has reason to reflect on Rule No.3 of The Principles of Private Detection: never lie to the client.” (March 2011)

(Debuted at #4) A Lesson in Secrets by Jacqueline Winspear: “Maisie Dobbs’ first assignment for the British Secret Service takes her undercover to Cambridge as a professor—and leads to the investigation of a web of activities being conducted by the emerging Nazi Party … Posing as a junior lecturer, she is sent to a private college in Cambridge to monitor any activities “not in the interests of His Majesty’s government.”

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Soho Press Co-Founder Laura Hruska Has Died

sohop23.jpgSoho Press co-founder and EIC Laura Hruska passed away this weekend at 74-years-old.

Hruska helped found the press in 1986, and it has now grown into a publisher that releases between 60 and 80 titles every year. During her long career, she supported Edwidge Danticat, Susan Richards, Garth Stein, and Jacqueline Winspear.

Hruska also wrote three novels during her life: “A Change of Heart,” “Legal Relations,” and “Multiple Choice.” Publishers Weekly has more information about the editor’s memorial service. In December Soho Press named her daughter, Bronwen Hruska, publisher of Soho Press.