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About the Indie Book Picks

Hungry for something off the beaten path? Looking for an unexpected read from the independent press?

Every summer and winter, Broken Pencil staff put together a list of the most exciting novels, stories, comics, nonfiction, and YA books coming out!

Check out our list for Spring 2019.


Publishers, do you have a book you want to submit for consideration?
Email our books editor, Anisa Rawhani, at [email protected] for details.

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