October Midwest Connections!

 

Bookseller selected, Midwest approved! Indie booksellers throughout the Midwest have hand-selected these titles based on their discoverability and regional value. From small towns to bustling cities, many of the most celebrated writers have roots in the middle of the country and explore this distinctly American landscape and experience. Discover your next great read and explore a whole region of amazing literature.

 

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Midwestern Strange: Hunting Monsters, Martians, and the Weird in Flyover Country Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781496215604
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of Nebraska Press - September 1st, 2019

Midwestern Strange chronicles B.J. Hollars’s exploration of the mythic, lesser-known oddities of flyover country. The mysteries, ranging from bipedal wolf sightings to run-ins with pancake-flipping space aliens to a lumberjack-inspired “Hodag hoax,” make this book a little bit X-Files, a little bit Ghostbusters, and a whole lot of Sherlock Holmes.


The Topeka School: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374277789
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 1st, 2019

Named one of the most anticipated fall books by:


We Speak in Storms Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525518006
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Philomel Books - September 3rd, 2019

A powerful and haunting debut novel about friendship, acceptance, and learning to let go as the balance between the living and the dead is upended, perfect for fans of We Were Liars.


A Map Into the World Cover Image
By Kao Kalia Yang, Seo Kim (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541538368
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - October 1st, 2019

"Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness."
--Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday
A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world.